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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Josh Edwards Named New Assistant Manager for Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Josh Edwards Named Assistant Manager

Manager Blaine Williams has named Josh Edwards as the new Assistant Manager for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Edwards will assist with managing the day-to-day operations of assigned departments and serve as a liaison to the Manager. His fir...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wayfair to Create More Than 500 Jobs in Athens-Clarke County

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Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced today that Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for home goods, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $8 million in a customer support facility in Athens.

“Wayfair’s decision to locate their new customer ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Trans. & Public Works Director Drew Raessler Accepts Position with Cobb Co. Dept. of Transportation

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Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler has resigned effective June 18, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Cobb County Department of Transportation in metro Atlanta. In this new position, he will be...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney Position

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney

Mayor Kelly Girtz announces that Judd Drake is the sole finalist for the position of Attorney for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Current Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring as of June 30, 2019 after serving in the position since 2003.

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

ACC Tag Office Closing on May 23 at Noon & May 24 for New Statewide System Upgrade

ACC Tag Office Closing on May 23 at Noon & May 24 for New Statewide System Upgrade

The Georgia Department of Revenue (DOR) is installing a new state-of-the-art system, Georgia Driver Record and Integrated Vehicle Enterprise System (DRIVES), to upgrade and modernize the vehicle registration and titling system. The new Georgia DRIVES syst...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman Retiring June 30

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Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring from his position on June 30, 2019 at the conclusion of this fiscal year. Berryman has planned his retirement for several years, having served as Athens-Clarke’s attorney since 2003. Prior ...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Updated 2019 Edition of ACC From A to Z Guide Now Available in Print & Digital Versions

ACC from A to Z guide 2019

The 2019 revised and updated edition of the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office's ACC from A to Z: A Guide to the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and Community Services is now available to the public. The guide contains contact...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney Position

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney

Mayor Kelly Girtz announces that Judd Drake is the sole finalist for the position of Attorney for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Current Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring as of June 30, 2019 after serving in the position since 2003.

Mayor Gi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman Retiring June 30

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Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring from his position on June 30, 2019 at the conclusion of this fiscal year. Berryman has planned his retirement for several years, having served as Athens-Clarke’s attorney since 2003. Prior to his tim...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wayfair to Create More Than 500 Jobs in Athens-Clarke County

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Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced today that Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for home goods, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $8 million in a customer support facility in Athens.

“Wayfair’s decision to locate their new customer ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Josh Edwards Named New Assistant Manager for Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Josh Edwards Named Assistant Manager

Manager Blaine Williams has named Josh Edwards as the new Assistant Manager for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Edwards will assist with managing the day-to-day operations of assigned departments and serve as a liaison to the Manager. His fir...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

ACC Solid Waste Department Community Input Meetings for ACC and Private Haulers

Solid Waste Hosting Community Input Meetings in August

Solid Waste is hosting a series of community input meetings designed to receive feedback on current and future collection services and/or programs. The meetings are organized for staff to gain a better understanding of our citizen expectations, needs and ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area C during the week of June 24-28

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ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area C during the week of June 24-28.

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 addres...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Wayfair to Create More Than 500 Jobs in Athens-Clarke County

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Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced today that Wayfair, one of the world's largest online destinations for home goods, will create 500 jobs and invest more than $8 million in a customer support facility in Athens.

“Wayfair’s decision to locate their new customer ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor and Commission Agenda Setting Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Agenda Setting Session from June 18, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Public Utilities Department Releases Annual Water Quality Report

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The Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department (PUD) recently released the 2018 Annual Water Quality Report. The report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), is a performance measure of the quality of tap water supplied to customers t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

WATCH: Snapshot Six - May 2019

Snapshot Six for May 2019

The Snapshot Six for May 2019 highlights the Mayor’s Water Challenge, Cops and Barbers, MLK habitat restoration, bus stop improvements, the Grow It Know It Program, and the Athens Musical Theatre Orchestra.  

Each month, the Snapshot Six...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Trans. & Public Works Director Drew Raessler Accepts Position with Cobb Co. Dept. of Transportation

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Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler has resigned effective June 18, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Cobb County Department of Transportation in metro Atlanta. In this new position, he will be...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Video of Mayor & Commission Regular Session Online & on ACTV

Mayor and Commission Regular Session

Video of the Mayor & Commission Regular Session from June 4, 2019 is available on-demand online at www.accgov.com/videos and www.youtube.com/accgov.

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney Position

Judd Drake Named Sole Finalist for Athens-Clarke County Attorney

Mayor Kelly Girtz announces that Judd Drake is the sole finalist for the position of Attorney for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Current Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring as of June 30, 2019 after serving in the position since 2003.

Mayor Gi...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman Retiring June 30

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Athens-Clarke County Attorney Bill Berryman is retiring from his position on June 30, 2019 at the conclusion of this fiscal year. Berryman has planned his retirement for several years, having served as Athens-Clarke’s attorney since 2003. Prior to his tim...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Updated 2019 Edition of ACC From A to Z Guide Now Available in Print & Digital Versions

ACC from A to Z guide 2019

The 2019 revised and updated edition of the Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office's ACC from A to Z: A Guide to the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government and Community Services is now available to the public. The guide contains contact...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

ACC Solid Waste Department Community Input Meetings for ACC and Private Haulers

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Community Input Meetings

Designed to receive feedback on current and future collection services

and/or programs. The meetings are organized for staff

to gain a better understanding of our citizen expectations, needs and

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

ACC Leaf and Limb Crews will collect in Area C during the week of Monday June 24th - Friday June 28

Your pile needs to be out by 8:00 A.M. on Monday June 24th.

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Posted on: June 10, 2019

Star Spangled Classic set for June 29 in downtown Athens

Calling all patriots to gather in downtown Athens for the Star Spangled Classic!  This family friendly Independence Day celebration will take place Saturday, June 29 in downtown Athens on Clayton Street between College Avenue and Thomas Street.

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Posted on: May 23, 2019

Family Programs at Sandy Creek Nature Center

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

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

The Exhibition "Raucous"

The Lyndon House Arts Center hosts the exhibition Raucous. The opening reception is on Thursday, June 6, 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition will be on view through August 3, 2019. Gallery hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from noon-9:00 p.m., and Wednesdays, Fri...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

"A Century of Art: Athens Art Association, 1919-2019" Exhibition

The Lyndon House Arts Center is hosting the exhibition "A Century of Art: The Athens Art Association, 1919-2019" with an opening reception on Thursday, June 6, 6:00-8:00 pm. The exhibition continues on view through August 15 during regular galle...

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Posted on: May 13, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Department Seeks Public Input

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department is seeking input through a community needs assessment as part of the “ACC Leisure Services 2030” project, which is the ten year plan for the future of the department. The Leisure Ser...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

"Easement," an exhibition by Sarah Cowan White

The Lyndon House Arts Center’s Lounge Gallery Program is hosting a new show, "Easement," an exhibition by Sarah Cowan White.

The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. Art...

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Posted on: April 29, 2019

ACC Leisure Services Department to Present “Grand Slam” Summer Program

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the return of the “Grand Slam” summer program.

“Grand Slam” is a special summertime program for individuals aged 11-14 who reside in Athens-Clarke County...

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

Josh Edwards Named New Assistant Manager for Athens-Clarke County Unified Government

Josh Edwards Named Assistant Manager

Manager Blaine Williams has named Josh Edwards as the new Assistant Manager for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government. Edwards will assist with managing the day-to-day operations of assigned departments and serve as a liaison to the Manager. His fir...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Public Utilities Department Releases Annual Water Quality Report

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The Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities Department (PUD) recently released the 2018 Annual Water Quality Report. The report, also known as the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR), is a performance measure of the quality of tap water supplied to customers t...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

ACC Solid Waste Department Community Input Meetings for ACC and Private Haulers

Solid Waste Hosting Community Input Meetings in August

Solid Waste is hosting a series of community input meetings designed to receive feedback on current and future collection services and/or programs. The meetings are organized for staff to gain a better understanding of our citizen expectations, needs and ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

ACC Leaf and Limb Crews will collect in Area C during the week of Monday June 24th - Friday June 28

Your pile needs to be out by 8:00 A.M. on Monday June 24th.

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Posted on: June 4, 2019

For ACC Solid Waste Customers Only: 2019 Independence Day Holiday Schedule

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The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling and leaf & limb collections on Thursday July 4th, 2019 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday.  

If you have residential service & commercial service with...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Attention ACC Transit Passengers, Reduced Service Alert

ACC Transit's Summer Weekday Schedule starts Monday, May 13th, 2019. Routes 12 & 14 will operate on a reduced schedule and Routes 23 & 28 will not operate.

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Posted on: April 1, 2019

Buy Bus Passes on your Smart Phone!

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Athens-Clarke County Transit bus passes are now available for purchase on your smartphone. No need for exact change or a paper ticket, simply download the Token Transit app and follow the easy instructions to purchase single or multi-ride passes.

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Trans. & Public Works Director Drew Raessler Accepts Position with Cobb Co. Dept. of Transportation

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Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Director Drew Raessler has resigned effective June 18, 2019 to accept a position as the Deputy Director of the Cobb County Department of Transportation in metro Atlanta. In this new position, he will be...

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