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  1. ARCY painting the Brittany Howard tribute board

    Brittany Howard returns to Athens to see art tribute

    Grammy winner Brittany Howard came home in May to see her tribute board that will be part of an alley renovation project. Read on...
  2. Athens welcome sign on highway

    Athens 2040 - Pathways to Excellence

    Share you ideas about the future of Athens. Read on...
  3. Alabama 251 and Lindsay Lane intersection

    Alabama 251/Lindsay Lane Round-a-bout Work

    The Alabama Department of Transportation expects the project to take through the end of 2021. Read on...
  4. Athens bicentennial mural

    Learn about living, working and playing in Athens, Ala.

    One word comes to mind when thinking about Athens/Limestone County: opportunity. 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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