Local Author Anna Gibbs' Shares Her Experience on the Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days'
Local author Anna Gibbs pictured with the late Buzz Estes, local historian and businessman, enjoy the Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days Tractor Ride on the Richard Martin Rails to Trails.
Guest Post by Anna Gibbs Anna Gibbs is a local author who writes mystery books for young readers including The Mystery of the Lost Coin and The Mystery of the Healing Waters. She has also written for the Athens News Courier on a variety of topics. She is a life-long supporter of the American Girl Scouts from being a scout herself to being a co-leader of a troop.
When I was first told about the Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days' Tractor Ride I thought it would be more like a hayride. Then when I got there it was a tractor pulling little cars behind it with nice wooden bench seats and there were several of them like a train. It is an open air ride.
Traffic to be diverted Thursday, then daily next week
The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that all southbound traffic on Interstate 65 between Interstate 565 and Athens will be detoured onto the Exit 347 (Huntsville Brownsferry Road) ramps on several upcoming dates, weather permitting. The detour will be ...
VAYA SPACE SIGNS LEARNING PARTNERSHIP WITH ATHENS STATE
Pictured L to R: Dr. Philip Way, President of Athens State University; Dr. Wayne McCain, Professor of Management of Technology at Athens State University; Jack Blood, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at VAYA Space; Robert Fabian, President of VAYA Space
Athens State University is pleased to announce a new learning partnership with VAYA Space, a hybrid rocket propulsion and SmallSat launch company leveraging advances in additive manufacturing to redefine the cost, performance, and safety of space access. A signing ceremony was held on campus to celebrate the agreement. The agreement will create...
Calhoun to Host First Annual Cybersecurity Camp for
High School Students
The Calhoun Community College Business & Computer Information Systems (CIS) Division will host its first annual Cybersecurity Summer Camps for high school students. The camps will be held on Monday – Friday, July 19-23 and 26-30, from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. in Noble Russell Hall on Calhoun’s Decatur campus. The camps are open to rising 10th through 12th graders in Madison, Morgan, Lawrence, and Limestone counties.
According to Dr. James Payne, Calhoun Dean of Business & CIS, the goal of these week-long camps is to provide students with an introduction to cybersecurity as well as an overview of the many career opportunities in cybersecurity and STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) professions. This year’s camp theme is...