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City of Athens and Utilities
Thursday September 19th, 2019 :: 09:58 a.m. CDT


City landlines still down. However, for non-emergency police issues, please call 233-8700. Call 911 for emergencies

While the City's phone company provider is experiencing service issues, callers are getting a busy dial tone when calling City of Athens numbers. However, Athens Police has forwarded its main number to a cellphone. For non-emergency police issues, please call 256-233-8700. For emergencies, call 911

According to the City's IT Department, Windstream, the City's phone company is in the middle of a mass outage in Alabama.  

Departmental emails and some cellphone numbers can be found on the City of Athens website at

City of Athens and Utilities
200 Hobbs St W
Athens, AL 35611

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 256-233-8730

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