Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Electronics Recycling Day in Athens

America Recycles Day, Nov. 15, is a nationwide event hosted by the National Recycling Coalition and sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency. In its eleventh year, America Recycles Day is designed to inspire Americans to work together to improve recycling as well as to highlight the progress the U.S. has made in recycling in recent years. The Athens-Limestone Recycling Center is sponsoring an Electronics Collection Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the back parking lot of Bank Independent across from the Chamber of Commerce building on Beaty Street. Items accepted include Cathode Ray Tube computer monitors and television sets (a fee of $8 per unit will be charged for CRTs), flat screen TV sets and computer monitors, desktop computers, laptop computers, keyboards and mice, printers, scanners, copy machines, VCRs, stereos, radios, tape players, CD players, cell phones, telephones, fax machines, electronic games, power or network cables, switching boxes, modems, docking stations, CD ROMs, hard drives, printed circuit boards, routers, resistor capacitors, diodes and rechargeable batteries. For more information call the Athens-Limestone Recycling Center at 233-8746 or the Keep Athens-Limestone Beautiful Recycling Hotline at 233-8000.
Click here for a feature story published in today's News Courier.

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Heroes Run 5K -- Additional Limestone runners

Thanks to DeAnna McNeill for pointing out a few runners I missed in compiling the Limestone results from Saturday's Heroes Run 5K, which was held in conjuction with the Huntsville Half Marathon.

Will Kenney, 16, Harvest, 23:00 (third in age group & his first 5K)
Chris Kenney, 13, Harvest, 26:11
Elizabeth Kenney, 48, Harvest, 28:17
Christy Marchel, 39, Harvest, 34:00

Monday, November 10, 2008

David Kyle

Six years ago, Limestone native David Kyle was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Now, he's a gold-medalist triathlete.
Click here for Sunday's News Courier article detailing David's accomplishments.