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Nashville is No. 1 when it comes to SEC cities


The complete poll: 1. Vanderbilt (Nashville); 2. Georgia (Athens); 3. Ole Miss (Oxford); 4. Tennessee (Knoxville); 5. LSU (Baton Rouge); 6. Alabama (Tuscaloosa); 7. Auburn (Auburn); 8. Missouri (Columbia); 9. Kentucky (Lexington); 10. Texas A&M (College ...

Tennessee General Assembly passes resolution supporting Ocoee


"It's a great recognition of the value of the Ocoee River to the recreational, economic and social benefit of the state of Tennessee," Brown said. Brown said the council's campaign to save the Ocoee has continued to receive local support, with the Athens ...

Vote for the top spring sports performances in the Tennessee Valley


TENNESSEE VALLEY HIGHLIGHTS ...
Warren (softball), Buckhorn's Wade Jefferson (boys soccer), Huntsville's Laurie Graves (girls soccer) and Athens' Michaela Williams (golf). Annie Willis, Westminster Christian: Threw a no-hitter, fanning 10 and walking ...

Hampshire, Nelda "Dolly" (Athens)


Nelda “Dolly” Hampshire, 67, of Athens, TN, passed away Sunday morning, April 19, 2015, at her home surrounded by loving family members. The daughter of the late George and Mildred Roussey Phillips, she was a native of Florida, and spent the last 5 ...

Maxine Baker


Having received her degree from Tennessee Wesleyan College in Athens, she embarked on a career in business. In 1970-71 she returned to TWC to pursue continued business studies and landed on the Dean’s List in spring 1971 at the age of 38. She attended ...

Meet Athens' Twilight Criterium Competitors


and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga criterium (also a B). In a weird twist, Morrison’s love of cycling actually prevented him from coming into Athens for the Twilight Criterium last year. For a high school graduation present, Morrison asked ...

Mildred Louise Headrick, KINGSPORT


She was born on June 8, 1930 in Athens, Tennessee, the daughter of the late Leonard Culberson and Cora Lee Brannon Culberson. Mrs. Headrick retired with thirty years of service as a Registered Nurse from the James H. Quillen VAMC and was a member of West ...

MTAS: ORPD review to be extensive, but not clear who will be interviewed


The independent MTAS review will use Police Management Consultant Rex Barton, a former administrative captain for the Athens, Tennessee, Police Department. MTAS is part of the Institute for Public Service at the University of Tennessee. On Friday ...

Athens Bancshares Corporation Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend


The Bank is headquartered in Athens, Tennessee and provides financial services to individuals, families and businesses through its seven offices located in southeast Tennessee.

Greece’s governors agree to lend cash to central government in Athens, Greece


View image | gettyimages.com This is an important read and the latest twist from Athens. Check it out! via Greece’s governors agree to lend cash to central government in Athens, Greece. For me, the mo…

Apr 23 - 30 , 2015 -- What's Happening in Athens-Limestone AL Newsletter


Having trouble viewing this email? Click here Hello friends!Just a reminder that you're receiving this email because you have expressed an interest in Athens-Limestone Alabama and our events. Don't …

A Greek post punker attending the 1985 “Rock In Athens” two-day...


A Greek post punker attending the 1985 “Rock In Athens” two-day festival in Athens, Greece, featuring The Cure, The Clash and The Stranglers, among others. (via)

Environmental Impacts In Athens


Airbnb hosts in Athens have been welcoming guests into their homes since 2009. Over the past five years, Athens residents have formed a vibrant Airbnb community, sharing unique experiences with travel…

Economic Impacts In Athens


Airbnb hosts in Athens have been welcoming guests into their homes since 2009. Over the past five years, Athens residents have formed a vibrant Airbnb community, sharing unique experiences with travel…

Airbnb’s Positive Impact in Athens


Στα Ελλ ηνικ 40; Airbnb hosts in Athens have been welcoming guests into their homes since 2009. Over the past five years, Athens residents have formed a vibrant Airbnb community, sharing unique experienc…

Social Impacts In Athens


Airbnb hosts in Athens have been welcoming guests into their homes since 2009. Over the past five years, Athens residents have formed a vibrant Airbnb community, sharing unique experiences with travel…

in athens: botanical walk of mt. immitos


One of Athens prettiest nature walks, complete with ancient ruins and sweeping views, is located in the city’s easily accessible mountain slopes that borders the metropolis. It’s called Mt. Immitos. …

Bootleg recording of The Cure 1985 “Rock In Athens” live...


Bootleg recording of The Cure 1985 “Rock In Athens” live performance. (via)

in athens: easter in the city


If you’re traveling to Athens during the week leading up to Easter expect both crowded and deserted streets.  The pace of the city has its ebb and flow during the week that is called Megali Evdomada. …




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The importance of local education funding in ATHENS TENNESSEE

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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Protect Your Business in ATHENS TENNESSEE from Spring Weather Threats

This winter has been particularly harsh for businesses in the northeast and parts of the southern U.S., as record snowfalls and frigid temperatures forced many companies to close their doors for several days.

Many parts of the country are bracing for possible spring floods that may follow when the snow melts. Meanwhile, April through June is the peak time for tornadoes, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The Southeast, Midwest, the Gulf States and the South Central region are particularly vulnerable to these dangerous windstorms.

Now is a good time to make a plan to protect your clients, customers and your business for the threats caused by spring storms and floods. Join the U.S. Small Business Administration and Agility Recovery on Tuesday, March 10 at 2 p.m. EDT for a free webinar on best practices for mitigating spring weather risks. These preparedness tips are based on real-life recovery experiences from business owners.

The SBA has partnered with Agility to offer business continuity strategies through its “PrepareMyBusiness” website. Visit www.preparemybusiness.org to access previous webinars and for additional preparedness tips.

The SBA provides disaster recovery assistance in the form of low-interest loans to homeowners, renters, private nonprofits and businesses of all sizes. To learn more, visit www.sba.gov/disaster.

WHAT: “Preparing for Severe Spring Weather” - A presentation from Agility CEO Bob Boyd, followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN: Tuesday, March 10, 2015 from 2 –3 p.m. EDT
HOW:

Space is limited. Register at http://agil.me/springprepsba

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The importance of local education funding in ATHENS TENNESSEE

Yesterday, President Obama spoke to the Council of the Great City Schools about the exceptional progress being made within local and state education levels. The work of our administrators and educators has been more impactful than ever, resulting in higher standardized test scores in some of the previously lowest-performing schools and increased resources for students.

In fact, more graduation caps are going airborne as high school students are graduating at the highest rate ever recorded, with the largest improvement among minority and low-income students.

See what President Obama had to say about what we must do to improve access to quality education in America: 

This funding is an investment in our nation's future that has been able to give the kind of education our children need and deserve to compete in the 21st century. 

President Obama hopes that the upcoming budget plan by the Republican House and Senate will reflect the priorities of educating every child. If their new budget maintains sequester-level funding of the past, we would actually be giving less federal support to America’s schools than we were back in 2000.

Most alarmingly, if their current proposal is not changed, over the next six years, billions of dollars would be cut in education funding. That means we'd be cutting the support given to America's most impoverished schools, the funding that has helped create the progress we're seeing today. 


"The notion that we would be going backwards instead of forwards in how we’re devoting resources to educating our kids makes absolutely no sense." 

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