Calhoun Community College To Host 2019 Career & Workforce Expo on February 5, 2019
Calhoun Community College will host the 2019 Career & Workforce Expo on Tuesday, February 5, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Kelley Gymnasium on Calhoun’s Decatur campus.
The expo is an annual program sponsored by Calhoun’s Tech Prep Consortium in conjunction with ...
Athens State Hose Film Screening of "Green Book"
Dateline: January 28, 2019, Athens, AL – In honor of Black History Month, Athens State University will be hosting a film screening of “Green Book” on Saturday, February 9 at 5:30 pm in McCandless Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
The movie focuses on...
Athens State To Host Film Screening of "Won't You Be My Neighbor"
Dateline: January 28, 2019, Athens, AL – Athens State University will be hosting a film screening of “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” on Friday, February 8 at 5:00 pm in McCandless Hall. This event is free and open to the public.
The documentary looks back on...
Chocolate Walk 2019
ATHENS ALA. – Athens Main Street’s 2019 Chocolate Walk is only three days away, Saturday, February 2 from 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Chocolate Walk Tickets may be sold out, but everyone can enjoy the fabulous specials offered by Downtown merchants. Whether you have tickets or not…stop in, shop the store specials and sign up for the many door prizes offered.
Athens Main Street Executive Director Tere Richardson said...
Athens State To Host Art Exhibit, Film Screen In Honor of Black History Month
Dateline: January 30, 2019, Athens, AL – In honor of Black History Month, Athens State University will be hosting two events on Tuesday, February 26. The first will be the opening of an art exhibit in the...
Empty Bowls Luncheon Slated for Feb 8
The Empty Bowls concept has been used and modified all over the country. The idea is to emphasize hunger issues in our community and support the agencies whose mission it is to address these issues. A simple meal of soup is prepared and ticketholders receive a handmade pottery bowl to remind them that someone’s bowl is empty.
The Athens-Limestone County Empty Bowls luncheon, planned by...
Athens-Limestone County Marks Martin Luther King Jr Day And His Legacy With A Variety of Events
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an advocate for African-Americans during the United State Civil Rights Movements. Often considered the architect of Civil Rights Movement's "Peaceful Protests", he often led marches, sit-ins, bus boycotts and spoke often of a day when all people would be equal - no matter gender, color, or other notable difference.
Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life tragically ended in assassination in Memphis, TN ...
Self-Service CWD Sampling Stations Deployed in North Alabama
Additional Sampling in Waterloo January 12-13
The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) has deployed six self-service Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) sampling stations in north Alabama as part of its increased CWD sampling surveillance efforts in the state. The sample station freezers are in Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Franklin, Lauderdale, and Colbert counties, and are available to receive deer head samples 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
To prepare the sample...
Calhoun Community College Announces Program in Celebration of MLK Observation
Decatur, AL -- Calhoun Community College will pay tribute to slain civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the college's annual celebration program scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, 2019. This year’s program, hosted by the college's Black Student Alliance (BSA), will begin at 11 a.m. on Calhoun's Decatur campus in the Aerospace Training Center (ATC). The program is free and open to the public.
Featured speaker for this year's program is Dr. Robert Smith, professor of Christian Preaching and the Jr., Charles T. Carter Baptist Chair of Divinity, Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, Alabama.
Previously, Smith served...
COUNTY-WIDE TRASH ATTACK SET FOR MARCH 9, 2019
The Tennessee Valley Authority will team up with Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful again this year to host a litter cleanup in Limestone County. This year, the annual Elk River Cleanup will also include a county-wide attack on trash.
On Saturday, March 9th, KALB and TVA hope to have a record number of volunteers out cleaning up roadsides, neighborhoods, waterways and public lands throughout Limestone County.
Lynne Hart, KALB Executive Coordinator, said ...
Athens State's Center for Lifelong Learning to Host Community Breakfast
Athens, AL – Athens State University’s Center for Lifelong Learning will be hosting a “CommUNITY Breakfast” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Friday, January 25 at 8:30 am. Dr. Carolyn McKinstry, survivor ...