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Call for Projects: Application for Public Funding

The City of Athens is currently soliciting proposals by outside organizations for funding assistance for the 2022 Fiscal Year.Organizations requesting funds for public purposes must complete an application. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 15,

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Athens Fire & Rescue Makes Second Deployment to Louisiana

The Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS) continues to provide assistance to areas of southern Louisiana that were hit hardest by Hurricane Ida. Athens Fire/Rescue deployed initial TIFMAS resources on Monday, Aug. 30. Over the past couple of weeks,

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Athens Fire/Rescue Deploys to Louisiana

Firefighter Justin Miller, Fire Driver Ricky Harris, and Assistant Fire Chief Paul Crayton (pictured from left) deployed to Lousiana Monday morning in response to Hurricane Ida. The team was first headed to Beaumont’s Fire Station 1, where they will

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Back to School Safety Tips

It is that time of the year again with students returning to class."With the new school year beginning, we would like for it to be on everyone's mind to be aware of their surroundings," said Athens Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Lance

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Heat-Related Illness Prevention

Heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, according to the National Weather Service, and Athens Fire/Rescue Fire Marshal Lance West wants residents to be safe. "We are going into the hot time of year, so