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(WZDX) New speaker system to broadcast music in downtown Athens

BY REBECCA PETIT | WZDX NEWS ATHENS, Ala. - The hustle and bustle of downtown Athens will soon be met with music. The Limestone County Commission is working on adding a speaker system that will broadcast tunes around the square.…

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Community-minded duo co-chairing quirky festival that combines togas and Southern fare

Two community-minded women are heading up a Downtown Athens festival that thrives on a play on words and the use of togas. The Athens Grease Festival hosted by Athens Main Street will be Sept. 30 on The Square. The toga…

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Athens Fire receives over $340,000 to hire firefighters

The Assistance to Firefighters SAFER Grant Program is providing over $340,000 to Athens Fire and Rescue to hire new firefighters to improve response as well as compliance with national safety standards. Athens Fire currently has 39 firefighters, and the grant…

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(WHNT) Athens Main Street working to bring more businesses, events, visitors downtown

POSTED 10:23 PM, JULY 3, 2017, BY SHEVAUN BRYAN ATHENS, Ala. - City leaders always seek ways to attract economic development, and to do that, they say you have to attract the people. Athens Main Street is working alongside the…

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(WAAY) 3 businesses coming to Downtown Athens in an effort to attract more tourism

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 4:37 pm CDT by Meghan Dooley Downtown Athens is looking to attract more tourism and travelers to the area. This is in an effort to make the city more of a destination and also allow residents…