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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

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City Hall will be Closed

Athens City Hall will be closed Friday, May 21, from 1 pm - 5 pm for staff to attend mandatory training. During this time utility bill payments can be made by phone by calling 855-612-9049, online at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/athenstx, or dropped

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Staying Safe in a Tornado

Two simple words can put Texans on edge: severe weather.Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes can cause death and destruction for those who aren't ready.“The tornado season is upon us and we want to make sure that the residents of Athens and

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Building Athens Together is Requesting Information

CALL FOR NAMES - WE NEED YOUR HELP.Plans for a memorial wall to honor students who attended Blackshear, Fisher, and Bishop Heights schools during segregation in Athens continue to move forward. Organizers with Building Athens Together (B.A.T.) have collected

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City Hires Cain Center Director

The Cain Center has a new leader.The Athens City Council Monday night unanimously approved the hiring of Chris Baker as the Cain Center Director."I am so excited to serve the City of Athens as the Director of the Cain Center,"