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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

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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