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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 7, 2018

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area a during the week of December 10-14

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ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area a during the week of December 10-14.

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: 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 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 27, 2018

ACC Transit "Stuff-a-Bus" Event Seeks Non-Perishable Food Item Donations During Dec. 10-14

ACC Transit Annual Food Drive

Benefiting the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, Athens-Clarke County Transit will host their annual "Stuff-a-Bus" event during December 10-14. A bus, decked-out for the holidays, will be staged all day at several different locations during the we...

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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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