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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Transit Director Butch McDuffie Retiring as of April 30

Transit Director Butch McDuffie Retires

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Transit Director Butch McDuffie is retiring from ACCGov effective April 30, 2021. He was appointed to the position in September 2001 and, aside from a period of military leave in 2004, served in the department direc...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Community Tree Study Collecting Information on Composition & Benefits of ACC's Trees

Community Tree Study Collecting Information on Composition & Benefits of ACC's Trees

ACCGov’s Community Forestry Program is launching a collaborative Community Tree Study to collect information on the composition and environmental benefits of Athens-Clarke County’s trees. Led by Community Forester Rodney Walters, the program is partnering...

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Community Tree Study Website ACCGov Public Information Office News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Sustainability Office Hosts Town Hall Meetings & Survey for Clean & Renewable Energy Campaign

Sustainability Office Hosting Town Hall Meetings & Survey for Clean & Renewable Energy Campaign

The Athens-Clarke County Sustainability Office, in conjunction with Southface Institute, is conducting a series of five virtual town hall meetings in April for the Athens-Clarke County Clean and Renewable Energy Campaign.

On May 21, 2019, the Athens-Clarke...

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Clean & Renewable Energy Campaign Webpage ACCGov Public Information Office News
Posted on: April 2, 2021

Classic Center Arena SPLOST 2020 Project Public Engagement Sessions on April 5, April 19 & May 10

Classic Center Arena  SPLOST 2020 Project Public Engagement Sessions on April 5, April 19 & May 10

On November 5, 2019, Athens-Clarke County residents approved SPLOST 2020, which continued using one penny of sales tax to fund improvement projects across the community. The Classic Center Arena was one of 37 projects on the list.

The Classic Center Arena ...

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Classic Center Arena Development Website ACCGov Public Information Office News
Posted on: March 30, 2021

ACC From A to Z Guide 2021 Update Now Available in Digital & Limited Print Versions

2021 A to Z Guide

The 2021 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 contain...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

ACCGov Public Utilities Department Director Frank Stephens Retiring April 2, 2021

ACCGov Public Utilities Department Director Frank Stephens Retiring April 2, 2021

Athens-Clarke County Unified Government Public Utilities Director Frank Stephens has announced his retirement from ACCGov effective April 2, 2021. He was appointed to the position by Manager Blaine Williams in September 2016.

"I have thoroughly enjoye...

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ACCGov Public Information Office News
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Transit Remaining Fare-Free through June 30, 2021

Transit Fare-Free Through June 30, 2021

At their Regular Session meeting on January 6, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously agreed to continue fare-free transit for passengers through June 30, 2021, the end of the current fiscal year. In response to the coronavirus pa...

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