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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Athens-Clarke County Police Department: May 31 Protest Operation & Police Action

Police Department Media Release - May 31 Protest Operation & Police Action

Athens-Clarke County Police Department Press Release

06/01/2020

May 31 Protest Operation and Police Action

After learning of planned peaceful protests scheduled for May 31 in the Athens Downtown area, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department (ACCPD) develo...

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: May 31, 2020

Local Emergency Order Issued: Athens-Clarke County Curfew of 9:00 p.m. & Downtown Access Closed

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LOCAL EMERGENCY ORDER

WHEREAS, concerned individuals in communities across the nation have gathered to honor the life of George Floyd, demand justice for his death, and march in solidarity; and

WHEREAS, community leaders across the nation have urged peacefu...

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

ACCGov Re-Opening of Some Departments, Facilities Begins Week of June 1

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government will begin to re-open some public spaces and offices for limited public interaction starting June 1, 2020. Additional opening procedures will take place in the coming weeks.

Beginning Monday, June 1, 2020 (unless...

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Residents Sought for 10 Positions on Five Policy-Making Boards by June 5

Candidates sought for 10 open positions on 5 policy-making boards

The Athens-Clarke County Unified Government is seeking qualified candidates to fill the following terms on five important policy-making boards:

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Online application & information on boards ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Taxpayer Bill of Rights Public Hearings for FY21 Budget

Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights Public Hearings for FY21 Budget

The Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced and includes a Genera...

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FY21 Mayor's Recommended Budget Information ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

RWDC Industries to Invest $260 Million in Athens-Clarke County Expansion, Create 200 Jobs

RWDC Industries to Invest $260 Million in Athens-Clarke County Expansion, Create 200 Jobs

Atlanta, May 5, 2020 – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that biotechnology company RWDC Industries will invest $260 million in expanding its operations into Athens-Clarke County. This innovative development will create 200 jobs.

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

Superior Court Judges Announce New Chief Judge

Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected as the next Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective May

Lawton E. Stephens, H. Patrick Haggard, Eric W. Norris, and Lisa Lott, Judges of the Western Judicial Circuit, announce that Judge Eric W. Norris has been selected as the next Chief Judge of the Western Circuit effective May 1, 2020. The Western Circuit i...

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: April 30, 2020

FY21 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

FY21 Mayor's Recommended Budget Submitted to the Commission for Review

The Fiscal Year 2021 (FY21) Mayor’s Recommended Budget for July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 for the Athens-Clarke County Unified Government (ACCGov) has been submitted to the Commission for review. This budget is balanced and includes a Genera...

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FY21 Mayor's Recommended Budget Information ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

UPDATE: Tax Assessor Requests Residents Return Conservation Use Applications by Mail by June 1

Coronavirus COVID-19 - Tax Assessors Office Update

Update: Per Executive Order of the Governor of the State of Georgia, the deadline for Conservation Use and Forest Land Protective Act applications has been extended to June 1, 2020.

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In response to coronavirus COVID-19 closures and concerns, ...

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Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates ACC Public Information Office News