— Johnson Elementary School was presented the Top Dog Recycler Award in March by Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful. The school recycled 4.83 pounds of commodities per student in February. Shown above with the school’s Green Team, back row from left, are Tammy Haymon, KALB education coordinator, Nathan Dejareett, first grade; Lilly Garland, second grade; Grayson VanWagner, second grade; Audrey Zirbel, second grade; and Assistant Principal Glenda Egbert; front row, Jonah Bailey, second grade; Adileigh Webb, kindergarten; Carson Morrow, first grade; Bryson Norton, kindergarten; Avery Ruf, first grade; and Molly Haney, first grade.
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Gov. Robert Bentley said Alabama will be among the states submitting a proposal next week to land the assembly plant for Boeing's new 777X aircraft.
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Forum touches on disaster communications
The tornadoes of April 2011 may have been more than a year and a half ago, but they were a primary topic at Tuesday night’s legislative town forum.
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Athens man among 11 traffic fatalities over holiday
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