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City of Athens Collection Station to Close

At their Monday, January 8, 2018, meeting, the Athens City Council voted to close the city’s collection station.  This decision was made in concern of the cost to maintain and operate the facility, the regulatory liability that comes with maintaining

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Mayor and Council Honor Joe Whatley for His Service to the City Council

After three and a half years of service, on December 15, 2017, Councilman Joe Whatley officially announced his resignation from the Athens City Council. On January 8, 2018, during a regularly scheduled City Council meeting, Mayor Monte Montgomery and Council

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City of Athens Offers Downtown Façade Improvement Program For Second Consecutive Year

For the second consecutive year, the City of Athens is pleased to offer the Downtown Façade Improvement Program to qualifying downtown property owners. In Fiscal Year 2017, the Athens City Council approved the creation of the Downtown Façade Improvement Program.

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The Cain Foundation Commits $2.5 Million to the City of Athens for Cain Center Renovations

Since January 2017 when the Cain Center closed its doors for extensive renovations, the City of Athens has worked with diligence to discuss, plan, and execute the improvements to the facility. The vision and goal for the renovation of the

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City of Athens Holiday Hours

Attention citizens! Please note that the City of Athens offices will be closed December 22nd, December 25th, and January 1st in observance of the Christmas and New Years holidays.There will be no garbage pickup on Monday, December 25th and Monday,