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  1. Hospital CEO David Pryor and local officials provide a COVID-19 update

    Hospital CEO emphasizes self accountability as numbers rise

    Athens-Limestone Hospital CEO David Pryor provides a COVID-19 update along with officials from Athens, Limestone County, Ardmore, Mooresville and EMA. Read on...
  2. City and County officials with Census banner

    You can make sure #AthensCounts

    Without more participation in the 2020 Census, Alabama could lose a Congressional seat, and communities like Athens will lose out on federal funding. 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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    2020 Municipal Elections Information

    Information about the 2020 Municipal Elections is available. 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