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Watkinsville, Georgia is located in Oconee County. Zip codes in Watkinsville, GA include 30677. The median home price in Watkinsville is $279,400. More Watkinsville information.

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Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

University of North Georgia galleries busy with Athens-centric art exhibits

The Oconee campus of the University of North Georgia hosts part of a trio of art exhibitions that also includes collections at the university's Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee man charged with fabricating own kidnapping in 2013

A Farmington man was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he helped plan his own kidnapping in order to extort money from his girlfriend that he and the kidnappers planned to split.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Examiner.com

Man found shot to death at park; Three men caught doing sex act together in park

A man believed to be about 60 years old was found shot to death in a bullet-riddled vehicle Friday morning at a park in northwest Atlanta.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Scout leader Paul Matthews of Watkinsville to be honored Sunday

Boy Scout Troop 149 Leader Paul Matthews will be honored in a special event Sunday in Oconee County as friends acknowledge his service as a scoutmaster for 20 years.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Suicide discovered at Middle Oconee River

A 29-year-old Watkinsville man committed suicide late Monday night or early Tuesday morning by hanging himself at a popular recreational spot on the Middle Oconee River, the former Puritan Mill site.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Bethel Haven to take part in family race series in Athens

Bethel Haven, a Christian nonprofit that provides counseling services to distressed children, individuals and families, will participate in the National Family Race Series presented by Families On Challenge Sept.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee woman's wallet stolen while shopping for school supplies

In just a matter of moments, a 35-year-old Watkinsville woman became the victim of a theft while shopping for school supplies in what has become a common crime.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Broun to host grants and small business workshop in Watkinsville

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun recently announced that he will host a Grants and Small Business Workshop 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in Watkinsville.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

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Bowyer called into Truck Series duty

It will be Bowyer's first Truck start since finishing second at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2011.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

North Georgia donates $50,000 to OCAF for classroom improvements

The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation's recent annual meeting in Watkinsville was highlighted by a $50,000 donation from the University of North Georgia Foundation.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/25/14: Today's the anniversary of the Moore's Ford Bridge lynching

Sixty-eight years ago, two African-American couples were killed on a bridge between Watkinsville and Monroe County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

DAMAGE: On July 17, Deputy Adam Thrower was dispatched to a home on Pembrook Court, Watkinsville, where a woman pointed out where someone damaged a double-pane window in her home.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Wilkes takes close win over Hale in Oconee County commission race

William E. "Bubber" Wilkes won a narrow victory over Oconee County Board of Commissioners incumbent Margaret Hale in Tuesday night's Republican primary runoff to claim the Post 3 seat on the board.

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