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  1. Graphic of Pilgrim&#39s Pride findings presentation

    Former Pilgrim's Pride Redevelopment Plan Findings

    Farmer Morgan recently presented its findings from community meetings about the redevelopment of the former Pilgrim's Pride property. Read on...
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    2020 Municipal Elections Information

    Information about the 2020 Municipal Elections is available. Read on...
  3. Crews work on Forrest Street

    Forrest Street Bridges Project

    Forrest Street east of U.S. 31 will close on March 4, 2019, for the ATRIP project to replace the two bridges over Swan Creek and to make other safety improvements. Read on...
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Welcome to Athens, Ala., the perfect place to land! 

Population: 26,247 


Named one of the safest cities in Alabama by The Home Security Advisor 

Named one of the best suburbs to live in Alabama by Niche 

Named one of the best places to retire in Alabama by Niche 

Athens High named one of the best public high schools in Alabama by Niche