The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


  • A special thank you - everyday - on this Veterans Day

    We should honor those who served everyday not just one day in November

    November 11, 2013

  • Thank a veteran today and every day

    ... for all they’ve done and for all they’re doing, it just doesn’t seem right to thank them just one day a year.

    November 10, 2013

  • Opportunity knocking; make sure to answer

    ... congratulations to Onyx for taking the opportunity and, hopefully, that will encourage other businesses to move here and provide opportunities — economical and otherwise — for our community.

    November 10, 2013

  • True Christmas spirit soars above tallest tree

    After all, the tree is just a symbol. A powerful symbol, grant you, but a symbol, nonetheless.

    November 3, 2013

  • Share vision for Athens

    We do have a uniqueness but we also have to face up to challenges of the future, including growth, aging and economics. This is your chance to let your voice be heard.

    October 27, 2013

  • Better cooperation needed from Alabama State

    The board and administration should immediately reverse their obstructionist course and cooperate fully with this and any further inquiries.

    October 27, 2013

  • Silence is deafening in wake of Bean Day debacle

    People are forgiving. People realize mistakes are made.  We know the bad beans were not intentional so just own up to the mistake.

    October 20, 2013

  • Showing our appreciation

    On Tuesday, The News Courier is thanking you with Community Appreciation Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at our office on West Green Street across from the Farmers Market.

    October 20, 2013

  • We're on the move

    If you drive a lot around the area, you know about the problems with roads, intersections and bridges. Well, the fix is in. 
    Twenty-nine fixes to be exact.

    October 13, 2013

  • Honor Korean vets, support museum

    The museum has surpassed the expectations of the original board and volunteers who wanted a place to keep safe the mementoes and artifacts of the nation’s military engagements.

    October 13, 2013


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