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Structure Fire

12/4/2019

Due to a structure fire, the fire trucks will be using the hydrants on the north side of town. You may experience cloudy water at that time. Thank you for your patience. 

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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. 

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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...

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Notice:

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...

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Policy Change - Disconnections

10/17/2019

Policies effective October 1, 2019

 

  • Water will be shut off if not paid by the date listed on the disconnect notice, and your bill must be paid in full to be reconnected. Payments received...

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Boil Order

8/12/2019

The boil order is still in effect for the following streets: Timber Brook subdivision, E Little, E Hickory, S State & S Harvest. We will update the website and news media when it has been lifted....

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Low Prairie Drive

7/31/2019

Low Prairie Drive is now open. Thank you for your patience during the construction. 

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Playground

7/1/2019

Finally -- The playground installers are ON SITE and will be putting in the new playground addition this week. Unfortunately, we will have to close the playground after today for the remainder of...

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Tonight's Special Meeting

6/28/2019

The special meeting that was scheduled for tonight at City Hall has been canceled. Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused. Thank you.

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Long Nine Museum

6/13/2019

The Long Nine Museum will be open for visitors Tuesday through Sunday, 1:00pm - 5:00pm through August 30th. 

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Power outage

6/13/2019


Athens City Hall and Park areas currently have no power or phone service due to transformer problems in the area. We will update you as services come back online- we have not been given any time...

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Power outage

6/13/2019


Athens City Hall and Park areas currently have no power or phone service due to transformer problems in the area. We will update you as services come back online- we have not been given any time...

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UPDATE: Power Outage

6/13/2019

The power has been restored. Thank you for your patience.

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Road Closure

5/31/2019

On Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Main Street will be closed from Hargave Street to Mott and Henning Funeral Home. Side streets that lead to Main Street in this area will also be...

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Playground Closed this week

5/20/2019

The playground equipment has arrived for the new addition. The company will be installing it this week. Due to the rock being removed from the current playground area, the playground will be...

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