— Participants in the Sherri Adams Pink Ribbon Run finish the 5K run/walk on Washington Street in Athens Saturday morning on their final stretch to Wellness Center Park and the finish line. Event proceeds stay in Limestone County to benefit the Pink Elephant Scholarship Fund at Athens-Limestone Hospital. Sherri Adams was a nurse at Limestone Health Facility. She died of complications from cancer Aug. 27, 2011.
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VIDEO: Alabama Shakes gets another Grammy nod
Alabama Shakes’ "Always Alright" from the “Silver Linings Playbook” movie soundtrack will be up against performances by Led Zeppelin, Queens of the Stone Age, Jack White, Imagine Dragons and David Bowie.
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.
- Library fundraiser ushers in holiday season
- Fire reported at West Hobbs home in Athens
RATTLER REDUX: No. 1 Tanner outlasts No. 3 Washington Co. for 2nd state title
By the numbers in Tanner's 21-13 win against Washington County in Class 2A championship:
30 — Total touchdowns by Tanner running back Hayden Stephens this season;
13 — Points scored by Washington County, which is a season-low for the Bulldogs;
7 — Interceptions by Tanner defensive back Deshun Freeman this season, including three in the playoffs.
BREAKING: Tanner wins 2A football championship
Tanner won its second consecutive 2A state championship with a 21-13 victory over Washington County.
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- Limestone County man charged with third-degree burglary
- Suspect sought in grocery store robbery
Funeral set Sunday for Athens woman killed in Thursday’s wreck
The funeral for Brenda “Gail” Eubanks, 60, is 2 p.m. Sunday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home, with burial to follow in Athens City Cemetery. Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
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