featured Pigeon perch Messenger photo by John Halley Jan 4, 2021 Jan 4, 2021 Updated Jan 4, 2021 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save At the stroke of the eleventh hour, the birds fly away. At 11:01 they are back on their favorite roost at the Athens County Courthouse clock tower. This flock of pigeons has been a tradition to Athens for a long time. They swoop hither and yon in the skies above Court Street most of the day. But they always end up perched on the clock tower where they enjoy a good view of Athens. Messenger photo by John Halley Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK. Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person. Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts. Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Trending Now Nelsonville native seeks to tackle homelessness through children's storytelling Edwards claims Antifa behind Capitol riot; provides no evidence Athens County greets first baby of the new year COVID-19 vaccination and testing continues in Athens County Two charged with endangerment, permitting abuse, after death of child Latest e-Edition The Athens Messenger To view our latest e-Edition click the image on the left.