Public Information Office

  1. ACCGov Transit Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

    An ACCGov employee in Transit has reported to their supervisor that they tested positive for COVID-19. ACCGov is following guidance provided by the Georgia Department of Health (DPH) with regard to isolation and quarantine, as well as patient privacy. Read on...
  2. UPDATE: Tax Assessor Requests Residents Return Conservation Use Applications by Mail by June 1

    Deadline extended: applications must be postmarked & notarized by June 1. Applications can be mailed to the Tax Assessor, 325 East Washington Street, Room 280, Athens, Georgia, 30601. Appointments can be made for those who cannot mail applications. Read on...
  3. ACC Transit Fare-Free with Reduced Services from March 18 - April 7

    ACC Transit will operate a weekend schedule, stop collecting fares, and implement additional health and safety measures in response to coronavirus concerns during March 18-April 7. 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.