Athens has undergone significant changes in recent years with a surge in development. That growth has continued over the past few months, with several projects either finishing or nearing completion.
"There are a lot of exciting projects taking place in Athens at this time," said City Manager Elizabeth Borstad.
Recently finished projects include:
There are also many projects currently in various phases of construction, including:
Development is essential for a city to evolve and provide a better future for its citizens. It allows for economic growth, employment opportunities, and improved quality of life for residents. This growth can also fuel improvements in infrastructure and public services.
"The renovation of 526 W. Corsicana (old Kidd Jones Convenience Store) is extremely important to this community," said Borstad. "I believe it is the first step in the redevelopment of the west SH 31 corridor."