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Posted on: April 6, 2020

April 6 COVID-19 Media Briefing for Athens & Limestone Co.

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Link to view briefing on YouTube:   AthensAla Channel

Today, Athens and Limestone officials met at Athens City Hall to hold a media briefing on COVID-19 with updates on city, schools, hospital, county and EMA, as well as how to abide by the state ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Youth Commissioners write letter of hope to Athens

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Dear Athens,

Our community is juggling a range of emotions during this COVID-19 pandemic from fear to frustration to uncertainty. Despite those fears, during this time of social distancing, we have seen people shine as they find ways to help neighbors. Whe...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Updates from EMA and City of Athens regarding COVID-19

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  • Synopsis of Alabama’s Stay at Home Health Order for individuals   FAQs
  • Synopsis of Alabama’s Stay at Home Health Order for businesses   FAQs
  • Athens City Schools eLearning information    Home learning u...
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Posted on: March 11, 2020

2020 Census: Make Athens Count!

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From the Alabama Counts! 2020 Census website:

Funding to Alabama for many important programs that affect health care, education, housing assistance, infrastructure development and more is tied in some form to census data. An accurate count will ensure that...

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Posted on: January 6, 2020

2020 Municipal Elections Information

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Municipal Election Day will be Aug. 25, 2020. Information about the 2020 Municipal Elections is available on the City Clerk's page. Please click here for detailed info: more info

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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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