2019 Athens HS Homecoming Parade
Athens High School Homecoming Parade Marches New Route September 20
Athens High School Homecoming Parade will take place Stpember 20th at 3:00PM startinig at Athens High School (655 U.S. Highway 31N in Athens) at Golden Eagle Drive and turning on west on Pryor Street and before traveling west to...
A Celebration of the United States Constitution Athens State University, McCandless Hall, September 18th, Athens, AL
With Special Guest Speaker,
Brigadier General Phillip S. Jolly, US Army (retired)
Front Row (L to R): Dr Debra Baird, Athens State University Professor of Religious Studies & Second Vice Regent,John Wade Keyes Chapter DAR, Dana Henry, Regent,John Wade Keyes Chapter DAR, Mrs. Carole Malone, Mrs. Frances Andrews, and Mrs. Sissy Thompson of John Wade Keyes Chapter DAR. Back Row (L to R): Dr Ronnie Merritt, Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, Athens State University, Dr Joe Delap, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Athens State University, Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks, & Athens State University President, Dr. Philip Way
Census: New Study on Participation
New Study Examines Barriers, Attitudes and Motivators Toward Participating in the Upcoming 2020 Census
The U.S. Census Bureau released results today from the 2020 Census Barriers, Attitudes and Motivators Study (CBAMS). The national survey and series of focus groups were designed to better understand the nation’s attitudes toward the 2020 Census, potential barriers that may inhibit participation, and possible motivators of responding. The CBAMS research is...
Calhoun: PR Wins Awards
The Calhoun Community College PR Department wins ‘2019 Best in Show’ at Statewide Awards Competition
The Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA) recognized Calhoun’s Public Relations team for their creative marketing efforts during its annual Pyramid Awards Competition, which was held in Orange Beach, AL on September 4-6, 2019.
The competition recognizes creativity, branding and best practices in marketing and public relations among two-year community colleges across the state of Alabama. Over 260 entries were submitted among almost 20 colleges, and Calhoun received a total of 17 awards, as well as being named...
Calhoun: FAME Transition
Calhoun FAME Students hear first-hand from Ivanka Trump and Industry Leaders about the future of the FAME Apprenticeship Program
Today, students enrolled in Calhoun Community College’s Federation for Advanced Manufacturing Education (FAME) program learned from Toyota Motor of North America, Manufacturing Industry Leaders and Ivanka Trump that Toyota has transitioned the national apprenticeship program to the Manufacturing Institute (MI), which is the workforce and education partner of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).
In 2014, Calhoun Community College was the first location to...
Registration Now Open for Swan Creek Duck Blind Locations
Online registration is currently open for waterfowl hunters to secure one of 30 hunting blind locations on the Swan Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) during the regular 2019-2020 waterfowl season. Registration will close at 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Registration is free. To register, visit www.outdooralabama.com/swan-creek-wma-dewatering-unit-duck-blind-drawing.
The Swan Creek WMA duck blind drawing is the only...
2019 Athens Grease Festival
Athens Grease Festival October 19 – So many choices for great food!
The Athens Grease Festival is thrilled to have food trucks frying for us this year! With creations from the Spud Truck, specializing in fried spud creations, you’re sure to find the fry that fits your taste. Catch BBQ from Old Town Queing, seafood from Battered by the Bay, New South Hot Dogs, something exciting from Hildegard’s German Cuisine. More fried options include: Eastern Point Bistro, Our Little Kitchen, Good Eats and A Thyme for All Seasonings! Trucks will start frying at 11 am. Come see what these creative minds have to fry!
Also returning to fry up something special are...
NAACP 2019 Golf Tournament
Limestone County NAACP Host
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