Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Oconee County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

ATTEMPTED BURGLARY: On July 2, Deputy Kendall White was dispatched to the AT&T store on Experiment Station Road, where an employee found where someone had tried unsuccessfully to break in through a door.

Comment?

Related Topix: Social Security, Personal Finance, Barrow County, GA, Statham, GA, Bogart, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Dogs, Pets

Athens Banner-Herald

Bicycling farm tour scheduled for Watkinsville

Food and bicycle loving Athenians will get the best of both worlds when they register to participate in the Summer Agro Cycle Tour by Georgia Food Tours scheduled for Sunday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Winterville, GA, Oglethorpe County, GA

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Hice, Collins debate in Watkinsville for 10th District seat

The most contested portion of a debate between the remaining Republican candidates vying for the 10th Congressional District came after Jody Hice took a jab at his opponent Mike Collins' father, former U.S. Rep. Mac Collins.

Comment?

Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner

Athens Banner-Herald

Bogart man charged with possessing child porn, growing marijuana

A Bogart man has been released from custody following his arrest last week on a charge of possessing child pornography, according to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

Comment?

Related Topix: Bogart, GA

KSBW-TV

Sheriff: Drunk man says dog drove him to store

A man was arrested in Oconee County, Georgia, Wednesday after he claimed his dog drove him to the store.

Comment?

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Jody Hice, Mike Collins to debate Tuesday in Watkinsville

Candidates for the 10th Congressional District seat, Jody Hice and Mike Collins, will face off Tuesday in Oconee County in one of the final GOP-sponsored events before the July 22 primary runoff.

Comment?

Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Tax, Walton County, GA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Madison County, GA, Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Watkinsville, GA, Danielsville, GA

Fri Jul 04, 2014

Lucianne.com

Next 25 Articles

Two years before his death, an ailing Lou Gehrig stood in a packed Yankee Stadium and proclaimed himself 'the luckiest man on the face of the earth.'

Comment?

Related Topix: Columbia University, Agriculture, Science

Examiner.com

Georgia man says dog drove him to the store to buy some corn

Wesley Mark Terrell of Creekshore Drive in Oconee County told an Oconee County Sheriff's deputy his dog drove him to the store to buy corn reported FoxCarolina.

Comment?

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA

Gawker

Drunk Guy Claims His Dog Drove Him to the Store

Wesley Mark Terrell, a 60-year-old man from Oconee County, Georgia, had a perfectly reasonable explanation when cops asked him about the dog that was locked inside his car on a recent 99-degree day.

Comment?

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

INDECENT EXPOSURE: On June 25, deputies were dispatched about 7:20 p.m. to the parking lot of Kroger's off Epps Bridge Parkway, where a 28-year-old woman reported she had returned to her car and observed a man in an adjacent car who appeared to be masturbating while watching pornographic material on his cellphone.

Comment?

Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Watkinsville, GA

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

10th District candidates Jody Hice and Mike Collins to debate in Oconee County

The two remaining candidates for Paul Broun's 10th Congressional District seat are scheduled to face off in a GOP-sponsored debate in Oconee County on Tuesday, one of the final such events before the July 22 Primary Runoff.

Comment?

Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Walton County, GA, Watkinsville, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Mon Jun 30, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Watkinsville, GA, Farmington, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Georgia Family Medicine to open Monday

Physicians David C. Gaines, M.D., and Alice Edwards, M.D., are opening a new primary care medical practice, Georgia Family Medicine, on Monday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Medicine, Diabetes, Heart Failure

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

Comment?

Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Watkinsville, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Road rage leads to arrest of Watkinsville man

Road rage between two men traveling on U.S. Highway 78 led to the arrest of a Watkinsville man last week, Oconee County sheriff's authorities said.

Comment?

Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••