Public Information Office

  1. Athens-Clarke County Residents Urged to Get Counted in 2020 Census Before New Sept. 30 Deadline

    The local Complete Count Committee announces outreach plans in low-count areas on August 7, 8, 14 & 15. Athens-Clarke County’s Census participation rate (56.8%) lags state (58.7%) and national completion rates (62.9%). Read on...
  2. East Clayton Street Improvements Project Update

    The next phase of work on the East Clayton Street Improvements Project will begin the week of September 14 to prepare for the installation of new electrical conduit in the corridor. Read on...
  3. Local Loan & Grant Applications for Athens-Clarke County Small Businesses Open Sept. 8

    The Joint Development Authority of ACCGov and Winterville and the Northeast Georgia Business Alliance open applications Sep. 8 for emergency grants and low-interest emergency loans to provide assistance to local small businesses impacted by COVID-19. 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.