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 repor...

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Map with city parking lots marked
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Parks and Rec special events for April

Opening Day 2016 web

More than 1,000 children will embrace outdoor recreation in Athens on Saturday, April 1, as baseball, softball and spring soccer seasons kick off at the Sportsplex on U.S. 31.

Baseball and softball will host opening day ceremonies with baseball starting at...

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Athens Recreation Facebook Page
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: 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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