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Henderson County Hazard Mitigation Plan

Hazard mitigation describes actions taken to help reduce or eliminate long-term riskscaused by hazards or disasters, such as flooding, earthquakes, wildfires, landslides, or damfailure. As the costs of disasters continue to rise, governments and citizens must find waysto reduce hazard risks

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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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Big Crowd Attends Planning Meeting

A large crowd attended the City of Athens Master Plan Open House Thursday night at The Texan.The event was the second public workshop connected with the project.“It is