Public Information Office

  1. ACCGov Police Chief Cleveland Spruill Retiring March 10

    ACCGov Police Chief Cleveland Spruill has announced his retirement from law enforcement and resignation as Police Chief as of March 10, 2022. He was appointed to the position by Manager Blaine Williams in February 2019. Read on...
  2. TSPLOST 2023 Committee Recommended Projects & Upcoming Public Meeting/Comment Opportunities

    The TSPLOST 2023 Advisory Committee presented recommend projects to the Mayor & Commission on December 14. A series of public comment opportunities will take place through the Mayor & Commission vote on the project list tentatively scheduled for Feb. 1. 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.
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