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  1. Prep notebook: North Oconee, Oconee County, Athens Academy athletes signRead the original story

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... program, the prettiest school," Patel said. "Once I saw it, I knew I was ready for it." Patel was one of three North Oconee seniors to sign during a ceremony in Bogart Friday. Tate Adcock signed to play football at Berry College. Caroline Brown will ...


  2. Construction Underway On Last Buildings In Core Of Oconee County's Epps Bridge CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Patch.com

    Construction is well underway on the last major buildings that makes up the core of Epps Bridge Centre, the shopping complex surrounded by Epps Bridge Parkway, SR Loop 10 and the Oconee Connector. The Oconee County Code Enforcement Office issued a permit on March 27 for the shell of a 25,024-square-foot building that connects the building housing Marshalls with the building under construction that will be home to Party City and Bed, Bath & Beyond.


  3. Huckaby's career low leads Oconee CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Morgan County was closing in on Oconee County as golfers finished their rounds at the Region 8-AAA tournament last week. "I think we were one stroke ahead," Oconee County coach Matt Stephens said.


  4. Jimmy Daniell Road Rezone Withdrawn, But Two Presbyterian Homes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Patch.com

    Most of the attention has been on the first of the two Presbyterian Home rezone requests, but the second one is significant as well. The Oconee County Planning Commission agenda for Monday night got simpler on Friday when Oconee Medical Properties LLC withdrew its request for a rezone of five acres on Jimmy Daniell Road just north of the entrance to Silver Leaf subdivision.


  5. Brothers hope to lead others to success through martial artsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Oconee Leader

    ... at school. It's that kind of thing my brother and I take pride in." Borders ATA Black Belt Academy has locations in Oconee County and in Jefferson. The Oconee/Athens area school is located at 1011 Tower Place in Bogart. For more information on ...


  6. Citizen Committee Ranks Upgrade To Oconee Connector And SR 316...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Patch.com

    Construction of a multigrade interchange for the Oconee Connector and SR 316 intersection is the most pressing road project in the county, the Oconee County Citizen Advisory Committee on Land Use and Transportation Planning decided Tuesday night. The Commitee rated the widening of Daniells Bridge Road and the construction of an extension of Daniells Bridge Road with a flyover of SR Loop 10 near the bottom of its priority list of 18 road projects in the county.


  7. North Oconee stumbles in Region 8-AAAA tennis finalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Athens Banner-Herald

    At Danielsville, North Oconee fell 3-1 to North Hall in the finals of the Region 8-AAAA tournament. Elijah Bulloch won 6-4, 6-1 to notch the Titans' only victory.


  8. Prep Player of the Week: Honorable MentionRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Brandon Franklin, Cole Tate, Connor Tate, Brooks Crawford, Oconee County - Franklin pitched a complete game with four hits, one earned run and five strikeouts in a win over Hart County Tuesday. Cole Tate notched a run and Connor Tate had a three-run home run in the victory.


  9. North Oconee hopes to make a racket in new classRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    And if the Titans want to capture the region crown, they'll have to play much like they've played during the regular season. "It's not necessarily a new caliber of tennis," North Oconee coach Michael Williams said.


  10. Area teams ready for Ed Hoard golf tournamentRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | Athens Banner-Herald

    With region and state tournaments approaching, area golf teams are hoping the Ed Hoard Classic serves as a timely tune-up. The tournament, to be played at Athens Country Club on Monday, will feature teams from Oconee and Clarke counties, including North Oconee, Prince Avenue Christian and Athens Academy.


  11. Metro Water District Wants Woodstock Residents To Serve on CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 12 | Patch.com

    ... represent the major river basins within the planning region: Chattahoochee, Coosa/Etowah, Flint, Ocmulgee and Oconee as well as Lake Lanier. The Metro Water District encourages interested citizens to apply as well as persons who represent ...


  12. Metro Water District Wants Canton Residents To Serve on CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Patch.com

    ... represent the major river basins within the planning region: Chattahoochee, Coosa/Etowah, Flint, Ocmulgee and Oconee as well as Lake Lanier. The Metro Water District encourages interested citizens to apply as well as persons who represent ...


  13. Wow Customers by Adding Sprinkles to Your Retail ServiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... any customer about the garden center and the cats will be a part of the reported charm. Matt Garofaio, owner of the Oconee Cellar near Lake Oconee, Georgia, decided to have a well-known bourbon brewery in Kentucky create for him a signature bourbon ...


  14. Oconee Commissioners Turn Down Contracts For Two Daniells Bridge Road ProjectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Patch.com

    ... out to speak against the projects. Two spoke in favor. Two gave mixed comments. One asked for wise spending. The Oconee County Board of Commissioners, in two 3-1 votes Monday night, turned down project framework agreements with the state for the ...


  15. OCAF to host Jan Perkins and the 20th annual Southworks ExhibitionRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An artist who specializes in mixing the old with the new plans to showcase her wildlife art starting this week in Oconee County. The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation will present Watkinsville native Jan Perkins and her latest exhibition, "Jan Perkins: Art, Innovation & Technology," during the 20th Annual Southworks Exhibition opening on Friday.


  16. Supreme Court of GA Affirms Denial of Bond Issue for Lake Oconee AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | jdsupra.com

    In a 6-to-1 decision, the Supreme Court of Georgia upheld a Greene County Superior Court ruling denying the validation of revenue bonds to build additional facilities for Lake Oconee Academy in Greene County . The Greene County Development Authority , the Academy and the County appealed the lower court ruling, arguing the lower court erred in a number of respects, including denying validation of the bonds because they failed to "show that the proposed project is reasonable, sound or feasible."


  17. Project Framework Agreements Before Oconee County Board Of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Patch.com

    Oconee County Board of Commissioners Chairman Melvin Davis has repeatedly said that the project framework agreements for the two Daniells Bridge Road projects on the agenda for approval Tuesday night are simply "place holders." An analysis of the legal agreements the county is being asked to sign with the Georgia Department of Transportation and a review of planning procedures for regional road projects indicate that the documents are much more than Davis has suggested.


  18. Oconee Farmers Got Off To A Cool Start Saturday Morning, But Activity Increased As The Sun Came OutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Patch.com

    As the sun broke through and the weather turned warmer, the customers turned out Saturday at the first Oconee Farmers Market of the season in front of the Courthouse in Watkinsville. The customers were greeted by 20 vendors selling eggs, meats, plants, jams, honey, bread, cakes, pies, nuts, farm-related crafts and more.


  19. New Superior Court Judgeship Approved For Oconee County In Last Day Of LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Patch.com

    Oconee County got its Superior Court judgeship. The Georgia Department of Transportation got its $945 million-annually.


  20. Events around Athens on SaturdayRead the original story

    Friday Apr 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... foods and crafts. Live music by Scott Baxendale (8 a.m.) and Whisper Kiss (10 a.m.). www.athensfarmersmarket.net Oconee Farmers Market 12th Season Opening: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oconee County Courthouse, Main St., Watkinsville. Last year's market ...


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