~ The Historic Role Call ~
the Notable, the Innocent, and the Notorious!
Athens-Limestone County Tourism presents the
Athens Cemetery Stroll Sunday, October 3rd, 2:PM till 4:PM
Quietly at rest, atop the hill of Athens City Cemetery lays the grit and fortitude of the forefathers which built Athens-Limestone County.
On October 3rd, you will step into the former world of those who shaped our towns and county. Teresa Todd, Director for Athens-Limestone County Tourism said, "These spirits will come alive with tales of history, heritage, family, and community. Local residents become actors in period attire; many of them will be descendants of the very people they are portraying."
The day of storytelling from yesteryear begins at...
Constitution Day Celebration 2021 Set for Sep 20 with John Wade Keyes DAR
The Athens John Wade Keyes Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its annual "Constitution Day Celebration" on Monday, September 20, 2021 at 1 p.m. at McCandless Hall on the Athens State campus. The program will...
Darin & Brooke Aldridge will be coming to Athens State University as part of the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series. The concert will be held on Tuesday, September 28 at 7:00 pm in McCandless Hall after being postponed last year due to COVID-19.
Husband and wife duo Darin & Brooke Aldridge are both highly acclaimed vocalists in their own right. They combine...
30th Annual Athens State Alumni Golf Classic Scheduled For September 23
The 30th Annual Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic is scheduled for Thursday, September 23 at Canebrake Club in Athens. Check-in will begin at 10:30 am and lunch will be provided. The event’s shotgun start will occur at 11:30 am, with dinner from Greenbrier and the awarding of prizes to follow the tournament at the clubhouse.
Subway® Accelerates Delivery Growth, Teams Up With NASCAR Driver Kevin Harvick for Upcoming Playoff Races
The World's Largest Restaurant Brand Returns to Racing with Stewart-Haas Partnership and Limited-Time
Delivery Discount for Fans
Subway® restaurants with Stewart-Haas Racing and driver Kevin Harvick today unveiled a new paint scheme as part of its return to the NASCAR Cup Series. The refresh to the No. 4 car highlights Subway Delivery and will be featured in three races this season, starting Saturday night at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Now available nationwide, Subway Delivery powered by DoorDash allows guests to...
Don't Let This Love Go To Waste. Give New Life To Taco Bell® Hot Sauce Packets Via TerraCycle®
With TerraCycle®, Taco Bell is now collecting its iconic sauce packets as it works to address industry packaging waste
Taco Bell is launching a nationwide pilot program with TerraCycle® to divert as many used sauce packets as possible away from landfills and give them new life, following an initial trial earlier this year. This partnership is the beginning and part of a potential industry-wide solution for recycling sauce packets and other single-use food packaging.
Taco Bell's hot sauce packets have been there for all sorts of pivotal life moments, from...
Calhoun Remains #1 in the Nation for Advanced Manufacturing Degree Training
Calhoun Community College has again been recognized as the nation's top higher education institution in the annual Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialist International) Manufacturing Engineering Technology/Technician degree rankings, one of the most well-respected assessments among colleges and universities.
According to the latest ranking, which includes...
Athens, AL – The 2021 Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention, presented by Aetos Systems, Inc., is just weeks away, which means Athens State University’s campus is soon to be bustling with all things old time music. The convention will run from...
Dunkin' Shines Gold for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month with More Than $2 Million in Grants and New Dunkin' Connecting Joy Gaming Program
Dunkin' Connecting Joy brings joy to pediatric patients around the country by funding gaming experiences at local hospitals
When children are battling a serious illness like cancer, a little joy can go a long way and that's why Dunkin' is shining gold this September for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Today, the Dunkin' Joy in Childhood Foundation announced more than $2 million in grants for organizations supporting kids battling serious illnesses such as cancer. The total amount includes...
Krystal Comes in Hot With New Tastier Fries, Now Available at all Restaurants
Krystal Restaurants LLC, the original quick-service restaurant chain in the South, just invested in a new and improved fry for fans to enjoy. The new fries are now available at all Krystal restaurants and pack a noticeably delicious crunch, while delivering a light and fluffy interior. Ad spots created by Atlanta-based Dagger, Krystal's advertising AOR, capture the fries in all their glory.
"We're known for our highly craveable menu items, and we're always looking to deliver better. Our new fries are...
Chipotle Continues To Evolve Its Loyalty Program And App Experience With Record Digital Sales
Brand's new Extras platform allows Chipotle Rewards members to unlock extra points and collect first-of-its-kind achievement badges as digital sales reach $2 billion
Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it is continuing to evolve its digital experience with enhancements to the Chipotle Rewards program, which has helped the business already surpass $2 billion in digital sales this year. The Chipotle Rewards program now boasts 24 million members and remains among the fastest growing loyalty programs in the history of the restaurant industry.
Introducing Extras from Chipotle Rewards
Today, Chipotle is officially rolling out Extras, an exclusive feature for Chipotle Rewards members that unlocks access to extra points, helping members get to free Chipotle even faster.
National Restaurant Association Releases 2021 Mid-Year State of the Restaurant Industry Update
Positive trends improve industry outlook; uncertainty and waning consumer confidence could impact long-term rebuilding
Today, the National Restaurant Association released a mid-year supplement to the 2021 State of the Restaurant Industry Report, which illustrates the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the restaurant industry. The report provides an updated look at key indicators and trends influencing the industry's recovery as of June/July 2021, including the current state of the economy, workforce, and food and beverage sales.
Wendy's Introduces First-of-Its-Kind Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger, Yes Really
The newest addition to the Made to Crave lineup goes all in on bacon and cheddar, topped with an innovative toasted cheddar bun
Wendy's® is making your cheesy, bacon-filled dreams come true with the launch of the new Big Bacon Cheddar Cheeseburger. The third addition to the Made to Crave lineup this year, this unforgettable sandwich flips the notion of a traditional bacon cheeseburger on its bun with unparalleled culinary sophistication and an explosion of big, bold flavors.
"As the home of the number one bacon cheeseburger*, we had a desire to dial-up what we do best and create a flavorful, pub-fare style sandwich featuring...