AEDC receives state, international awards for Freeport tax exemption and workforce excellence projects
Jun 19, 2018

Last week, Athens Economic Development Corporation received two awards at the Business Retention & Expansion International Annual Conference, along with receiving two additional awards at the Texas Economic Development Council Mid-Year Conference.

Freeport Tax Exemptions relieve 95 percent of tax rate on qualifying inventory
May 1, 2018

After a year and a half of perseverance, AEDC has leveraged community buy-in from Athens’ three highest taxing entities to grant the Freeport Tax Exemption.

AEDC announces second call for Business Assistance Grant applications
Apr 5, 2018

Athens Economic Development Corporation is announcing a second call for Business Assistance Grant applications due to grant funding that remains available following approval of the first round of eligible projects.

AEDC announces call for Community Development Grant applications
Dec 27, 2017

The Community Development Grant program is designed to provide grants for eligible projects which promote sports, cultural, entertainment and community projects that attract tourism and contribute to quality of life, business development and growth of Athens sales tax revenue. Deadline to apply for 2018 funding is February 28.

Home building industry leaders convene at Clayton Athens facility open house
Dec 26, 2017

Clayton home building group, a national home builder and Manufactured Housing Institute’s 2017 Manufacturer of the Year, hosted an open house in Athens last week to showcase its newest, most innovative facility and discuss topics impacting the home building industry.