Public Information Office

  1. Community Tree Council Seeks Residents for Two Open Positions by Dec. 6

    The CTC provides information and recommendations on community tree policy and procedures to ACCGov officials, staff, and the public. It also offers educational opportunities and activities promoting responsible management of community tree resources. Read on...
  2. Settlement Leaves Mask Ordinance Requirement in Effect, Changes Last Call to 11:30 p.m.

    The Mayor and Commission held a Special Called Session on Friday, August 14 at 8:15 a.m. to approve a settlement related to the recent adoptions of a mask ordinance requirement and an ordinance changing the hours of alcohol sales and bar closing times. 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.