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  1. Fall sports round-up: JHS softball team falls to Elbert Co.Read the original story

    Tuesday | MainStreetNews.com

    ... Dufty all had one hit as the Dragons fell in non-region action against a Class AAAAA school. Thursday, Sept. 11 a OCONEE CO. 4, JEFFERSON 1: Emily Dufty went 2-for-4 Thursday in the Dragons' road loss to the Warriors. Caroline Mitchell, who went ...

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

    Monday | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... third and Staples finished fifth among 96 runners. Cole Thornton, Tyler Jones, Thomas Moore, Anthony Potts, North Oconee - At the Saucony Invitational Saturday at Unicoi State Park in Helen, Thornton finished first, Jones finished second, Moore ...

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  3. Speak Up For A Child, CASA Volunteer OrientationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Patch.com

    ... brings a sense of peace to their decisions since they know the volunteers have done amazing work and research. Athens-Oconee CASA will be hosting training beginning in late October. Anyone interested in volunteering must be over the age of 18 and ...

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  4. Lanes For Proposed Daniells Bridge Road Flyover Changed Again At...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Patch.com

    The plan to build the Daniells Bridge Road extension with a flyover of SR Loop 10 with only two lanes didn't last long. At a meeting Wednesday morning, the Policy Committee of the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study changed the 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program document to say that the extension and flyover should be either two lanes or four.

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  5. Daniells Bridge Road Flyover Reduced From Four Lanes To Two, Citizens Learn At Meetings TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Patch.com

    The Daniells Bridge Road flyover of SR Loop 10 has been reduced from four-lanes to two-lanes in the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program document on the agenda for approval tomorrow morning. The document also has been altered to list the widening of Daniells Bridge to three-lanes all the way from Hog Mountain Road to the Oconee Connector, rather than just to Chestnut Hill Road.

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  6. Volleyball: Jefferson downs rival Panthers after tough loss to OconeeRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | MainStreetNews.com

    Jefferson salvaged a Thursday home tri-match with a win over crosstown rival Jackson County on the heels of a excruciating loss to Oconee County. The Dragons beat the Panthers 25-8, 25-20 after falling to the Warriors, 25-14, 27-29, 23-25.

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  7. High School Scoreboard: Sept. 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | The Times

    ... Deep and Sydney Stavro also went 3 for 3 and combined for two doubles and three RBIs. JEFFERSON GOES 1-1 AGAINST OCONEE COUNTY, JACKSON COUNTY: The Jefferson volleyball team split two matches Thursday evening, winning against Jackson County 25-8, ...

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  8. Ga DNR Press Releases on Free Fun & Fishing InformationRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | Fetch Your News

    ... by the Board of Natural Resources and will become effective as of Sept. 17, 2014. Areas affected include Lake Oconee, the lower Ocmulgee River and upper Flint River. "We knew, according to research and studies by fisheries biologists, that these ...

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  9. Daniells Bridge Road Flyover Reduced From Four Lanes To Two, Citizens Learn At Meetings TonightRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | Patch.com

    The Daniells Bridge Road flyover of SR Loop 10 has been reduced from four-lanes to two-lanes in the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study 2015-2018 Transportation Improvement Program document on the agenda for approval tomorrow morning. The document also has been altered to list the widening of Daniells Bridge to three-lanes all the way from Hog Mountain Road to the Oconee Connector, rather than just to Chestnut Hill Road.

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  10. Georgia Department Of Transportation Project Officials Vague On Who...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Patch.com

    Georgia Department of Transportation Engineer Brandon Kirby said that the decision to send three project framework agreements to Oconee County for approval was the result of a "group effort." But he would not say who was in the group that decided it was time to move forward with the widening and reconstruction of Jimmy Daniell Road, the widening of Daniells Bridge Road, and the construction of an extension of Daniells Bridge Road with a flyover of SR Loop 10. Those three projects will be reviewed by the Madison Athens-Clarke Oconee Regional Transportation Study in a public hearing it will hold from 5 to 7 p.m. tomorrow night in the Community Center at Veterans Park on Hog Mountain Road.

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  11. White Linen Scholarship Gala Proclamation presentedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County Board of Commissioners Chairman G. Melvin Davis presented the 5th annual White Linen Scholarship Gala Proclamation on Aug. 14 at the Oconee County Courthouse to Marvin J. Nunnally and members of the White Linen Scholarship Committee. The scholarship gala was held Aug. 23 at Ashford Manor Bed and Breakfast in Watkinsville.

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  12. Oconee County off to first 2-0 start since 2001Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Oconee County held Athens Christian out of the end zone Friday night, eventually overtaking the Eagles 13-3 thanks to some big plays in the passing game and an unrelenting defensive effort. "Our passing game's success was the big difference because we could not run the football," said Warriors coach Travis Noland.

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  13. Former Oconee County Sheriff Charles Holcomb diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Athens Banner-Herald

    Charles Holcomb, who served as sheriff of Oconee County for 24 years until he retired in 1989, died Tuesday. He was 84. Holcomb, first elected in the mid-1960s after serving as a deputy, was Oconee's chief law enforcement officer during a time when the county moved from being a mostly rural area into the burgeoning growth that began in the 1980s and continues today.

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  14. Oconee County Residents Will Have Chance To Review Proposed...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | Patch.com

    Oconee County residents with opinions on the proposed Jimmy Daniell Road and Daniells Bridge Road projects as well as on other transportation projects in the county will have two back-to-back opportunities to express those views in meetings scheduled for Sept.

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  15. Around Here briefsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 29 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... through Sept. 23. Space is limited and the course requires pre-registration. Call (706) 795-5597. The Pilot Club of Oconee County, a nonprofit organization, will have a Share Pilot dinner at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Watkinsville Community Center. ...

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  16. Oconee County Commissioners Approve One New Road But Put A Halt To...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | Patch.com

    ... for other use to spur more commercial and industrial development in the county. Those who use the walking trail in Oconee Veterans Park got paving for an additional three-quarters of a mile, closing the now-incomplete loop. And those concerned about ...

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  17. VIDEO: Caterpillar Announces Plant in OconeeRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Oconee Leader

    By a vote of two to one, the Oconee County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to place a "liquor by the drink" referendum on the November ballot.

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  18. Volleyball: Lady Warriors beat Apalachee, fall to NOHSRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Oconee Leader

    Oconee County earned a 2-0 win against Apalachee but lost 2-0 to North Oconee on Tuesday night at NOHS.

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  19. Oconee County To Consider Design Work For Roadway To Open More Land...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Patch.com

    Oconee County will soon begin design work for an extension of Parkway Boulevard, which will open up new land for development behind Lowe's and Wal-Mart, if the Board of Commissioners approves a design services contract for the project Tuesday night.

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  20. Reporting suicides; the mess in Ferguson; Oconee epilepsy studentRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | MainStreetNews.com

    ... and report about something else? What happened to Ebola? *** There's an interesting lawsuit involving the neighboring Oconee County School System and a child who has epilepsy in that system. The school system is fighting an order that it provide an ...

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