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Posted on: August 21, 2019

Athens receives grant for specialized swings

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Two City of Athens parks will receive a specialized swing that provides additional body support for children who need assistance sitting upright.

The Mayor’s Office applied for a community grant through the Limestone County Legislative Delegation...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Chief reminds motorists back to school means more traffic

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Athens students are heading back to class on Tuesday, Aug. 13, which means increased vehicle and pedestrian traffic around school zones.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said motorists should use extreme caution and expect delays for the first seven to 10...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Catch up on city news with Friday Focus

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Get updates on paving, community news and more with the Friday Focus newsletter. Editions are uploaded on the Media Relations page.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

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Flowers for sale at Athens Saturday Market

Stay updated on upcoming events like the Rodeo, Athens Saturday Market, Fridays After Five, Art After Hours and more by following the online Events and Happenings Calendar.

The Events and Happenings Calendar is u...

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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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