Downtown Road Improvements Prompts August 9th Concert Move
Good things are coming to downtown Athens and that includes improved roads – which involves milling, grating and paving. Part of this work is expected to be carried out the week of August 9th, a big day for the Summer Concert Series: Singing on the Square – the closing show for the 2019 series.
Hosted by Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association and sponsored by Jimmy Smith Buick GMC, the free concert series is set to present...
Duo on ‘Alabama musicians to know’ list to perform in Athens for Alabama Music Series
The musical duo Della Ray found its name from a tragic story based in Tuscaloosa lore.
The pair, Adam Morrow and Natalie Jensen, will bring their passion for powerful stories and songs to Athens on Saturday, Aug. 3, at 7 p.m. at Athens State University’s McCandless Hall.
This is the second of five concerts Athens Arts League is hosting for its Alabama Music Series.
Morrow said the duo are in the Shoals but originally lived in...
Traffic Signal Change at Capshaw Road/Sanderson Road
Monday, August 5, 2019, at 6:30 AM, there will be a change to the traffic signal at Capshaw Road/Sanderson Road in District 2. Due to Limestone County Schools resuming, the traffic signal at the Capshaw Road/Sanderson Road intersection will...
BRITTANY HOWARD’S DEBUT SOLO ALBUM, SET FOR SEPTEMBER 20 RELEASE ON ATO RECORDS
Howard Shares The First Track, “History Repeats”
Brittany Howard – lead vocalist/guitarist for the chart-topping, GRAMMY®-winning band Alabama Shakes – will release her debut solo album, Jaime, on September 20 via ATO Records. Today, she shared the leadoff track, “History Repeats.” Download “History Repeats” HERE and listen HERE. Pre-order Jaime HERE.
“‘History Repeats’ is as much a personal song as it is a song about ...
ALEA Part of Five-State Operation Southern Shield to Combat Speed
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol and local law enforcement agencies are set to put the brakes on speeding Monday, July 15, to Sunday, July 21, during Operation Southern Shield 2019, a speed enforcement campaign covering five Southeastern states.
Troopers are joining forces with other law enforcement officers in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina and Tennessee on interstates and other major highways to target...
ADECA Seeks Public Input on Opportunity Zones and Alabama Incentives Modernization Act
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday encouraged Alabamians to respond to the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs’ request for public input and recommendations relating to Opportunity Zones.
ADECA is formulating a process regarding Opportunity Zones to implement the Alabama Incentives Modernization Act, which recently passed the Alabama Legislature and was signed by Governor Ivey. The act provides
Ground Broken for 8-mile Joe Wheeler State Park Scenic Trail
Officials on hand for the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Joe Wheeler State Park Scenic Trail were, from left, Lauderdale County Commissioner Chairman Danny Pettus, Lauderdale County Commissioner Brad Holmes, Rogersville Mayor Richard Herston, Joe Wheeler State Park Superintendent Chad Davis, Rogersville Police officer Morris Barnes, Alabama State Parks Division Assistant Director Rob Grant, State Parks Trails Coordinator Ken Thomas and TVA Recreation Agreements Specialist Derek South. (State Parks Photo)
ROGERSVILLE, Ala. – Joe Wheeler State Park officials joined representatives from the Tennessee Valley Authority at the First Creek Boat Launch to break ground for a new 8-mile bike and hiking trail at the park.
The Joe Wheeler State Park Scenic Trail will be built using $105,000 in grant money from the Recreational Trail Program and the TVA. Several bridges will be constructed...
Southern Troubadour Matt Prater Comes to Summer Concert Series in Athens, AL
Matt Prater, a singer-songwriter, is a great blend of Traditional Country music, Honky Tonk sounds and soulful storytelling with Folk, and Roots music influences. He sings music relevant to all generations. My favorite song he sings is from his CD 'Tables and Chairs' called 'The Barber' said Teresa Todd, director for Athens-Limestone Tourism. It is about...
Free Range Days Coming to Five ADCNR Shooting Ranges in August
The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) invites recreational shooters to take aim at select public shooting ranges during Alabama’s Free Range Days on August 3, 10, and 17. During these events, license and shooting range permit requirements will be waived at the Barbour, Cahaba, Upper Delta, Etowah and Swan Creek public shooting ranges on the dates listed below.
The ADCNR’s Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has partnered with ...
Calhoun Community College Announces New Dean of Business and Finance
Calhoun Community College is excited to announce the appointment of Jason Morgan as the new Dean of Business and Finance, which was effective July 1.
In his new role, Morgan will oversee...