Public Information Office

  1. Public Hearings in June for Possible Voter Polling Location & Precinct Line Changes

    The ACC Board of Elections is considering changes to Election Day polling locations and precinct lines for some voters. The changes are due to the necessary relocation of two sites and a study of all polling sites' voting space, parking, and location. Read on...
  2. Elisa Zarate Appointed Interim Clerk of Superior & State Courts

    Zarate's appointment is effective June 1, 2023. She has served as Court Administrator for Athens-Clarke County for the past three years and was previously the coordinator for the county’s mental health court for over seven years. Read on...
  3. UPDATED: Ongoing Road Closures Due to Damage from Flooding & Heavy Rains

    Several Athens-Clarke County roads will be closed indefinitely as crews work to design and replace failed stormwater pipes and culverts under the roads. 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.

  • Manage and maintain ACTV, the government access channel, which is available on Spectrum Channel 180 and streams at
  • Broadcast Mayor and Commission meetings live and on-demand on ACTV and online through, Facebook, and YouTube
  • Produce the monthly ACCENT employee newsletter 
  • Produce the annual ACC from A to Z resident guide to Athens-Clarke County services
  • Produce the quarterly ACCGov Quarterly water bill insert
  • Work with media outlets regarding Athens-Clarke County Unified Government activities
  • Field residents' questions and concerns via email, phone calls & social media
  • Serve as the Camera Ready Liaison for productions in Athens-Clarke County
  • Administer the website
  • Administers the ACCGov to You program van and materials for in-person tabling at events
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