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Malcolm Bridge Students Raise $300+ for the Oconee County Animal Shelter
Two 13-year-old girls, Jessa Tilnnell and Jordan Lewis, held a bake sale and donated $306.38 to the Oconee County Animal Shelter.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Dalton Daily Citizen
Making his life count
Zach Norville came to Dalton with a used car, an alarm clock and a degree in textile engineering.
Music filling schools with slate of holiday concerts
The school concerts are primarily aimed at parents and friends, at school venues, but some of the school music groups are also taking their music out into the community, In Clarke County, hundreds of students will be lifting their voices up in song or showing their skills in their school's orchestras, bands and choruses.
Dorsey Fred Roberts, 80, a native of Barrow County, died Sunday, December 8, 2013.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Commerce, Jefferson finish in top three at Panther Invitational
Commerce and Jefferson won four individual titles apiece and finished in the top three of the Panther Invitational at Jackson County on Saturday.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Elder Mill bridge in lights
Special/The Rotary Club of Oconee County partnered with Boy Scout Troop 537 of Briarwood Baptist Church to light the Elder Mill Covered Bridge.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
At least two fires reported in Athens region due to turkey frying mishaps
Although no injuries were reported, a vehicle was destroyed Thanksgiving Day in Oconee County after a turkey fryer was left unattended.
Many Failed Attempts at Shoplifting along Epps Bridge Parkway
On November 29, at 11:30am, an Oconee County Sheriff's deputy went to Marshall's.
Live Roaches in Prep Area, Food Debris on Meat Slicer, Dish Racks on Floor
The following is a list of Oconee County restaurants that have been inspected recently.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
BOC seeks to avoid snags in jail expansion
The construction of the Madison County Jail in the early 2000s was a nightmare project, with a lengthy checklist of construction problems that led to a prolonged legal entanglement between county commissioners and several companies involved.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Why A New Courthouse for Oconee County?
The whole discussion of building a new courthouse for Oconee County began after a summer audit turned up many concerns about security in the building, said David Sweat, Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the Western Circuit, which includes Oconee and Athens Clarke counties.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Your Week Ahead in Oconee: December 2nd--December 5th
Monday, December 2nd Everyone will love seeing Atlanta magician Arthur Atsma at the Oconee County Public Library at 7pm.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Athens area Christmas tree farms helping with Trees for Troops program
The annual Trees for Troops program in the Athens area began recently with the opening of Christmas tree farms and so far donations have been good.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Friends organize breakfast benefit in Oconee County to help cancer victim
A Breakfast with Santa fundraising event is planned as a drop-in from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 7 in the cafeteria of North Oconee High School to raise money toward her mounting medical expenses.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Cherokee County's Unemployment Rate Rises to 6.3 Percent
Cherokee County's unemployment rate rose by three tenths of a percent to 6.3 percent in October, but that rate was much lower than the metro Atlanta average of 7.7 percent.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Oconee County blotter
ID THEFT: On Nov. 21, a deputy was dispatched to meet with a Canyon Creek Court resident, who said she found an unauthorized transaction while examining her banking account.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
About Those Chickens...
It was a controversial idea, said Oconee County Planning Director B.R. White, to allow residents to have chickens in a subdivision, in a non-agricultural zone, on land an acre or larger.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Athens man accused of stabbing co-worker at Benson's Bakery
A 30-year-old Athens man was arrested late Sunday on a charge of stabbing a co-worker during a dispute inside Benson's Bakery in Bogart.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Oconee kidnap victim tells of fear he experienced during captivity
The 40-year-old man kidnapped at gunpoint on Nov. 14 from his home in Oconee County said he feared for his life while he was held captive for nearly nine hours.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Two Watkinsville Men Sentenced for Child Molestation
Convicted in September of four counts of child molestation and 15 counts of exploitation of a child, John David Cooper 45, was sentenced on Friday for those crimes.