Breaking Alerts

  1. Winter Weather Advisory until 12:00PM Tuesday

    Alert - November 11, 2019: * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 2 inches. Isolated areas may...

  2. Hydrant Flushing this week on S. May Ave., Morris Ave., and Ohio Ave.

    Community - November 4, 2019: The Athens Fire Department will continue testing and flushing fire hydrants the...

  3. Crimes of the Month

    Community - October 29, 2019: Attached are the Crime Solvers Anonymous of Athens County, Inc crimes of the month...

City News & Information

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  1. Childwatch and Wee wigglers holiday schedule 2019

    Holiday Closures for Childwatch and Wee Wigglers Programs @ Community Center

    For all of our Child Watch and Wee Wigglers fans, dates of program closures are listed below in recognizing the upcoming holidays. Thank you for supporting our programs! Read on...
  2. Ratha Con Game Night Nov-Dec 2019

    Ratha Con Game Night at Arts West

    Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Join the Ratha Con crew for their Game Night held at Arts West. Learn to play D&D or join in one of their great board games. Read on...
  3. For the love of Athens Photo Exhibit

    Friday, Dec. 14: For the Love of Athens 2020 Submission Deadline

    Send up to 5 photographs to artswestathens@gmail.com or enter through Instagram #fortheloveofathens. Submission guidelines will be added to our Arts West Facebook Page and the For the Love of Athens: Photo Contest & Exhibition Page. Read on...
  4. Gaelynn Lea-Special Performance 11.2019

    FREE Public Event -Gaelynn Lea Special Performance @ Arts West

    Thursday, Nov 14, 7pm: Gaelynn Lea Special Performance at Arts West Presented by OU Performing Arts Series & Arts West. Free and Open to the Public - Doors Open at 6pm. Read on...
  5. Afternoon Arts Classes Poster 8.2019

    Afternoon Arts Classes for Kids - Unit Two Registration Still Open

    Fall 2019 programming offered in two 8 week sessions, Aug 26 - Dec 19. Students in grades K-5 will experience arts instruction in a variety of disciplines Read on...
  6. Logo for Engineering and Public Works Department for the City of Athens, OH

    Park Place (East Bound) Street Closure (11/12-11/13) – Steam Line Repair

    The City of Athens announces the east bound lane of Park Place will be closed between S. Court St. and University Terrace on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday November 13, 2019 for a steam line repair by Ohio University. Read on...
  7. Gaelynn Lea-Special Performance 11.2019

    FREE Public Event -Gaelynn Lea Special Performance @ Arts West

    Thursday, Nov 14, 7pm: Gaelynn Lea Special Performance at Arts West Presented by OU Performing Arts Series & Arts West Free and Open to the Public - Doors Open at 6pm. Read on...
  8. Athens City Council 11/12/2019 is Canceled

    Athens City Council meeting for 11/12/2019 has been canceled. The next regular session council meeting will be 11/18/2019 at 7pm in Council Chambers on the third floor of the City Building at 8 East Washington Street. Read on...
  9. 2020 Athens Poet Laureate Project Prospectus and Selection Criteria

    The Athens Municipal Arts Commission. 2020 Athens Poet Laureate Project Prospectus and Selection Criteria. OVERVIEW: The honorary 2-year position of Poet Laureate is given to a poet who expresses and celebrates Athens’ unique people and places. Read on...
  10. Public Hearing Short Term Rentals

    The City of Athens Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., in Room A/B at the Athens Community Center located on East State Street. Read on...
  11. Parking Garage Improvements Project Update

    The City of Athens is working with Gutknecht Construction to provide improvements to the municipal parking garage. Read on...
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