Shred, Drug Take Back Day

Athens-Limestone Shred, Drug Take Back will take place 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Sept. 26 at the Athens Middle School parking lot. Free drive-up services include document shredding (three large boxes or bags) and drug take back (no needles). Used clothing, household items and monetary donations will be accepted to benefit Make-A-Wish Alabama. Attendees are asked not to exit their vehicles. This will be a no contact service.

Financial workshop

A free financial literacy workshop titled “Introduction to basic budgeting” will be offered from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. The virtual workshop is free and attendees will learn about creating a budget, tips for reaching financial goals and ideas to adjust spending plans. Call 256-851-9800 ext 650 to register. Provide name and number to receive confirmation. A virtual link to the workshop will be sent through email. The workshop is sponsored by Community Action Partnership Huntsville/Madison and Limestone Counties, Inc.

Clothes giveaway

Women Empowering Women is sponsoring a clothes giveaway 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Oct. 3, at Lincoln-Bridgeforth Park, 815 Westview Ave., Athens. There will be children’s, women's and men's clothing in all sizes. All clothes are free. There will also be free refreshments and snacks.

Ghost tours

Tickets are on sale now for the never-before investigated Gray and Holt Building with Southern Ghost Tours and Paranormal Investigation and Athens-Limestone Tourism. Ticket seekers can visit eventbrite.com and search Athens, AL Gray and Holt, or Facebook.com users can search for “Ghost Hunt and Paranormal Investigation, Gray and Holt on Market Street.” The event will take place Oct. 24 with tours at 6 and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person for 12 years and older (plus fees). A portion of the proceeds benefits Athens-Limestone County Tourism Association.


After-school feeding program

Women Empowering Women of Alabama, in partnership with Freshwind Christian Fellowship, is offering free meals for students after school. Meals are available 2-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. More information: Janice Williams, 256-233-5995

Used book sale

The Friends of the Athens-Limestone Public Library host a used book sale from 10:15 a.m.–2:15 p.m. each Tuesday and first Saturday of each month at the library, 603 S. Jefferson St., Athens. More information: 256-232-1233

Recruiting school tutors

RSVP is recruiting kindergarten-3rd grade tutors for Athens City Schools. The are also recruiting math tutors for all grades. Anyone interested in tutoring at least one to two hours per week, call the RSVP office at 256-232-7207.

Corruption hotline

The Alabama Attorney General's Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are asking residents with knowledge of public corruption in Limestone County to email details to reportcorruption@ago.state.al.us or call the tip line at 844-404-TIPS

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