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Thunderstorm causes flash flooding in Oconee
Authorities closed down Main Street in Watkinsville at about 6:30 p.m. between School Street and Simonton Bridge Road after heavy rains flooded the street, according to a Nixle alert issued by the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Find Father's Day Goodies at the Oconee Farmers Market
By Elizabeth Poland Come bring the whole family this weekend to the Oconee Farmers Market to find all your needed goodies for your Father's Day celebrations! The market will feature perfect grilling goodies like pork, chicken and beef as well as fresh summer vegetables like squash, cucumbers and slicing tomatoes.
As Athens area booms as medical hub, Oconee County medical complex set to double in size
A medical office complex in Oconee County is looking to more than double in size over the next several years, even while its first phase is finishing up.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Three Athens residents arrested in Oconee thefts
An Athens man, who owns "a distinctive" red-orange Chevrolet Avalanche with over-sized rims, was arrested with two others Thursday after he drove into a Bishop neighborhood to steal property, said Oconee County sheriff's deputies.
Oconee Restaurant Inspections: No Critical Violations Found
Here is a list of Oconee County establishments that have undergone routine health inspections in March.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Who Do You Fear More? IRS or Al-Qaeda? U.S. Rep Paul Broun Wants to Know
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun , whose 10th District includes Walton County and who is running for the U.S. Senate, is raising eyebrows with a poll posted on his campaign website.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
New Movie Theater Offering 2-Day 'Sneak Peek' Special to Benefit Charities
The official grand opening of the new movie theater at Epps Bridge Centre in Oconee County is Friday, June 14, but moviegoers can get a sneak peek at University 16 Cinemas today and tomorrow while helping two charity groups at the same time.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Summertime Oconee Food For Kids Program Fills Gap for Families in Need
Local businesses and organizations are teaming up with the Oconee Area Resource Council this summer to help combat hunger.
Athens mom calls police on ex-convict son
A convicted felon from Athens was back behind bars early Tuesday morning as the result of a call his mother made to Athens-Clarke police.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Alleged Waitress Murderer Waiting on Bond; Man Faces Child Porn Charges
Bond Hearing Continued for Talmadge Powell - Oconee Patch The 78-year-old man charged with the murder of Misty Myrick remains in the Oconee County Jail without bond after a hearing on the matter was continued at the request the public defender's office.
Multiple Charges for Home Invasion Suspect; Cigarette Lighter Started Fire
Multiple Charges for Home Invasion Shooting Suspect - Fort Stewart Patch A man arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Fort Stewart soldier is facing multiple charges, including murder.
Bond hearing delayed for suspect in waitress slaying
A bond hearing for accused murderer Talmadge "Bud" Powell was delayed Monday in Oconee County Superior Court after a lawyer said the suspect's family is negotiating for his representation.
The Most Expensive Homes on the Market in Northeast Georgia
These homes are listed on AOL Real Estate . Click on the links for additional information and photos.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Keller named to head Oconee Chamber of Commerce
The board of directors of the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce has named Kay Keller as its new president, succeeding Tom Odom who has served as president on an interim basis since last November, according to an announcement from the chamber.
Market Offered Memorial To Vendor James Garland
By Lee Becker Market Board Customer Representative A chair. A peace lily. A framed copy of an obituary.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Ribbon-Cutting Celebrates Opening of New Health Sciences and Business Development Center
The faculty, staff and students of Oconee Fall Line Technical College , along with local business leaders and government officials, will cut the ceremonial ribbon of their new Health Sciences and Business Development Center at 10 a.m. on Thursday, June 27th.
Spend National Get Outdoors Day This Saturday at an Oconee Park
Oconee County residents are invited to celebrate National Get Outdoors Day this Saturday, June 8, and residents can take advantage of one - or several - local parks.
Wed Jun 05, 2013