Fire & Emergency Services

1 Story
Posted on: August 3, 2015

New Firefighters Graduate

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8 new firefighters with Athens-Clarke County Fire Department graduated after several weeks of intense training. These new firefighters, their families and friends, members of the Fire Department, and Athens Clarke County Unified Government leaders gathere...Read on...

Public Information Office Media Releases

4 Stories
Posted on: September 1, 2015

Solid Waste, Leisure Services, Transit & General ACC Office Schedules Altered for Labor Day Holiday

Solid Waste

  • Solid Waste offices will be closed on Monday, September 7.
  • Residential garbage and recycling for the week of September 7-11 will take place a day later ...Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2015

Project to Replace Deteriorating Original 1914 Cornices on ACC Courthouse Begins Friday, August 28

Courthouse Cornices

On August 28, 2015 a contractor for Athens-Clarke County will begin a project to replace the cornices of the original 1914 Athens-Clarke County Courthouse at 325 East Washington Street. The cornices are the decorative horizontal ledges located along the r...Read on...

Posted on: August 25, 2015

Grand Jury Seeks Citizens for Board of Tax Equalization by Sept. 8

The July Term, 2015 Term of the Grand Jury of Athens-Clarke County has been charged with appointing four citizens to the Athens-Clarke County Board of Tax Equalization. One regular and three alternate members will be appointed for three-year terms beginni...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Tips for Reducing Mosquitoes and Avoiding Their Bites

Mosquito Control Tips

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government offers several resources and tips to help keep citizens safe during the upcoming months when mosquitoes can be most active.

To avoid annoying skin irritation, as well as diseases such as West Nile virus and L...Read on...

Additional Mosquito Control Information & Links

Public Utilities & Water Conservation

1 Story
Posted on: June 19, 2015

Consumer Confidence Report on Water Quality Delivered to all Water Customers

(Athens, GA) The Consumer Confidence Report on Water Quality for 2014 is now being delivered to customers of Athens-Clarke County Public Utilities. The report is also available on

The annual report is a per...Read on...

2014 Water Quality Report

Solid Waste News

1 Story
Posted on: September 3, 2015

Garbage, Recycling, Landfill Schedules to be Altered for the Labor Day Holiday

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The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2015 for the Labor Day holiday, resulting in changes to residential and commercial solid waste collection.

Residents whose garbage and recycling are normally collect...Read on...

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