New Bo Edwards Single, 'Old Stiff Knee'
Musically speaking, it's been a slow ride for Georgia native Bo Edwards, who celebrates the release of his debut single "Old Stiff Knee", an original tune blurring the boundaries of Bluegrass, Country, Gospel, and Americana.
Oconee County To Consider Design Work For Roadway To Open More Land...
Oconee County will soon begin design work for an extension of Parkway Boulevard, which will open up new land for development behind Lowe's and Wal-Mart, if the Board of Commissioners approves a design services contract for the project Tuesday night.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
University of North Georgia galleries busy with Athens-centric art exhibits
The Oconee campus of the University of North Georgia hosts part of a trio of art exhibitions that also includes collections at the university's Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Oconee man charged with fabricating own kidnapping in 2013
A Farmington man was arrested Tuesday after authorities said he helped plan his own kidnapping in order to extort money from his girlfriend that he and the kidnappers planned to split.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Man found shot to death at park; Three men caught doing sex act together in park
A man believed to be about 60 years old was found shot to death in a bullet-riddled vehicle Friday morning at a park in northwest Atlanta.
Scout leader Paul Matthews of Watkinsville to be honored Sunday
Boy Scout Troop 149 Leader Paul Matthews will be honored in a special event Sunday in Oconee County as friends acknowledge his service as a scoutmaster for 20 years.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Suicide discovered at Middle Oconee River
A 29-year-old Watkinsville man committed suicide late Monday night or early Tuesday morning by hanging himself at a popular recreational spot on the Middle Oconee River, the former Puritan Mill site.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Bethel Haven to take part in family race series in Athens
Bethel Haven, a Christian nonprofit that provides counseling services to distressed children, individuals and families, will participate in the National Family Race Series presented by Families On Challenge Sept.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
Oconee woman's wallet stolen while shopping for school supplies
In just a matter of moments, a 35-year-old Watkinsville woman became the victim of a theft while shopping for school supplies in what has become a common crime.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Broun to host grants and small business workshop in Watkinsville
U.S. Rep. Paul Broun recently announced that he will host a Grants and Small Business Workshop 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in Watkinsville.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
NASCAR Winston Cup Scene
Bowyer called into Truck Series duty
It will be Bowyer's first Truck start since finishing second at Atlanta Motor Speedway in 2011.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
North Georgia donates $50,000 to OCAF for classroom improvements
The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation's recent annual meeting in Watkinsville was highlighted by a $50,000 donation from the University of North Georgia Foundation.