Former Athens Resident Avis Inez Edwards Nunnally Dies in Chattanooga
Avis Inez Edwards Nunnally of Chattanooga, TN, formerly of Athens, GA, died on May 13, 2013, in Chattanooga.
Oconee Restaurant Inspections -- Near Perfect Score for One Establishment
Here is a list of Oconee County establishments that have undergone routine health inspections in March.
Oconee County Library Hiring
Employer: Oconee County Library within the Athens Regional Library System Description: Responsible for information technology operations at the Oconee County libraries in Watkinsville and Bogart.
Top 10 Last Minute Gift Ideas for Mother's Day
We've taken all the guess work out of shopping for Mom this Mother's Day with our top 10 picks of gifts you can find right here in Oconee County.
What's going on today?
Athens Farmers Market: 8 a.m. to noon, Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Drive; buy food from local farms and vendors, hear local music and participate in the market's inaugural Wellness Walk to promote physical activity; each week, walk one mile around Bishop Park and be entered to win a basket of produce from the vendors; children can play and learn at the ... (more)
Traffic stop leads to drug arrest
An officer early Friday morning stopped an SUV near downtown Athens for an improperly displayed tag then found out her passenger was wanted for a probation violation and was also in possession of drugs, Athens-Clarke police said.
BURGLARY: on April 26, Deputy Josh Elrod was dispatched to Jennings Mill subdivision where burglars entered the garage of a home on Meriweather Drive and stole a generator, chain saw, pressure washer, trailer tire, pliers and duct tape, all valued at $2,275. THEFT: On April 26, a deputy was dispatched to the Racetrac station on Monroe Highway, ... (more)
Job Opportunities Available in Transportation and Material Moving
These jobs are posted on the Georgia Department of Labor's online jobs board. Click the links to view job descriptions, qualifications and to apply.
Recent Arrests in Oconee County for Battery, Shoplifting, and DUI Charges
The following information was gathered from Oconee County Jail booking reports: April 29 William Richard Embrick, 29, of Bogart was charged with battery family violence.
Oconee County Blotter
DAMAGE: On April 18, a deputy was dispatched to the water tank at 3651 Mars Hill Road, Bogart, where someone had cut a hole in a fence at the location.
Elderly landlord and daughters blockade tenant's Athens home with stump
An ongoing dispute with a tenant this week resulted in the elderly landlord and his daughters using a large tree stump and log to trap a woman in her home on Athens' east side.
Two men wounded in 'negligent' shootings in Oconee County
Two Oconee County residents injured themselves in accidental shootings last week in Oconee County, according to Oconee County Sheriff's Office reports.
UTC's Sumner, Wanuch Earn All-Conference Track Honors
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga runners Amanda Sumner and Nathan Wanuch earned All-Conference honors on the final day of the Southern Conference Outdoor Track and Field Championships while four newcomers were named to the All-Freshman Team.
SHOPLIFTING: On April 11, a deputy was dispatched to Walmart, where store security detained Bradley D. Depratter, 29, of Mason Drive, Athens, after he tried to leave the store with $73 in merchandise.