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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Governor Executive Order: Expanding definition of Essential Services & Clarifying Enforcement

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Executive Order by the Governor

WHEREAS: Executive Order 04.02.20.01 requires visitors and residents of the State of Georgia to shelter in place; and 

WHEREAS: Some persons have sought clarifying guidance on the provisions of Executive Order 04.02....

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Governor Executive Order: Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia

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Executive Order to Ensure a Safe & Healthy Georgia

WHEREAS: On March 14, 2020, due to the impact of COVID-19 on the State of Georgia, I issued Executive Order No. 03.14.20.01, declaring a Public Health ...

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ACCG Additional Guidance & FAQs on the Order Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Georgia Department of Public Health: New Data Supports Social Distancing Now More Than Ever

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From the Georgia Department of Public HealthApril 2, 2020

Atlanta – As Governor Brian Kemp and DPH Commissioner Kathleen E. Toomey, M.D.,M.P.H., finalize the details of the Executive Order requiring Georgians to shelter in place, it is important ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

UPDATE: Tax Assessor Requests Residents Return Conservation Use Applications by Mail by June 1

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Update: Per Executive Order of the Governor of the State of Georgia, the deadline for Conservation Use and Forest Land Protective Act applications has been extended to June 1, 2020.

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In response to coronavirus COVID-19 closures and concerns, ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Governor Executive Order: Extended School Closures to Stop Spread of COVID-19

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Extended School Closures to Stop Spread of COVID-19

WHEREAS: On March 14, 2020, due to the impact of COVID-19 on the State of Georgia, I issued Executive Order 03.14.20.01, declaring a Public Health State of Emergency in Georgia; and 

WHEREAS: The ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Firefly & Greenway Trails Open; Other Leisure Services Parks & Facilities Closed

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Effective March 31, the Firefly and Greenway trails will be open for public use to provide recreational opportunities for the community to experience the outdoors while traveling along these multi-use paths.

This decision was made to provide recreational o...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

ACCGov Transit Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

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An Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) employee in the Transit Department has reported to their supervisor that they tested positive for COVID-19. ACCGov is following guidance provided by the Georgia Department of Health (DPH) with regard to ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Local Emergency Order Extending Business Occupation Tax Deadline to June 1

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LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which has now become a worldwide pandemic; and

WHERAS, the Governor of the State o...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Local Emergency Order for Unopened Take Out Alcohol Sales by On-Premises Licensed Establishments

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LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, beginning in late 2019, the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2, SARS-CoV-2, emerged causing a novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, which has now become a worldwide pandemic; and

WHEREAS, the Governor of the State ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Volunteer for COVID-19 Response

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Atlanta – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving offers from medical professionals and other individuals looking for ways to help with the COVID-19 response. An effective response relies on volunteers who are pre-credentialed...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

FlixBus and Megabus Suspend Service to Athens

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ATTENTION MEGABUS & FLIXBUS CUSTOMERS:Effective immediately:All Flixbus and Megabus Bus Service to/from Athens have been canceled until further notice.

For further information please contact the company directly.

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 23, 2020

State of Georgia Executive Order by Governor Kemp - March 23, 2020

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March 23, 2020

WHEREAS: On March 14, 2020, due to the impact of COVID-19 on the State of Georgia, I issued Executive Order No. 03.14.20.01, declaring a Public Health State of Emergency in Georgia; and 

WHEREAS: The Georgia General Assembly concurre...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Georgia Department of Driver Services - Emergency Operation Plan & 60-Day License/ID Extension

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From the Georgia Department of Driver Services

March 23, 2020

Today Governor Brian P. Kemp and Department of Driver Services (DDS) Commissioner Spencer R. Moore announced an emergency operation plan for the Agency that includes a 60-day extension for many G...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Police Department Reminds Residents to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update - Police

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department would like to inform the public that they have received reports of individuals contacting people over the phone and traveling door-to-door in other areas offering COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.

This is a scam a...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

ACC Transit Fare-Free with Reduced Services from March 18 - April 7

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In continued efforts to reduce transmission of the coronavirus COVID-19, yet still serve the public during this challenging time, the following will take effect March 18, 2020 and continue until April 7, 2020. 

  • Transit services will be reduced to ...
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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Athens-Clarke County Courts Scale Back Court Operations until April 13

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March 16, 2020 – On Saturday, March 14, Chief Justice Harold D. Melton of the Georgia Supreme Court declared a statewide judicial emergency for the next 30 days. Chief Justice Melton’s order noted that “nature of this emergen...

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