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  1. Clydesdales ready to gallop for public at farm in BishopRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... horses and farm available was a function of the evolution of their property, which is located near Highway 441 at the Oconee-Morgan county line. "It has taken us a little bit of time to make sure the barn is where it needs to be and that the ...


  2. Crystal Hills hosting 7th Annual Memorial Day Celebration near WatkinsvilleRead the original story

    Friday | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Crystal Hills neighborhood in Oconee County is hosting the 7th Annual Memorial Day Celebration featuring a vintage car show with more than 100 classic cars on display. The event is presented by the business sponsors and the residents of the subdivision located off U.S. Highway 441 just inside the Clarke County line.


  3. Oconee Regional delivers statement regarding CEO resignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... board. Aycock's resignation comes amid some financial problems that recently led to about a dozen layoffs. Last year, Oconee partnered with Navicent Health, which helps manage the hospital. Recently, the public and some doctors have complained about ...


  4. Oconee Elementary principal heads into retirement, to be missed by allRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Athens Banner-Herald

    It's tradition at Oconee County Elementary School to end the last day of school with the thunderous roar of bus horns that drive off as students and faculty wave and scream goodbye to each other. But this year had something different.


  5. Habersham Co. Commission: OK Foods coming to Baldwin; development director departingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... the lawn out there needed mowing and he wanted to make it look good." County development director to leave for Oconee Co. post Regarding the county's current economic development director, J.R. Charles was announced last week as sole finalist for ...


  6. DA drops case against Athens veteran who damaged car to rescue dog in OconeeRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... to the dismissal form. Hammons knocked the car window out using a metal foot rest from his wife's wheelchair, Oconee County Sheriff's deputies said. The owner left the dog locked in a car at Epps Bridge Centre off the Oconee Connector. When the ...


  7. Vietnam War honors planned for Memorial Day observance in Oconee CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    A special recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War will be held during a Memorial Day program Monday at Oconee Veterans Park on Hog Mountain Road in Watkinsville. The program, hosted by the Oconee Veterans Memorial Foundation Inc., begins at 10:15 a.m. with a concert by the Classic City Band.


  8. Charges dropped against Athens man who freed dog from hot carRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Authorities have dropped the charges against Athens veteran Michael Hammons, who was arrested after breaking a window to free a dog from a hot car. According to various reports, Ken Mauldin, district attorney for the Superior Court of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties, said the car's owner agreed with his decision to drop the charges.


  9. Teams from Oconee County eye state golf titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The county's high schools - Athens Academy, North Oconee and Oconee County - have been staples at the top of the leaderboard in the state golf tournament in recent years. This season, led by freshman Will Kahlstorf, Prince Avenue Christian looks to join their ranks.


  10. Publisher Announces Closing Of Oconee County Weekly NewspaperRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 |

    Oconee County lost a local news and information site on Friday with the closing of The Oconee Leader, the county's largely free circulation weekly newspaper. Publisher Rob Peecher announced the decision to close the newspaper in a front-page "note of thanks to our readers and advertisers" in Friday's paper.


  11. Former Athens Christian coach Ron Link among Athens Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story

    Sunday May 17 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... posthumously. Dr. Walter Allen, Sr., and Robert E. Argo, Jr. receives the Fosky Henderson Community Service Award. Oconee County's Rudy Rodriguez and Brianna Strickland, North Oconee's William Mattison II and Emma Kathryn Lowring, Cedar Shoals' ...


  12. Georgia Olympics notebook: North Oconee's Terry wins Class AAAA pole vaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Athens Banner-Herald

    "Leaving out of here last year he says to me, 'I'm going to win state next year," North Oconee coach Ken Hutto said. "I was like, 'OK, you go right ahead and do that then.'


  13. Athens man arrested after rescuing dog from locked car in Oconee CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Athens Banner-Herald

    The Athens man and military veteran who broke a car window on Saturday to save a distressed dog likely doesn't want anyone calling him a hero. The wife the man arrested for his actions in an Oconee County shopping center said on Tuesday that her husband didn't break the window with many malicious intent.


  14. Oconee County boys soccer aims for state title spotRead the original story

    Monday May 11 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. It's the second consecutive season they've faced West Hall in the semifinal (last year, Oconee County won 2-0), and the third consecutive season they've faced them in the playoffs. Oconee County played a tough regular season ...


  15. Oconee County Issues First Building Permits For Falls Of Oconee Complex Opposite Athens RidgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 |

    The Oconee County Code Enforcement Office on Friday issued building permits for three of the five buildings to make up The Falls of Oconee speciality retail center on Old Macon Highway opposite the Athens Ridge student housing complex. The permits are for the shells of the three buildings only and give no indication of how the buildings will be used.


  16. Four area teams ready for state soccer quarterfinalsRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... (15-3-1) in the quarterfinals. Blessed Trinity, which reached the state finals in each of the last two seasons, ended Oconee County's season in the semifinals last year. A win would give the Lady Warriors their third semifinal bid in four seasons. ...


  17. One year on from gruesome murder in which body of elderly woman was ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Daily Mail

    ... down the savage killer. Shirley and Russell Dermond, who had been married 62 years, were both killed at their Lake Oconee home the weekend of May 2, 2014 - but police still do not know who was responsible. Mrs Dermond was killed along with her ...


  18. Chickens stolen in Oconee prank are returnedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Athens Banner-Herald

    When Kenneth Whitehead arrived at his Oconee County home last Thursday evening, he was shocked to see his prized chickens gone. "It was actually a prank from some kids that went a little too far," said Whitehead, who made a report with an Oconee County Sheriff's deputy.


  19. Prep events of the week for May 5Read the original story

    Monday May 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... this week. Competition for field events takes place Thursday and Friday. The finals for running events is Saturday. Oconee County's boys and girls and Athens Academy's boys team host the state semifinals on Tuesday. Athens Academy's girls played on ...


  20. A look at second-round soccer playoff gamesRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County , ranked seventh in Class AAA, has allowed one goal in three games. Southeast Bulloch edged Jackson 4-3 to advance to the second round.


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