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    Holiday Sanitation Schedule

    Sanitation schedule for the November through January holidays. Read on...
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    Christmas Events in Athens

    It's time to bring some hope into 2020. Athens and Limestone County are celebrating the holiday season with the theme "A Christmas Wish: Love, Unity and Community." Read on...
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    Leaf pickup changes

    The City of Athens will begin leaf pickup on Monday, Nov. 2, however there will not be a specified route schedule this year. Read on...
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    Living, Working and Playing in Athens

    "The exciting thing about working for Athens is it's growing every day, but the people remain the same," says Athens Police Officer Michael Stainbrook. Read on...
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    Updates from EMA and City of Athens regarding COVID-19

    Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks and Limestone County Commission Chairman Collin Daly have signed EMA's Limestone County Pandemic Standard Operating Guide, which provides protocols for the entities will utilize. Read on...
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Population: 27,366 

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