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Call for Projects: Application for Public Funding

The City of Athens is currently soliciting proposals by outside organizations for funding assistance for the 2023 Fiscal Year.Organizations requesting funds for public purposes must complete an application.All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, 2022.NOTE:

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Blog: Grilling Safety Tips

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Blog: NWS Severe Weather Safety Tips

“The tornado season is upon us, and we want to make sure that the residents of Athens and surrounding communities are prepared if a tornado were to hit.  Please be aware of severe weather watches and warnings.  Plan ahead, make

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Street Closures & Projects

March 9:Please be aware that Oncor will have a section of Wood St. closed March 10 starting at 8 AM until noon about 4 hours.There will be no through traffic from Old Tyler Street to Cream Level Rd.March 7:*UPDATE* This

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Emergency Operations Center Opens Ahead of Winter Storm

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather warning for Henderson County from midnight tonight through 6 p.m. Thursday, February 3, 2022. In preparation, the City of Athens has transitioned the Emergency Operations Center to Readiness Level III.