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Cain Center Update

Mayor's Message, Feb. 20 Newsletter:The City met with Cain Center Construction Manager-at Risk Berry and Clay this week to go over initial bids for the project.Councilman Ed McCain, City Manager Elizabeth Borstad, Director of Finance Mandie Quigg and I met

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The City of Athens Announces Rave Alert to Keep Community Informed During Emergency Situations

ATHENS, TEXAS; February 10, 2020– Public safety officials in Athens, Texas are excited to announce that Rave Alert is now available to all residents.  Rave Alert is a free service that allows individuals to sign up for notifications sent from

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New Stop Sign Installation Notice

Due to safety concerns the City of Athens will install a stop sign for North boundtraffic, and the installation of a stop sign for South bound traffic on Maryland St. where it intersects withClinton St. creating a 4-way intersection. Effective

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Master Plan Open House

We had a good turn out at our first Open House meeting for the new comprehensive master plan this week. Thank you to First United Methodist Church for providing a place large enough to meet.It has been nearly 20 years

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Lifesavers Honored by UT Health East Texas at Athens City Council Meeting

Written by Michael HanniganEleven individuals were honored at Monday night's Athens City Council meeting for actions that saved a man's life.UT Health East Texas EMS Operations Regional Director Todd Loper told council members all 11 were vital in saving Charles