AEDC announces call for Business Assistance Grant applications
Oct 22, 2018

AEDC's Business Assistance Grant program encourages exterior improvements to distressed properties located within the designated beautification area, along the western, northern and southern main corridors of Athens. Businesses must apply by November 30 to be considered for 2019 funding.

Denton graduates as Economic Development Master Practitioner
Aug 24, 2018

Athens Economic Development Corporation’s Executive Director Lisa Denton, recently graduated from the inaugural class of the Advanced Economic Development Leadership Program, as one of the nation’s first Economic Development Master Practitioners.

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.