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Fire Chief John McQueary Honored For 10 Years of Faithful Service

On Monday, Mayor Monte Montgomery, and the Athens City Council honored Chief John McQueary for his faithful service in Athens as the Chief of the Athens Fire Department. Chief McQueary is retiring after 10 years of employment with the City.The

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Art Gallery 211 Receives Donation From City Event: Art on the Bricks

On June 16th, people gathered at The Texan in downtown Athens for Art on the Bricks to celebrate and support local artists. Art on the Bricks was in collaboration with Art Gallery 211 to help benefit the gallery and its artists.Artist

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Everything You Need to Know about Door-to-Door Sales In Athens

The City has received quite a few Facebook questions regarding door-to-door sales.  We hope this short FAQ will help clear some of the confusion about how door-to-door sales works in Athens.Why does the City regulate this?The City regulates itinerant vendors as

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Henderson County and the City of Athens Partner to Help Restore Fisher-Robinson Cemetery

The City of Athens and Henderson County Precincts 2, 3, and 4 have recently partnered to see that the historic Fisher-Robinson cemetery in Athens is cleared and honored as a significant place of history in our community.Just a few weeks

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City of Athens Issues Call for Artists/Guidelines for "Art on the Bricks"

CALL FOR ARTISTS/GUIDELINES“Art on the Bricks” is a community-based fundraiser, sponsored and hosted by the City of Athens, designed to unite local artists and community members. The purpose of “Art on the Bricks” is to recognize the historic presence of