Posted on: February 16, 2017

Draft Zoning Ordinance Public Hearing is March 23

Map for draft zoning ordinance

The City is proposing the adoption of a new zoning ordinance to assist in attaining the goals set forth by the adopted Future Land Use and Development Plan. These goals in a large part seek to improve, revitalize, and redevelop the traditional core of our...

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Draft on proposed new zoning ordinance
Posted on: February 14, 2017

Athens Firefighters Support MDA...Win Golden Axe

Athens firefighters group photo

Last fall and this winter, Athens firefighters used their boots to entice the community to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

They asked the public to drop dollars and change into the boots as part of the annual Filling the Boot Campaign for MDA. ...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Relay for Life Steak Sandwich Fundraiser

Steak on the grill

Limestone County woman tells cancer: ‘You picked the wrong person’

When Daveen Raby Stanford received a cancer diagnosis last year, she responded with grit determination.

“Cancer, you have picked the wrong person this time,” ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2017

Public Works Capital Improvement Plan

City Logo

The Public Works Department has drafted its Capital Improvement Plan, which includes information on grant projects, paving, and more. Read the plan to learn more about repaving Washington Street, replacing bridges on Forrest Street, and improving pedestri...

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Link to Plan
Posted on: January 11, 2017

Athens Bicentennial

Athens Bicentennial Logo

Athens will turn 200 on Nov. 19, 2018.

Athens became a city before Alabama became a state, and the city is gearing up to celebrate its Bicentennial in conjunction with the State of Alabama kicking off this spring with a three-year statewide Bicentennial ce...

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City of Athens Bicentennial Page
Posted on: December 28, 2016

2017 Budget Year Paving Program

Street paving

Here is a list of streets the city will contract out to Reed Contracting for paving during the 2017 budget year. The total anticipated cost is $871,000 and will be funded from the capital infrastructure fund.

  • Cowford - $180,000
  • Cambridge Estates (Dee Drive,...
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