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Water Main Break

***UPDATE***The damaged section of water main pipeline has been replaced. Crews have disinfected and flushed the water main to restore service by 6:00 p.m. Customers affected by the interruption should notify the Utility Department at (903) 675-5131 if they have

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Updating the Master Plan

Last week in our City Council meeting, we voted to update the City's master plan. This hasn't been done since 1999, so it is time.The company we picked to help us with the master plan is Norris Design, which has

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City of Athens Issues Fiscal Year 2020 Tourism Development Grant

The City of Athens is now accepting applications from local organizations seeking project funding to promote tourism and attract overnight visitors to AthensATHENS - The City of Athens is now accepting applications for the Tourism Development Grant for the upcoming

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City of Athens Welcomes New Director of Development Services, Audrey Sloan

The City of Athens is proud to announce the recent hire of Audrey Sloan as the City’s new Director of Development Services. Ms. Sloan joined the City of Athens team just a couple of weeks ago after working for seven

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City of Athens Receives Texas Downtown Award Association Award for The Texan

On Wednesday, November 7th, at the annual Texas Downtown Association Conference in Corpus Christi, the City of Athens received the award for “Best Renovation/Rehabilitation/Restoration” for The Texan: A Landmark Venue in the competitive Texas Downtown Association’s President’s Award program for