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If you have an Athens City ticket the requirements are as follows:You must be going less than 25 miles over the posted speed limitYou must have a valid driver's license with no commercial endorsementYou have not attended a driving course in the past 12 months
If you have a ticket with another agency please make sure that court allows you to take driving school anywhere before you sign up. Our class is nonrefundable and we do not reschedule. It is a four-hour National Safety Council approved course.
*Please note, should you plead guilty and pay the ticket you are no longer eligible for Driving School.
If you plead not guilty, your case will be set on a trial date. A trial is a formal judicial proceeding where evidence is presented for both sides. This will be a trial without a jury.
The City of Athens accepts applications for police and fire in 30 day intervals regardless of vacancy status. For all other positions, the city accepts applications only for the jobs that are currently vacant and posted. To apply, you may download an application from the city’s website and bring it to Human Resources or you may pick up an application at:
200 W. Hobb Street Athens, Alabama 35611
If you wish to mail the application, the mailing address is as follows:
City of Athens
P.O. Box 1089
Athens, AL 35612
The original signed application must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on the closing date as stated in the job opening announcement. You may apply for more than 1 posted position on the same application as long as you submit it by the closing date for each.
We are not sanctioned, but we play modified United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) rules.
Opening day for Summer - Mid-June start / 1st August end; Opening day for Fall - Mid-September / October end.
They play Monday (Men's League), Tuesday (Co-ed League), and Thursday (Alternate between both leagues). Friday nights if needed for rain-outs.
Yes. Men's and Co-ed leagues are played on different nights.
Usually 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm, 9 pm
No. The Wavaho field is available for practice on a first come first serve basis but must be reserved at the Athens Recreation Center at: 270 U.S. 31 N Athens, AL 35611
May 1 - 31 and August 1 - 31 the cost is $350 per team
Yes, there will be an end of season single elimination tournament.
Yes. Matching Jerseys are required by around the 3rd week. Player's number must be on the back of Jersey.
Yes. You would hit your own softballs.
Men - 12 inches, .44 cor, 375 comp, yellow optic
Women - 11 inches, .44 core, 375 compression, yellow optic (can choose to hit men's softball)
Recommended that the softballs have a stamp from an association ie:
WSL along w/ 44 core/375 comp
NSA along w/ 44 core/375 comp
USSSA along w/ Classic M / Classic W
ISA along w/ 44 core/375 comp
Academy Sports, Athens Athletics, Hibbetts or others.
You can find the updated rules on bats at the USSSA.com must have the USSSA thumbprint.
The dimensions are 275 feet.
The bases are set at 65 feet.
No. There must be 3 women on the field at all times.
You can start with 9 players. An out will be recorded for the 10th player until they arrive.
Registration is (Summer) May 1 - 31. (Fall) August 1- 31
Umpires, season and tournament T-shirts.
Go the Athens Recreation Center at:
270 U.S. 31 N
Athens, AL 35611
There, fill out the registration form, and pay the entry fee.
It depends on the weather, but usually we will close them around mid November and open them back up around the middle of March.
Yes, but you must meet with a Parks and Recreation employee at the park to see where to set them up. You can call the office Friday morning the weekend of your event.
Fill out the required paperwork, and pay the rental fee of $30 ($25 additionally for kitchenette) at the Athens Recreation Center at:
Visit the facility page for the
Starting January 1st you can rent the pavilions anytime April 1 – 2nd weekend of November of the same year.
Refunds are only given for inclement weather and must be requested. Please notify us withing 3 business days. In the event a refund is issued, a check will be mailed to the person who paid. Please make sure we have an updated address when you request a refund.
January 10 - February 10 (Spring) June 30 - July 30 (Fall)
Athens Recreation Center
270 Old U.S. 31 N
Spring $70 includes Jersey, Pants, Belt and Hat
Fall $50 includes Jersey and Hat
Fill out a coaches application and turn it into Athens Recreation Center. Background check and concussion training are min requirements.
270 Hwy 31 N
Athens AL 35611
Most age groups will have a skills evaluation in order to help us divide the teams up as evenly as possible.
$60 this includes Jersey and Shorts
Jersey (shirt), shorts, officials and trophies.
No, most age groups will have a skills evaluation in order to help us divide the teams up as evenly as possible.
$50 is the registration fee. Includes Shirt
Shirt, Umpires, Balls, Insurance, etc.
Spring registration is $35.
Any bat marksed "Official Softball" or has USSSA thumbprint. All-Stars must use a bat with USSSA thumbprint.
You can find the updated rules on bats at the United States Specialty Sports Association www.usssa.com
January 10 – February 10 is the registration period.
$70 is the registration fee.
Athens Recreation Center (beside the Athens High School football stadium)
No. We will not need a birth certificate unless she makes all-stars.
Shirt, Short or Pants, Socks in addition to other items:
Athens Recreation Center 270 U.S. 31 N Athens, AL 35611 The Center is beside the Athens High School football stadium.
Yes. All-Star team will be selected at the end of the season.
270 U.S. 31 N
$5 per class or $30 per month.
Monday and Thursday at 5:15 pm; Sunday 2:00pm
You may also download the application for service and email it or mail it Athens Utilities.
The Customer Accounts Office is open from 8:00am-4:30pm Monday thru Friday.
For more information call 256-233-8750 Application for Residential Service
Automatic Bank Draft It’s Free No waiting in line or trips to the office No stamps or envelopes Contact Customer Service at 256-233-8750 to get set up
Pay Online View and pay your current bill Partial bill payments are not accepted online Visa, MasterCard or Discover cards are acceptedPay online by electronic checkPay By Phone Call toll free 1-855-782-9061 Visa, MasterCard, and Discover are accepted by phonePay by Mail Mail bill stub and payment to: City of Athens Utilities PO Box 830200 Birmingham, AL 35283-0200
Pay in Person 508 South Jefferson Street in Athens Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am-4:30pm Cash, Checks, Money Orders and Credit/Debit Cards are accepted. There are two drop boxes available at the Customer Service Office for after hour bill payment.
Pay at the following banks. Payments must be cash or check and you must have the bill with you. Citizens Bank and First National Bank.
Open positions are advertised on the City of Athens Website. A properly completed original City of Athens application is required along with a current resume. Faxed copies are not accepted. If you wish to apply, please come by the Human Resources Department between the hours of 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. The Human Resources Department is located in Athens City Hall, 200 West Hobbs Street, Athens Alabama. For more information, you may contact the Human Resources department at 256-233-8737. All applications and resumes should be submitted to City of Athens Alabama Human Resources Department PO Box 1089 Athens, AL 35612
Athens HR Department Website.
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What to do if my power is out?1. Go to your main electrical panel to see if a fuse has blown or a breaker has tripped. Fuses must be replaced while breakers need only be reset.2. If the problem is not in your main panel, call a neighbor to determine if other homes in the area have been affected.3. If the problem is not within your home or several are involved, notify Athens Utilities 256-232-1440
What number do I call?Dial 256-232-1440 to report directly to our IVR system, an automated outage program. If this phone number is recognized by the computer, it will locate your account information for the system control operator to radio the repair crew. If the number is not found, you will be transferred to our dispatch operator or you may leave a voice message providing us with your name, a number where you can be reached, and your address.
What happens after I leave my information on the IVR?The information recorded by the IVR system during every call is automatically input into Athens Utilities outage management system and repair crews are immediately dispatched.
If my phone number is not on file in the computer, how can I update it?Call 256-233-8750 or email us firstname.lastname@example.org and ask us to update your telephone number in our outage system. You should give us all phone numbers that you or your family may use to report an outage.
Reporting a Loss in Water Service
If you have a loss of water service then call 256-262-1440 and follow the prompts to report the loss of service.
Reporting a Gas Emergency
If you smell gas then call 256-216-8621 to report the Gas Emergency