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Athens Police Department and Athens ISD Partner to Implement School Resource Officer Program

Earlier this month, officers from the Athens Police Department (APD) reported for duty at campuses across the Athens Independent School District (Athens ISD) for the first time. Due to a recent agreement between the City of Athens and Athens ISD,

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City of Athens Collection Station to Close

At their Monday, January 8, 2018, meeting, the Athens City Council voted to close the city’s collection station.  This decision was made in concern of the cost to maintain and operate the facility, the regulatory liability that comes with maintaining

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Mayor and Council Honor Joe Whatley for His Service to the City Council

After three and a half years of service, on December 15, 2017, Councilman Joe Whatley officially announced his resignation from the Athens City Council. On January 8, 2018, during a regularly scheduled City Council meeting, Mayor Monte Montgomery and Council

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City of Athens Offers Downtown Façade Improvement Program For Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the City of Athens is pleased to offer the Downtown Façade Improvement Program to qualifying downtown property owners. In Fiscal Year 2017, the Athens City Council approved the creation of the Downtown Façade Improvement Program.