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Posted on: January 18, 2019

ACC Animal Control, Leisure Services, Solid Waste, Transit & Other Schedules for MLK Holiday

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MLK Day of Service

Residents are invited to honor Dr. King's legacy at the 2019 Athens-Clarke County Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 21. This year’s kick-off celebration will take place from 8:30-9:30 a.m. at the Clarke Central Hig...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Manager Blaine Williams Appoints Michelle Nguyen as New ACC Economic Development Department Director

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Manager Blaine Williams has appointed Michelle Nguyen as the Director for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government's Economic Development Department. Nguyen, who has served as Interim Director since September 1, begins in her new position immediately.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Meeting Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session from January 15, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Access to Justice Initiative Pop-Up Clinic on Sat., Jan. 19 at Ebenezer Baptist Church West

Access to Justice Pop-Up Clinic Saturday, January 19

The Superior Court Judges of the Western Circuit, in partnership with the University of Georgia School of Law and the Western Circuit Bar Association, announce the first pop-up clinic for 2019 in the Access to Justice Initiative. The mission of the Access...

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Manager Blaine Williams Appoints Cleveland Spruill, Sr. as New Athens-Clarke County Police Chief

New Athens-Clarke County Police Chief Cleveland Spruill, Sr.

Manager Blaine Williams has appointed Cleveland Lee Spruill, Sr. as the Chief of the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. He will begin his duties as of February 4, 2019. 

“After careful consideration and based on extensive feedback f...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

Stormwater Utility Fee Review & Public Meetings

Stormwater Utility Fee Review & Public Meetings

The Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program and Stantec Consulting are working together to conduct a comprehensive review of the Stormwater Utility Fee. We need your input!

Our review consists of two phases. The first phase looked at the existin...

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Posted on: May 12, 2018

WATCH: Snapshot Six - December 2018

Snapshot Six: December 2018

The Snapshot Six for December 2018 highlights the "Shop With a Cop" program, 2018 Downtown Parade of Lights, ACCGOV Quarterly newsletter, televising Mayor & Commission Work Sessions, a culvert replacement on Barber Street, and the "Deck...

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Call for Public Art - Hot Corner Mural

Call for Public Art: Hot Corner Mural

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a mural concept for consideration in the Hot Corner: An Athens Legacy project in Athens. Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with the ACAC ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

Assistant Manager Robert Hiss Accepts Position of County Administrator of Bedford County, VA

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Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County Assistant Manager Robert Hiss has resigned effective February 22, 2019 to accept the position of County Administrator of Bedford County, VA. "In his time with the Unified Government, Robert has been a valuab...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

2019 Call for Water Conservation Leadership Award Nominations

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Do you know an individual, business, or organization that demonstrates wise water use?  If so, you may know the 2019 ACC Water Conservation Leadership Award recipient. Share with us your candidate's water-saving efforts and nominate them for the ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Call for Entries: Ripple Effect Film Project

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The Ripple Effect Film Project is accepting submissions for the film contest until January 25, 2019.  The contest is open to filmmakers of all ages and experience levels with a connection to Athens, GA.  

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Broadcasting & Streaming of Mayor & Commission Work Sessions Begins Tues., Nov. 13

Live Broadcasting & Streaming of Mayor & Commission Work Sessions Begins Nov. 13

The Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office will begin broadcasting and streaming Mayor and Commission Work Sessions from the Commission Chamber in City Hall as of the Tuesday, November 13, 2018 meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m. Work sessions are in...

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