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Oconee High science students test the waters of a city park
Science students at Oconee County High School got their hands wet Friday as they conducted lab tests in the cool waters of a park stream.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Oconee County blotter
GUN STOLEN: On April 9, a resident of Woodridge Lane, Watkinsville, reported that someone entered his vehicle and stole a HiPoint 40-caliber pistol valued at $150.
Differing church denominations help each other, new church gears up...
Living Hope Church is located at 2150 Lexington Road. The church will have discipleship hour 9 a.m. and worship 10:30 a.m. each Sunday.
Panhandlers barred from Athens businesses
A 22-year-old Athens man was banned from Kroger on Alps Road after he was asking customers to purchase diapers for his baby, police said.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
30-year-old Watkinsville man killed in motorcycle/SUV wreck
A 30-year-old Watkinsville man died Sunday evening when his motorcycle collided with a SUV just south of Watkinsville on Georgia Highway 15, a Georgia State Patrol spokesman said Monday.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Debra Louise Watson, of Watkinsville, and James Eddie Hunter, of Athens, were united in marriage on Friday, February 14, 2014.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Video honoring Oconee arts group's 20 years set for viewing at Oconee library
The Oconee County Library will host a showing Monday night of the recently produced video "The OCAF Story ... 1994-2014," created for the 20th anniversary of the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation that began in Watkinsville.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Lattice Expands Service in Georgia With Two New Facility Installations
The completed installations replaced analog systems at the Gordon County Jail in Calhoun, Georgia, and the Oconee County Jail in Watkinsville, Georgia.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Oconee Farmers Market Had Strong Opening Day Saturday At Courthouse
Twenty-nine vendors offering eggs, goat milk, pies, cakes, meats, boiled peanuts, herbs, landscape plants, fresh greens and more set up booths in front of the courthouse in downtown Watkinsville yesterday for the launch of the 11th season of the Oconee Farmers Market.
Affinis Hospice in Watkinsville is seeking volunteers to spend time with patients and their families at the facility.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Farmers Market Launches 11th Season On Saturday
By Lee Becker Market Board Customer Representative About 30 vendors offering early greens, meats and eggs, honey and mushrooms, and lots more will be in front of the courthouse in Watkinsville at 8 a.m. on Saturday morning for the launch of the 11th season of the Oconee Farmers Market.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Watkinsville Farmer's Market launches 11th season
The Oconee Farmers Market will open its 11th season from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in front of the courthouse in downtown Watkinsville.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Man accused of attempted murder of Athens police officer gets committed to psych hospital
A judge recently ordered the involuntary commitment to a psychiatric hospital of a mentally ill man accused of trying to murder an Athens-Clarke County police officer more than six years ago.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Women's clothing retailer coming to West Washington Street
Upcoming renovations to the building that currently houses Sunshine Cycles will make room for a new women's clothing retailer.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Churches and community members gather to be 'hands and feet of...
Rachel Hackett held onto the low hanging branch of a pine tree Saturday as her friend, Chandler Moses, stood on a stepping stool and cut the branch down with a serrated pole saw.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Steve and Cindy Brenden, of Athens, are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Lee Christopher Brenden, to Olivia Nicole DePaola, daughter of James and Michelle DePaola, of South River, N.J. The groom-elect is the grandson of Ann Taylor, of Sale City, Linda and the late James "Cub" Taylor, of Albany, and Dorothy and the late Richard ... (more)
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Oconee County blotter
COPPER WIRE TAKEN: On March 20, a deputy was dispatched to a home under construction on Malcom Bridge Road, Bogart, where a man reported someone entered the house and pulled out the copper wiring and copper pipes valued at $6,000.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Watkinsville purchases land to create green space park near downtown
The city of Watkinsville purchased about 5 acres of land off South Main Street Wednesday to create a "green space" park.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
Edna Sandiford Underwood
Edna Sandiford Underwood, 90, died March 24, 2014. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Tift Memorial Gardens with Elder Edward McIntyre officiating.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Director's Choice artists announced for 2014 Southworks exhibit in Oconee
Two Athens artists, Ron Meyers and Rich Panico, have been named as Director's Choice Artists for the 19th annual Southworks Exhibition opening April 11 at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation in Watkinsville.