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  • Athens Hornets beat Crandall 75-57 to remain perfect in district

    The Athens Hornets gave a great sendoff to three Hornets on Senior Night with a 75-57 victory over the Crandall Pirates Friday.
  • KAB to host Farming Home and Garden Show

    Keep Athens Beautiful Backyard Farming Home and Garden Show is the best resource for expert advice, saving money tips, remodeling ideas, landscape features and everything you need for your home and garden.This is the one event you can visit with vendors in one location to find solutions to your home and garden issues.Keep Athens Beautiful will be hosting  Backyard Farming Home and Garden Show on Saturday, March 5, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.The Backyard Farming Home and Garden Show will be held at the Henderson County Regional Fair Park complex. Vendor booths will be located inside the main arena, but there will be exterior spaces available for whatever your needs are.
Despite recovery, more Americans using food stamps, at a higher cost

During the 2007-2009 recession, state and federal governments actively encouraged people like Crofoot to take advantage of the aid. Millions did, and many are still claiming benefits. Enrollment in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, the formal name for food stamps, remains near record levels, even as the unemployment rate has fallen by half.