If the pilot goes well, the commission may vote to make the closure permanent, as a downtown master plan urged years ago.
Birds will not fly in Athens, at least not the kind with wheels.
Athens-Clarke Mayor Kelly Girtz has asked has asked Gov. Brian Kemp to strengthen state emergency orders to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Clarke and several other Georgia counties.
The trees that line the eastern end of Clayton Street in downtown Athens will come down over the next few weeks as a streetscape project resumes.
After months of planning, public input and design, the Athens-Clarke County Commission is set to vote on awarding a contract to a builder at the commission’s next voting meeting in October.
Athens-Clarke police found no violations of COVID-19 occupancy rules during 143 police inspections of downtown bars over the past two two weekends, according to Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams.
The Athens-Clarke County Commission has approved creating six “tax allocation districts,” or TADs, in the county.
The Downtown Athens Development Authority has plans for a new downtown project involving apartments and parking decks.
Athens-Clarke County soon may get the city’s first “Tax Allocation District,” or TAD.
Police should wear hazmat suits to enforce Athens’ mask ordinance and state bar occupancy restrictions, one Athens-Clarke County commissioner suggested this week.