Posted on: September 25, 2017

Envision Athens Draft Action Plan Reveal at Open Houses During Sept. 25-28


The Envision Athens 38-member Steering Committee will unveil the draft Action Agenda over four open house sessions starting on September 25. The meetings will begin with a brief welcome and introduction from the process Co-Chairs, Sharyn Dickerson and Bob...

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Envision Athens Website ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Joseph D'Angelo Named First GIS Officer for New Athens-Clarke County GIS Office

Manager Blaine Williams has named Joseph D'Angelo as the first Geographic Information Services (GIS) Officer for the Unified Government of Athens-Clarke County. In this position, he will coordinate the efforts of the newly-formed GIS Office, a division of...

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ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: September 22, 2017

Status Report on The Unified Government's Response to Tropical Storm Irma

Status Report on the Unified Government's Irma Storm Response

On Monday, September 11, Tropical Storm Irma hit Athens-Clarke County and affected the community throughout the remainder of the week and beyond.  During the storm, the Athens-Ben Epps weather station recorded gusts of up to 53 miles per hour. Th...

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Photos of Some Tropical Storm Irma-Related Damage ACC Public Information Office News
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Athens-Clarke County Designated a SolSmart Community for Advancing Solar Energy


Athens-Clarke County was recently designated a SolSmart community in recognition of it being one of the top 100 communities in the United States working to support the use of solar energy. SolSmart is an initiative of the International City/County Managem...

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Sustainability Office Website ACC Public Information Office News

Posted on: August 22, 2017

Give your eclipse glasses a second chance!


Don't trash those used eclipse glasses - recycle them! 

The Athens-Clarke County Solid Waste Department is collecting solar eclipse glasses at two locations:

  • Solid Waste Department office, 725 Hancock Industrial Way
  • Center for Hard to Recycle Materi...
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Solid Waste News

Posted on: August 30, 2017

Athens Transit UGA Football Shuttle Information

Airport Shuttle

Athens Transit System operates two shuttles on UGA football game days:

• Athens-Ben Epps Airport to the UGA Arch ($10.00 round trip)• The Oconee St. Park & Ride to the intersection of Baldwin/Jackson Streets ($3.50 round trip / $1.75 one way)

Route deta...

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Athens Transit UGA Football Shuttle Transit News