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Posted on: March 30, 2020

ACCGov Transit Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update - Transit

An Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) employee in the Transit Department has reported to their supervisor that they tested positive for COVID-19. ACCGov is following guidance provided by the Georgia Department of Health (DPH) with regard to ...

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DPH COVID-19 Isolation and Contact Guidance PDF ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

UPDATE: Tax Assessor Requests Residents Return Conservation Use Applications by Mail by June 1

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Tax Assessors Office Update

Update: Per Executive Order of the Governor of the State of Georgia, the deadline for Conservation Use and Forest Land Protective Act applications has been extended to June 1, 2020.

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In response to coronavirus COVID-19 closures and concerns, ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Dr. Ilka McConnell Named ACCGov Economic Development Department Director

Dr. Ilka McConnell Named ACCGov Economic Development Department Director

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Manager Blaine Williams has named Dr. Ilka McConnell as the new Director of the Economic Development Department. Her first day will be April 1.

An Athens resident, McConnell has worked with the Gwinnett County Govern...

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

ACC Transit Fare-Free with Reduced Services from March 18 - April 7

Coronavirus Update - Transit

In continued efforts to reduce transmission of the coronavirus COVID-19, yet still serve the public during this challenging time, the following will take effect March 18, 2020 and continue until April 7, 2020. 

  • Transit services will be reduced to ...
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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Athens-Clarke County Courts Scale Back Court Operations until April 13

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

March 16, 2020 – On Saturday, March 14, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court declared a statewide judicial emergency for the next 30 days. Chief Justice Melton’s order noted that “nature of this emergen...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates ACC Public Information Office News