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New Athens public safety hires to see greater pay

Starting in April, new public safety hires will be offered a higher salary. (Source: MGN Online) Starting in April, new public safety hires will be offered a higher salary. (Source: MGN Online)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

New firefighters and police officers inAthens were granted a pay increase Monday.

At Monday night's meeting, city councilmembers voted to approve a new public safety pay scale.

New firefighters will see a $2,600 per yearincrease and new police hires will see a $2,300 increase.

The new pay scale will go into effect withthe first pay period in April.

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