Public Information Office

  1. Courthouse Closed Until Mon., July 20 Due to Positive COVID-19 Case

    The closure is due to a Sheriff's Deputy working regularly in the Athens-Clarke County Courthouse who has tested positive for COVID-19. Read on...
  2. Mayor & Commission Approve Ordinance Requiring Face Covers in Public Places

    The ordinance is effective as of 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 9. Read on...
  3. ACC Transit To Resume Charging Fares on July 15

    Beginning Wednesday, July 15, 2020, Athens-Clarke County Transit will resume charging fares for travel. 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.