Storytime at the Visitor Center
Sparks Fun In Reading In July
Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association and Learn to Read have invited special guest readers from throughout Limestone County to come to the Athens-Limestone Visitors Center, located on the corner of Beaty and Market Streets next to the “Duck Pond”, in the month of July to share their love of reading with children pre-K to Grade 4 but older children are welcome to come too.
The Storytime hour will be from ...
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect overnight lane closures for restriping at the U.S. 72 bridge over Interstate 65 in Athens next week, weather permitting. The striping changes will include extending left turn lanes to provide additional queuing space and improve traffic flow approaching the I-65 interchange.
Work will be performed nightly, beginning about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, June 23. All lanes should reopen by about 6 a.m. each morning. ALDOT anticipates all work being complete by 6 a.m. Friday, June 28. # # #
Patriotic Parties, Fireworks and More for the Fourth of July – Celebrate a Week of Independence
The year was 1776, the thirteen colonies of the new world decried the unfair taxation and treatment by the English crown of its distant citizens and the lack of representation in the House of Parliament. Goods of all sorts were taxed extremely. Redcoats were allowed to take over the colonist home and billet without compensation or question. There was no one to speak for the colonist – until...
Smokin’ Railroad Street BBQ Cookoff Heating Things Up in Elkmont
The Elkmont Lions Club’s Smokin’ Railroad Street BBQ Backyard Division Cookoff will heat things up in downtown Elkmont, Alabama June 21 and 22nd when over 23 teams come to town to compete in Alabama Barbecue Association Event and Kansas City Barbecue Society sanctioned event. New this year, Elkmont is one of the Six City Backyard Shootout cities bringing in some new teams competing for chances at two titles. Spectators are in for a treat Friday...
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists to expect some delays and be prepared to use alternate routes due to an ongoing resurfacing project on Alabama 53 between Interstate 65 and Alabama 251 in Limestone County.
Athens State Ranked In Top 10 Best Online Supply Chain Management Programs
Athens, AL – Athens State University’s online Supply Chain Management degree program has been named one of the best in the country by BestColleges.com. Ranked #6 nationwide, the program rose six spots from its place on last year’s list.