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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Trans. & Public Works Director Drew Raessler Accepts Position with Cobb Co. Dept. of Transportation

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Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler has resigned effective June 18, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Cobb County Department of Transportation in metro Atlanta. In this new position, he will be...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Residents Sought for New Athens in Motion Commission for Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan by June 17

Athens in Motion Commission applications due by June 17

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill five positions on the new Athens in Motion Commission, which was created by resolution June 4, 2019.

The Athens in Motion Commission is responsible for development, impleme...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson Named Deputy COO with City of Atlanta

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Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson has resigned effective June 12, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer with the City of Atlanta. In this position, Johnson will assist the City of Atlanta's ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney Position

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney

Mayor Kelly Girtz announces that Judd Drake is the sole finalist for the position of Attorney for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Current Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring as of June 30, 2019 after serving in the position since 2003.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

ACC Tag Office Closing on May 23 at Noon & May 24 for New Statewide System Upgrade

ACC Tag Office Closing on May 23 at Noon & May 24 for New Statewide System Upgrade

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) is installing a new state-of-the-art system, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES), to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling system. The new Georgia DRIVES syst...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman Retiring June 30

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Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring from his position on June 30, 2019 at the conclusion of this fiscal year. Berryman has planned his retirement for several years, having served as Athens-Clarke’s attorney since 2003. Prior ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Updated 2019 Edition of ACC From A to Z Guide Now Available in Print & Digital Versions

ACC from A to Z guide 2019

The 2019 revised and updated edition of the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office's ACC from A to Z: A Guide to the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and Community Services is now available to the public. The guide contains contact...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Residents Sought for New Athens in Motion Commission for Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan by June 17

Athens in Motion Commission applications due by June 17

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill five positions on the new Athens in Motion Commission, which was created by resolution June 4, 2019.

The Athens in Motion Commission is responsible for development, impleme...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney Position

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney

Mayor Kelly Girtz announces that Judd Drake is the sole finalist for the position of Attorney for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Current Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring as of June 30, 2019 after serving in the position since 2003.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman Retiring June 30

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Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring from his position on June 30, 2019 at the conclusion of this fiscal year. Berryman has planned his retirement for several years, having served as Athens-Clarke’s attorney since 2003. Prior to his tim...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of June 17-21

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ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of June 17-21.

Residents who are uncertain of their leaf and limb zone may contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 ext. 0 for assistance. Residents may also search an addres...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

WATCH: Snapshot Six - May 2019

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The Snapshot Six for May 2019 highlights the Mayor’s Water Challenge, Cops and Barbers, MLK habitat restoration, bus stop improvements, the Grow It Know It Program, and the Athens Musical Theatre Orchestra.  

Each month, the Snapshot Six...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Trans. & Public Works Director Drew Raessler Accepts Position with Cobb Co. Dept. of Transportation

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Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler has resigned effective June 18, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Cobb County Department of Transportation in metro Atlanta. In this new position, he will be...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Work Session Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Work Session from June 11, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Regular Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor and Commission Regular Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Regular Session from June 4, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Residents Sought for New Athens in Motion Commission for Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan by June 17

Athens in Motion Commission applications due by June 17

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill five positions on the new Athens in Motion Commission, which was created by resolution June 4, 2019.

The Athens in Motion Commission is responsible for development, impleme...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson Named Deputy COO with City of Atlanta

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Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson has resigned effective June 12, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer with the City of Atlanta. In this position, Johnson will assist the City of Atlanta's ...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney Position

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney

Mayor Kelly Girtz announces that Judd Drake is the sole finalist for the position of Attorney for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Current Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring as of June 30, 2019 after serving in the position since 2003.

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman Retiring June 30

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Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring from his position on June 30, 2019 at the conclusion of this fiscal year. Berryman has planned his retirement for several years, having served as Athens-Clarke’s attorney since 2003. Prior to his tim...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Updated 2019 Edition of ACC From A to Z Guide Now Available in Print & Digital Versions

ACC from A to Z guide 2019

The 2019 revised and updated edition of the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office's ACC from A to Z: A Guide to the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and Community Services is now available to the public. The guide contains contact...

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Star Spangled Classic set for June 29 in downtown Athens

Calling all patriots to gather in downtown Athens for the Star Spangled Classic!  This family friendly Independence Day celebration will take place Saturday, June 29 in downtown Athens on Clayton Street between College Avenue and Thomas Street.

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Posted on: May 31, 2019

“Celebrate Mud Day” Program

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will presents “Celebrate Mud Day” program at Sandy Creek Nature Center. This special family program is scheduled for Saturday, June 22 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Participants will ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Family Programs at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a variety of nature education programs for families this summer at Sandy Creek Nature Center (SCNC).“Naturalist’s Walks” are planned for Saturdays, June 1, Jul...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

The Exhibition "Raucous"

The Lyndon House Arts Center hosts the exhibition Raucous. The opening reception is on Thursday, June 6, 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition will be on view through August 3, 2019. Gallery hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon-9:00 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fri...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

"A Century of Art: Athens Art Association, 1919-2019" Exhibition

The Lyndon House Arts Center is hosting the exhibition "A Century of Art: The Athens Art Association, 1919-2019" with an opening reception on Thursday, June 6, 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition continues on view through August 15 during regular galle...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Department Seeks Public Input

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is seeking input through a community needs assessment as part of the “ACC Leisure Services 2030” project, which is the ten year plan for the future of the department. The Leisure Ser...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

"Easement," an exhibition by Sarah Cowan White

The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Lounge Gallery Program is hosting a new show, "Easement," an exhibition by Sarah Cowan White.

The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. Art...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Department to Present “Grand Slam” Summer Program

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the return of the “Grand Slam” summer program.

“Grand Slam” is a special summertime program for individuals aged 11-14 who reside in Athens-Clarke County...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson Named Deputy COO with City of Atlanta

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Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Assistant Manager Jestin Johnson has resigned effective June 12, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Chief Operating Officer with the City of Atlanta. In this position, Johnson will assist the City of Atlanta's ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

ACC Leaf and Limb Crews will collect in Area B during the week of Monday June 17th- Friday June 21st

Your pile needs to be out by 8:00 A.M. on Monday June 17th.

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

For ACC Solid Waste Customers Only: 2019 Independence Day Holiday Schedule

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The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling and leaf & limb collections on Thursday July 4th, 2019 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.  

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Public hearing on Proposed SPLOST 2020 Program

Mayor and Commission Special Called Session regarding the proposed SPLOST 2020 Program will be at City Hall in the Commissions Chambers at 6:00 p.m. on June 18.

For more information on SPLOST 2020 you can visit accgov.com/splost2020.

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Attention ACC Transit Passengers, Reduced Service Alert

ACC Transit's Summer Weekday Schedule starts Monday, May 13th, 2019. Routes 12 & 14 will operate on a reduced schedule and Routes 23 & 28 will not operate.

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Buy Bus Passes on your Smart Phone!

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Athens-Clarke County Transit bus passes are now available for purchase on your smartphone. No need for exact change or a paper ticket, simply download the Token Transit app and follow the easy instructions to purchase single or multi-ride passes.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Trans. & Public Works Director Drew Raessler Accepts Position with Cobb Co. Dept. of Transportation

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Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler has resigned effective June 18, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Cobb County Department of Transportation in metro Atlanta. In this new position, he will be...

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Posted on: June 6, 2019

Residents Sought for New Athens in Motion Commission for Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan by June 17

Athens in Motion Commission applications due by June 17

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill five positions on the new Athens in Motion Commission, which was created by resolution June 4, 2019.

The Athens in Motion Commission is responsible for development, impleme...

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