Public Information Office

  1. Community Tree Council Seeks Candidates for Open Position by Aug. 29

    The CTC provides information and recommendations on community tree policy and procedures to ACCGov officials, staff, and the public. It also offers educational opportunities and activities promoting responsible management of community tree resources. Read on...
  2. Animal Services Adoption Center Dog Area Closed Until Aug. 4 Due to Positive Parvovirus Case

    The dog area of the Athens-Clarke County Animal Services Adoption Center is closed to the public and under quarantine until at least August 4, 2021 due to an identified positive canine parvovirus case. Read on...
  3. TSPLOST 2023 Project Request Form, Instructional Video & Public Workshops

    A project request form to submit potential projects for consideration as part of a TSPLOST 2023 program for Athens-Clarke County is now available online. An upcoming public meeting and video will provide additional instructions about filling out the form. 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.