Posted on: February 16, 2017

Draft Zoning Ordinance Public Hearing is March 23

Map for draft zoning ordinance

The City is proposing the adoption of a new zoning ordinance to assist in attaining the goals set forth by the adopted Future Land Use and Development Plan. These goals in a large part seek to improve, revitalize, and redevelop the traditional core of our...

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Draft on proposed new zoning ordinance
Posted on: February 7, 2017

Relay for Life Steak Sandwich Fundraiser

Steak on the grill

Limestone County woman tells cancer: ‘You picked the wrong person’

When Daveen Raby Stanford received a cancer diagnosis last year, she responded with grit determination.

“Cancer, you have picked the wrong person this time,” ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Athens Bicentennial

Athens Bicentennial Logo

Athens will turn 200 on Nov. 19, 2018.

Athens became a city before Alabama became a state, and the city is gearing up to celebrate its Bicentennial in conjunction with the State of Alabama kicking off this spring with a three-year statewide Bicentennial ce...

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City of Athens Bicentennial Page
Posted on: December 28, 2016

2017 Budget Year Paving Program

Street paving

Here is a list of streets the city will contract out to Reed Contracting for paving during the 2017 budget year. The total anticipated cost is $871,000 and will be funded from the capital infrastructure fund.

  • Cowford - $180,000
  • Cambridge Estates (Dee Drive,...
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