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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief until Dec. 21

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief

Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams asks the public to provide input until Friday, December 21 about what they believe should be the characteristics, qualities, and priorities of the new Athens-Clarke County Police Chief.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Help "Keep the Wreath Green" & Eliminate Preventable Structure Fires in December

Help "Keep the Wreath" Green by Preventing Fires During Dec. 1-31

During December, the Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services Department encourages the community’s support to help eliminate structure fires this holiday season and "Keep the Wreath Green." For every preventable structure fire experienc...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Broadcasting & Streaming of Mayor & Commission Work Sessions Begins Tues., Nov. 13

Live Broadcasting & Streaming of Mayor & Commission Work Sessions Begins Nov. 13

The Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office will begin broadcasting and streaming Mayor and Commission Work Sessions from the Commission Chamber in City Hall as of the Tuesday, November 13, 2018 meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m. Work sessions are in...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Athens-Ben Epps Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project Underway

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The Athens-Ben Epps Airport has begun a major runway rehabilitation project on its main runway, Runway 9/27. The updates are necessary for safety reasons, as the runway is close to 40 years old and is in poor condition as determined by routine Federal Avi...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

Runway & ILS Changes for AHN until Jan. 26

Please note that beginning Friday November 9, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. until January 26, 2019, Runway 9/27 will have a displaced threshold leaving 3,304’ of usable runway. The ILS will be disabled during this time period; however, GPS approach on Runwa...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Athens-Ben Epps Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project Underway

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The Athens-Ben Epps Airport has begun a major runway rehabilitation project on its main runway, Runway 9/27. The updates are necessary for safety reasons, as the runway is close to 40 years old and is in poor condition as determined by routine Federal Avi...

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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Athens-Clarke County Polling Location Changes (Effective 8/1/2018)

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ACC Polling Location Changes (Effective 8/1/2018) 

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Please note: All voters affected by the listed changes above with an asterisk (*) will receive a new voter registration card in the mail.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Help "Keep the Wreath Green" & Eliminate Preventable Structure Fires in December

Help "Keep the Wreath" Green by Preventing Fires During Dec. 1-31

During December, the Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services Department encourages the community’s support to help eliminate structure fires this holiday season and "Keep the Wreath Green." For every preventable structure fire...

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Posted on: December 14, 2018

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of December 17-21

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ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of December 17-21.

Residents who are uncertain of their leaf and limb zone may contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 ext. 0 for assistance. Residents may also search an ad...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief until Dec. 21

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief

Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams asks the public to provide input until Friday, December 21 about what they believe should be the characteristics, qualities, and priorities of the new Athens-Clarke County Police Chief.

"As we consider Poli...

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

Help "Keep the Wreath Green" & Eliminate Preventable Structure Fires in December

Help "Keep the Wreath" Green by Preventing Fires During Dec. 1-31

During December, the Athens-Clarke County Fire and Emergency Services Department encourages the community’s support to help eliminate structure fires this holiday season and "Keep the Wreath Green." For every preventable structure fire experienc...

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Keep the Wreath Green Image on ACC Fire Website Home Carousel
Posted on: November 29, 2018

2019 Call for Water Conservation Leadership Award Nominations

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Do you know an individual, business, or organization that demonstrates wise water use?  If so, you may know the 2019 ACC Water Conservation Leadership Award recipient. Share with us your candidate's water-saving efforts and nominate them for the ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Call for Entries: Ripple Effect Film Project

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The Ripple Effect Film Project is accepting submissions for the film contest until January 25, 2019.  The contest is open to filmmakers of all ages and experience levels with a connection to Athens, GA.  

Finalist films will be shown at t...

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Posted on: November 9, 2018

Broadcasting & Streaming of Mayor & Commission Work Sessions Begins Tues., Nov. 13

Live Broadcasting & Streaming of Mayor & Commission Work Sessions Begins Nov. 13

The Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office will begin broadcasting and streaming Mayor and Commission Work Sessions from the Commission Chamber in City Hall as of the Tuesday, November 13, 2018 meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m. Work sessions are in...

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Posted on: January 1, 2018

Video of Mayor & Commission Meeting Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Regular Session from December 4, 2018 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Athens-Ben Epps Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project Underway

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The Athens-Ben Epps Airport has begun a major runway rehabilitation project on its main runway, Runway 9/27. The updates are necessary for safety reasons, as the runway is close to 40 years old and is in poor condition as determined by routine Federal Avi...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Performing Arts Auditions with Athens Creative Theatre

Athens Creative Theatre staff will conduct auditions for “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” on January 7 and 8 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Quinn Hall located at Memorial Park. Auditions are open to participants ages 18 and older an...

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Leisure Services News
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Youth "Grinch"mas Party Planned at Lay Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host Youth “Grinch”mas Party on Thursday, December 20 at Lay Park.

This special holiday program takes place 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. This holiday event is for ages 3-10 years a...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

ACC Leisure Services Department Hosts Out of School Programs During School Break

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host out of school programs and holiday mini camp programs this winter.These programs serve children, ages 6-12, and take place on a days when Clarke County School District schools are not in sessi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

Call for Artists for Visions of MLK 2019

The Lyndon House Arts Center is pleased to host the annual Visions of MLK community celebration on Saturday, January 19, 2019. This year’s theme is Peaceful Resistance: Letter(s) From a Birmingham Jail. Visions of MLK is in its 12th year and is hosted by ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

ACC Leisure Services Department Receives Georgia Recreation and Park Association Awards

The Athens-Clarke County Department of Leisure Services was recently honored by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA) with awards recognizing outstanding achievement.

Stacie Norris, an administrative secretary with the Leisure Services Departm...

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Posted on: December 4, 2018

Pre-Schooler Programs at Rocksprings Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present several programs for toddlers and pre-schoolers and their parents this winter at Rocksprings Park.“Buddy Elf’s Holiday Happenings” is planned for Monday, Decem...

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

"Journey Through the Stars" at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present will “Journey through the Stars” this winter at the planetarium at Sandy Creek Nature Center.

“Winter Skies” is planned for Saturday, December 15 from...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Trail Ambassadors Orientation

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host Trail Ambassadors Orientation and Open House sessions throughout the winter.These sessions are scheduled for Mondays, December 10, January 14, and February 11 from 4:30-6:00 p.m. at Sandy Cree...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

“Paint Night” at East Athens Community Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will offer three “Paint Night” programs this winter at East Athens Community Center.

Need to plan a family night or a fun date? Register for “Paint Night” at East ...

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Posted on: November 27, 2018

Winter Adult Trips

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present adult trips this winter.

“Holiday Luncheon at the Tate House” takes place on Wednesday, December 5 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The registration includes transpor...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Exhibition of paintings by Antoine Stewart in the Lounge Gallery

The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Lounge Gallery series presents Citrine Visuals and exhibition of paintings by Antoine Stewart on view from December 8 through March 2, 2019. Gallery hours are Tuesday and Thursday: Noon- 9:00 p.m. and Wednesday, Fr...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Sandy Creek Nature Center Offers Free Family Programs

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a variety of nature education programs for families this winter at Sandy Creek Nature Center.“Naturalist’s Walks” are planned for Saturdays, December 1, Januar...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Toddler Programs at Memorial Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department programs for toddlers this winter at Memorial Park.“Tiny Tales on Tuesdays” features story time and a craft. A different book is highlighted each week. This activity is open to child...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Leisure Services Announces Winter Programs

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces its winter program opportunities for 2018-2019.

A diverse selection highlighting the arts, environmental science, recreation, sports, and holiday events are planned for adults and children.

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

"Call & Response: An exhibition of works by René Shoemaker and Judy Bales" at the Lyndon House

The Lyndon House Arts Center will host "Call & Response: Works by René Shoemaker and Judy Bales." With a collaborative effort in silk, fiber and wearable art, René Shoemaker and Judy Bales explore a long tern inspirational friendship.

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Posted on: October 25, 2018

"Perennial Pattern" Exhibition at the Lyndon House Arts Center

The Lyndon House Arts Center announces "Perennial Pattern," an exhibition and collaboration by artists Sara Parker and Simon Hunt.

"Perennial Pattern" by Sara Parker and Simon Hunt, is a body of 22 screen-printed-monoprints, each a resu...

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Posted on: October 17, 2018

St. EOM of Pasaquan at the Lyndon House Arts Center

The Lyndon House Arts Center announces the new exhibition St. EOM of Pasaquan, and related events, a book signing with author Tom Patterson, and the Pasaquan panel discussion.Eddie Owens Martin, or St. EOM of Pasaquan, was a self-taught artist who, while ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief until Dec. 21

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief

Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams asks the public to provide input until Friday, December 21 about what they believe should be the characteristics, qualities, and priorities of the new Athens-Clarke County Police Chief.

"As we consider Poli...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief until Dec. 21

Public Input Requested on Characteristics, Qualities & Priorities of New Police Chief

Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams asks the public to provide input until Friday, December 21 about what they believe should be the characteristics, qualities, and priorities of the new Athens-Clarke County Police Chief.

"As we consider Poli...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

2019 Call for Water Conservation Leadership Award Nominations

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Do you know an individual, business, or organization that demonstrates wise water use?  If so, you may know the 2019 ACC Water Conservation Leadership Award recipient. Share with us your candidate's water-saving efforts and nominate them for the ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Call for Entries: Ripple Effect Film Project

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The Ripple Effect Film Project is accepting submissions for the film contest until January 25, 2019.  The contest is open to filmmakers of all ages and experience levels with a connection to Athens, GA.  

Finalist films will be shown at t...

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Would you like to become a Georgia Master Composter?

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If you enjoy working with people, digging in the dirt and talking “trash,” the Georgia Master Composter Program is for you! Established in 2011, the program is both an adult education course and UGA Extension volunteer program.

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Posted on: November 30, 2018

For ACC Solid Waste Customers Only: 2018-19 Christmas & New Year’s Holiday Schedule

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The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling, and leaf & limb collections on Monday, December 24 2018, Tuesday December 25 2018 and Tuesday January 1st in recognition of the Christmas and New Year's Holidays. &nb...

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

Recycle Your Campaign Signs

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Now that Election Day is over (well mostly) don’t forget to take care of your campaign signs. Just please don’t send them to the landfill.

Check out these ideas and options for reusing or recycling campaign signs.

REUSE-Paint and reuse t...

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

ATTENTION PASSENGERS: Holiday Service Schedule Changes-Athens-Clarke County Transit

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Athens-Clarke County Transit will operate a Holiday Schedule Beginning December 13 – January 1, 2019 resuming regular service on January 2nd. 

Limited Service for Routes:

12 Riverbend

14 Lakeside

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

MACORTS to host public input sessions, request resident input on amendments to two plans by Dec. 17

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Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study (MACORTS), the cooperative transportation planning body for the urbanized area which includes Athens-Clarke County, portions of southern Madison County and northern Oconee Co...

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