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Athens girls swim team sets state record; finish second in AHSAA championships
The Athens High girls swim team set a state record and freshman Mallory Underwood was a double individual medal-winner in the AHSAA state swimming & diving championships Saturday.Continued ...
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- Athens girls swim team sets state record; finish second in AHSAA championships
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Farm bill takes aim at state animal welfare laws
The future of state laws that regulate everything from the size of a hen's cage to the safe consumption of Gulf oysters may be at stake as farm bill negotiators work to resolve a long-simmering fight between agriculture and animal welfare interests.Continued ...
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Athens falls to Muscle Shoals in 5A quarterfinals
For one half of Friday’s quarterfinal game between Athens and Muscle Shoals, it looked like the first team to score would win.Continued ...
Muscle Shoals scored first and then three more times during a four minute spell in the third quarter that proved too much for Athens to overcome in a 35-7 loss.
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- Athens falls to Muscle Shoals in 5A quarterfinals
Woman charged in post-game shooting free on bond
A woman charged with shooting and killing a fellow Alabama football fan moments after the Iron Bowl is now free.
Shelby County jail records show 28-year-old Adrian Laroze Briskey of Birmingham is out on $75,000 bond.Continued ...
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Limestone Ledger 12/11/13
Athens Christmas parade
The 10th annual Reliance Bank Christmas Parade has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday. It will start at Athens High School on U.S. 31. Float lineup begins at 3:15. The theme is “A Storybook Christmas.” The parade goes west along Hobbs Street, winds around the courthouse, travels down Jefferson Street and ends at Hometown Grocery.
- Church Bulletin 12/8/13
- Limestone Ledger 12/11/13