Public Information Office

  1. Memorial Procession for Chief Probation Officer Dale Allen on Mon., Aug. 10 at 1:30 p.m.

    The procession route will pass by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, Jail, Courthouse, and City Hall before ending at the Athens-Clarke County Probation Office at 110 Bray Street. Friends and community members are encouraged to line the route. Read on...
  2. Athens-Clarke County Residents Urged to Get Counted in 2020 Census Before New Sept. 30 Deadline

    The local Complete Count Committee announces outreach plans in low-count areas on August 7, 8, 14 & 15. Athens-Clarke County’s Census participation rate (56.8%) lags state (58.7%) and national completion rates (62.9%). Read on...
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What we do

The Public Information Office communicates clearly and openly to the residents of Athens-Clarke County about the government’s goals, activities, and services. The office was established in 1997.

The Public Information Office manages and maintains ACTV, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government’s informational TV channel. ACTV airs on Charter Communication Channel 180 and streams online at

The office also:

  • Produces the monthly ACCent employee newsletter 
  • Produces the annual ACC from A to Z resident guide to Athens-Clarke County services
  • Works with media outlets regarding Athens-Clarke County Unified Government activities
  • Hosts special events
  • Fields citizen questions and concerns.