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The Texan: February 2018 Construction Update

Chances are, if you’ve driven by The Texan in recent weeks, you have noticed visible changes in the construction progress of the landmark venue. One major milestone for this important project was the installation and completion of the north curtain

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"Meet and Greet" Announced for Elizabeth Borstad, New City Manager for the City of Athens

The City Council of the City of Athens is pleased to announce the hiring of Elizabeth Borstad as City Manager for the City of Athens. The City Council unanimously voted to approve the hiring on Monday, January 22, 2018. The

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Athens Police Department and Athens ISD Partner to Implement School Resource Officer Program

Earlier this month, officers from the Athens Police Department (APD) reported for duty at campuses across the Athens Independent School District (Athens ISD) for the first time. Due to a recent agreement between the City of Athens and Athens ISD,

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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