Special called meeting of Clarke Co BOE headlines local government calendar

A special called meeting of the Clarke County School Board is set for 5:30 this afternoon at School District offices in the HT Edwards Building on Dearing Extension. It’s the first board session since last month’s contentious meeting in which Dr. Demond Means (pictured above) threatened to resign as Clarke County School Superintendent.

Athens-Clarke County Commissioners take up the question of Sunday alcohol sales in tonight’s meeting at City Hall: The Commissioners are expected to sign off the measure that will allow Athens restaurants to serve alcoholic beverages beginning at 11 o’clock Sunday mornings, a change from the current 12:30pm that had been required by state law. Commissioners meet at 6 o’clock this evening.

Tonight’s Oconee County Commission meeting is set for 6 o’clock at the Oconee County courthouse in Watkinsville.

Today is election day in Comer: Laura Minish and Tommy Appling will face the voters again in a runoff election to fill the District 3 seat on the Comer City Council. Minish and Appling were the top two vote-getters in last month’s general election. There is also a runoff in Braselton, where Becky Richardson and Richard Mayberry are competing for a City Council seat.

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