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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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Athens Firefighters Headed to California

Cutline: Pictured from left are Engine Boss Cpt. Chris Walker, Lt. Brian Davis, Fire Driver Brock Bozeman, and Firefighter Eugene "Gene" Lattis. (Courtesy photo) Athens, TX - California asked for help and Texas is responding -- and that includes Athens. Athens Fire/Rescue

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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

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City is Cutting Tax Rate

As City Councilman Robert Gross put it, the City of Athens is about to do something “unheard of right now.”The City is going to lower the ad valorem tax rate 2 cents to .660221 per $100 valuation. The Council heard