City Hall

The Athens-Clarke County City Hall. (Photo/Caroline Barnes)


A state of emergency was declared in Athens-Clarke County Sunday night following downtown protests against police brutality, according to an ACC news release.

The county is under a curfew from 9 p.m. Sunday through 5 a.m. Monday. Downtown is also closed to the public.

The state of emergency will expire Tuesday night unless extended by the county manager or commission, according to the release.

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