Public Information Office

  1. Krystle Cobran Resigns as Inclusion Officer as of Dec. 10

    ACCGov Manager Blaine Williams announces that Inclusion Officer Krystle Cobran has resigned from her position effective December 10, 2021. Selah Gardiner, Community Education Analyst with the Inclusion Office, will serve as Interim Inclusion Officer. Read on...
  2. Stephen Bailey Named ACCGov Transportation & Public Works Director

    Bailey has served as the Interim Director since June 1, 2021 and has worked for the department since October 2014. Read on...
  3. Mayor & Commission Reviewing New Commission District Maps Forwarded by the Board of Elections

    After each census, local Commission district maps are reapportioned to reflect population changes. These maps are currently under review locally before being sent to the state for review and approval. Read on...
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What we do

The Public Information Office communicates clearly and openly to the residents of Athens-Clarke County about the government’s goals, activities, and services. The office was established in 1997.

The Public Information Office manages and maintains ACTV, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government’s informational TV channel. ACTV airs on Charter Communication Channel 180 and streams online at

The office also:

  • Produces the monthly ACCent employee newsletter 
  • Produces the annual ACC from A to Z resident guide to Athens-Clarke County services
  • Works with media outlets regarding Athens-Clarke County Unified Government activities
  • Hosts special events.
  • Fields citizen questions and concerns.
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