The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


  • 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

  • Saying goodbye to a gentle warrior

    October 8, 2013

  • It's time to keep guns out of children's hands

    October 6, 2013

  • Male breast cancer: Rare, but deadly

    Breast cancer doesn’t recognize genders. It doesn’t care if you’re a man or a woman. This is a deadly disease and shouldn’t be taken lightly.

    October 6, 2013

  • Alabama needs to get tougher on drunk drivers

    ... in 2011 Alabama became the very last state to adopt a law requiring repeat offenders and some first-time offenders to have a device installed in their vehicles that would check the driver’s breath for alcohol use and would not start if it detects alcohol on their breath.

    October 6, 2013



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