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Clarke County Newcomer Information

Government | Hospitals | Libraries | Transportation | Public Utilities
Water/Sewer | Telephone/Cable | Registration | Animal Regulation
Communication

Government


General Info

info@athensclarkecounty.com

Athens Area Chamber of Commerce

246 West Hancock Ave.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 549-6800
www.athenschamber.net

Public Information Officer

Sandi Turner
(706) 613-3795
City Hall, Suite 102
301 College Ave.
Athens, GA 30601

Emergency/Law Enforcement
Police/Fire/Sheriff/Ambulance

911

Poison Control

(800) 282-5846

Crime Tip Hotline

(706) 613-3342

Police Department

3035 Lexington Road
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 613-3330
Chief: Joseph H. Lumpkin, Sr.
email Josephlumpkin@co.clarke.ga.us

Fire and Emergency Services

Administration/Station #1
700 College Avenue
Director: Chief Iby George
Fire Marshall: (706) 613-3363
Fire Prevention: (706) 613-3365
http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/
fire/index.htm


Winterville Police Department

Chief Mike Vizzini
(706) 742-5295
(706) 742-5476 Fax
www.wintervillegapd.com

Sheriff’s Office

Athens-Clarke County Courthouse
325 E. Washington Street
P.O. Box 1868
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 613-3250
www.clarkecountysheriff.org

Athens/Clarke County Animal Control

45 Beaverdam Ext.
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 613-3540
www.athenspets.net

Georgia State Patrol

Issues GA driver’s license
1505 US Hwy. 129 N.
Athens, GA
(706) 542-3030
A Georgia driver’s license should be secured
within 30 days of establishing residency in the state.
A written exam and vision test are required for
persons having a valid out-of-state license.
A $15 fee is charged and must be paid in cash or money order.



Hospitals & Medical Centers


Athens Regional Medical Center

1199 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 475-7000
www.armc.org

St. Mary’s Healthcare System

1230 Baxter St.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 389-3000
www.stmarysathens.com

Clarke County Health Department

(706) 542-8600



Libraries


Athens Regional Library System, Headquarters

2025 Baxter St.
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 613-3650
http://www.clarke.public.lib.ga.us/

East Athens Community Resource Center

400 McKinley Dr.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 613-3657

Winterville Branch Library

115 Marigold Lane
Winterville, GA 30683
(706) 742-7735
Email Winterville@athenslibrary.org



Transportation


Athens Transit

(706) 613-3430
http://www.athenstransit.com/



Public Utilities


Public Utilities Office

596 Prince Ave
Athens, Georgia 30601
(706) 613-3500
(706) 613-3870
www.accpublicutilities.com
http://www.athensclarkecounty.com/
publicutilities/index.htm


Electric


Georgia Power

1551 Zion Cme Church Rd.
Hartwell, GA 30643
(706) 548-5362
http://www.southernco.com/

Hart Electric

7356 Hwy. 106 S.
Hull, GA 30646
(706) 548-5362

Jackson Electric

850 Commerce Rd.
Jefferson, GA 30549
(706) 367-5381

Walton Electric

2061 Hog Mountain Rd.
Watkinsville, GA 30677
(706) 769-4344
http://www.waltonemc.com/

Natural Gas


Amerigas

Cedar Creek Rd.
Winder, GA
(770) 867-1061

GA Mountain Gas

Comer, GA 30629
(706) 783-2268

Southern Natural Gas

Ga Hwy. 112
Danville, GA 31017
(478) 962-0515

Tri-County Natural Gas

Lexington, GA 30648
(706) 743-8484

Wilhoit Gas Company, Inc.

1178 Lincolnton Rd.
Washington, GA 30673
(706) 678-4999



Water & Sewer


Water Business Office #1

596 Prince Ave.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 613-3500

Water Business Office #2

1055 Gaines School Rd. #110
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 613-3870

Athens/Clarke County Solid Waste Department

PO Box 1868
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 613-3501
(706) 613-3506 Litter Line
(706) 613-3504 Fax

Athens/Clarke County Recycling Division

699 Hancock Industrial Way
Athens, GA 30605
(706) 613-3512
(706) 613-3513 Fax
Email recycle@acc-recycle.org
http://www.acc-recycle.org

Public Works


Dougherty Street Governmental Building

120 W. Dougherty St.
P.O. Box 1868
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 613-3345
www.accstormwater.com

Garbage Collection

(706) 613-3501



Telephone/Cable



Bellsouth

(706) 780-2355

Charter Communications

495 Hawthorne Ave
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 227-7333

Comcast

(800) 266-2278

Communications Unlimited

160 Winston Dr.
Athens, GA 30607
(706) 353-7017

Red Electric

174 Cleveland Dr.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 613-1008



Registration



Department of Driver Services

1505 US 29 North
Athens, GA 30606
(706) 542-9306
www.dds.ga.gov
*Closed Mondays
The DDS provides drivers licenses and identification cards

Voter Registration


Board of Elections

155 E. Washington St.
Athens, GA 30601
PO Box 1868
Athens, GA 30603
(706) 613-3150
(706) 613-3840 Fax
Online Voter Registration Application:
http://www.sos.state.ga.us/
elections/voter_registration/voter_reg_app.htm


School Registration


Clarke County School District

240 Mitchell Bridge Rd.
Athens, GA 30606
www.clarke.k12.ga.us



Animal Regulation



ACC Animal Shelter & Animal Control Division

45 Beaverdam Road Extention
Athens, GA 30606
www.athensclarkecounty.com/animalcontrol

Athens Area Humane Society

www.athenshumanesociety.com
(706) 353-2287



Communication



Athens Banner Herald

One Press Place
Athens, GA 30601
www.onlineathens.com
(706) 543-5234

Athens Magazine

(706) 208-2331
www.athensmagazine.com

Flagpole – Guide to Music, Movies, Plays, Arts & More

112 South Foundry Street
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 549-9523
(706) 548-8981
http://flagpole.com

ACTV Channel 7

Government Access Channel
Charter Cable Channel 7
www.athensclarkecounty.com/actv/

Newsource15 – Local news produced by UGA

Channel 15
www.newsource15.com

Radio


WUOG 90.5 Fm – operated by UGA

(706) 542-7100
(706) 542-0070 Fax
www.wuog.org

WUGA The Classic

91.7-97.9 Fm

National Public Radio for Athens & Northeast Georgia

1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-9842


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