— The Greater Limestone County Chamber of Commerce recently held a ribbon cutting for a new Chamber member, TR Electrical LLC. After serving the Athens area for four years, TR Electrical owners have recently opened a new office and warehouse located at 1631 L Gray Boulevard in Athens. TR Electrical provides residential, commercial, and industrial electrical contracting. It is owned and operated by father and son, Tim Bauer and Robbie McDowell. Shown are are owners Tim Bauer and Robbie McDowell, TR Electrical staff, and Chamber representatives . For more information you can visit their website at trelectrical.com.
Cantrell named COO of Lee Precision Machine
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