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Auxiliary continues jewelry sale Friday

ATHENS — A jewelry sale for Athens-Limestone Auxiliary continues Friday.

The sale is from 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Athens-Limestone Hospital Education Department. The products are from The Silver Shoppe, and free engraving is available on site.

Proceeds go to the auxiliary, which does special projects for the hospital.

- Holly Hollman

Athens blood drive begins Tuesday

ATHENS — To ensure a stable blood supply, a two-day blood drive will be in Athens.

The LifeSouth Blood Mobile will be at Athens-Limestone Hospitalís Emergency Department parking lot Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Blood donations will continue Wednesday at the hospitalís Education Department from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Donors must be at least 17 years old, at least 103 pounds and have valid photo identification.

- Holly Hollman

Traffic plan hearing Tuesday in Athens

ATHENS — Residents can comment Tuesday on a proposed traffic plan for the city.

The hearing will be at the Athens Planning Commission meeting at 5:45 p.m. at City
Hall.

The plan looks at parking congestion on the square, paving needs and safety of pedestrians.

To view the plan, see City Clerk John Hamilton at City Hall.

- Holly Hollman

Barn fire kills horse in Owens Thursday

OWENS — A barn fire killed a horse Thursday.

Someone called 911 at 10:20 a.m. to report that a barn on Elk River Mills Road was engulfed in flames.

That is in the Owens community west of Athens.

Owens and Pleasant Grove volunteer fire departments responded. The barn was a total loss.

The cause is under investigation.

- Holly Hollman

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