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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Southeast Clarke Park Pedestrian Bridge Opens Connecting Whit Davis and Lexington Road Trails

Pedestrian bridge at Southeast Clarke Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the opening of the Southeast Clarke Park’s newest amenity, a 35-foot fiberglass walking bridge connecting the trails from Whit Davis  Road and Lexington Road sides of the park. This b...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Live Video of Mayor & Commission Meeting Online & on ACTV

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Video of the Mayor & Commission Regular Session on September 18, 2018 will be available live online (or at and broadcast live on ACTV Cable Channel 180 (University of Georgia Cable Channel 6). 

The video of the meeting w...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Manager Blaine Williams Announces Resignation of Police Chief Scott Freeman


Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Manager Blaine Williams announces the resignation of Police Chief R. Scott Freeman, Ph. D., as Chief of the Police Department in order to pursue other opportunities. The resignation is effective September 13, 2018.


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Posted on: August 23, 2018

ACC Leisure Services Team Members Win Gold at Special Olympics State Tournament


The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department recently sent a team to participate in the Special Olympics of Georgia Masters Bowling Tournament. This annual event was held August 17-18 in Warner Robins.

Team members Emerson Fulton, Melinda Jones, Ni...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Athens-Clarke County Real Estate & Personal Property 2018 Tax Bills Due Oct. 20

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Athens-Clarke County 2018 tax bills for real estate and personal property were mailed in August and are due on or before October 20, 2018.

Every property owner and business owner in Athens-Clarke County should have received a property tax statement and is ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Athens-Ben Epps Airport Runway Rehabilitation Project Underway


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: July 9, 2018

Tips for Reducing Mosquitoes & Avoiding Their Bites

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The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government’s Mosquito Control Program provides tips and resources to help keep citizens safe during upcoming months when many mosquitoes are most active. Mosquitoes that have fed on infected animals or humans can transmit ...

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