Breaking Alerts

  1. A Boil Advisory has been issued in the City of Athens. See full message for details.

    Advisory - April 6, 2020:

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  2. Frost Advisory until 09:00AM Saturday

    Alert - April 3, 2020: * WHAT...Temperatures of 33 to 36 degrees will result in frost formation.

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  3. Frost Advisory until 09:00AM Friday

    Alert - April 2, 2020: * WHAT...Temperatures between 33 to 36 will result in frost formation.

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City News & Information

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    Terrace Drive - Gas Main Line Replacement 4/6 - 4/10

    The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas and contractor, R&R Pipeline will be performing pavement restoration on Terrace Drive from April 6, 2020 until April 10, 2020. The road may be closed from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. daily Read on...
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    Hocking River - River Level

    With spring rains upon us, the City of Athens would like to share a link to the United States Geological Survey (USGS) gauging station near the Stimson Avenue Bridge. Read on...
  3. Curran Drive - Gas Main Line Replacement

    The City of Athens announces that Columbia Gas and contractor, RLA will begin replacement of the gas main on Curran Drive on Tuesday March 17, 2020 between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Main line work is anticipated to be completed within 3 weeks. Read on...
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    NW Athens Bikeway Spur, Phase 3

    Allard Excavation, LLC will resume work on the NW Athens Bikeway Spur Phase 3 Project the week of March 9, 2020. The project includes the construction of an 8-foot wide paved bikeway that will connect Armitage Road to University Estates Boulevard. Read on...
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    West Union Street Improvements Project

    Documents from the Open House for the West Union Street Improvements Project are available for viewing online at the following location: http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/310/Projects. Read on...
  6. Columbia Gas Line Replacement: Fort Street and Fairview Avenue Area

    Columbia Gas main line replacement work is planned to begin the week of January 6, 2020 in the Fort Street and Fairview Avenue area of the City. Read on...
  7. For the love of athens photo contest promo 2020

    For the Love of Athens Photo Contest Call for Submissions

    As we continue to shelter in place, Arts West wants to offer an opportunity for the community to celebrate our beautiful county through photographs! Typically submissions for the contest begin in September, but we are opening the submission process early. Read on...
  8. Extra Trash Stickers and Yard Waste Bag/Brush Sticker Sales

    Due to the COVID-19, The City of Athens has made adjustments for purchasing Extra Trash Stickers and Yard Waste Bag/Brush Stickers. Stickers and bags may be purchased by phone and have the cost added to their utility bill. 740-592-3347. Read on...
  9. City of Athens extends tax filing date until July 15, 2020

    On Friday Governor DeWine signed HB 197 a technical tax corrections and COVID 19 bill that provides instruction and relief in many areas regarding the impacts of the coronavirus. Read on...
  10. Changes To Athens Public Transit & Athens On Demand Transit Effective Monday March 30th

    Starting Monday March 30 Athens Public Transit and Athens on Demand Transit will be available for essential travel and essential activities. This include locations such as health care facilities, essential work locations, grocery stores, or the pharmacy. Read on...
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    Updated 2020 Primary Election Voter Information

    The opportunity to vote by mail has been extended to April 28, 2020. The voter registration deadline has not changed. You must have been registered by February 18, 2020 to participate in the 2020 primary election. Read on...
  12. Athens Businesses please take a survey to collect information on the impacts of COVID-19 Coronavirus

    The Athens County Economic Development Council, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, and the City of Athens Planning Office created a survey to collect some information from Athens County businesses about the impacts of COVID-19 Coronavirus. Read on...
  13. OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital Announces Opening of Medical Supply Donation Site

    OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital is announcing the opening of a temporary donation site to provide a safe, convenient way to donate needed medical supplies while honoring the Governor and the State's directives on social distancing and group gatherings. Read on...
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    Help protect collection workers by doing these simple things.

    Ways residents can prevent the spread of the virus in regard to refuse and recycling collection. Help protect collection workers by doing these simple things. Read on...
  15. Playgrounds, Shelters and Picnic Tables, Basketball Courts, and Public Restrooms are closed

    Athens Arts, Parks and Recreation Department reminds the public that the following park amenities within public parks are closed until further notice. Playgrounds, Park Shelters to include picnic tables, basketball courts and Public restrooms. Read on...
  16. Athens County Municipal Court is making the following changes

    General Order of the Court: Effective Monday, March 23rd, 2020. In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the Athens County Municipal Court is making the following changes Read on...
  17. The Athens City-County Health Department is offering essential services only.

    In order to respond effectively to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Athens City-County Health Department will be limiting services to essential services until further notice. Read on...
  18. Mail in or pay your city income taxes online.

    Athens City Income Tax Department is asking taxpayers to reduce in-person contact. Payments can be mailed in or paid by credit card on our website at www.ci.athens.oh.us. Read on...
  19. Spring Cleanup Week- April 20th-24th, 2020

    During this week, residents are allowed to place an unlimited amount of trash bags at the curb on their regular trash pickup days at no additional cost. Please place trash out for collection before 7:00am on your collection day. Read on...
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    ATHENS COUNTY TIRE RECYCLING DROP OFF

    March 21 and April 18, 2020 9am—1pm Athens County Fairgrounds 286 W. Union St. Athens, Ohio 45701 Additional Info...
  21. City of Athens Income Tax Department partners with the Ohio Attorney General for collections

    City of Athens Income Tax Department partnered with the Ohio Attorney General to collect delinquencies. Accounts with past due balances can now be forwarded to the AG for collection. Read on...
  22. Summer Camp Brochure 2020

    Youth Summer Camp Registration Begins March 2nd! For ages 6-14 years.

    Summer Camp 2020! Hot off the press! Registration starts Monday, March 2nd at 8:30 am online, in-person, or over the phone. Additional Info...
  23. AHSWD 2020 Event List

    AHSWD 2020 Recycling Events

    AHSWD 2020 Recycling Events Read on...
  24. City of Athens extends tax filing date until July 15, 2020

    On Friday Governor DeWine signed HB 197 a technical tax corrections and COVID 19 bill that provides instruction and relief in many areas regarding the impacts of the coronavirus. Read on...
  25. Mail in or pay your city income taxes online.

    Payments can be mailed in or paid by credit card on our website at www.ci.athens.oh.us. If you need help completing forms, please call for an appointment. Read on...
  26. City of Athens Income Tax Department partners with the Ohio Attorney General for collections

    City of Athens Income Tax Department partnered with the Ohio Attorney General to collect delinquencies. Accounts with past due balances can now be forwarded to the AG for collection. Read on...
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