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  1. Two Watkinsville men charged with killing deer 8 months agoRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    Justice recently arrived for a deer that grazed companionably with cattle, after a thorough investigation pointed to two Oconee County men who now face state hunting law violations. The men killed the large buck near a home on the outskirts of Watkinsville last July, State Department of Natural Resource authorities said Thursday.

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  2. Quadruplets born at Georgia Regents medical centerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTVM

    ... to think about how to make room for the babies with two brothers - Campbell, 5, and Jack, 3 - already at their Watkinsville, Ga., home. The Kirkland quadruplets - three boys and a girl - were delivered via C-section on Saturday, March 21, at Georgia ...

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  3. Bogart man arrested after ruckus at Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

    A Bogart man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly verbally abusive Oconee County sheriff's deputies at the Waffle House in Watkinsville. Deputies were dispatched at 2:35 a.m. to a reported fight at the restaurant on U.S. Highway 441, where Jack Christian Crowe was reported to be cussing, yelling and pushing two other customers, deputies said.

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  4. Georgia family welcomes quadruplets at Children's Hospital of GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... Hospital of Georgia, Julie gave birth to three boys and one girl, while Matt was still driving in from Watkinsville, where they live. It's only been three days, but the quads still have a long road ahead of them. The hospital will be their home for ...

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  5. Water content thresholds recommended for Gardenia jasminoidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Science Daily

    ... a negative impact on plant quality. The study was done at both the University of Georgia Horticulture Farm in Watkinsville, Georgia and at the University of Georgia Tifton campus so the scientists could compare plant responses under different ...

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  6. Baseball: Dragons sweep doubleheader from 8-AAA foe OconeeRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    Jefferson baseball swept a Region 8-AAA doubleheader at Oconee County on Friday in Watkinsville. The Dragons took Game 1 4-2 and Game 2 7-2.

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  7. Youth pastor pens children's bookRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Oconee Leader

    ... may be that focus." "The Day Katie McAvity Turned Off Gravity" is available locally at Ann Peden Jewelry in Watkinsville. Online, the book is available on Amazon and on the publisher's website at www.booklogix.com. Mary Anne Carroll is a reporter ...

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  8. V ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... winter partnership, Get Comfortable, a platform recognizing local nonprofits. Chops & Hops, located in downtown Watkinsville, will host the dinner, which will feature a sampling of Creature Comfort beer paired with small plates. Entertainment will ...

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  9. Watkinsville voters OK by-the-drink liquor salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The few Watkinsville voters who cast ballots in a Tuesday referendum were overwhelmingly in favor of allowing sales of liquor-by- the-drink in the city. When polls closed Tuesday, 216 ballots had been cast in favor of by-the-drink liquor sales, with 49 votes against the measure, according to elections officials, giving the referendum an 81.5 percent approval rating.

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  10. Baseball: Dragon streak ends after impressive night from Oconee Co. pitcherRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... region play, but the Dragons can still win the series against the Warriors with a doubleheader sweep Friday in Watkinsville. "Two out of three is what we're looking at now, and that's very possible," Knight said. "We've got a couple good pitchers on ...

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  11. Baseball: Panthers swept to start region playRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jackson County has 14 more region games left to play but is feeling a little sense of urgency now after being swept in the opening series of its 8-AAA slate. The Panthers fell to Oconee County 6-1 and 7-4 Thursday in Watkinsville after dropping the series opener 6-1 last Monday at home.

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  12. Watkinsville Voters Approve Liquor-By-The-Drink Referendum In Special ElectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Patch.com

    Watkinsville voters have overwhelmingly approved a referendum allowing for the sale of alcoholic drinks in addition to beer and wine in city restaurants. By 4 to 1 ratios, voters in both the City Hall and Annex precincts authorized the Watkinsville Mayor and Council to pass an ordinance establishing liquor-by-the-drink licenses, bringing the city into line with the unincorporated parts of the county.

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  13. In light turnout, Watkinsville voters OK by-the-drink liquor salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The few Watkinsville voters who cast ballots in a Tuesday referendum were overwhelmingly in favor of allowing sales of liquor-by- the-drink in the city. When polls closed Tuesday, 216 ballots had been cast in favor of by-the-drink liquor sales, with 49 votes against the measure, according to elections officials, giving the referendum an 81.5 percent approval rating.

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  14. Volume calendar of eventsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    6:30 p.m., Chops & Hops, 2 S. Main St., #112, Watkinsville. The event will feature a sampling of Creature Comfort beer, paired with small plates from the kitchen. There will also be music from Tre Powell and Big Smooth and raffle and silent auction ...

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  15. Watkinsville man arrested on charges of molesting girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A 37-year-old Watkinsville man remains in the Oconee County Jail without bond on charges that he molested a 14-year-old girl. Walter Kent Hipps Jr., 37, of Bouldercrest Circle, was arrested Friday on charges of statutory rape and aggravated child molestation, according to the Watkinsville Police Department.

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  16. Athens Area Humane Society hosting St. Patrick's Day adoption eventRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens Area Humane Society is hosting a special St. Patrick's Day "Pot O' Gold" adoption event from noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday at the center at 1781 Mars Hill Road in Watkinsville.

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  17. Community Connection to host pig roast, conduct surveysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Foundation. June 6 Location to be determined This event serves commission districts 1 and 8 and is sponsored by Watkinsville First Baptist Church. For updated information about pig roasts scheduled for your area, or to fill our a survey, visit ...

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  18. Athens woman to speak at Oconee County Historical SocietyRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Oconee County Historical Society will host Athens historian Charlotte Marshall at its 7 p.m. Tuesday meeting at the Oconee County Library in Watkinsville. Marshall is editor of "The Tangible Past in Athens," a book that contains essays by numerous authors about the past of the Classic City.

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  19. Day of live music, lots of trees to highlight annual Foliage Fest in JeffersonRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... in the City Park on Old Swimming Pool Road in Jefferson. The musical lineup include Red Oak Southern Strings of Watkinsville at 10:30 a.m., Mark Garrison of Blue Billy Grit at 2 p.m., Georgia Bluegrass Hall of Fame musician Clyde Beck at 3 p.m., ...

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  20. Baseball: Dragons sweep Morgan Co. to start region playRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 14 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... game series with Oconee County. The teams play a single game Tuesday in Jefferson and a double header Friday in Watkinsville. "They'll be good," Knight said. "Actually, they'll be very good. They swept Jackson County, so it will be tough for us."

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