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Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

Athens Oconee Audiology relocates

Established in November 2006 in Oconee County, Athens Oconee Audiology is a private practice in northeast Georgia offering extensive audiological services to children and adults.

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Related Topix: Audiology, Medicine, Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA

Saturday | Athens Banner-Herald

Terrell: Athens Chamber focusing on members and partnerships in 2014

As we move into the second half of 2014, it is a good time to look back on the first six months to see how the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce is performing and what we have planned going forward.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Home Gardening, Home, Education Etc.

Fri Jul 25, 2014

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Saxby Chambliss

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man charged with raping 12-year-old Oconee girl

A 20-year-old Athens man charged Thursday with molesting a 12-year-old girl at her home in Oconee County had assault charges dropped against him in Athens for an alleged attack on a 13-year-old girl in 2013.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Walton County, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

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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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Watkinsville, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

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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Related Topix: Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Watkinsville, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Opinion

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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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Watkinsville, GA

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

HARASSMENT: On July 10, Deputy Casey Evans met with a 26-year-old Athens woman who reported that her ex-boyfriend is calling her nonstop and on one day she received 70 calls.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Bishop, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Most Athens area school systems beat state average in end-of-course tests

Most Athens-area public school systems did better than state averages in end-of-course tests in eight high school subject areas except for coordinate algebra.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Jefferson, GA, Jackson County, GA

Patch.com

Police: Nearly $30K in Cash, Prescription Meds and Jewelry Stolen

Athens-Clarke County Police reports, July 16. ARRESTS Around 1 a.m. on July 16 officers were on foot patrol in Rolling Ridge Apartments, Rolling Ridge Drive.

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Related Topix: Clarke County, GA, Bogart, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Elderly Oconee woman loses $12,000 in scam

A 70-year-old Farmington woman lost $12,000 in a scam in which she paid the money, even taking out loans, in an effort to collect what she thought was $2 million in winnings.

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Related Topix: Washington County, GA, Oconee, GA, Farmington, GA

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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Related Topix: Watkinsville, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Woman injured by cow after wreck in Oconee County

An Eatonton woman escaped serious injury Saturday night when the motorcycle on which she was riding collided with a cow in Oconee County.

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Related Topix: Bishop, GA

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