Public Information Office

  1. Mayor & Commission Approve Ordinance Requiring Face Covers in Public Places

    The ordinance is effective as of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. Read on...
  2. ACC Transit To Resume Charging Fares on July 15

    Beginning Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Athens-Clarke County Transit will resume charging fares for bus travel. Read on...
  3. Public Input through July 31 on Possible Uses for Funds in Proposed Tax Allocation Districts (TADs)

    Public comment has been extended through July 31. The increased property taxes in the TAD area, known as the tax increment, can only be used for redevelopment and improvements within the same TAD for its duration. 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.