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Mitigate Wildfire Risk During the Fall Season

It is getting to be that time of year again in Texas; our fall season! With fall comes nicer weather and hunting season – both things that are getting people outdoors and, on the road, more often. As more folks

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Parade Entry Forms Now Available

“Peace on Earth”2020 City of Athens Christmas Parade Entry Forms Now AvailableATHENS – The City of Athens is pleased to announce that the 2020 Athens Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Entry forms and

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Athens Police Department and Keep Athens Beautiful will give the public its eighteenth opportunity in ten years to prevent pill abuse and theft. This is done by the public

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Big Crowd Attends Planning Meeting

A large crowd attended the City of Athens Master Plan Open House Thursday night at The Texan.The event was the second public workshop connected with the project.“It is

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The City of Athens 2020 Water Improvement Project

It is time to start the project!The City of Athens 2020 Water Improvements project -- which includes replacing water system mains, services, and fire hydrants along Park, Prairieville, and E. Clinton streets -- is set to begin Monday, Sept. 14.This