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    Georgia DPH: Sharp Increases in COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Georgia

    The numbers of cases and deaths from COVID-19 have steadily increased in Georgia and around the country in recent days. The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is calling on all Georgians to do their part to stop further spread of this deadly virus. Read on...
  2. Coronavirus Update - Transit

    ACC Transit Service Update

    Beginning Wed., April 8, ACC Transit will operate under reduced services with 8 buses serving 9 routes, from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Read on...
  3. Newsflash - Georgia State Flag

    Governor Executive Order: Expanding definition of Essential Services & Clarifying Enforcement

    Expanding the definition of Essential Services and clarifying enforcement provisions in Executive Order 04.02.20.01 Read on...
  4. Newsflash - Georgia State Flag

    Governor Executive Order: Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia

    Issuing a statewide shelter in place to stop the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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    Georgia Department of Public Health: New Data Supports Social Distancing Now More Than Ever

    New data indicates that as many as 25% of individuals infected with COVID-19 remain asymptomatic. Additionally, science also now informs us that individuals who are symptomatic are infectious up to 48 hours before symptoms appear. Read on...
  6. Coronavirus COVID-19 - Tax Assessors Office Update

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

    Deadline extended: applications must be postmarked & notarized by June 1. Applications can be mailed to the Tax Assessor, 325 East Washington Street, Room 280, Athens, Georgia, 30601. Appointments can be made for those who cannot mail applications. Read on...
  7. Newsflash - Georgia State Flag

    Governor Executive Order: Extended School Closures to Stop Spread of COVID-19

    By an executive order of Governor Kemp, all public elementary and secondary schools shall remain closed through the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Read on...
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    Firefly & Greenway Trails Open; Other Leisure Services Parks & Facilities Closed

    Effective March 31, the Firefly & Greenway trails are open for public use to provide opportunities to experience the outdoors while recreating. Leisure Services-sponsored classes, events, programs, and rentals are cancelled through April 24. Read on...
  9. Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Finance

    Local Emergency Order Extending Business Occupation Tax Deadline to June 1

    The April 1, 2020 deadline for payment of the Business Occupation Tax and regulatory fees is extended to June 1, 2020. All other provisions of the Occupation Tax Ordinance remain in full force and effect. Read on...
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    Volunteer for COVID-19 Response

    The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 response Read on...
  11. Coronavirus Update - Transit

    FlixBus and Megabus Suspend Service to Athens

    ATTENTION MEGABUS & FLIXBUS CUSTOMERS: Effective immediately: All Flixbus and Megabus Bus Service to/from Athens have been canceled until further notice. Read on...
  12. Newsflash - Georgia State Flag

    Georgia Department of Driver Services - Emergency Operation Plan & 60-Day License/ID Extension

    All valid GA driver’s licenses and ID cards with an expiration date between now and June 30, 2020, will receive an extension by a period of 60 days. Georgia DDS customer service centers will cease customer-facing services until further notice. Read on...
  13. Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Police

    Police Department Reminds Residents to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

    There are no approved vaccines, drugs, or investigational products currently available to treat or prevent the COVID-19 virus. No one, acting in any official capacity, has been conducting door-to-door testing for COVID-19 in the area. Read on...
  14. Leaf and Limb Map

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of April 6-10

    ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of April 3-10. Read on...
  15. Logic & Accuracy Testing of Voting Equipment Postponed

    Logic & Accuracy Testing of Voting Equipment Postponed

    Due to the delay of receiving election data from the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office, scheduled Logic and Accuracy testing of the voting equipment for the May 19, 2020 General Primary is postponed until further notice. Read on...
  16. 45th Juried Exhibition Opening Reception on March 5, 2020 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    45th Juried Exhibition at the Lyndon House Arts Center

    The 45th Juried Exhibition opens on March 5 with an opening reception from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and runs March 5 - May 2, 2020. All exhibitions are free and open to the public during regular gallery hours. Read on...
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