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Rolling Power Outages Extended by Oncor

FROM ONCORThe Texas power system is currently facing an unprecedented shortfall of electric generation. The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has requested Oncor and utilities across the state to implement controlled power outages to reduce high demand and protect

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Damage Assessment Data Collection

March 3, 2021: IMPORTANT SURVEYTexans are urged to fill out the Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool (iSTAT survey), either online or over the phone if internet access is limited, to help the state identify damages across Texas and help emergency

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City of Athens FY 2020 Audit Review

The Athens City Council received great news from its auditor Monday night.Kent Willis of Patillo, Brown & Hill, LLP told council members this year's annual audit resulted in an unmodified opinion, which he said was, "the highest level of assurance

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City of Athens Selected a Police Chief

The Athens City Council approved the hiring of John Densmore as the new police chief Monday night. Densmore comes to Athens from the Cedar Hill Police Department where he is a lieutenant.Densmore told the City Council he can't wait to