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Help Athens find her Athena

Athens Main Street is seeking nominations for the 2017 Athena-Grease Goddess for the upcoming Athens Grease Festival. The mythical Athena was known as a wise Greek goddess who loved and protected the City of Athens, could be a warrior and had a creative side and interest in the arts, crafts, and agriculture. Likewise, the Athena–Grease […]

(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 city to get more residents and visitors downtown. Executive Director Melanie Newton says they work […]