3rd Round of Loans for Local Small Businesses & Non-Profits with 1-20 Employees Open June 7-18, 2021Applications for Round 3 of JDA loans will open at 8:30 AM on Monday, June 7, 2021. The deadline is Friday, June 18. The loans are targeted to small businesses and 501c(3) non-profits with 1-20 employees physically located in Athens-Clarke County. Read on...
On June 7, 2021, Chief Justice Melton extended the Statewide Judicial Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic until June 30 or the expiration of the statewide public health emergency. The order extends the emergency first declared on March 14, 2020. Read on...
The Mayor and Commission approved the 17th declaration of a local state of emergency at their June 1 meeting. Read on...
Governor Kemp signed an Executive Order extending current COVID-19 restrictions statewide. The Executive Order runs May 31 - June 15, 2021. Read on...
At their May 18, 2021 Regular Session meeting, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission passed an ordinance with respect to hours of operation for alcohol licensees and the amount of time for clearing out patrons. Read on...
COVID-19 Response Update at Mayor & Commission March 9 Work Session
The March 9, 2021 Work Session featured a presentation by Manager Blaine Williams with an update on COVID-19 efforts by ACCGov since the last Work Session in January. The link below begins at the 22:36 mark at the beginning of his presentation.
COVID-19 Updates at Mayor & Commission Work Sessions - Updated March 9
A PDF of presentations given by Manager Blaine Williams at Work Sessions each month to the Mayor and Commission providing a summary of some of the ACCGov response to the COVID-19 response since March of 2020. (PDF | video)
Jury Trials to Resume in March 2021
12,898 Positive Cases Confirmed in Athens-Clarke County, 139 Deaths
June 3 - 3:55 p.m.
The state Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) case tracker (https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report) confirms 12,898 positive cases of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), including 139 deaths, in Athens-Clarke County as of 3:00 p.m. on June 2. For more details and statistics, visit the DPH daily status report website.
These are cumulative cases total since February 25, 2020. For reference, numbers from the beginning of each month:
- June 1, 2021 - 12,893
- May 1, 2021 - 12,752
- April 1, 2021 - 12,436
- March 1, 2021 - 12,003
- February 1, 2021 - 11,162
- January 1, 2021 - 8,580
- December 1 - 6,723
- November 1 - 5,872
- October 1 - 5,121
- September 1 - 3,082
- August 1 - 1,694
- July 1 - 574
- June 1 - 293
- May 1 - 155
- April 1 - 54
- March 1 - 4
The Daily Status Report is updated once daily at 3:00 p.m. to allow time to process and validate laboratory and case reports. If you view the data, please be sure to check the area showing the definitions of the information presented. Some, such as "hospitalizations," have different meanings than what may be expected.