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The Oconee Board of Commissioners has finalized its expenditure list for a special purpose local option sales tax that citizens will vote on Nov. 3. If the referendum passes, it will replace the existing 2015 SPLOST and the sales tax rate will continue at seven percent for an additional six years. Read more

Retiring bus driver Margaret Harris has spent almost all of her adult life transporting Oconee children to and from schools, and county native Mark Parsons is a more recent newcomer to the profession. Both cherish the children of their routes. Read more


Donald Hoyt Dodd, 85, of Bogart, died on August 1, 2020. Lord …

Eva Mae Burgess, 88, of Bogart passed away on July 23, 2020. L…

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