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  1. Oconee County vs. Athens Academy tennisRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens Academy's Rolf Reynolds tosses up the tennis ball to serve in his match at No. 2 singles Oconee's Jake Boran and Malachy Mejias shake hands with Athens Academy's Hatton Abernathy and John Chester after their match at No.

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  2. Athens Academy boys sweep Oconee; girls' match called because of darknessRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Julia Hardell won her match at No. 2 singles to tie the match against Athens Academy at 2-2 on Tuesday Tennis teams from Athens Academy and Oconee County faced each other Tuesday at OCHS for an early-season non-region contest.

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  3. BankSouth employee honored with Oconee awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    BankSouth, a family-owned bank in Watkinsville, recently announced that one of its employees received three awards the 2017 Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony.

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  4. North Oconee's Anna Jerald signs appointment papers to attend United States Military AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    North Oconee senior Anna Jerald listens as Congressman Jody Hice says a few words during Jeralds signing ceremony Friday at North Oconee Anna Jerald signs her appointment papers to the United States Military Academy as Congressman Jody Hice looks on North Oconees Anna Jerald is joined by her parents and Congressman Jody Hice at Fridays ceremony in the schools fieldhouse North Oconees Anna Jerald is joined by her family and Congressman Jody Hice at Fridays ceremony in the schools fieldhouse North Oconees Alexis Shirley and Anna Jerald are pictured with Oconee County school superintendent Jason Branch, North Oconee principal Philip Brown and Congressman Jody Hice at Fridays ceremony North Oconee senior Anna Jerald said she has always felt the call to serve others.

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  5. Ex-wife: Georgia dad didn't mean to kill toddler in hot carRead the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | MDJonline.com

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  6. BASEBALL: Dragons need pitchers to step forwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 15 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... Jefferson must contend with a Region 8-AAAA that includes St. Pius X (25-7 last year), Madison County (22-8), North Oconee (16-11), Oconee County (13-14) and Stephens County (10-16). The Dragons' run of five-consecutive seasons of reaching the state ...

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  7. High school player of the week: Commerce's Dalton FlintRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the Region 8-4A title game Saturday. She had 19 points in a semifinal win over Madison County. Jack Chambers, North Oconee: Chambers scored 21 points in the Region 8-4A consolation game Saturday. He had 16 points in a first-round win over Oconee ...

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  8. Raiders finish second in region, earn state berthRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Raiders have their seat at the state table. Madison County downed North Oconee in a thriller on the road Friday and punched its ticket to the state tournament.

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  9. Boys Basketball | North Oconee 57, Oconee County 47Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    At Jefferson, the Titans had three players score in double figures as they defeated Oconee County in the Region 8-4A tournament and advanced to the Class 4A state tournament for the second consecutive year; this is the first time in school history North Oconee has qualified for the state tournament in consecutive seasons. Matthew Quint led all scorers with 20 points and he was followed by Jack Chambers and Jack Taylor .

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  10. Prep Wrestling: Local wrestlers advance to stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Griffin Daily News

    ... West Hall's Blake Kelsey 10-2 and won by forfeit against Stephens County's Brooks McGlaughlin before losing to North Oconee's Graham Baumgardne by fall at the 1:38 mark to end his tournament in 10th place. Binns, meanwhile, lost his opening-round ...

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  11. Oconee commission OKs $13.4 million sewage treatment plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County's Board of Commissioners approved an overdue expansion of the county's overloaded Calls Creek wastewater treatment plant, along with a controversial add-on project that will prepare the site in Watkinsville for still another future expansion. The commission approved the $13.4 million project in a 3-1 vote, with Commissioner Chuck Horton casting the no vote.

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  12. North Oconee vs. Oconee CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Titans react after beating Oconee and qualifying for the state tournament for the second straight season North Oconee head coach Dave Gascho and Oconee County head coach Thad Burgess shake hands after Tuesday's game in the region tournament North Oconee's Logan Garrington and Jack Chambers and Oconee County's Alex Deltchev go after a rebound Oconee County head coach Thad Burgess talks to an official in the third quarter against North Oconee North Oconee's Logan Garrington had the Titans' only six points in the first quarter on two 3-pointers North Oconee's Jack Taylor is greeted by Candler Murphy during introductions prior to the start of Tuesday's basketball game North Oconee's Matthew Quint and Oconee County's Alex Deltchev take the opening tip-off in the region tournament Oconee County's Roques Dowdy is introduced prior to the start of Tuesday's game in the region tournament North ... (more)

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  13. North Oconee teammates Emma Weynand, Jack Chambers score 1,000 career pointsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Saturday at Jefferson was a special night for a pair of North Oconee basketball players as seniors Emma Weynand and Jack Chambers both scored their 1,000th career point. Chambers is the second Titan this season to score the career milestone.

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  14. High school player of the week: Oconee County's Danielle Della TorreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County's Danielle Della Torre, shown here in a file photo, is this week's player of the week Oconee County's Danielle Della Torre is the player of the week after winning the state title in the 100 freestyle at Georgia Tech Saturday. Della Torre, a Georgia signee, won the race in 50.16 seconds.

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  15. Oconee County's Chloe Fambrough and Maura Grace Dickens sign to play softball in collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee Countys Chloe Fambrough and Maura Grace Dickens are joined by their families at Fridays signing ceremony at the schools fieldhouse Two seniors from Oconee County's softball team were recognized Friday at the school's fieldhouse for signing to play in college - pitcher Chloe Fambrough signed with Agnes Scott College and outfielder Maura Grace Dickens signed with the College of Coastal Georgia. "Like her mom said, we have been playing together for I don't know how long, since rec ball," Dickens said.

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  16. Oconee Sheriff, FBI trying to ID apparent bank robbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Members of the Oconee County Sheriffs Department investigate an attempted bank robbery at the Oconee State Bank off Hwy. 78 in Athens, Ga., Thursday, February 02, 2017.

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  17. Boys Basketball | Madison County 51, Oconee County 36Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    At Danielsville, the Red Raiders had two players score in double figures as they defeated the Warriors in Region 8-4A and halted a three-game losing streak. The Red Raiders will play at 8:30 p.m. Friday at North Oconee.

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  18. Attempted bank robbery reported in Oconee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Possible suspects in attempted robbery at Oconee State Bank on Highway 78 on Thursday. Courtesy Oconee County Sheriff's Department Possible suspects' car in attempted robbery at Oconee State Bank on Highway 78 on Thursday.

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  19. Malcom Bridge teams, Oconee girls advance to middle school championship gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee Countys Ivy Baugher and Malcom Bridges MK Long tip-off overtime in their game at OCMS on January 27 The match-ups for the championship games of the Northeast Georgia Athletic League postseason tournament are set and both the Lady Lightning and Lightning from Malcom Bridge and the Lady Braves from Oconee County are in. The Lady Lightning defeated Russell 30-24 on Wednesday at MBMS in the semifinals.

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  20. Oconee County buys planning time with sewer allocation buybacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County is buying more time to deal with its looming wastewater woes and put the government in a better position to manage the county's surging growth. The five-man Oconee County Commission adopted a policy allowing the county's public utilities department to buy back unused sewer allocations when they go untapped more than three years, aiming specifically at four subdivisions that were allocated sewer capacity for more than 1,300 units but were never built.

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