Posted on: April 27, 2017

Chief Superior Court Judge David R. Sweat Retiring Effective July 31, 2017

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David R. Sweat, Chief Judge of the Superior Courts of the Western Judicial Circuit of the State of Georgia, will retire from active service effective July 31, 2017. Governor Nathan Deal will appoint an individual to serve for the remainder of the term, wh...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

FY18 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

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The Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced with limited reductions to ...

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FY18 Mayor’s Recommended Budget
Posted on: April 24, 2017

TSPLOST 2018 Submitted Projects & Project Comment Form Available Online

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Submitted projects for inclusion in a possible Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) 2018 program for Athens-Clarke County are now available online for public review at www.athensclarkecounty.com/tsplost. A total of 36 projects w...

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TSPLOST Website

Posted on: March 24, 2017

Acropolis Innovation Festival Coming to Athens This April

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The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department is pleased to announce Acropolis: Athens’ Innovation Festival, a month-long celebration of energetic creators and forward-thinkers in the Athens community, with events spanning the month of Ap...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Chief Superior Court Judge David R. Sweat Retiring Effective July 31, 2017

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David R. Sweat, Chief Judge of the Superior Courts of the Western Judicial Circuit of the State of Georgia, will retire from active service effective July 31, 2017. Governor Nathan Deal will appoint an individual to serve for the remainder of the term, wh...

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Photo of Chief Judge David R. Sweat
Posted on: April 28, 2017

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of May 1-5

Leaf and Limb Map

ACC leaf and limb crews will collect material in Area B during the week of May 1-5.

Residents who are uncertain of their leaf and limb zone may contact the Solid Waste Department at 706-613-3501 ext. 0 for assistance. Residents may also search an address o...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

FY18 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

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The Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County for July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced with limited reductions to ...

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FY18 Mayor’s Recommended Budget
Posted on: April 26, 2017

Manager's Snapshot - April 2017

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Snapshot is a monthly update issued by the Manager’s Office regarding the activities of the Unified Government in the areas of six strategic commitments developed by the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission. These strategic commitments comm...

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Manager's Snapshot
Posted on: April 24, 2017

TSPLOST 2018 Submitted Projects & Project Comment Form Available Online

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Submitted projects for inclusion in a possible Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) 2018 program for Athens-Clarke County are now available online for public review at www.athensclarkecounty.com/tsplost. A total of 36 projects w...

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TSPLOST Website

Posted on: April 27, 2017

Friday Night Paddles at Sandy Creek Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department presents the “Friday Night Paddles” at Sandy Creek Park.

The community is invited to experience the moon on Lake Chapman and paddle around the lake during this evening program.  Part...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Trail Creek Park Splash Pad Opens May 6

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces that the Trail Creek Park Splash Pad  will open under its pre-season hours on Saturday, May 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

The Trail Creek Park Splash Pad, located at 200 Trail Creek ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

The Lounge Gallery Exhibition at Lyndon House Arts Center Features Katherine Burke: On A Whim Show

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present The Lounge Gallery at the Lyndon House Arts Center, which features quarterly solo exhibitions by emerging artists. Artists in the beginning stages of their careers exhibit wall-bound works ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

“Playin’ with Fire" BBQ Class at Lay Park

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present “Playin’ with Fire" BBQ class Saturday, May 6 from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  at Lay Park.

This program is for participants ages 18 years and older.  Participants...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

WOW Playground “Picket Up” Program Announced

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces the “Picket Up” program for the retrieval of the fence pickets from the former World of Wonder Playground (WOW).

As part of the fundraising efforts for the former WOW Playground, be...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Half-Mile Long Boardwalk on Cook’s Trail Reopens to the Public

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department announces that the half-mile long wooden boardwalk on Cook’s Trail, which closed last January for repairs, is reopened to the public. 

The boardwalk runs through Big Beaver Swamp and is part of the ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Senior Adult Trips Planned for April & May for Ages 50 & Over

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present senior adult trips this spring leaving from Rocksprings Park.

  • “Trip to the Whistlestop Cafe and Historic Monticello” will take place Friday, April 14 from 9:00 a.m. &nda...
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Posted on: March 15, 2017

42nd Juried Exhibition Opens March 23 at Lyndon House Arts Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host the opening of the 42nd Juried Exhibition on Thursday, March 23 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. with a reception at the Lyndon House Arts Center. This year’s show was selected by guest juror Sus...

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Exhibits
Posted on: February 21, 2017

Free Family Programs Offered at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present a variety of nature education programs for families this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center.

  • “Guided Trail Hikes” are set for Wednesdays, March 1, April 5, and May 3 fro...
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Sandy Creek Nature Center Website
Posted on: February 27, 2017

Home School Science Program Planned at Sandy Creek Nature Center

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will host “Home School Science” programs this spring at Sandy Creek Nature Center. This special series is designed for those children, ages 4-7 with parents and ages 8-12, all of who...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

“Journey through the Stars” at Sandy Creek Nature Center Planetarium

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department will present  “Journey through the Stars” this spring at the planetarium at Sandy Creek Nature Center.

 “Asteroids” is scheduled for Saturday, March 18 from ...

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

KACCB Trash to Treasure Sale

Trash to Treasure Sale 2017 Poster

The Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful Trash 2 Treasure sale keeps usable items out of the landfill and raises money for beautification and environmental education in Athens. The Vulture Pre-sale is Friday, May 5 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. with a $3 per person ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

TSPLOST 2018 Submitted Projects & Project Comment Form Available Online

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Submitted projects for inclusion in a possible TSPLOST 2018 program for Athens-Clarke County are now available online. Public comments may be submitted online or at an upcoming public forum.

Submitted projects for inclusion in a possible Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) 2018 program for Athens-Clarke County are now available online for public review at www.athensclarkecounty.com/tsplost. A total of 36 projects w...

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TSPLOST Website