Limestone County Commission – Tourism Proclaim June 1st National Trail Day for County
Limestone County Commission Chairman Collin Daly and the Athens-Limestone County Tourism proudly proclaim National Trail Day in Limestone County Alabama celebrating the tremendous collection of trails and their contributions to citizen’s quality of life and the community’s economy. Collin Daly signed the proclamation for the June 1st day that invites citizens and visitors to enjoy the bounty of Limestone County trails.
Limestone County is home to ...
U.S. 72 at Burgreen Rd to be signalized
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that state forces will begin installing poles for a future traffic signal on U.S. 72 at Burgreen Road/Dupree Worthey Road on Tuesday, May 28, weather permitting.
Work will be performed from about 9 a.m. to about 2:30 p.m. Additional work will be performed Wednesday, May 29, through Friday, May 31. Please drive with caution in the work zone.
After the signal is in place, ALDOT will advise about plans to place it in operation.
ATHENS STATE TO HOST FLAG DAY CELEBRATION
Athens, AL – Athens State’s annual Flag Day Celebration and cookout is scheduled for Friday, June 14 at 12:00 pm in the Sandridge Student Center Ballroom on the Athens State University campus. The event honors the United States flag and our nation’s armed forces, past and present.
Dr. Lionel Wright, Assistant Professor of Business in Athens State’s College of Business, will be the guest speaker. Music will be provided by...
ACA TO HOST 78th NATIONAL ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE WATERCOLOR SOCIETY OF ALABAMA
The Alabama Center for the Arts will be hosting the Watercolor Society of Alabama’s 78th National Annual Exhibition. Presented in the Main and Walking Galleries, the exhibition will be free and open to the public beginning on Sunday, June 2 and continue through Friday, August 2. An Award Ceremony and Opening Reception will be held on June 2 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm.
As one of the oldest major watercolor organizations in the nation, the Watercolor Society of Alabama (WSA) was founded in 1939 and has been...
Alabama Connections Academy Holds Athens Information Session
Alabama Connections Academy a virtual public school for students in Kindergarden through 12th grades is offering parents throughout Alabama the opportunity to learn more about this highly accountable, high-quality virtual public school during local information sessions.
During the session, participants will discuss the family’s role in the education process through topics such as organizing the home for the most effective schooling environment and balancing time when more than one child is enrolled in the program. Participants also will learn...
CARPENTER & MAY COMING TO ATHENS STATE
Dateline: May 30, 2019, Athens, AL – Carpenter & May will be coming to Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The concert will be the third of a newly expanded five-part series that leads up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, allowing...
It's Official - City of Athens & Tourism Proclaim June 1st National Trail Day
Athens-Limestone County Tourism and the City of Athens have proclaimed June 1, 2019 National Trail Day to acknowledge the success of our trail systems in the city and contributions they make upon our residents lives, health and well-being.
City of Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks signed the proclamation...
Gov. Ivey Announces Auto Supplier DaikyoNishikawa to Locate First U.S. Facility in Alabama, Creating 380 Jobs
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey announced on Tuesday that Japan-based DaikyoNishikawa US plans to invest $110 million to open an auto parts manufacturing facility in Huntsville to serve the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. assembly plant now under construction.
The company, called DNUS for short, will create approximately 380 jobs at the new Alabama facility, which will produce plastic automotive parts.
For decades, Alabama has built...
Governor Ivey Announces Auto Supplier YKTA to Create 650 Jobs at Huntsville Plant
HUNTSVILLE– Governor Kay Ivey joined executives from auto supplier Y-tec Keylex Toyotetsu Alabama (YKTA) at a ceremony in Huntsville today to announce the company’s plans to invest $220 million to open a manufacturing facility that will create 650 jobs.
The YKT Alabama facility will be located on the site of the Mazda Toyota Manufacturing U.S.A. (MTMUS) auto assembly plant now under construction in the Limestone County portion of Huntsville.
YKTA, a new joint venture formed between...
Clements HS Graduate Awarded 2019 Mike Chapman Scholarship
Athens, Al - The Mike Chapman Memorial Music Scholarship for 2019 was presented May 16th, 2019 to Diva Nicole Rigney, a Clements High School graduate who will be attending Auburn University this fall, and performing in their marching band. Diva was a Clements band student for seven years playing clarinet, serving as the marching section leader and the concert band section leader. She received...