June 8th A Reel-y Good Day to Hit the Water in Alabama
Saturday, June 8th is Alabama Free Fishing Day, a statewide event that encourages residents and visitors to enjoy the outstanding fishing opportunities of Alabama's waters like Bass and Catfish rich waters of Limestone County’s Wheeler Lake and Elk River. On this day, the Commissioner of Conservation and Natural Resource has designated the public waters of Alabama free to fish recreationally without the need of a license. Some lakes may ...
ATHENS- Come shop and dine in Downtown Athens on a Sunday afternoon!
This summer, local shops and businesses will be open on the second Sunday of every month in June-August to promote the downtown area during the weekends.
After speaking to local merchants, Athens Main Street believes that this will be a great way to encourage more people to the downtown area to shop and attract the Sunday lunch crowds to stay longer in Downtown Athens.
Athens Main Street Executive Director, Tere Richardson says, “A stroll around the Square, some shopping and a great meal is a perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Come and enjoy Downtown!”
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that the traffic signal installed last week at U.S. 72 and Burgreen Road/Dupree Worthey Road is now in flash mode. The signal will remain in flash mode for about a week to alert drivers to its presence before normal operations begin. During this interim period, through traffic on U.S. 72 will receive flashing yellow lights indicating caution, and motorists on Burgreen Road/Dupree Worthey Road and those using the left turn lanes on U.S. 72 will receive flashing red signals, indicating they must stop and yield. # # #
New Traffic Light
U.S. Highway 72 and Burgreen Road/Dupree Worthey Road Next to the Limestone County Flea Market in eastern Limestone County AL