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.
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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.
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
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.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Superintendents report everything right on track
Marietta City Schools Superintendent Dr. Emily Lembeck listens in as Wes Harrison and Stanley Morton explain their assignment.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
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.
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.
'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.
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.
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.