City of Athens... A Place to Call Home!

In the City of Athens, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values, guided growth, preservation of historical, cultural, and natural heritage are just a few of the core principles that make the City of Athens a wonderful place to call home. 

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Tonight’s meeting canceled

11/11/2019

We are canceling tonight's City Council meeting due to the hazardous weather. It has been rescheduled for Wednesday night, November  13th at 7:00 pm. Thank you. 

Funeral Services for Ron Canterbury

11/4/2019

In honor of long time Ward 3 Alderman, Ronald W. Canterbury,  the City Hall will be closing at 9:00am on Wednesday to attend his funeral. We will re-open Thursday at 8:00am for regular business hours.

Visitation for Ron will be held at Living Faith...

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11/1/2019

November 1, 2019

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing this morning of longtime Ward 3 Alderman, Ronald Canterbury. Ron has served on The Athens City Council for many years and was a great friend, Alderman, as well as a loving husband,...