Oconee County Newswire

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  1. Georgia News RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | MDJonline.com

    The university says its Hugh Hodgson School of Music will begin taking applicants immediately for the program that is set to start this summer.

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  2. Oconee County police blotterRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    FRAUD: On March 17, a Vincent Drive resident reported that someone made fraudulent charges on his Visa card totalling $390. THEFT: On March 17, a resident of Pete Dickens Road, Bogart, reported someone entered her unlocked vehicle and stole a laptop, valued at $400, which was left on the passenger side seat.

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  3. Missing college student found in Athens apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... to Pope's Facebook page, she is from Ocilla and attends the University of North Georgia, which has a campus in Oconee County.

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  4. Georgia Department Of Transportation Told Oconee County...Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... costs, as allowed by the state's open records law. The first item on Quick's list related to a request by Oconee County for funds to construct a right turn lane off SR 316 at U.S. 78 coming from Athens to accommodate Caterpillar. Quick represents ...

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

    Yesterday | 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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  6. Quadruplets born at Georgia Regents medical centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVM

    When Julianne Kirkland told her husband Matt last fall they were expecting not one, not two, but "three babies, possibly four," he zoned out while staring at the microwave. About 15 minutes later, when the shock began to dissipate, Matt told Julianne, "Well, OK.

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  7. 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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  8. Athens officials to explain SPLOST methods to Oconee residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County residents interested in learning how Athens-Clarke County residents select projects for funding by the 1-percent sales tax can attend a public meeting 7 p.m. Thursday at the Oconee County Library. Don Martin, manager of Athens' SPLOST program, and former Athens mayor Gwen O'Looney, will give an overview of the program and then take questions.

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

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    News 12 @ 6 o'clock / Tuesday, March 24, 2015 AUGUSTA, Ga -- If two's company, and three's a crowd, an Augusta family is now parenting a mob. Mom and dad say they are as ready as they can be to raise quadruplets.

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

    Monday Mar 23 | Science Daily

    Researchers compared growth of two Gardenia jasminoides cultivars -- slow-growing and challenging 'Radicans', and fast-growing 'August Beauty' -- at various volumetric water content thresholds to determine how irrigation could be applied more efficiently without negatively affecting plant quality. Results indicated that the cultivars responded similarly to volumetric water thresholds in terms of plant growth.

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  11. Oconee County food program for kids goes beyond the classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Every Thursday morning, more than 100 bags of nutritious food are prepared at an old brick building in rural Oconee County. From there, volunteer drivers take the bags to schools across the county so teachers and other school officials can drop them into the backpacks of students while the kids are out of the classroom.

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  12. River land trust has record year in northeast GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | SavannahNow

    ... too, with wonderful habitats and excellent conservation value." The Oglethorpe tract belongs to Larry Cook, an Oconee County cattleman, who spends much of his time in the Veribest community, where he owns another tract with a granite mine. Cook ...

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

    Friday Mar 20 | The Oconee Leader

    Barry Shettel said the term "bucket list" doesn't quite do justice to the things he wanted to accomplish in his life. One thing on his monster-sized list was writing a book for each of his six grandchildren.

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  15. Chaotic brawl breaks out in Bogart after teen hits man who insults motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Drive, required treatment for an eye injury at Athens Regional Medical Center following the fight, noted an Oconee County sheriff's report. Deputies then charged him with simple assault and disorderly conduct. Deputies dispatched to the mobile home ...

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  16. V ThingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Athens Restaurant Week celebrates local cuisine while helping out a worthwhile cause. Held March 22-28, the inaugural Restaurant Week features several notable Athens restaurants offering specially-prepared courses to participating diners.

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

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... by the drink, such sales to be for consumption only on the premises?" Tuesday's vote brings Watkinsville, the Oconee County seat, fully in line with unincorporated Oconee County in terms of alcohol sales. Last year, Oconee County voters approved ...

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

    Wednesday Mar 18 | MainStreetNews.com

    The Jefferson baseball team's seven-game winning streak came to a halt after an overpowering night from a Division I-bound pitcher. Oconee County's Brooks Crawford, who has signed with Clemson, threw a two-hit shutout, striking out 16 batters, in the visiting Warriors' 4-0 win over Jefferson Tuesday.

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  19. Chaotic brawl breaks out in Bogart after teen hits man who insults motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Drive, required treatment for an eye injury at Athens Regional Medical Center following the fight, noted an Oconee County sheriff's report. Deputies then charged him with simple assault and disorderly conduct. Deputies dispatched to the mobile home ...

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  20. Rewards offered in search for two Athens felonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... pistols were found in the vehicle. Police said that one of the guns had been reported as stolen in Oconee County. Micquan Jackson was charged with aggravated assault and theft by receiving stolen property. Pareiz Marquette Jackson, Miquan's brother, ...

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