City of Athens, TX Blog


Mark Carroll Appointed for City Council

The Athens City Council unanimously appointed Mark Carroll to fill the unexpired term for Council Member Place 1 during Monday night's meeting.The Place 1 seat was left vacant when Toni Garrard Clay was appointed to serve as Mayor earlier this


Monte Montgomery Resigns

Monte Montgomery submitted his resignation as mayor of Athens Friday, June 4, "effective immediately." According to the City Charter, the council “shall” appoint a replacement when a council seat is vacated. As stated in Section 3: “Any vacancy or vacancies occurring


Fireworks Safety

Summer is here and the Fourth of July is just around the corner, which means family gatherings and fireworks. "As a reminder, it is illegal to pop fireworks inside the city limits," said Athens Fire Marshal Lance West. "If you