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  1. Advertisements In Oconee County Weekly Newspapers Tout Referendum 2...Read the original story

    Oct 30, 2014 | Patch.com

    Oconee County voters who want to improve the quality of life in the county, enhance the county's infrastructure and spur economic development should vote Yes on Referendum 2 on Nov. 4, according to advertisements in today's edition of both of the county's weekly newspapers. Voting for the referendum will make sales tax revenue go up and property taxes go down, the half-page advertisement in The Oconee Enterprise claims.


  2. Oconee County Attempting To Enforce Sign Ordinance At SR 316 And Connector After Long DelayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Oconee County Code Enforcement Office has sent letters to permit holders for signs on three properties at the busy Oconee Connector intersection with SR 316, telling them they have until Nov. 17 to bring their signs into compliance with the county's ordinance. Code Enforcement Officer Paul Smith posted the registered letters on Oct. 17 to Jamie Boswell, owner of Boswell properties, and to two other sign permit holders, pointing out that the county's Unified Development Code prohibits the installation of signs on the right of way of a public road.


  3. Gas Prices in Oconee Mapped: How Low Will It Go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    The price of gas has fallen 18 cents in the past two weeks, according to Associated Press. The average gas price in Georgia is $2.93 a gallon, according to GasBuddy.com.


  4. BBB Advises: How to Keep Your Credit Cards Safe During the HolidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2014 | Patch.com

    The Better Business Bureau Serving Metro Atlanta, Athens & NE Georgia reminds Oconee consumers that the holidays are a prime target for credit card scammers due to the sheer number of consumers using their credit card to make purchases. Scammers are ready and waiting to take advantage of the increased use and are on the lookout to steal credit card information.


  5. Plans Filed For Gunter Property At Lavista Road With Oconee County Planning DepartmentRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Patch.com

    Almost six years after the county rezoned 13 plus acres on U.S. 441 north of Watkinsville at Lavista Road, Fred Gunter Property LLC has submitted plans to begin construction of an office complex on the site. The plans call for a single 12,000 square foot building on the southern part of the property, furthest from Lavista Road.


  6. BOE Member Thomas Appointed By Oconee County Commissioners To Industrial Development AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Patch.com

    Mark Thomas, a businessman and member of the Oconee County Board of Education, got a slot on the county's Industrial Development Authority tonight, but only after two rounds of balloting by the Board of Commissioners. In the end, BOC Chairman Melvin Davis broke the deadlock, casting his support for long-time IDA member Larry Benson, owner of Benson Bakery in Bogart, at the expense of Robin Chasman, a realtor and Tanglebrook subdivision neighbor of Benson.


  7. Oconee Youth Playhouse holds auditions for Beauty & The BeastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | Patch.com

    Oconee Youth Playhouse announces audition for its next production - Beauty & The Beast. Individual singing auditions for high school students and older will be held Wednesday, Oct. 8 from 5:15-6:45 p.m. at Oconee Youth School of Performance, 1050 Jamestown Blvd. in Watkinsville.


  8. Updated Plans Under Review For The Falls Of Oconee Commercial Complex On Old Macon HighwayRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | Patch.com

    The developer of The Falls of Oconee commercial complex on Old Macon Highway just inside the county line has submitted slightly revised preliminary site plans as the project moves through the review process. The Bloomfield Hills, Mich., company turned in the latest plans for the five-building center to house restaurants and small shops on Aug. 29. Those plans have not yet been approved by the Oconee County Planning Department.


  9. Oconee County Put On Hold Awarding Of Contract For Design Of New Roadway Opposite Epps Bridge CentreRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | Patch.com

    Oconee County's plans to begin design work on a road being sought by Atlanta developer Frank Bishop are on hold while County Attorney Daniel Haygood looks into the bids and the bidding process. At the request of Board of Commissioners Chairman Melvin Davis, the awarding of the design contract to ABE Consulting, 2410 Hog Mountain Road, was removed from the consent agenda at the Sept.


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

    Sep 14, 2014 | Patch.com

    Court Appointed Special Advocates is a nationwide organization that serves abused and neglected children by ensuring they are not lost or forgotten in local court systems. With training, CASA volunteers learn about all parts of a child's life and ultimately aid judges in making the best decision for a child's future.


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

    Sep 11, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 9, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 8, 2014 | 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.


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

    Sep 1, 2014 | 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.


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

    Aug 27, 2014 | Patch.com

    The landowners behind Wal-Mart and Lowe's on Epps Bridge Parkway got approval of a contract for design work for a new roadway to open up their land for future development.


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

    Aug 25, 2014 | 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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