Posted on: February 2, 2016

Nakanishi is Undergoing a $4.5 Million Expansion

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In the mid 80's, the Nakanishi Company (NKC), a company out of Osaka, Japan that makes automotive related products, secured new business with American bearing manufacturers. There was one stipulation though, they would have to build a plant in the US. The...Read on...


Posted on: January 13, 2016

Polling Location Change for 6B

The following polling place change will be in effect beginning with the March 1, 2016 Presidential Preference Primary in Athens-Clarke County.

The 6B Precinct, located at Board of Education, 240 Mitchell Bridge Road, Athens, will be moved to Georgia Sq...Read on...


Posted on: April 27, 2016

Fire Department Hosts Fire Investigation Conference in Athens

Athens-Clarke County Fire & Emergency Services hosted the annual Georgia Public Safety Fire Investigator’s Association fire investigator training conference April 19-22 in Athens. Over 100 fire investigators came from all across the state of Georgia repre...Read on...


Posted on: May 23, 2016

William Chandler Named 2016 Public Works Employee of the Year

William Chandler Named Public Works Employee of the Year

As part of National Public Works Week during May 15-21, the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County recognized William Chandler of the Transportation and Public Works Department with the 2016 Public Works Employee of the Year Award. Chandler is a Concr...Read on...

Photo of Public Works Week Employee of the Year
Posted on: May 12, 2016

Conversion of Roadway Lights from High-Pressure Sodium to Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Lighting

LED Roadway Lighting Before and After Photos

Georgia Power is working with the Athens-Clarke County Transportation and Public Works Department to convert approximately 4,300 roadway lights in Athens-Clarke County from high-pressure sodium (HPS) to light-emitting diode (LED) technology. The project b...Read on...

Before and After Photos of LED Light Conversion
Posted on: April 29, 2016

FY17 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

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The Fiscal Year 2017 (FY17) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2017 has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced without reductions to current services and includes a General Fund Operating Budget of $...Read on...

FY17 Mayor’s Recommended Budget

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Sixteen Clarke County Schools Become ACC Green Schools

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Sixteen county schools are being honored this week for their participation in the ACC Government sponsored Green School Program. The following schools have all achieved Green School status through their dedication to environmental education:
· Athens Ch...Read on...

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