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  1. Oconee assault suspect captured by deputies in Athens-Clarke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    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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  2. Local swimmers 4th at state meetRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Tifton Gazette

    ... in the latter. Tops overall went to the Douglas Stingrays, who finished with 477 points, just enough to edge out Oconee County Parks and Recreation, who had 470. The Jefferson Sea Dragons were third. Another area team, the Fitzgerald Fins finished ...

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  3. Oconee assault suspect captured by deputies in Athens-Clarke CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    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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  4. Oconee woman's nearly century old diary reveals days of young romance, daily tasksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    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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  5. Career Fair Thursday at Oftc Sandersville CampusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | 13WMAZ.com

    Oconee Fall Line Technical College and the Department of Labor are holding their annual Career Fair on Thursday, July 17th at the College's Sandersville Campus.

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  6. St. Mary's Greensboro hospital to open new cafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... country club experience. He served at Milledgeville Country Club for three years, two years at Silver Moon on Lake Oconee and five years as a sous chef at Athens Country Club. The cafeteria will be open 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday ...

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  7. Offers keep coming in for North Oconee's Kawon BryantRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The North Oconee running back was offered by Kennesaw State last week. He's already been offered by Cincinnati, Georgia State and Central Arkansas.

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  8. Most Athens area school systems beat state average in end-of-course testsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... science, U.S. History and economics-business-free enterprise In the last year for EOCTs, Jefferson City schools and Oconee County schools overall had the highest pass rates in the eight tests administered this spring. For students who enrolled in ...

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  9. St. Mary's Greensboro hospital to open new cafeteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... country club experience. He served at Milledgeville Country Club for three years, two years at Silver Moon on Lake Oconee and five years as a sous chef at Athens Country Club. The cafeteria will be open 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday ...

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  10. Elderly Oconee woman loses $12,000 in scamRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... money along with a new Mercedes-Benz, but the caller told her all she had to do was pay the taxes, according to an Oconee County Sheriff's report filed Tuesday. The money was sent to various addresses, and the woman even took out loans of $5,000 and ...

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  11. Taking their business elsewhere: Best Buy latest to leave Clarke for OconeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    F ormer Atlanta Highway fixture Best Buy's Friday opening in Oconee County's Epps Bridge Centre marks the latest in a surge of commercial development along the corridor over the last decade.

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  12. Banks County men end up in jail after foot chase along Epps Bridge Parkway in OconeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Three Banks County men made a trip to Oconee County on Wednesday afternoon and all three ended up in the county jail after their actions prompted calls about suspicious behavior.

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  13. Soccer: Brown named Class AAA girls' player of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 25 | The Oconee Leader

    She recorded the second-most goals scored in Oconee County Lady Warriors' program history.

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  14. Athens man says dog left in hot car in Oconee was accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Athens Banner-Herald

    An Athens man arrested last week in Oconee County after he left his pet dog inside a hot car while he shopped said Wednesday he is devastated that his dog could have died on a day when the temperature reached 95 degrees.

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  15. Outlet Mall of Georgia groundbreaking scheduled for December in AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | WRDW-TV Augusta

    ... has the ability to draw visitors and shoppers from Columbia, South Carolina, to the east and Greene County, Lake Oconee and The Ritz-Carlton Lodge, Reynolds Plantation to the west," said Ben Carter, founder of Ben Carter Enterprises in a release. ...

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  16. Medical Center, Putnam General announce partnershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 7 | The Macon Telegraph

    ... Saunders, president and CEO of CGHS and MCCG, said in a statement. Last week, the leaders of The Medical Center and Oconee Regional Medical Center in Milledgeville announced a new partnership between the two hospitals. Jean Aycock, Oconee’s ...

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  17. BOC discusses low morale, privatizing EMSRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... Jim Escoe said he would like to see some figures on the cost of contracting with a company like Clarke and Oconee counties do, versus keeping and maintaining the service as it is now. Dove said such a move would be up to the board, but that ...

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  18. Three-county road works planning continues as federal funding remains in questionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Transportation Planning Meetings A series of public information meetings on transportation infrastructure plans for Athens-Clarke County and parts of Oconee and Madison counties for the next six years will be held this month in each of the three counties.

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  19. Oconee County Little League wins district crown; Athens eliminated in finalRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... will begin play on Saturday, July 19 in the Little League state tournament in Warner Robins. Also on Saturday, the Oconee 9-10 All-Stars defeated Newton National 4-3 in Covington to win the District 10 title. The Oconee All-Stars will begin play in ...

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  20. 'Athens Celebrates America' and other Fourth of July events planned for this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... children. The night will end with fireworks at dark. Admission and parking are free. Call (706) 543-7908, ext. 227. Oconee 4th of July Spectacular: The event will begin with family fun activities at 6:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Food ...

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