Public Information Office

  1. Medium COVID-19 Community Level in Athens-Clarke County Discontinues Mask Requirement

    The CDC classifies Athens-Clarke County's COVID-19 Community Level as Medium in its latest data report on Thursday, August 4. As a result, the local mask requirement is no longer in effect. Read on...
  2. Grand Jury Seeks Applications for Board of Tax Equalization by Sep. 1

    The Grand Jury for the July 2022 Term of the Superior Court of Athens-Clarke County is required to make eight appointments or reappointments to the Board of Tax Equalization of Athens-Clarke County. 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.

  • Manage and maintain ACTV, the government access channel, which is available on Spectrum Channel 180 and streams at
  • Broadcast Mayor and Commission meetings live and on-demand on ACTV and online through, Facebook, and YouTube
  • Produce the monthly ACCENT employee newsletter 
  • Produce the annual ACC from A to Z resident guide to Athens-Clarke County services
  • Produce the quarterly ACCGov Quarterly water bill insert
  • Work with media outlets regarding Athens-Clarke County Unified Government activities
  • Field residents' questions and concerns via email, phone calls & social media
  • Serve as the Camera Ready Liaison for productions in Athens-Clarke County
  • Administer the website
  • Administers the ACCGov to You program van and materials for in-person tabling at events
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