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Posted on: November 19, 2019

New Athens Rec Center progressing

A construction worker at the new Athens Rec Center

Work on the new Athens Rec Center, courts and all-purpose field is progressing. The new facilities will offer more recreation options and a community meeting room. Here are photos taken in mid-November of the progress. 

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

Call 811 before you dig

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The Athens Gas Department reminds contractors and homeowners they need to call 811 before they dig.

An underground utility line is damaged once every six minutes nationwide because someone decided to dig without first calling 811, according to data collect...

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Posted on: November 19, 2019

City Events Calendar Includes Holiday Events

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There are many holiday events in Athens this time of year, from free family events to concerts to visits with Santa. Stay updated by subscribing for updates on the Events and Happenings Calendar on the City of Athens website. Go to Events and Happenings a...

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Posted on: February 7, 2019

Forrest Street Bridges Project

Crews work on Forrest Street

The City of Athens will close Forrest Street east of U.S. 31 on March 4 to begin the replacement of two bridges and other safety improvements.

This is the city’s last ATRIP project. ATRIP is an ALDOT administered federal aid highway program that ...

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