Fire & Emergency Services

2 Stories
Posted on: November 20, 2014

Heating Up to Safety

- Keep anything that can catch fire at least three(3) feet away from heaters and fireplaces
- Maintain a three (3) foot "kid free" zone around heating equipment and fireplaces- Never use your oven to heat your home
- Have a qualified profess...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2014

Help Us Find You Quicker

In emergencies time is critical. Do you have your street numbers clearly posted that are visible at night? Help us find you quicker by posting your street numbers at least three (3) inches tall on a contrasting background. Make sure they are visible from ...Read on...


Housing & Community Development

1 Story
Posted on: October 30, 2014

HCD quarterly newsletter

This issue focuses on ways HCD and community partners assist the homeless and chronically homeless citizens of our community.


Planning Department Announcements

1 Story
Posted on: November 17, 2014

Plans Review Holiday Schedule


Please note the following changes to the regular Plans Review deadline and meeting schedule for the upcoming...Read on...


Public Information Office Media Releases

3 Stories
Posted on: November 21, 2014

Solid Waste, Leisure Services, General ACC Office Schedules Altered for Thanksgiving Holiday

Solid Waste

  • Residential and commercial garbage and recycling - except for the downtown district - will not be collected on Thurs., Nov. 27 or Fri., Nov. 28. Garbage and recycling will be...Read on...

Posted on: November 19, 2014

"Athens Ghost Hunt: The Morton Theatre" Debuts Friday on ACTV & Monday Online

Athens Ghost Hunt

On Friday, November 21, ACTV cable channel 180 will begin airing Athens Ghost Hunt: The Morton Theatre daily at 1:00 a.m. & p.m., 5:00 a.m & p.m., and 9:00 a.m. & p.m. The video will also be available online beginning Monday...Read on...

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Posted on: November 11, 2014

Clerk of Superior & State Courts Beverly Logan Receives Superior Court Clerks' ÉCLAT Award

Beverly Logan, Clerk of the Superior and State Courts of Athens-Clarke County, is the 2014 recipient of the ÉCLAT Award, the venerable achievement award presented annually by the Superior Court Clerks' Association of Georgia (SCCAG) that means...Read on...


Public Utilities & Water Conservation

1 Story
Posted on: October 10, 2014

Athens-Clarke County Wins 2014 WaterSense® Excellence in Education Award

Las Vegas, Nevada—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized the Athens-Clarke County Water Conservation Office with a 2014 WaterSense Excellence in Education award. The Water Conservation Office was honored at the WaterSmart Innovations Co...Read on...

Think at the Sink

Solid Waste News

1 Story
Posted on: November 21, 2014

Thanksgiving Week (Nov 24-28,2014) Holiday Schedule for Solid Waste Collection

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Thanksgiving Week (Nov 24-28,2014) Schedule:

If your garbage/recycling collection is usually:

Monday or Tuesday - it will be collected on MONDAY, November 24
Wednesday or Thursday - it will be collected on TUESDAY, November 25Friday - it will be ...Read on...

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Tax Commissioner News

1 Story
Posted on: November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving Holiday

The Tax Commissioner's office, both Property Tax and Motor Vehicle Office, will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday November 27 through Friday November 28, 2014. Both office will re-open regular business hours Monday, December 1, 2014. Read on...