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Mitigate Wildfire Risk During the Fall Season

It is getting to be that time of year again in Texas; our fall season! With fall comes nicer weather and hunting season – both things that are getting people outdoors and, on the road, more often. As more folks

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Parade Entry Forms Now Available

“Peace on Earth”2020 City of Athens Christmas Parade Entry Forms Now AvailableATHENS – The City of Athens is pleased to announce that the 2020 Athens Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, December 5, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. Entry forms and

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

On Saturday, October 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Athens Police Department and Keep Athens Beautiful will give the public its eighteenth opportunity in ten years to prevent pill abuse and theft. This is done by the public

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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 2021 fiscal year.Organizations requesting funds for public purposes must complete an application. All applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. October 29, 2020. NOTE: This

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Athens Firefighters Headed to California

Cutline: Pictured from left are Engine Boss Cpt. Chris Walker, Lt. Brian Davis, Fire Driver Brock Bozeman, and Firefighter Eugene "Gene" Lattis. (Courtesy photo) Athens, TX - California asked for help and Texas is responding -- and that includes Athens. Athens Fire/Rescue