ARDMORE, ELKTON, ELKMONT, ANTHONY HILL, ATHENS, BAUGH COMMUNITY, BETHEL, BLACK CAT, BLANCHE, BOBO, BRYSON, BUNKER HILL, CARTERS GROVE, CASH POINT, COFFEE POT, COLDWATER, DELROSE, DELLROSE, ELKWOOD, GOBBLERS KNOB, GOODSPRINGS, HARVEST, HAZEL GREEN, HOLLANDS GIN, LICK SKILLET, LOCKS CROSS ROADS, MACEDONIA, MADISON CROSS ROADS, MINOR HILL, PETTUSVILLE, PINEDALE, PISGAH, PROSPECT, PULASKI, TAFT, THACH, TONEY, U-TAKE-IT
Gathered at the corner of Ardmore Avenue and Main Street for the United Pest and Turf Control Spring Clean event Saturday, March 9, 2019 are from left, Coulter Sturdivant, Celsey Sturdivant, Tracey Dildine, Adalynn Fletcher, Spencer Sturdivant, Chason Kimbrough, Keagan Fletcher, Richard McAnally, Brandy Fletcher, Thomas Sparks, David Fletcher, Pam Sparks, Zack Ratley, Mark Sparks, Haydin Heard, Trent Heard, Ronny Cornelison, Elsie Jo Haney, Ben Whitt, Kelly Haney, Daniel Haney, cub scout, Jason Cornelison, Zach Magnusson, Ethan Magnusson, Heath Haney, Haylie Heard, Melissa Thomas, Toby Thomas, Erica Payne, Dennis Beeler, Karla Steakley and Heath Cunningham. (photo courtesy of United Pest & Turf Control)
City of Athens Street Closings
North Jefferson and First Avenue
Weather permitting, the Wastewater Department will close North Jefferson Street on Monday, March 18, from McClellan Street to Pryor Street and will close First Avenue from Marion Street to Madison Street. Crews will close the streets beginning at 7 a.m. and will keep them closed eight to 10 hours each day. Crews will reopen the streets for traffic each evening. This is a project to replace sewer lines.
CSX crossing at Washington Street
CSX has notified the City of Athens that on Tuesday, March 19, it plans to begin the installation of gates and signal upgrades at its Washington Street railroad crossing.
North Houston by Athens Elementary
The grant project to improve surface water drainage around the First Avenue area will start Monday, March 18, on North Houston Street north of Pryor Street by Athens Elementary. Crews will close this portion of North Houston to through traffic but will allow residents access to and from their homes.
Greater Ardmore Chamber Now Offering Courtesy Memberships
by Denise Wheeler
The Greater Ardmore Chamber of Commerce held their monthly meeting Monday, March 4, at 6:00 p.m. at Ardmore Station. The meeting was brought to order by President, Ronny Cornelison, who provided a summary of the previous meeting, along with a current Treasurer's Report.
A preparations update for the 18th Annual Miss Crape Myrtle Pageant to be held Saturday, April 27 at Cedar Hill Elementary School was given by Beverly Browning.
Marion Ibsen of Creator's Corner led the group's discussions. Growing the membership is the main goal of the group at this time according to Ibsen. To assist in the ongoing Chamber membership drive, courtesy memberships are available through May, 2019 at no cost. Full membership information, including cost and benefits of Chamber membership, is available by contacting Ronny Cornelison by phone at 256-423-6177 or by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The March meeting was attended by 14 individuals, including Chamber members and non-member local business owners. Light refreshments were provided by JT's Coffee and More of Ardmore, TN.
The Greater Ardmore Chamber of Commerce's next meeting will be Monday, April, 1, at 6 p.m. at Ardmore Station, 30490 Ardmore Avenue, Ardmore Alabama.
Large Trash Pickup Scheduled For Ardmore, TN
The City of Ardmore, Tennessee will be picking up large household trash items the week of March 25-29. Residents are encouraged to take this opportunity to clean up their properties and dispose of unwanted large household trash items.
NO building materials, brush, paint, vehicle parts containing oil, nothing containing a refrigerant (air conditioners, refrigerators, etc.) and no car batteries will be picked up.
NOTE: If any of these items are placed with other trash NOTHING WILL BE PICKED UP! The trash must be placed on the side of the street by 8:00 a.m., Monday morning, March 25.
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