Economic Development

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Posted on: October 15, 2014

Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) Fall 2014 Issue Now Available

Produced by the Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department, the Fall 2014 issue of Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ) features articles on the Loop 10 improvements, Manufacturing Day at Power Partners, UGA as an economic engine, the Southern B...Read on...

EDQ Issues

Elections News

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Posted on: October 7, 2014

Sunday Voting Approved in Athens-Clarke County

The Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections voted unanimously to open their doors for Advance Voting on Sunday, October 26 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

As a result of the vote, Advance Voting will now run Monday through Friday during October 13-31 f...Read on...

Board of Elections Website

Housing & Community Development

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Posted on: August 11, 2014

HCD quarterly newsletter

HCD quarterly newsletter for the Fall features new Vision Committee members. The newsletter is available on HCD's web page at

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Public Information Office Media Releases

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Assistant Police Chief Carter Greene Named Interim Police Chief

Manager Alan Reddish has appointed Athens-Clarke County Assistant Police Chief Carter Greene as the Interim Police Chief effective November 8. Chief Greene has served the Athens-Clarke County community for over 30 years and has supervisory experience in b...Read on...

Posted on: October 23, 2014

Vintage World War II Planes on Display at Athens-Ben Epps Airport During Oct. 27-29

P51 Mustang

The Collings Foundation's Wings of Freedom tour will bring extremely rare bomber and fighter aircraft to the Athens-Ben Epps Airport during October 27-29 for a living history display to honor World War II (WWII) veterans as part of a nationwide tou...Read on...

Wings of Freedom Flyer
Posted on: October 6, 2014

David Boyd Named New Athens-Clarke County Finance Director

David Boyd

Manager Alan Reddish has named David Boyd as the new Director of Finance. Boyd has previously served as Finance Director for the cities of Smyrna, Georgia and Delray Beach, Florida. He also worked for more than 10 years as an auditor for the Georgia Depar...Read on...

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Public Utilities & Water Conservation

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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
Posted on: September 30, 2014

Pledge to Shower Better for a free WaterSense Showerhead

If you’re celebrating Energy Action Month this October, you might be interested to know that your shower could be sending energy, water, and money down the drain each day.This October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Athens-Clarke C...Read on...

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Posted on: September 4, 2014

Water Conservation Office and ACC Extension Offering Classes for Professional Landscapers

ACC Extension and the ACC Water Conservation Office are offering a GCLP Training Program to prepare landscapers for the written and hands-on exam. The written exam will be administered on the last day of class. The hands-on exam will be at a later date. G...Read on...

Solid Waste News

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Dirty Dance Family Party

Kids at Dirty Dance

KACCB is hosting its 4th annual DIRTY DANCE BENEFIT. This event will raise funds for KACCB’s mission of working toward a cleaner, more beautiful environment. It's time to show your support for the organization that provides Athens with the Litter H...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Super Shredder Saturday! THIS Saturday, October 25, 2014

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Residents and small businesses can shred personal documents for FREE at this event. The annual fall shredding event will take place in the Georgia Square Mall front parking lot. Two box max - additional boxes can be shred for a fee of $5/box, payable in...Read on...

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