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Posted on: November 23, 2020

ACCGov Animal Services, Leisure Services, Solid Waste, Transit & Other Schedules for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Holiday changes

Animal Services

  • The Adoption Center will be closed Thurs., Nov. 26 and Fri., Nov. 27, resuming regular hours on Sat., Nov. 28 for fosters, adoptions, and rescues by appointment and availability .
  • Animal Services is offering the Couch Crashers program for we...
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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Couch Crashers Monthly Weekend Pet Foster Program for Thanksgiving Weekend

Couch Crashers Monthly Weekend Foster Program for Thanksgiving Weekend

Athens-Clarke County Animal Services is continuing its weekend foster program each month called Couch CrashersCouch Crashers is a collaborative program to engage the community to foster and to give Adoption Center pets a much needed br...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Advance Voting Information for the December 1, 2020 Special Election

Early/Advance Voting for the Nov. 3, 2020 General/Special Election

ADVANCE VOTING

Voters may cast a Ballot in-person during the Advance Voting Period 

Advance Voting begins: Monday, November 23, 2020 at 8:00 a.m.

Advance Voting ends: Friday, November 25, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

WATCH: Snapshot Six - May 2020

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The Snapshot Six for May 2020 highlights the launch of Virtual Leisure Services, the premiere of "Community Conversations," new perimeter fencing around Bear Hollow Zoo, online appointments for the landfill and CHaRM, a culvert replacement on At...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

District Attorney Runoff Election Remains on Dec. 1 with Statewide & Federal Runoff on Jan. 5, 2021

District Attorney Runoff Election Remains on Dec. 1 with Statewide & Federal Runoff on Jan. 5, 2021

The Georgia Secretary of State’s Office has notified the Athens-Clarke County Elections Office that the Western Judicial Circuit District Attorney Special Election runoff scheduled for December 1, 2020 will remain on that date as scheduled.

The statewide r...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Public Notice: Dates & Times for Processing Absentee Ballots for Dec. 1 Runoff

Public Notice: Dates & Times for Processing Absentee Ballots for Dec. 1 State & Local General Runoff

Pursuant to the State Election Board Emergency Rule 183-1-14-0.7-.15, Processing Absentee Ballots Prior to Election Day, this notice is to inform the residents of Athens-Clarke County that the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections will begin processing ...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Community Tree Council Seeks Residents for Two Open Positions by Dec. 6

Residents Sought for Two Positions on Community Tree Council by Dec. 6

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) seeks qualified candidates to fill two volunteer positions for three-year terms on the Community Tree Council (CTC). The CTC provides information and recommendations on community tree policy and procedu...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

ACCGov Seeks Community Christmas Tree by Nov. 25

ACCGov Seeks Community Christmas Tree

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government's Landscape Management Division is currently seeking a privately-owned tree for donation to the Athens-Clarke County community as a public Christmas tree for display in front of City Hall during December.&nb...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Assistant Manager Deborah Lonon Accepts Position of Commissioner of Grants Management for Atlanta

Assistant Manager Deborah Lonon Accepts Position of Commissioner of Grants Management for City of At

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Assistant Manager Deborah Lonon has announced her resignation effective November 27, 2020 to accept the position of Commissioner of Grants Management with the City of Atlanta.

"My life’s purpose is to serve and ...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Athens Cultural Affairs Commission Call for Public Art - Greenway Network Connectors

Call for Public Art: Oconee Rivers Greenway Network Connectors

The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission (ACAC) invites professional artists to submit a proposal and images of a public art concept for the Oconee Rivers Greenway (ORG) trail construction project in Athens, Georgia. The selected artist(s) will work with th...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

College Square Closes to Vehicles for Six-Month Pedestrian & Dining Plaza Pilot Project

College Square Closes to Vehicles for Six-Month Pedestrian & Dining Plaza Pilot Project

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government’s (ACCGov) Transportation and Public Works Department and Central Services Department have closed College Avenue between East Clayton Street and East Broad Street, commonly known as College Square, to vehicles a...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

ACCGov to Purchase Rock Hill Quarry in Athens for Long-Term Water Storage

ACCGov to Purchase Rock Hill Quarry in Athens for Long-Term Water Storage

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has agreed to purchase the Rock Hill Quarry in Athens on Winterville Road for long-term water storage.

On October 6, 2020, the Mayor and Commission approved the purchase of approximately 190 acres from R...

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Posted on: August 13, 2020

Athens CARES Funding of $6.6 Million

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

At a Special Called Session on August 11, 2020, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission approved a resolution to authorize the execution of the Coronavirus Relief Fund terms and conditions agreement and a Commission-Defined Option for disbursement o...

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