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: May 27, 2016

National Citizen Survey Results for Athens-Clarke County Released

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In 2015, the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County contracted with the National Research Center to administer the National Citizen Survey (NCS) to gauge Athens residents' opinions on issues and services in the community. The survey was mailed to 1,80...Read on...

National Citizen Survey Reports
Posted on: May 26, 2016

Athens Transit System named 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year

Athens Transit System named 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Athens Transit/Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County was honored as the 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) at their annual conference in Por...Read on...

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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 27, 2016

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

ACC Closures and Changes for Memorial Day Holiday

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  • Solid Waste offices will be closed on Monday, May 30.
  • Residential garbage and recycling will be delayed by one day. Normal Monday collection will take place on Tuesday, Tuesday collection on Wednesday, Wednesday collection on Thursday, Thursda...
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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: May 27, 2016

ACC Stormwater Management Program Reviewing Impervious Surface on All Properties

Stormwater Residential Categories

The Athens-Clarke County Stormwater Management Program is currently conducting a county-wide review of all properties to verify the amount of impervious surface on each parcel. This is the first such review since the Athens-Clarke County stormwater utilit...Read on...

Stormwater Utility Residential Categories (PDF)
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 25, 2016

Solid Waste Memorial Day 2016 Holiday Schedule

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Garbage, Recycling and Landfill Pickup Schedule altered for Memorial Day holiday.

(Athens, GA) – The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will suspend garbage, recycling and leaf & limb collections on Monday, May 30, 2016 in recognition of the M...Read on...

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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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Posted on: May 27, 2016

ACC Tax Commisioner's office closed for Memorial Day

The Tax Commissioner's Office, both Property Tax and Motor Vehicle, will be closed Monday, May 30, 2016. The office will re-open Tuesday, May 31, 2016 normal business hours.


Posted on: May 26, 2016

Athens Transit System named 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year

Athens Transit System named 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016, Athens Transit/Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County was honored as the 2016 Urban Community Transportation System of the Year by the Community Transportation Association of America (CTAA) at their annual conference in Por...Read on...

Award Photo