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Damage Assessment Data Collection

March 3, 2021: IMPORTANT SURVEYTexans are urged to fill out the Individual State of Texas Assessment Tool (iSTAT survey), either online or over the phone if internet access is limited, to help the state identify damages across Texas and help emergency

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City of Athens FY 2020 Audit Review

The Athens City Council received great news from its auditor Monday night.Kent Willis of Patillo, Brown & Hill, LLP told council members this year's annual audit resulted in an unmodified opinion, which he said was, "the highest level of assurance

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City of Athens Selected a Police Chief

The Athens City Council approved the hiring of John Densmore as the new police chief Monday night. Densmore comes to Athens from the Cedar Hill Police Department where he is a lieutenant.Densmore told the City Council he can't wait to

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Covid-19 Vaccine Availability in Texas

The following information has been provided by the Texas Division of Emergency Management.Who can get vaccinated now?Our goal while vaccine supply is limited is to quickly vaccinate as many health care workers, residents of long-term care facilities, and people at

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Athens Economic Development Corporation Contributes to Cain Center Construction

The Athens Economic Development Corporation (EDC) is contributing $100,000 to the construction of the Cain Center. The Athens City Council approved the EDC funding during its meeting Monday night.The move is a result of government cooperation, according to Athens Director