Duck and Run 5K Registration Open
The Duck and Run 5K will take place on Saturday, September 21st at 7:00 a.m. in Athens.
This is the 16th year for this race which supports the projects and programs of Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful, and is one of their most important fundraisers.
Early registration is...
NASHVILLE BLUEGRASS BAND COMING TO ATHENS STATE
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...
ZEUXIS “MY STUDIO” EXHIBIT TO OPEN AUGUST 15
The Alabama Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the opening of Zeuxis’ “My Studio” exhibit in the Main Gallery on Thursday, August 15. Zeuxis, an association of still life painters, was founded by Phyllis Floyd and several of her painter colleagues in her New York City loft in 1994. The association’s name derives from the ancient Greek still life painter, Zeuxis, whose career flourished during the 5th century BC.
Zeuxis exhibitions have appeared in over...
Alabama Announces Two Additional Days of Red Snapper Season for Private Anglers
After completing a review of the 2019 private angler red snapper season through August 5, the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources has determined two additional days can be added to the private angler recreational season. The additional days will begin...
Youth Dove Hunts Provide a Gateway to the Outdoors
Online registration opens August 19
The Alabama Division of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries (WFF) provides several youth dove hunt opportunities throughout the state each fall. A simple hunting setup combined with a fun, family-friendly atmosphere makes WFF’s youth dove hunts an ideal way to introduce young people to the outdoors.
Registration for this year’s hunts will open at 8 a.m. on...
Singing on the Square August 9th Concert Moves to New Athens Performing Art Center
The final show of the season for Singing on the Square won’t be happening in downtown Athens due to projected road construction hazards and weather woes. That’s not dampening the spirits of the concert host Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association and sponsor Jimmy Smith Buick-GMC – they’re getting to move the concert to the newly christened, Athens Performing Art Center at Athens High School.
The new location will be a ...
Calhoun Community College Dual Enrollment Student Receives Gold Medal at National SkillsUSA Leadership and Skills Competition
Andrew McCoy, Calhoun Community College Technologies student, received a gold medal in architectural drafting at the 2019 National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Skills Championships competition, which was held in Louisville, KY on June 24-28, 2019.
As a high school student at Life Christian Academy, McCoy decided to enroll at Calhoun as a dual enrollment student in the fall of 2016. His goal was to ...
Saltwater Fishing Regulation Changes Take Effect on August 1
The Alabama Marine Resources Division reminds saltwater anglers of the upcoming regulation changes that go into effect on August 1, 2019. The regulation changes are listed below. For more information about saltwater fishing in Alabama, visit www.outdooralabama.com/fishing/saltwater-fishing.
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...