DOT awards contract to widen Mars Hill Road

ATLANTA ‑ A $26.4 million contract to widen 4 miles of Ga. 53 in Oconee County was announced Monday, the largest of the 11 most... read more

Broun to host grants and small business workshop in...

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun will host a Grants and Small Business Workshop 10 a.m. to noon today in Watkinsville. ... read more

Oconee Youth Playhouse to stage rock opera...

The Oconee Youth Playhouse returns to a Broadway-approved rock opera for its August performance.... read more

North Georgia donates $50,000 to OCAF for classroom improvements

North Georgia donates $50,000 to OCAF for classroom...

The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation’s recent... read more

Woman injured in Oconee wreck dies; State Patrol still investigating

Woman injured in Oconee wreck dies; State Patrol still...

An Eatonton woman involved in a fiery wreck last... read more

Oconee County blotter

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:... read more

Oconee County blotter

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:... read more

Oconee deputies investigating sexual assault on girl;...

Oconee County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a suspect Thursday afternoon for the alleged sexual assault of a young girl in a... read more

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

Public meeting planned for nature park in Watkinsville

A Citizen’s Advisory Committee for Watkinsville Woods, a newly acquired 6-acre parcel of land planned as a park, will host a... read more