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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

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The Texan Announced as a Finalist for 2018 Texas Downtown Association President's Awards Program

Finalists for the 2018 President’s Awards Program were recently announced in Austin.  For over 30 years the awards program, sponsored by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA),  has recognized outstanding projects, places, and people of Texas downtowns.With the completion of The

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City of Athens to Reduce Building Permit Fees

On Monday, September 10, the City Council of the City of Athens voted unanimously to reduce the building permit fees charged by the City, effective October 1, 2018.“The current fees we have used were raised in 2017 when the City