Wilkes takes close win over Hale in Oconee County...

William E. “Bubber” Wilkes won a narrow victory over Oconee County Board of Commissioners incumbent Margaret Hale in Tuesday... read more

Watkinsville man charged with downloading child pornography

Watkinsville man charged with downloading child pornography

Authorities arrested a 79-year-old Watkinsville... read more

Oconee assault suspect captured by deputies in Athens-Clarke County

Oconee assault suspect captured by deputies in...

A Watkinsville man who allegedly fled from police... read more

Oconee woman’s nearly century old diary reveals days of young romance, daily tasks

Oconee woman’s nearly century old diary reveals days...

Tucked away in an old desk for many years was a... read more

Oconee County escapee named Freeman a free man for just a short time

Oconee County escapee named Freeman a free man for just a...

A Watkinsville man arrested Wednesday morning for... read more

Elderly Oconee woman loses $12,000 in scam

A 70-year-old Farmington woman lost $12,000 in a scam in which she paid the money, even taking out loans, in an effort to collect... read more

Game wardens trying to ID shooter of deer in Oconee County pasture

Game wardens trying to ID shooter of deer in Oconee County...

When a gunshot echoed through the night late... read more

Athens man says dog left in hot car in Oconee was accident

Athens man says dog left in hot car in Oconee was accident

An Athens man arrested last week in Oconee County... read more

Oconee deputies nab four suspects in rash of thefts and...

Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested four theft suspects early Wednesday after two tried to escape on foot and two others... read more

Oconee commission incumbent faces challenge by former...

A runoff election for a seat on the Oconee County Board of Commissioners features a long-time incumbent facing an opponent who... read more

Road rage leads to arrest of Watkinsville man

Road rage between two men traveling on U.S. Highway 78 led to the arrest of a Watkinsville man last week, Oconee County... read more

Tanker and pickup collide in Oconee County; driver of pickup pulled from burning truck

Tanker and pickup collide in Oconee County; driver of...

Oconee County emergency crews rescued the driver... read more