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Charles Street Closure
The City of Athens will be closing Charles Street between Dalton Avenue and Hillcrest Road on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 8 A. M. – 4 P. M. to make repairs to the sanitary sewer. There will be no through or emergency traffic. Read on...
West Union Street Improvements, Project 305
DV Weber, the City's Contractor for the West Union Street Streetscape Project is expecting to begin construction the week of April 3, 2017. Construction is expected to begin near the West Union/S. Court Street intersection Read on...
Community Center Sidewalks - ATH 33 14.02, PID 104813
The City of Athens is working with the Ohio Department of Transportation to design improvements to the US 33 Ramp and East State Street area of the City. The project involves adding turn lanes on US 33 and East State Street at the southbound entrance Read on...
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City of Athens Informational Resources

In the wake of our most recent city-wide emergency, it would be a good time for all of the citizens of Athens to sign up for informational services that are currently offered by the City of Athens. Please take some time to sign up for these services as we utilize these resources to communicate to our staff and residents. You can sign up for different features within each application. In other words, if you would like to be notified via text message for road closures, boil orders, APD updates, etc., you can customize your experience. If you just want emergency texts or emails, that can happen as well. The resources available are:


1.       The city website

a.       Visit and look on the top right of the homepage. There is a “Sign In’ Button. Click that and you will have the option to create a new profile.

2.       Notify Me

a.       This is near the bottom left portion of the city website (a yellow-orange box).

b.      Click on the “Sign up for alerts via email, text, and voice call” link.

c.       Enter your email address and click the way you would like to be notified by checking the appropriate boxes. You can get text messages, emails or voice calls.

3.       Nixle

a.       You can find this link on the city website. The icon is on the top right under the “Connect With Athens” text. The Nixle icon looks like an “X”, or you can register at

b.      You create an account and you can choose the agencies that you would like to receive information from. This can be in the form of text messaging, email or voice call.

c.       You can also create an account by texting the zip code, 45701, to 888777 from a mobile phone. This will sign you up for Nixle notifications in our area.

4.       Athens Ready

a.       You can subscribe at this link 

b.      While subscribing, you may choose to receive notifications from NOAA and the World Health Organization also. 

5.       Finally, you can follow the City of Athens on social media. All updates to the city website are posted on social media.

a.       Facebook – follow “City of Athens Ohio News and Information”

b.      Twitter – follow @CityofAthensOH

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