Public Information Office

  1. Arbor Day Celebrated on Feb. 19 with Tree Plantings, Awards & Announcement of Community Tree Study

    The Athens Community Tree Council celebrated Arbor Day with community partners on Feb. 19 on a segment of the Firefly Trail. The program featured tree-related designations for Athens-Clarke County and the announcement of an upcoming Community Tree Study. Read on...
  2. Public Input Sought on Projects for Atlanta Hwy. & Lexington Hwy. Corridors through April 18

    ACCGov invites residents to provide input through April 18 on potential improvement projects to help improve traffic flow, pedestrian access, aesthetics, and bicycle facilities on sections of the Atlanta Highway and Lexington Highway corridors. Read on...
  3. Transit Remaining Fare-Free through June 30, 2021

    At their Regular Session meeting on January 6, 2021, the Athens-Clarke County Mayor and Commission unanimously agreed to continue fare-free transit for passengers through June 30, 2021. 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.