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City of Athens Parks Superintendent Receives Special Certification

At the City Council meeting on Monday, February 26th, City of Athens staff and Council members honored Parks and Recreation Department Superintendent, Shannon Easley, for his completion of the Park and Recreation Maintenance Management School earlier this year.The Park and

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City of Athens Extends Deadline for 2018 Downtown Facade Improvement Program

The City of Athens announces an extension for the application deadline for the 2018 Downtown Façade Improvement Program. The deadline has been extended from March 1st to Friday, March 16th.The program is grant-based and available to property owners who own

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Scott Street Water Tank Rehabilitation Progress

A water system rehabilitation project that began in December at the City’s Scott Street ground storage tank site has transitioned to a new phase of tank section placement today. The City’s contractor has been casting concrete floor, wall, and roof

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The Texan: February 2018 Construction Update

Chances are, if you’ve driven by The Texan in recent weeks, you have noticed visible changes in the construction progress of the landmark venue. One major milestone for this important project was the installation and completion of the north curtain

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"Meet and Greet" Announced for Elizabeth Borstad, New City Manager for the City of Athens

The City Council of the City of Athens is pleased to announce the hiring of Elizabeth Borstad as City Manager for the City of Athens. The City Council unanimously voted to approve the hiring on Monday, January 22, 2018. The