Posted on: June 5, 2017

Athens approved for nearly $400K in federal funds for sidewalks

Pryor sidewalk map

Athens will receive nearly $400,000 to construct sidewalks that provide students and residents safer routes to the new Athens High School and commercial areas.

Gov. Kay Ivey notified Athens Mayor Ronnie Marks by letter that approval was given to Athens for...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Downtown Parking Changes

downtown parking photo

Merchants and shoppers have approached the Mayor’s Office, Athens City Council and Athens Police seeking a solution to increased parking in Downtown Athens, particularly around The Square and the immediate side streets. Some merchants have reported a decr...

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Map with city parking lots marked
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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