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Oconee deputies investigating sexual assault on girl; suspect in custody
Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect Thursday afternoon for the alleged exual assault of a young girl in a neighborhood off Epps Bridge Parkway, Sheriff Scott Berry said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Oconee assault suspect captured by deputies in Athens-Clarke County
A Watkinsville man who allegedly fled from police by car and foot in Oconee County told arresting officers that he had been jogging for more than five hours after he was captured Sunday night in Athens, authorities said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Oconee woman's nearly century old diary reveals days of young romance, daily tasks
Tucked away in an old desk for many years was a small diary with the daily transcribes of a teenaged girl who lived in Oconee County in 1915.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Career Fair Thursday at Oftc Sandersville Campus
Oconee Fall Line Technical College and the Department of Labor are holding their annual Career Fair on Thursday, July 17th at the College's Sandersville Campus.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Most Athens area school systems beat state average in end-of-course tests
Most Athens-area public school systems did better than state averages in end-of-course tests in eight high school subject areas except for coordinate algebra.
Elderly Oconee woman loses $12,000 in scam
A 70-year-old Farmington woman lost $12,000 in a scam in which she paid the money, even taking out loans, in an effort to collect what she thought was $2 million in winnings.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Taking their business elsewhere: Best Buy latest to leave Clarke for Oconee
F ormer Atlanta Highway fixture Best Buy's Friday opening in Oconee County's Epps Bridge Centre marks the latest in a surge of commercial development along the corridor over the last decade.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Banks County men end up in jail after foot chase along Epps Bridge Parkway in Oconee
Three Banks County men made a trip to Oconee County on Wednesday afternoon and all three ended up in the county jail after their actions prompted calls about suspicious behavior.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Athens man says dog left in hot car in Oconee was accident
An Athens man arrested last week in Oconee County after he left his pet dog inside a hot car while he shopped said Wednesday he is devastated that his dog could have died on a day when the temperature reached 95 degrees.
Outlet Mall of Georgia groundbreaking scheduled for December in Augusta
The Outlet Mall of Georgia at Augusta will be an 800,000-square-foot fashion outlet mall with shops, restaurants, hotels and other retail uses.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
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Medical Center, Putnam General announce partnership
Just days after it struck an alliance with a Milledgeville hospital, The Medical Center of Central Georgia has announced a new partnership with the hospital in Eatonton.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Three-county road works planning continues as federal funding remains in question
Transportation Planning Meetings A series of public information meetings on transportation infrastructure plans for Athens-Clarke County and parts of Oconee and Madison counties for the next six years will be held this month in each of the three counties.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Banking account set up to help woman seriously injured in Oconee wreck
A bank account has been established to accept donations meant to help a woman seriously injured in a June 26 wreck in Oconee County when her vehicle burst into flames when it was hit by a tanker truck.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Oconee deputies nab four suspects in rash of thefts and entering autos
Oconee County Sheriff's deputies arrested four theft suspects early Wednesday after two tried to escape on foot and two others attempted to flee in a stolen car in a chase that went through downtown Athens and ended with a crash in a parking lot on West Broad Street.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Woman injured in Oconee wreck remains in critical condition in Augusta
An Eatonton woman burned in a fiery Thursday wreck on U.S. Highway 441 in Oconee County remained in critical condition Tuesday in Doctor's Hospital of Augusta.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Oconee commission incumbent faces challenge by former commissioner
A runoff election for a seat on the Oconee County Board of Commissioners features a long-time incumbent facing an opponent who once served 20 years on the commission.
Two central Georgia hospitals announce partnership
The Medical Center of Central Georgia will announce a formal partnership with Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville Tuesday afternoon.
Man charged with taking Oconee teen to Florida back in Georgia to face charges
The 36-year-old man charged with taking a 14-year-old girl from Oconee County to Florida after meeting her on the Internet was returned to Georgia on Saturday to face criminal charges.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Tanker wreck in Oconee closes highway as crews fight chemical spill and fire
Oconee County emergency agencies are on the site of a serious two-vehicle wreck that occurred shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday on U.S. Highway 441 North near the bridge crossing the Athens Perimeter.