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  1. Drink up! Oconee votes yes on liquor by the drinkRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | The Oconee Leader

    With only three contested local elections on the ballot, there's no question that Oconee County voters had liquor on their minds Tuesday when they showed up to vote.

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  2. Oconee voters approve liquor referendumRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A liquor-by-the-drink referendum passed Tuesday night in Oconee County, as voters gave the measure a hefty show of approval with slightly more than 65 percent of the vote. With all precincts reporting, the measure passed by a vote of 8,614 to 4,535.

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  3. Oconee voters approve liquor referendum in 65-35 percent voteRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A liquor-by-the-drink referendum passed Tuesday night in Oconee County, as voters gave the measure a hefty show of approval with slightly more than 65 percent of the vote. With all precincts reporting, the measure passed by a vote of 8,614 to 4,535.

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  4. Truck fire in Oconee prompts closure of southbound lanes of U.S. 441 at Lampkin DriveRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A grass and woods fire along U.S. Highway 441 at Lampkin Drive has prompted Oconee County authorities to shut down traffic on the southbound lane of the highway, Oconee County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Lee Weems said. No one has been injured in the grass and woods fire, which was ignited by a pickup truck.

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  5. State Champs: Lady Wolves snag recordtying 8th straight state titleRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 1 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... scored on Hasty's single off the glove of Greek. The title tied Buford with the most softball titles all-time with Oconee County. Wolfe said it has been more a testament of the hard work of his players than any secrets of the coaching staff. Though ...

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  6. Advertisements In Oconee County Weekly Newspapers Tout Referendum 2...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Patch.com

    Oconee County voters who want to improve the quality of life in the county, enhance the county's infrastructure and spur economic development should vote Yes on Referendum 2 on Nov. 4, according to advertisements in today's edition of both of the county's weekly newspapers. Voting for the referendum will make sales tax revenue go up and property taxes go down, the half-page advertisement in The Oconee Enterprise claims.

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  7. Lack of Internet access has Oconee residents lining up for an explanationRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    More than 90 percent of the residents of Oconee County have access to the Internet, but many of those without the service expressed their frustrations Wednesday night at a meeting in Watkinsville. About 70 people gathered for a meeting held by the Oconee County government, which hosted representatives from Charter Communications and AT&T, the largest providers for broadband service in the county.

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  8. Podcast: Jefferson tries to stay undefeated, Monsignor Donovan wins...Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Who has the edge when Oconee County visits Jefferson? And will Cedar Shoals or Apalachee pick up their first win? Tyler Mayforth and Nicole Saavedra of the Athens Banner-Herald discuss the area's best high school football games, including Oconee County-Jefferson, Cedar Shoals-Apalachee and North Oconee-Stephens County.

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  9. Football: Dragons await big games as regular season winds downRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 30 | MainStreetNews.com

    If Jefferson is to win a region title, it will certainly have to earn it over the course of the next two weeks. Well-rested after an off-week, the unbeaten Dragons host third-place Oconee County Friday, followed by a regular season finale at region co-leader Hart County .

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  10. Oconee County Attempting To Enforce Sign Ordinance At SR 316 And Connector After Long DelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Patch.com

    The Oconee County Code Enforcement Office has sent letters to permit holders for signs on three properties at the busy Oconee Connector intersection with SR 316, telling them they have until Nov. 17 to bring their signs into compliance with the county's ordinance. Code Enforcement Officer Paul Smith posted the registered letters on Oct. 17 to Jamie Boswell, owner of Boswell properties, and to two other sign permit holders, pointing out that the county's Unified Development Code prohibits the installation of signs on the right of way of a public road.

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  11. Jefferson brimming with excitement over final tests of regular seasonRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    The air is thick with anticipation at Jefferson football practice these days -- and with good reason. After storming to a 8-0 mark, the Dragons can now focus on the two games that will define the 2014 regular season -- starting with Friday's showdown against Oconee County.

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  12. Southeast Discovery Cites 3 Factors That Make Lake Oconee, Georgia a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | PRWeb

    Today's buyers - both Baby Boomers as well as a younger demographic - are finding the Lake Oconee area, and communities such as Reynolds Plantation, to be an ideal fit for what they are looking for. In Lake Oconee, Georgia, the presence of an award-winning hospital, a top-rated charter school, and a planned adult living community are beginning to attract newcomers to the area outside the usual demographic of retirees, second home owners and vacationers.

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  13. Liquor and SPLOST referendums highlight Oconee ballotRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The number of early voters for the general election in Oconee County is double that of those who cast early votes in the April primaries, according to figures from the Oconee County Voter Registration Office. Besides the hotly contested governor and U.S. Senate races, there are two important referendums on the Oconee County ballot.

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  14. Liquor and SPLOST referendums higlight Oconee ballotRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The number of early voters for the general election in Oconee County is double that of those who cast early votes in the April primaries, according to figures from the Oconee County Voter Registration Office. Besides the hotly contested governor and U.S. Senate races, there are two important referendums on the Oconee County ballot.

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  15. Region high school football rankingsRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    North Oconee and Oconee County stumbled in region play last week. Here's how the region rankings look with two weeks left in regular-season play:

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  16. Gas Prices in Oconee Mapped: How Low Will It Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    ... Press. The average gas price in Georgia is $2.93 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.com. How low will gas prices fall in Oconee? Tell us in the comments section at the bottom of the page! Note: The map below uses the location tied to your internet ...

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  17. Oconee man and partner seek to open new Athens area brewery next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    There have been many aspects of starting a brewery that Brian Roth has enjoyed, but perhaps the most fulfilling part of the journey has been meeting folks from around the world who share his passion for craft beer. "The cool thing about this industry is how much people will share," Roth, who lives in Oconee County, said.

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  18. Podcast: Oconee County's wild finish, North Oconee takes on Buford and a big Region 8-AAAAA matchupRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tyler Mayforth and Nicole Saavedra of the Athens Banner-Herald discuss the area's best high school football games, including North Oconee-Buford, Oconee County-Hart County and Clarke Central-Winder Barrow, in this week's podcast.

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  19. Podcast: Oconee County's wild finish, North Oconee takes on...Read the original story

    Oct 24, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Tyler Mayforth and Nicole Saavedra of the Athens Banner-Herald discuss the area's best high school football games, including North Oconee-Buford, Oconee County-Hart County and Clarke Central-Winder Barrow, in this week's podcast.

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  20. BBB Advises: How to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & NE Georgia reminds Oconee consumers that the holidays are a prime target for credit card scammers due to the sheer number of consumers using their credit card to make purchases. Scammers are ready and waiting to take advantage of the increased use and are on the lookout to steal credit card information.

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