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COVID-19 Update

September 25, 2020 at 8:45 am: Confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the area:Henderson County: 954 cases; 763 recovered; 19 deathsAthens: 374 cases; 6 deathsClick on the links below for the most updated numbers.Texas Health and Human ServicesNortheast Texas Public Health District*

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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