Continue the Outdoor Legacy of National Hunting and Fishing Day in Limestone County Alabama
National Hunting and Fishing Day invites expert and novice to continue the tradition set out 100 years ago by hunters, anglers, scientist and conservationist to not only preserve the rich wilderness and wildlife of the Nation but to introduce family and friends to the joy of the outdoors.
The basic ideas of National Hunting and Fishing Day continued under the guidance of President Theodore Roosevelt and came to full fruition with Senatorial Resolution in June 1971, Congressional Resolution in early 1972, and finally Presidential Proclamation under Richard Nixon in May 1972. Declared to occur annually on 4th Saturday each year...
The ‘art’ of supporting Childhood Cancer Awareness
A father who turned to songwriter as a form of encouragement after the loss of his son will be among the artists sharing their talents at a free event on Friday to raise awareness about childhood cancer.
September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and Athens Arts League’s monthly Art After Hours event will use...
Goebel To Hold Organ Recital and Lecture At Athens State University
Fiddlers Set to Return Oct 4-6
Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention is set to return to Athens State University on October 4 – 6 for a fun-filled weekend the whole family can enjoy. With an entertainment line-up featuring bluegrass superstars Flatt Lonesome, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, and Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, this year’s Fiddlers Convention is shaping up to be one of the largest in the event’s 52-year history.
Originally, this annual gathering of bluegrass enthusiasts was held...
Grant Awarded to Athens State For Literacy Aid
Athens State University was recently awarded a Youth Literacy Grant of $2,000 from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. The grant will provide aid for students who are below grade level or are having trouble with reading by funding schools, public libraries, and nonprofit organizations. The funding provided will assist in areas such as ...
Athens Main Street
The Alabama Community College Conference (ACCC) has announced Myra King, former Calhoun Warhawk athlete and coach, to be inducted into the ACCC Athletic Hall of Fame on Sunday, September 9, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. The ceremony will be held at the Calhoun Softball field on the Decatur campus, 6250 US Hwy 31 N, Tanner, AL 35671.
Myra Black King was a ...