Posted on: August 7, 2017

Superior Court Judges Announce Judge Eric W. Norris to Preside Over Mental Health Court

Judge Eric W. Norris

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, and Eric W. Norris, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected to preside over the Mental Health Court of Athens-Clarke County, commonly referred to as Treatment and...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Superior Court Judges Announce Judge H. Patrick Haggard as New Chief Judge

Judge H. Patrick Haggard

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, and Eric W. Norris, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge H. Patrick Haggard has been selected as Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective August 1, 2017. The Western Circuit is comprised o...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Tips for Reducing Mosquitoes & Avoiding Their Bites

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The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government offers several resources and tips to help keep citizens safe during the upcoming months when certain mosquitoes can be most active. 

To avoid annoying skin irritation, as well as diseases such as Zika, W...

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Additional Mosquito Control Information & Links ACC Public Information Office News

Posted on: July 20, 2017

Department Welcomes New Business Development Specialist

Jacqueline Bellwoar

The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department is proud to introduce Jacqueline Bellwoar as their new Business Development Specialist. Jacqueline will work with existing business and community leaders to grow the current economic base. In additi...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Video of Mayor & Commission Meeting Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session on August 15 is available live online (or at www.athensclarkecounty.com/videos) and on ACTV Cable Channel 180 (University of Georgia Cable Channel 6), as well as on-demand online normally within t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Athens Transit Introduces New Service for Athens Northside: Route 30 - Northside Circulator

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On Sunday, August 06, 2017, Athens Transit System will launch new service for the Athens Northside area. This new service, Route 30 - Northside Circulator, will serve Athens Technical College, Trail Creek Village Shopping Center, Georgia Department of Mot...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Superior Court Judges Announce Judge Eric W. Norris to Preside Over Mental Health Court

Judge Eric W. Norris

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, and Eric W. Norris, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected to preside over the Mental Health Court of Athens-Clarke County, commonly referred to as Treatment and...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Superior Court Judges Announce Judge H. Patrick Haggard as New Chief Judge

Judge H. Patrick Haggard

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, and Eric W. Norris, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge H. Patrick Haggard has been selected as Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective August 1, 2017. The Western Circuit is comprised o...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

WATCH: Leisure Services & Piedmont Athens Regional Sunscreen Pilot Program

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The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department has partnered with Piedmont Athens Regional to launch a sunscreen pilot program. Five weather-resistant, hands-free sunscreen dispensers are located in five of the Leisure Services Department’...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

WATCH: Introduction to Athens-Clarke County's New Sustainability Office

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Learn more about the Athens-Clarke County Sustainability Office as it works to promote innovative practices and policies to reduce the Unified Government's environmental footprint, grow the local economy, and foster a thriving community.

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Funding Opportunity Announcement for HUD Homeless Assistance Grants

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced that $2 billion in grants for housing and services for the homeless are available for application through the FY2017 Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Competition.  

This is a ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2017

"Art Passport" Now Available at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the introduction of the Art Passport at Lyndon House Arts Center.  This booklet, now available and free for families and children of all ages, provides a fun interactive visit to the ...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: May 22, 2017

ACC Leisure Services and Piedmont Athens Regional Launch Sunscreen Pilot Program

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Just in time for summer, the Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is launching a sunscreen pilot program to make sure that all Athenians know that “SPF is their BFF.”

This special program is a partnership with Piedmont Athen...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Zoo Day 2017 at Bear Hollow Zoo

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host at Zoo Day 2017 on Saturday, August 26 from noon – 3:00 p.m. at Bear Hollow Zoo at Memorial Park.

The theme is “Animal Superpowers,” and participants will explore amazing animal adaptations. Th...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: June 20, 2017

"Fold Unfold" Art Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present "Fold Unfold," an exhibit that combines the contemporary practice of weaving coverlets and the history of woven arts, at Lyndon House Arts Center. This exhibit will be installed i...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: April 27, 2017

Friday Night Paddles at Sandy Creek Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents the “Friday Night Paddles” at Sandy Creek Park.

The community is invited to experience the moon on Lake Chapman and paddle around the lake during this evening program. &n...

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Leisure Services News

Posted on: June 16, 2017

Consumer Confidence Report on Water Quality Delivered to all Water Customers

(Athens, GA)  The Consumer Confidence Report on Water Quality for 2016 is now being delivered to customers of Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities. The report is also available on www.athensclarkecounty.com/publicutilites.

The annual report is a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Athens Named Most Water Wise

Athens-Clarke County was named one of five national winners in the 6th Annual Wyland National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation by encouraging residents to reduce water use by 42.3 million gallons of water over the next year. The annual m...

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Additional Info... Public Utilities & Water Conservation
Posted on: May 20, 2017

Outback Steakhouse is a Leader in Water Conservation

Congratulations to Outback Steakhouse, winner of the 2017 Leadership in Water Conservation Award! The Leadership in Water Conservation Award is presented by the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office and recognizes an individual, business, or othe...

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Additional Info... Public Utilities & Water Conservation

Posted on: August 11, 2017

KACCB Dirty Dance Family Party and Raffle!

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Join Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful for the Keepin’ It Clean Dirty Dance Benefit!

Bring your family and friends down to Little Kings Shuffle Club in downtown Athens on August 26th, 2017 to give litter the hustle! KACCB is hosting its 7th ann...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Superior Court Judges Announce Judge Eric W. Norris to Preside Over Mental Health Court

Judge Eric W. Norris

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, and Eric W. Norris, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected to preside over the Mental Health Court of Athens-Clarke County, commonly referred to as Treatment and...

Read on...

Photos of Judge Norris Superior Court News
Posted on: August 7, 2017

Superior Court Judges Announce Judge H. Patrick Haggard as New Chief Judge

Judge H. Patrick Haggard

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, and Eric W. Norris, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge H. Patrick Haggard has been selected as Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective August 1, 2017. The Western Circuit is comprised o...

Read on...

Photos of Judge Haggard Superior Court News

Posted on: June 27, 2017

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Creates Sustainability Office

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Beginning July 1, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will launch the newly-created Sustainability Office. The Sustainability Office is dedicated to enhancing Athens-Clarke County’s commitment to conserve resources, grow the economy, and foster an...

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Sustainability Office Website Sustainability Office News

Posted on: August 6, 2017

Athens Transit System Introduces NEW Route 21 - West Side - Columbia Brookside

Athens Transit has launched an expanded Route 21 - West Side - Columbia Brookside to serve the western part of Athens - Clarke County. View the Route 21 - West Side - Columbia Brookside Schedule.

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Transit News
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Athens Transit Introduces New Service for Athens Northside: Route 30 - Northside Circulator

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On Sunday, August 06, 2017, Athens Transit System will launch new service for the Athens Northside area. This new service, Route 30 - Northside Circulator, will serve Athens Technical College, Trail Creek Village Shopping Center, Georgia Department of Mot...

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Transit News