Liquor and SPLOST referendums highlight Oconee ballot

The number of early voters for the general election in Oconee County is double that of those who cast early votes in the April... read more

Greek Festival in Oconee County features Greek cuisine and dancing

Greek Festival in Oconee County features Greek cuisine and...

Koulourakia is a cookie that is extremely popular... read more

Colonial Dames to dedicate marker at former horse racetrack in Bishop

Colonial Dames to dedicate marker at former horse racetrack...

A century ago, the town of Bishop was the festive... read more

David Gilstrap Memorial Highway dedicated in Oconee County

David Gilstrap Memorial Highway dedicated in Oconee County

When Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry took the... read more

Oconee County deputy killed while on duty to be honored at...

The public is invited to join employees with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office at 9:30 a.m. Thursday when the “Deputy David... read more

Unexpected tales planned for campfire time in Oconee National Forest south of Athens

Unexpected tales planned for campfire time in Oconee...

Some amazing, but true tales, will be told around... read more

Oconee man rocks with politicians at rally in Great Britain

Oconee man rocks with politicians at rally in Great Britain

Retired law enforcement officer Bob Frith can... read more

History on Lawn festival becomes magnet for Oconee County history

History on Lawn festival becomes magnet for Oconee County...

A “History on the Lawn” program takes place... read more

UGA to host book release party for Athens author

UGA to host book release party for Athens author

The University of Georgia hosts a book-release... read more

Maxeys event to celebrate release of new book

Maxeys event to celebrate release of new book

Watkinsville author Denise Weimer plans to launch... read more

Athens man charged in Oconee County with having stolen...

A man named “George” appears to be at the center of an alibi for a suspect charged this week with possessing a stolen utility... read more

Oconee woman’s wallet stolen while shopping for...

In just a matter of moments, a 35-year-old Watkinsville woman became the victim of a theft while shopping for school supplies in... read more