The Athens-Clarke County Commission voted 8-1 Thursday evening to approve a measure imposing an earlier cutoff for drink sales in the college town, the Athens Banner-Herald reported.
Black lives matter, the Athens-Clarke County Commission proclaimed in a resolution commissioners unanimously adopted Tuesday.
A judge has denied a Confederate heritage group’s request for an order to prevent the Athens-Clarke County government from moving a Confederate memorial out of downtown Athens.
Wearing a mask in public is now mandatory in Clarke County.
Athens is set to become the second Georgia city to mandate wearing face coverings in public after a meeting of the Athens-Clarke County Commission Tuesday evening.
Wearing face masks in public could soon be the law in Athens.
Those businesses cooperating with the program will receive a window cling to post on storefronts and windows, according to a news release prepared by the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau.
Athens Clarke County Commissioners have approved a $297 million budget for the 2020-21 fiscal year — without a controversial proposal to begin reducing the size of the city’s police department by 50 percent in 10 years.
With little discussion the Athens-Clarke commission unanimously approved moving a Confederate monument out of downtown Athens in a Thursday meeting.
It was unclear in a Thursday night budget review whether Athens-Clarke County commissioners would embrace a proposal to reduce the size of the city’s police force by half over the next 10 years during a Thursday budget review meeting.