The public is invited to attend the FREE Grand Opening of The Texan in historic downtown Athens on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. This show is the second concert of three in the 2nd Annual Summer Concert Series. With performances by nationally known country music recording artist Darryl Worley, singer of the hit patriotic song, “Have You Forgotten?,” and opening act from Tyler, The Tyler Dudley Band, this event will be something to remember for a lifetime!
Last week, Athens Economic Development Corporation received two awards at the Business Retention & Expansion International Annual Conference, along with receiving two additional awards at the Texas Economic Development Council Mid-Year Conference.
AEDC was recognized by BREI for the Freeport tax exemption project receiving the Award of Excellence for outstanding community with a population under 20,000, as well as receiving the 2018 Impact Award.
Trinity Valley Community College and the City of Athens announced the recipients of $500 scholarships at their meeting Monday, June 11. Recipients were Callie Allen, Abigail Angle, Brenda Areanas, Victoria Bagley, Gerardo Costilla, Adrian Givins, Ramona Hutson, Aamiyah Moore, Kamion Tanner and Kassandra Zapata. The scholarships are given as a part of the college’s purchase agreement with the city for the former Armory property, which has been converted to the TVCC Fitness Center.
The public is invited to attend Art on the Bricks at The Texan this Saturday, June 16th, from 5 to 8 pm. This special event is a community-based fundraiser that’s sponsored and hosted by the City of Athens as a way to recognize and honor the historic presence of The Texan Theater and celebrate its revitalization, while simultaneously raising awareness for the fine arts of Athens.
Michael and Athens stylist Sarah Price talk about how dumb is dumb and if we’re really alive on this episode of Audio Notebook. This clip is 4:30 long. Hope you enjoy!