Monday Dec 16
Week Ahead: December 16th-December 19th, 2013
Monday, December 16th The Oconee County Planning Commission meets at 7pm in the Oconee County Courthouse.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Attempted Shoplifting at Walmart Fails
Oconee Count Sheriff's deputies responded to a misdemeanor shoplifting call at the Walmart on Epps Bridge Parkway on December 10th close to 2am.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Want to be a Volunteer Firefighter? You can, Starting in January
Oconee County Fire Rescue will be conducting a 200-hour Firefighter I Course scheduled to begin January 7th, 2014.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Madison County blotter
FRAUD: On Dec. 4, a resident of Paoli Road, Carlton, reported she advertised an engine for sell on Craigslist and that a man contacted her in regards to buying it.
Oconee student tapped for Senate program
An Oconee County student was named as one of two Georgia delegates to next year's annual United States Senate Youth Program, the Georgia Department of Education announced on Thursday.
OCAF's Holiday Artists' Shoppe Offers Something for Everyone
The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation is once again offering its Holiday Artists' Shoppe.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Escaped Athens prisoner leads Oconee deputies on doomed flight
A state prisoner escaped Wednesday morning from a work detail in Athens then led authorities on a wild chase that ended when he crashed a stolen taxi in Oconee County.
Clarke graduation rates show improvement
AREA GRADUATION RATES State high school graduation rates improved slightly in Georgia, according to statistics released Wednesday by the state Department of Education.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Pilot Program Helps Rural Georgia Probationers Stay Out Of Prison
Sandersville Probation Officer Christopher Burke visits with probationer Chet Mull as he works on his GED at Oconee Fall Line Technical College.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Modesto Bee
The 12 spas of Christmas
In a year's time, my face has been peeled and polished, my back waltzed on and slapped with pine needles, and my feet scrubbed and shined to pedicure perfection.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Code Enforcement Issued Permit For Restaurant in Epps Bridge Centre
The Oconee County Code Enforcement on Monday of last week issued an interior build-out permit for Taqueria Tsunami Restaurant in Epps Bridge Centre.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
BOC seeks to avoid snags in jail expansion
The construction of the Madison County Jail in the early 2000s was a nightmare project, with a lengthy checklist of construction problems that led to a prolonged legal entanglement between county commissioners and several companies involved.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Oconee County hosts training for K-9 units from across North Georgia
Oconee County Sheriff's Sgt. Shane Partain and his K-9 dog Orion are well known in Oconee County.
Why A New Courthouse for Oconee County?
The whole discussion of building a new courthouse for Oconee County began after a summer audit turned up many concerns about security in the building, said David Sweat, Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the Western Circuit, which includes Oconee and Athens Clarke counties.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Your Week Ahead in Oconee: December 2nd--December 5th
Monday, December 2nd Everyone will love seeing Atlanta magician Arthur Atsma at the Oconee County Public Library at 7pm.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Cherokee County's Unemployment Rate Rises to 6.3 Percent
Cherokee County's unemployment rate rose by three tenths of a percent to 6.3 percent in October, but that rate was much lower than the metro Atlanta average of 7.7 percent.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Rodent Droppings, Mold in Ice Machine, Food Debris
The following is a list of Oconee County restaurants that have been inspected recently.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Expert Chip Bell Reveals Secrets to Getting Really Great Customer Service During the Holidays
Lake Oconee, Georgia, Nov 25, 2013 -- Whether you are hunting for the season's hottest must-have gadget on Black Friday or preparing for the grand family feast, the holidays bring a whirlwind of activities and stress.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Oconee kidnap victim tells of fear he experienced during captivity
The 40-year-old man kidnapped at gunpoint on Nov. 14 from his home in Oconee County said he feared for his life while he was held captive for nearly nine hours.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Three of four Oconee kidnapping suspects from Augusta
Curtis Michael Bonman, Karin Tanja King and Justin D. Jackson were separately charged with burglary in the first degree, kidnapping, false imprisonment, and aggravated assault.