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Watkinsville, Georgia is located in Oconee County. Zip codes in Watkinsville, GA include 30677. The median home price in Watkinsville is $275,000 which is roughly $93/per square foot. More Watkinsville information.

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Friday Jul 25 | Creative Loafing Atlanta

First Slice 7/25/14: Today's the anniversary of the Moore's Ford Bridge lynching

Sixty-eight years ago, two African-American couples were killed on a bridge between Watkinsville and Monroe County.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

DAMAGE: On July 17, Deputy Adam Thrower was dispatched to a home on Pembrook Court, Watkinsville, where a woman pointed out where someone damaged a double-pane window in her home.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Wilkes takes close win over Hale in Oconee County commission race

William E. "Bubber" Wilkes won a narrow victory over Oconee County Board of Commissioners incumbent Margaret Hale in Tuesday night's Republican primary runoff to claim the Post 3 seat on the board.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Cine presents film on history of Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation and Cine Theatre have partnered to present the film "The Story of OCAF 1994 - 2014" 7 p.m. Wednesday at Cine.

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Oconee Politics

79-year old Watkinsville man John R. Ferry of VFW Drive charged with downloading child pornography

Georgia Bureau of Investigation agents with the assistance of Watkinsville police searched the VFW Drive home of John R. Ferry and seized his computers in April 2013, according to Debbie Garner, a GBI special agent with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee assault suspect captured by deputies in Athens-Clarke County

A Watkinsville man who allegedly fled from police by car and foot in Oconee County told arresting officers that he had been jogging for more than five hours after he was captured Sunday night in Athens, authorities said.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Public meeting planned for nature park in Watkinsville

A Citizen's Advisory Committee for Watkinsville Woods, a newly acquired 6-acre parcel of land planned as a park, will host a meeting 5-6 p.m. July 29 at Watkinsville City Hall on VFW Drive.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Oconee Politics

Rep. Paul Broun to host grants and small business workshop | Athens Banner Herald Mobile

Congressman Paul Broun will host a Grants and Small Business Workshop on Aug. 5 at the Oconee County Civic Center in Watkinsville.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Zimdars: Questions about Hice endorsement

A Jewish friend of mine and I attended the recent debate in Watkinsville between Jody Hice and Mike Collins, the finalists for the Republican nomination for Georgia's 10th Congressional District in the upcoming Tuesday primary runoff.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee woman's nearly century old diary reveals days of young romance, daily tasks

Tucked away in an old desk for many years was a small diary with the daily transcribes of a teenaged girl who lived in Oconee County in 1915.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Escapee quickly nabbed in Oconee County

A Watkinsville man arrested Wednesday morning for a probation violation escaped from two state probation officers in the parking lot of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Escapee quickly nabbed in Oconee County

A Watkinsville man arrested Wednesday morning for a probation violation escaped from two state probation officers in the parking lot of the Oconee County Sheriff's Office.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Stolen smartphone nearly recovered

A 19-year-old Watkinsville woman traced her stolen iPhone to an apartment complex on South Pope Street, but she and an Athens-Clarke County police officer assisting in the search for the phone could not pinpoint its exact location, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department report.

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The Times

Gainesville host of WWII reunions dies

The Gainesville man, who was 95 when he died Saturday at Northeast Georgia Medical Center, was part of the U.S. Army's 214th Coast Artillery anti-aircraft forces during the war in the Aleutian Islands.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Game wardens trying to ID shooter of deer in Oconee County pasture

When a gunshot echoed through the night late Wednesday, Paul Allen went outside his home in Oconee County and found "Bucky" the deer lying in the pasture, wounded and unable to move.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Bicycling farm tour scheduled for Watkinsville

Food and bicycle loving Athenians will get the best of both worlds when they register to participate in the Summer Agro Cycle Tour by Georgia Food Tours scheduled for Sunday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Hice, Collins debate in Watkinsville for 10th District seat

The most contested portion of a debate between the remaining Republican candidates vying for the 10th Congressional District came after Jody Hice took a jab at his opponent Mike Collins' father, former U.S. Rep. Mac Collins.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Jody Hice, Mike Collins to debate Tuesday in Watkinsville

Candidates for the 10th Congressional District seat, Jody Hice and Mike Collins, will face off Tuesday in Oconee County in one of the final GOP-sponsored events before the July 22 primary runoff.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Three-county road works planning continues as federal funding remains in question

Transportation Planning Meetings A series of public information meetings on transportation infrastructure plans for Athens-Clarke County and parts of Oconee and Madison counties for the next six years will be held this month in each of the three counties.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

INDECENT EXPOSURE: On June 25, deputies were dispatched about 7:20 p.m. to the parking lot of Kroger's off Epps Bridge Parkway, where a 28-year-old woman reported she had returned to her car and observed a man in an adjacent car who appeared to be masturbating while watching pornographic material on his cellphone.

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