City of Athens, TX Blog


National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Athens Police Department and Keep Athens Beautiful will give the public its eighteenth opportunity in ten years to prevent pill abuse and theft. This is done by the public


COVID-19 Update

October 19, 2020 at 12:15 pm: Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the area:Henderson County: 1163 cases; 828 recovered; 24 deathsAthens: 578 cases; 8 deathsClick on the links below for the most updated numbers.Texas Health and Human ServicesNortheast Texas Public Health District*


Call for Projects: Application for Public Funding

The City of Athens is currently soliciting proposals by outside organizations for funding assistance for the 2021 fiscal year.Organizations requesting funds for public purposes must complete an application. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. October 29, 2020. NOTE: This