Fire & Emergency Services

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Posted on: June 15, 2015

Firefighters Encourage Summer Reading

FFs Demonstrate gear

Athens-Clarke County Firefighters took part in a summer reading program at the Chick-fil-a on Barnett Shoals. The children were read the book, “Firefighters A-Z” written by Chris L. Demarest at story time with the Chick-fil-a cow. There were approximate...Read on...

Leaf & Limb Notices

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Posted on: July 24, 2015

Leaf and Limb collection schedule has been revised. Zone 1 to be collected July 27-31

Please visit the webpage for an updated calendar.

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Public Information Office Media Releases

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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
Posted on: June 25, 2015

Whitehead Road Closing at Tallassee Road on June 29 for 30 Days for Roundabout Infrastructure Work

Road Closed Ahead

Whitehead Road will be closed to through traffic at Kirby Lane to the intersection of Tallassee Road beginning on Monday, June 29 for approximately 30 days. The closure is necessary due to sewer line, storm drain, and grading work related to the construct...Read on...

Whitehead Road Detour Plan

Public Utilities & Water Conservation

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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

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Posted on: July 27, 2015

ACC Community Tree Council and KACCB Receive $5,000 Grant for Milledge Avenue Planting

Milledge Avenue at the turn of the 20th century

Keep America Beautiful and UPS have awarded a $5,000 grant to plant twenty large shade trees along Milledge Avenue, one of Athens’ most picturesque streets.

Sharing the grant and guiding the work will be a partnership of the Athens-Clarke County Commun...Read on...

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