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(WAAY) 5th Annual Grease Festival held in downtown Athens

The fifth annual Athens Grease Festival was held Saturday. The event celebrates the Greek origin of the city name and fried food. The Grease Festival has food fun and lots of competitions, but the purpose of the festival is to…

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Layout of the 2017 Athens Grease Festival

Just released! The 2017 Athens Grease Festival Event Map! Please note that the layout is subject to change at anytime. Handicap parking will be on Jefferson Street. Public lots in Downtown Athens can be found by clicking here.   https://www.facebook.com/AthensMainStreet/photos/a.121759352568.101259.108192612568/10155129975522569/?type=3

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(WZDX) Celebrate all things grease this weekend in Athens

It's the annual celebration of the spirit of Athens and all things fried. It's also music, art, togas, and contests like the Frozen Turkey Toss. This year's Athens Grease Festival is Saturday, September 30th from 11am-7pm in downtown Athens. The festival…

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2017 Athena-Grease Goddess believes you stand tallest when you stoop to help others

This year’s Athena-Grease Goddess points to the message she once saw on a church marquee as a way to explain why her free time is devoted to helping the community. The marquee said, “You stand tallest when you stoop to…

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WE LOVE A GOOD GREASE FESTIVAL – But NOT In Your Pipes!

It won’t be long now before we’ll all be celebrating at the Athens Grease Festival! On September 30, throngs of toga-clad guests will take one day to honor everything fried. We’ll be looking for Twinkies, Oreos, Nutter Butters, pies, okra,…

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Athens Main Street nets four Main Street Alabama awards for downtown revitalization projects.

Athens Main Street nets four Main Street Alabama awards for downtown revitalization projects. Athens Main Street garnered awards this week for projects that highlight historic preservation, pedestrian safety and youth engagement. The projects represent millions of dollars invested in improving the heart…

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(WZDX) New speaker system to broadcast music in downtown Athens

BY REBECCA PETIT | WZDX NEWS ATHENS, Ala. - The hustle and bustle of downtown Athens will soon be met with music. The Limestone County Commission is working on adding a speaker system that will broadcast tunes around the square.…