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Yesterday | The Coastal Courier

Rotary hosts district governor

The Rotary Club of Hinesville received a visit from Rotary District 6920 Gov. Ted Thompson at its weekly meeting Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hinesville, GA, Liberty County, GA, US Military, Fort Stewart, US Army, Fort Stewart, GA, University of Florida, Sandersville, GA

Yesterday | Athens Banner-Herald

Galis: 'Connectivity' may not be best argument for greenway routing

Every time that Athens-Clarke County's Oconee Rivers Greenway Commission sneezes, my neighborhood catches a virulent cold whose most dramatic symptom is an outbreak of a small feverish email war.

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Related Topix: Oconee, GA, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jim DeMint, US Politics, Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Clarke County, GA, Athens, GA, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Area restaurants to donate percentage of sales to Oconee County Resource Council today

The Oconee County Resource Council is asking the community to "Dine Out For Kids" today at area restaurants to help raise money for the Oconee Food for Kids program and the Oconee County Mentor Program.

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Related Topix: Oconee, GA

WRDW-TV Augusta

Waynesboro, Washington County, Millen get slice of federal grant

Gov. Nathan Deal says 82 Georgia communities will receive nearly $40 million in grant funding to work on local economic growth projects.

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Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Governors, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Waynesboro, GA, Burke County, GA, Millen, GA, Jenkins County, GA

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MyFoxAtlanta

Oconee Co. officers save inmate

Two Oconee County sheriff's deputies are being credited for saving the life of an inmate who was having a heart attack.

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Related Topix: Oconee, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Bogart man faces charges of illegal dumping, fleeing from deputies

A man who fled from Oconee deputies last week after allegedly dumping trash illegally in Bogart is still wanted, Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said Monday.

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Related Topix: Bogart, GA, Oconee County, GA, Oconee, GA, Clarke County, GA

The Heard Citizen

Miss Joshalyn Kendal Baxter

Josh was born December 13, 2007, in Mobile, Alabama and had lived in Hogansville for the past two years.

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Related Topix: Hogansville, GA, Troup County, GA, Heard County, GA, Sandersville, GA

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

AgGeorgia Farm Credit holds community-wide food drive in August

AgGeorgia Farm Credit has organized a company-wide member and employee food drive that will be held throughout the month of August.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA, Rabun County, GA, Sandersville, GA

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee fire administrator has passion for the work

Ken Parsons recently made his first trip to Fitzgerald, a south Georgia town where he discovered that wild chickens roam the city streets.

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Related Topix: Fire, Oconee, GA, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Oconee County, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

GUITAR STOLEN: On Aug. 6, Deputy Josh Elrod was dispatched to the Guitar Center at the Oconee Connector, where an employee reported someone stole a Fender Stratocaster guitar valued at $689.

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Related Topix: Oconee County, GA, Oconee, GA, 9, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA

Sun Aug 10, 2014

MDJonline.com

Superintendents report everything right on track

Marietta City Schools Superintendent Dr. Emily Lembeck listens in as Wes Harrison and Stanley Morton explain their assignment.

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Related Topix: Harrison, GA, Cobb County, GA, Powder Springs, GA, Education Etc.

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Tifton Gazette

AgGEORGIA Farm Credit to host statewide food drive this month

AgGeorgia Farm Credit is launching its second company-wide member and employee food drive, which will be held during the entire month of August.

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Related Topix: Clarkesville, GA, Crisp County, GA, Cordele, GA, Rabun County, GA, Ocilla, GA, Irwin County, GA, Tifton, GA, Sandersville, GA, Tift County, GA, Georgia

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Athens man charged in Oconee County with having stolen utiltity trailer

A man named "George" appears to be at the center of an alibi for a suspect charged this week with possessing a stolen utility trailer, according to an Oconee County sheriff's report.

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Related Topix: Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Oconee County, GA, Oconee, GA, Loganville, GA, Gwinnett County, GA

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Oconee County blotter

WALLET STOLEN: On July 31, Deputy Andy Corbin met with a 33-year-old Athens woman who reported someone entered the employee's break room inside Marshalls on the Oconee Connector and stole her wallet containing debit cards and other personal items.

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Related Topix: Oconee County, GA, Athens, GA, Clarke County, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Oconee, GA

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

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.

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

Athens Banner-Herald

'Aida' uses song and dance to make opera rock

I t's not the recognizable struggle of "Annie," the magical quest of "The Wizard of Oz," or the Broadway roar of "The Lion King," but a popular rock opera based on a work by Verdi is just as impressive a show as those blockbusters, said Oconee Youth Playhouse director Shane Hannon.

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Related Topix: Arts, Opera, Oconee, GA

Athens Banner-Herald

Classes begin for 7,000 Oconee County students

About 7,000 Oconee County youngsters returned to classes Wednesday in what seemed to be a jitter-free day, at least early on.

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Related Topix: Oconee, GA

Union-Recorder

CISMBC volunteer helps families in need

AmeriCorps volunteers Venniece Macklin and Ruby Franklin stock up the food pantry at the Early Learning Center with donated food and canned items.

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Related Topix: Baldwin County, GA, Oconee, GA, Putnam County, GA, Eatonton, GA

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