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  1. Iowa State QB Kyle Kempt petitioning for extra year of eligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MSNBC

    ... eased from his scholarship . The next most experienced quarterback returning is rising sophomore Zeb Noland , a Watkinsville, Ga., native who threw 66 passes and started one game in 2017.

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  2. Agency honors Watkinsville detective as Officer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Detective Sgt. Will Horton of the Watkinsville Police Department at the desk in his office.

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  3. Custodial staff member accused of recording girls in bathroom at Oconee County High SchoolRead the original story

    Friday Jan 12 | WAAY

    A man is in police custody and is accused of placing a cell phone to record girls inside the bathroom at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville. According to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office, school officials found the cell phone inside the bathroom on Wednesday.

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  4. High school custodian accused of using cellphone to record girls' locker roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | New York Post

    A high school custodian in Georgia was arrested after officials found a cellphone in the girls' locker room used to record unwitting students, authorities said. Timothy Brian Burnette, 40, was collared Wednesday at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville after the secreted cellphone was found.

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  5. Man accused of recording girls in bathroom at Oconee County High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | WALB-TV Albany

    A man is in police custody and is accused of placing a cell phone to record girls inside the bathroom at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville. According to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office, school officials found the cell phone inside the bathroom on Wednesday.

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  6. Oconee High custodian allegedly videotaped girls in locker roomRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A custodian at Oconee County High School in Watkinsville was arrested Wednesday for allegedly placing a cell phone in the girl's locker room to secretly videotape students. "A student found the phone and reported it to school officials and they notified us.

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  7. Death of Oconee woman who jumped from ambulance ruled self-inflictedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 10 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A woman who jumped out of a fast-moving ambulance in early December died of "blunt head trauma" after hitting the pavement, authorities said. Melissa Lynn Wood, 42, of Flat Rock Road, Watkinsville, died at the scene the evening of Dec. 7, Oconee County Coroner Ed Carson said Tuesday.

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  8. Oconee County blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... the 911 center to contact his parents. MONEY TAKEN: On Nov. 28, Deputy Richard Leuze met with a 42-year-old Watkinsville man, who reported he went through the self checkout lane at Kroger's on Epps Bridge Parkway. The man requested $60 cash with his ...

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  9. Emancipation Proclamation observance set for Monday in WatkinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 30 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The 29th annual Emancipation Proclamation and Pioneer Awards event will be held 11 a.m. Monday at Bethel Baptist Church on North Main Street in Watkinsville. The event will honor 17 people who have made contributions in enhancing the lives of those with special needs.

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  10. Madison woman felt threatened on Oconee road rage incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Morgan County woman wants to pursue charges against a man who sparked a road rage episode on a recent evening while traveling on U.S. Highway 441 in Oconee County. Deputies met with the 64-year-old resident of Madison at a gas station in Farmington, where she described the reckless behavior of the man on Dec. 21 soon after they left Watkinsville, according to an Oconee County sheriff's report.

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  11. Forgery suspects lead Oconee deputies on high-speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Citizen involvement helped Oconee County sheriff's deputies nab two Atlanta men who they said tried to cash a forged check at a bank in Watkinsville. The two men fled from deputies in a high-speed chase from Watkinsville to south of Bishop, where they were captured after heavily damaging their car during the pursuit, according to a sheriff's report.

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  12. Places to go, things to see: Watkinsville man follows the trails,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 28 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Suzi Medeiros and Keith Karnok stand on a bridge near terraced hills rich with rice ready for harvest in Vietnam. Keith Karnok sits in a pool at the bottom of a waterfall in the Pakam Quang Nam-Da Nang region of Vietnam.

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  13. Nell Sellers TutenRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | Baxley News-Banner

    ... include daughters and son-in-law, Eleanor T. Wells of North Augusta, SC and Anne T. and Stan Kanavage of Watkinsville; son and daughter-in-law, Alvin R. and Elaine Tuten of Baxley; and a brother, Harry Sellers of Marietta. Seven grandchildren and ...

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  14. Avoid fescue foot: Stop grubbing pastures into the groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Southwest Farm Press

    ... segments from root crown to top. Each layer was analyzed separately by Nick Hill of Agrinostics Ltd., a lab in Watkinsville, Ga. Farmers, over the years, have developed ways to prevent poisoning. They learned that seed heads and stems were high in ...

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  15. Oconee County blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 23 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in front of the shop. None of the neighboring businesses were vandalized. THREAT: On Dec. 13, a 23-year-old Watkinsville man reported to Deputy Nicholas Hobbs that he received a text telling him he needed to pay money or this person was going to ...

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  16. St. Mary's donates nearly 200 turkeys to Food BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro, as well as ancillary facilities in Athens, Bogart and Watkinsville. Each turkey came with safe cooking information and preparation tips developed by St. Mary's food service partner, Sodexo. St. ...

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  17. Ashley Hall's Emma Navarro heads All-Lowcountry girls tennis teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 19 | Post and Courier

    ... Pro Circuit doubles title and three major Southern junior doubles titles, mostly with partner Chloe Beck of Watkinsville, Ga. Navarro has been just as impressive in singles, winning back-to-back ITF singles titles as well as five high level national ...

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  18. Demolition of historic Oconee jailhouse gets underwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2017 | Oconee Politics

    ... L. Jones, Athens Banner-Herald) Demolition starts Friday on the old Oconee County Jail in downtown Watkinsville, but no one has actually been incarcerated behind the century-old cell bars for almost 40 years. In the early 1980s, the jail came under ...

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  19. Explore New Oconee Homes at Winter Tour of HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Atlanta Real Estate Forum

    ... card, simply RSVP by clicking here and show up to Pebble Creek on Saturday, located at 1413 Grovebrook Lane in Watkinsville. Visit www.SRHomes.com to learn about additional new home opportunities from SR Homes throughout the north metro area.

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  20. High school scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... County on Tuesday and will face Athens Christian at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. OCONEE COUNTY 69, COMMERCE 32: At Watkinsville, the Warriors had three players score in double figures as they won their fourth consecutive game to improve to 6-2. The Warriors ...

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