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  1. Early Thursday wreck on U.S. 441 near Bishop injures two womenRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Two people were injured early Thursday when their van overturned off U.S. Highway 441 just south of Bishop in Oconee County, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The driver, Courtney Kitchens, 32, of Eatonton and her passenger were both taken to Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center with injuries, GSP Trooper Cpl.


  2. Face of Oconee government changes with new website ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County's website will look a lot different beginning Thursday, and also feel a lot friendlier and be more useful, county officials hope. The address won't change - it's still, Nedza told Oconee County Commissioners in a meeting Tuesday.


  3. Bishop man's death attributed to accidental fire at hunting campRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 26 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Oconee County man lost his life in a fire that destroyed his hunting camp in Greene County a week ago. A fatal fire that claimed the life of an Oconee County man at his deer-hunting camp near Union Point a week ago apparently started from a space heater, Greene County Coroner Jeff Smith said Saturday.


  4. Water conservation rules now in place, more may come for Athens areaRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Peach trees are seen just outside of Bishop, Ga., Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Peach sales generated $35,048,000 in 2016 across Georgia in 2011 that number was $44,534,021, according to the USDA and UGA.


  5. Big crowd turns out for DOT forum on 441 widening, Bishop bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A planned widening of U.S Highway 441 from outside Watkinsville to near Madison is still years away, but it's still one of the hottest issues in Oconee County. Construction isn't set to begin until 2021, but as soon as next summer, the DOT expects to have a revised concept plan, with completion of preliminary plans by summer 2018 and right of way acquisition beginning that fall.


  6. Oconee County group to DOT: Choose shorter route for Bishop bypassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A planned highway bypass around the Oconee County town of Bishop should be shorter and closer to the town than an alternative that loops further outside, according to a citizen group in the county. Positively Oconee began last year after the state reactivated the long-dormant project, which under that longer route, floated more than a decade ago, would cut through historic and family-owned farms.


  7. Watkinsville woman accused of attacking nurseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Amy Renee Bishop, 49, of Watkinsville was arrested Thursday morning for allegedly assaulting a nurse the day before at Athens Regional Medical Center, Athens-Clarke County police said. The nurse was one of the employees who went outside of the hospital to help Bishop get out of a car and into a wheelchair, according to police.


  8. Athens-area fatal wrecks part of nationwide trend of increasing roadway fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The 14 traffic deaths that have occurred in Athens-Clarke and two other area counties in just the past five months are tragic reminders of a significant nationwide increase in roadway fatalities. And, sadly, those 13 deaths represent just 1 percent of the traffic deaths thus far this year on Georgia roads, according to the latest figures from the Georgia Department of Transportation.


  9. Ocone County blotterRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    LIGHT BULB MISSING: On Sept. 15, Deputy Joshua Dudley was dispatched to a home on Rogers Road, Bogart, where 81-year-old Bobby Kirk reported he went to his barn to get some meat out of a freezer and discovered a light bulb missing from a fixture.


  10. Church events around Athens this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    What it does and doesn't pay for: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Tuckston United Methodist Church, 4175 Lexington Road, Athens. The J.O.Y Club is partnering with the Eldercare Planning Council of Northeast Georgia to host informational events to assist older adults.


  11. Sons of American Revolution to honor former member at ceremony in BishopRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens chapter of the Georgia Society Sons of the American Revolution will mark the grave of former member Albert Sydney Johnson III during an upcoming ceremony. Johnson, who died Dec. 30, 2014, was a resident of Oconee County since 1970 and was retired from the University of Georgia as professor of wildlife management in the School of Forest Resources.


  12. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    Sep 16, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    BURGLARY: On Sept. 12, a 67-year-old resident of St. Andrews Court, Bogart, reported the theft of $7,550 worth of property from his home.


  13. Bishop trucker killed in two-truck crash in Oconee County on Highway 441Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Bishop truck driver was killed early Thursday in a two-truck wreck along U.S. Highway 441 in Oconee County, according to the Georgia State Patrol. The patrol reported the wreck occurred about 6:40 a.m. near Tappan Spur Road.


  14. Truck driver from Bishop dies in massive Oconee wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Bishop truck driver was killed early Thursday in a two-truck wreck along U.S. Highway 441 near Morgan County, according to reports. The driver of the other tractor-trailer rig, whose name was not available, was transported to a hospital for treatment.


  15. Wreck shuts 441 in Oconee County south of BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Oconee County Sheriff's Office reported early Thursday that a wreck involving multiple big rigs at Tappan Spur Road and U.S. 441 has closed the road down.


  16. UGA cross country sweeps season openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Both Georgia teams put four in the top five individual finishers to complete the sweep of the UGA Cross Country Invitational in Bishop, Ga., on Saturday morning. "Today was a great day," said Bulldog cross country coach Patrick Cunniff.


  17. Oconee County Sheriff's investigators running down leads on burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County Sheriff's deputies are investigating several recent burglaries including homes in upscale subdivisions where expensive jewelry and cash was taken. "We've got some investigative direction and we'll take it to its logical conclusion.


  18. Oconee County Animal Shelter postpones sale following death of Ashton KeeganRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Oconee County Animal Shelter is postponing the yard sale slated for this weekend following the death of Ashton Keegan, 23, who was killed Sunday night in a car accident. Keegan was instrumental and dedicated part of OCAS.


  19. Oconee County blotterRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    EQUIPMENT STOLEN: On Aug. 10, a resident of Morrison Street, Watkinsville, reported that his Ford F-250 pickup and a cargo trailer loaded with $14,000 worth of lawn equipment was stolen while it was parked at a location on the 1000 block of Astondale Road in Bishop. The equipment included a zero-turn mower, chain saws, trimmers and other various saws.


  20. Oconee County blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2016 | Athens Banner-Herald

    GUNS STOLEN: On Aug. 1, a resident of Aiken Road, Bogart, reported the theft of about $3,000 worth of firearms. Among the missing guns are a Sig Sauer 556 Swat Patrol rifle, a Marlin lever-action .30-caliber carbine, a Hi Point 9mm pistol and a Winchester 1899 rifle.


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