Limestone County NAACP Host
7th Annual Educational Golf Classic
The Limestone County NAACP is having its 7th Annual Educational Golf Classic. Funds raised go directly to our many Educational Youth Programs. The Limestone County NAACP understands the importance of preparing students today for future success. Therefore, we offer a variety of free Programming to include...
Registration for Sandhill Crane Season Opens September 4
Only 400 permits to be issued
Registration for Alabama’s first sandhill crane hunting season in more than 100 years will open on September 4 and run until September 25, 2019. The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) will conduct a computer-controlled random draw of 400 sandhill crane hunting permits on October 2, 2019. To register, visit www.outdooralabama.com/what-hunt/sandhill-crane-hunting-alabama during the dates listed above. Registration is limited to...
U.S. CENSUS BUREAU STARTS ITS FIRST MAJOR FIELD OPERATION OF THE 2020 CENSUS IN LIMESTONE COUNTY
ATHENS, Alabama – The U.S. Census Bureau has started conducting neighborhood address canvassing in Limestone County for the 2020 Census. This address canvassing will be taking place through October 18, 2019. This is the first major field operation of the 2020 Census. Address canvassing improves and refines the Census Bureau’s address list of households nationwide, which is necessary to deliver invitations to respond to the census. The address list plays a vital role in ensuring a complete and accurate count of everyone living in the United States.
Hunting & Fishing Licenses for 2019-2020 Seasons on Sale Now
Collectible hard cards available for the first time!
Those who appreciate wildlife art now have the ability to purchase new collectible licenses with a variety of flora and fauna from the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR). Licenses for Alabama’s 2019-2020 seasons and the new hard cards are available for purchase starting today, Monday, August 26.
Eight different cards that depict a variety of outdoors scenes are available for...
Athens Main Street honored with five Awards of Excellence at Main Street Alabama conference
ATHENS, Ala. – Athens Main Street Executive Director Tere Richardson announced today [Aug. 27] the non-profit organization, which promotes historic downtown Athens, received five awards of excellence at the sixth annual awards banquet [on Aug. 22] during the aLABama Downtown Laboratory conference hosted by Main Street Alabama. During the Awards of Excellence program, Main Street Alabama’s President and State Coordinator, Mary Helmer, honored projects and individuals that made tremendous impacts in Athens in the previous year.
Pictured: L – R, Chris Paysinger Excellence in Placemaking, Tere Richardson Executive Director, Athens Main Street, Scott McCormick, Excellence in Placemaking, Wayne Kuykendall Excellence in Building Design, Blake Williams Main Street Hero Award.
Conservation Enforcement Officers from Tennessee and Alabama confiscate an illegally imported out-of-state deer during the 2018-19 hunting season.
As deer season approaches, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (ADCNR) and the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) remind hunters that it is illegal to import whole carcasses and certain body parts of any species of deer into either state. The import ban on deer in Alabama and Tennessee is part of a larger effort throughout the country to prevent the spread of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) – a fatal neurological disease of ...
The Nashville Bluegrass Band will be coming to Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The concert will be the fourth of a five-part series that leads up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, allowing bluegrass lovers to enjoy the sounds of old-time music throughout the year. The concert will be held...
DAVE HARVEY & TONY ROBERTSON TO HOST BLUEGRASS WORKSHOP AND CONCERT
Dave Harvey and Tony Robertson will be joining forces for a bluegrass workshop and concert at Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The event will close out the five-part series that leads up to the 2019 Fiddlers Convention in October, allowing bluegrass lovers to enjoy the sounds of old-time music throughout the year. The workshop and concert will be held
Calhoun Community College Adult Education Department to offer FREE Nationally Recognized Certification Program
The Calhoun Community College Adult Education department through a statewide partnership with the Manufacturing Skills Standards Council (MSSC) will be offering free training to anyone interested in obtaining a MSSC Certified Production Technician (CPT) Manufacturing Certification.
The MSSC is an industry-led and federally recognized training, assessment and certification system focused on...