Public Information Office

  1. Residents Sought for 10 Positions on Five Policy-Making Boards by June 5

    The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill 10 volunteer positions on five important policy-making boards. Read on...
  2. ACCGov Animal Services, Leisure Services, Solid Waste, Transit & Other Schedules for Memorial Day

    Animal Services operations, Leisure Services parks and facilities, Solid Waste collection schedules, Transit operations, and general ACCGov administrative offices will have changes due to the Memorial Day holiday. Read on...
  3. Taxpayer Bill of Rights Public Hearings for FY21 Budget

    Before the Mayor and Commission finalizes the FY21 Budget and sets the 2020 millage rate, Georgia law requires three public hearings to allow the public an opportunity to express their opinions on the budget. Read on...
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What we do

The Public Information Office communicates clearly and openly to the residents of Athens-Clarke County about the government’s goals, activities, and services. The office was established in 1997.

The Public Information Office manages and maintains ACTV, the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government’s informational TV channel. ACTV airs on Charter Communication Channel 180 and streams online at

The office also:

  • Produces the monthly ACCent employee newsletter 
  • Produces the annual ACC from A to Z resident guide to Athens-Clarke County services
  • Works with media outlets regarding Athens-Clarke County Unified Government activities
  • Hosts special events
  • Fields citizen questions and concerns.