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Street Closures & Projects

April 15, 2021:The intersection of W. Clinton and S.19 will be shut down overnight (Thursday 15th) due to roadwork repair. The road closure will not extend into S.19 traffic but will affect the intersection. Please plan on taking a detour

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City Hires Cain Center Director

The Cain Center has a new leader.The Athens City Council Monday night unanimously approved the hiring of Chris Baker as the Cain Center Director."I am so excited to serve the City of Athens as the Director of the Cain Center,"

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Biomerics Breaks Ground on Expansion

Last Friday, five officials from Biomerics and the City of Athens ceremonially dug in and threw a shovelful of dirt, and so began a construction project which will mean between 40-60 new jobs for Athens. "We're kicking off another 24,000

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Temporary Disinfectant Conversion in the Public Water System

The City of Athens public water system, (PWS) ID 1070005, has temporarily converted the disinfectant used in the distribution system from chloramine to free chlorine. The conversion began February 20, 2021 and will continue until March 19, 2021. During this

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SBA Stands Ready to Assist Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by the Severe Winter Storms

SBA Stands Ready to Assist Texas Businesses and Residents Affected by the Severe Winter StormsVirtual Recovery Centers to Open Tuesday, Feb. 23SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to Texas businesses and residents as a result of President Biden’s