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Manhole Cover Replacement

Posted on January 21st, 2015

Georgia Power will be closing areas of Clayton Street to repair and replace manhole covers. This work is scheduled to begin today, January 21, and ...

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Boundary Expansion Open Houses

Posted on January 20th, 2015

The Athens Downtown Development Authority has been exploring the possibility of expanding the downtown Athens tax district. Property owners whose properties fall into this potential ...

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Online Parking Payments

Posted on January 20th, 2015

Downtown Athens Parking System's (DAPS) online payment capability has returned! You can once again pay your tickets and your monthly parking online.

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Loading Zone Ordinance Changes

Posted on January 19th, 2015

Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission have passed an ordinance affecting downtown loading zones. The ordinance, which went into effect December 8, 2014, is attached. I ...

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ADDA Office Closing - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Posted on January 16th, 2015

Our office - and the parking office - will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 20. Have ...

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ADDA January Board Meeting

Posted on January 13th, 2015

Annual Meeting & Board of Directors Meeting Tuesday, January 20, 2014 3:00pm – 5:00pm Chamber of Commerce Building 246 West Hancock Avenue Athens, Georgia 30601   ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA    Election of Officers ...

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Downtown Photo Gallery!

Click here to view our gallery and to upload your pictures!

Calling all shutterbugs... Do you have some great shots of Downtown Athens that you would like to share? We are constantly in need of new pics for Downtown promotional materials. Upload your pictures of Downtown today! They'll be admired by the masses in our online photo gallery, you'll get credit, and you may even see your shots elsewhere as you help us spread the word about the Downtown we all love. Thanks, y'all!

Downtown Swag

The holidays may be over, but swag is always an appropriate gift

·         Perk them right up with our Double-Barreled Brew coffee, custom-blended by Jittery Joe's ($10 for a can, $2 for a pouch).

·         And speaking of pouches, how's about a rad messenger bag? Perfect for toting books, gifties, groceries…. Just $10!

·         Or, keep your beverage of choice cool with a wicked Downtown Athens coozie: a steal at $3.

·         And, as always and always in perfect taste, a Downtown gift certificate! Available in $5, $10, $20, or $50 increments.


Come Downtown to 246 West Hancock and find gifts to please everyone.


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