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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Governor’s Statewide Executive Order for October 16-31

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On October 15, 2020, Governor Brian P. Kemp signed the Executive Order extending current COVID-19 restrictions and the public health state of emergency. The new Executive Order takes effect on October 16 at 12:00 a.m. and runs through October 31 at 11:59 ...

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PDF of Full Order Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 12, 2020

Jury Trials Allowed to Resume in Georgia; Will Follow COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Courts

Atlanta, October 7, 2020 – Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia announced today that he will sign an order Saturday, Oct. 10 that lifts the suspension of jury trials across Georgia. The order will extend until Nov. 9, 2...

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7th Order for Statewide Judicial Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 9, 2020

2nd Round of Grants & Loans for ACC Businesses & Non-Profits with 1-20 Employees Open Oct. 13-27

Funded through the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) and the federal CARES Act, the J

Funded through the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) and the federal CARES Act, the Joint Development Authority (JDA) of the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County and the City of Winterville is opening a second round of applications fo...

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JDA Website for Details & to Apply Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
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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College Square Plaza Info & Survey Form Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: October 7, 2020

Ninth Declaration of Local Emergency Approved by Mayor & Commission

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Mayor & Commission

The Mayor and Commission approved a ninth declaration of a local state of emergency at their Regular Session on Tuesday, October 6. The declaration is in effect through November 6, 2020 unless extended, rescinded, superseded, or altered by the Mayor and C...

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Full Eighth Declaration of a Local Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Northeast Health District to Offer Online COVID-19 Test Scheduling

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Athens, GA – The Northeast Health District will offer online scheduling for three of its COVID-19 testing locations starting this Saturday, September 19, 2020.

Anyone wishing to be tested at these sites – located in Athens, Loganville, ...

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Northeast Health District Online Scheduling Site Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 11, 2020

CDC: Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent Further Spread of COVID-19

CDC - Temporary Halt in Residential Evictions to Prevent the Further Spread of COVID-19

Under this Order from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a landlord, owner of a residential property, or other person with a legal right to pursue eviction or possessory action, shall not evict any covered person from any reside...

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CDC Website with Details & Declaration Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Fare-Free Transit from Sept. 10 - Dec. 31

Transit Buses Fare Free from Sept. 10 - Dec. 31, 2020

Starting Thursday, September 10, ACCGov Transit is fare free through the end of 2020. Anyone can ride Transit buses to any destination throughout Athens-Clarke County for free during this time. 

Please note, due to COVID-19, the last drop-off is a...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

The Mayor and Commission held a Special Called Session on Friday, August 14 at 8:15 a.m. to approve a settlement with plaintiffs related to the recent adoptions of a mask ordinance requirement for public and commercial spaces and an ordinance changing the...

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Declaration of Local State of Emergency Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
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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PDF of Commission-Defined Option Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Second Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

Standing Order for Court Procedures During COVID-19 Judicial Emergency

In accordance with the Fourth Order Extending Declaration of Statewide Judicial Emergency entered on July 12, 2020, by the Supreme Court of Georgia, the Judges of the Juvenile, Magistrate, Municipal, Probate, State, and Superior Courts of the Western Judi...

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Second Standing Order (PDF) Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates

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