The base salary of the Oconee County coroner is about $4,500, Coroner Ed Carson disclosed at a candidate forum Monday at North Oconee High.
Jim Shearon knew Prince as “the musician formerly known as my boss.”
Local chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution are attempting to set a world record for the most letters to military personnel collected in one month.
Kittens are born cute, but some are also born without a home.
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Last week, Eva Delaplane was an 1860s plantation debutante.
Photographer Sally Ross, 67, is the face of cancer.
The Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission’s annual Great American Clean up is Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Elsie Harper and Evelyn Walker were born with tufts of red hair, a peppering of freckles and sparkling blue eyes.
As soon as he was old enough to drive, Mike Rizzo secretly took joy rides in his uncle’s black 1976 Pontiac Trans Am.
Tabernacle of Praise Worship Center will congregate every other week inside the Bishop Community Center sanctuary. The pastors are Tilman and Cassandra Shannon.
Watkinsville Democrat Angela Eells wants a president that is compassionate toward the elderly, poor and disabled. She believes Bernie Sanders’ vision for a better world is “rooted in principal, integrity and love.”
Monte Stephens’ heart sinks each time he enters an elevator at Egleston Children’s Hospital in Atlanta.
Wedding photos inevitably outlive a marriage, if only because they outlive you.
As a staff sergeant combat medic, it was Jarrad Turner’s job to bring everybody back home.
The truth about surviving cancer is that triumph and anxiety coexist.
Michael Kulp has no crystal ball, but as a soothsayer, he’s batting 1.000.
A dump truck overturned on Mars Hill Road Tuesday, causing delays during rush hour. First responders said the driver was transported to the hospital for non-critical injuries.
Family rituals foster a healthy household, according to Dr. William Quinn, the director of Families4Change, an organization whose mission is to better school attendance, grades and graduation rates while strengthening the bond of the family unit.
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Paw Paw’s P’Nuts and Such will return to the Oconee Farmers Market this Saturday, but its signature-bearded patriarch is now smiling from above.
There’s no better respite from school than a recipe of candy and cinema.
Agriculture experts answered some hard-hitting questions last week at Third Grade Ag.
The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation will offer a watercolor studio class for six consecutive Wednesdays
Fifty-four years of marriage is symbolized in a welded steel sculpture situated at Ashford Manor.
Oconee County Primary School first grade teacher Suzanne Worthington entertains a lot of inquisitive questioning in her line of work.
A mother is alerted when her child is still seated after the keys leave the ignition.
Brodie the border collie can empathize with his owner, Hilary Hall.
A room packed with lacrosse players had Board of Education members on Monday contemplating the merits of adding the sport to Oconee County Schools’ roster of teams.
From kitchenware to kitschy, collectible to curio, practical to peculiar, the OCAF thrift sale has it all.
What does an Oconee teenager do after hosting the Olympics last year?
Six years ago, Becky Byrum was told by a doctor that she had cancer, a diagnosis that occurs every 20 seconds around the globe.
With every footstep of a 36-mile journey to Rock Eagle 4-H Center, Jared Daniel and Brantley Saye will be thinking about the day an Oconee 10-year-old can walk without having a cancerous cell in his body.
In just eight hours, North Oconee High School hopes to package 30,000 meals to feed families with a limited income.
The annual OCAF Thrift Sale begins Friday, March 18 with a preview sale from 7 until 9 p.m. Admission that night is $5 and prices are temporarily doubled for first dibs. Shoppers can enjoy appetizers and wine as they browse tables.
If elected to the Board of Commissioners, Mark Thomas will not be a stranger to Oconee County Schools.
Even in the Oconee Farmers Market’s off-months, there are plenty of opportunities to buy local.
State funding for an expansion to the Bogart Library is unlikely this year, library advocates said after several months of lobbying.
Fran is not an ordinary cow.
The staff of Oconee Parks and Recreation hopes to pass down a love and appreciation for trucks, tractors and big rigs at its annual Touch-a-Truck on Saturday, March 12 from 11-2 p.m. at Heritage Park.
Not a season goes by in which children in Oconee are not caring for the less fortunate.
Marriage counseling should not be a last hope; it should be the first step, according to Jackie Jones, the newly hired director of Bethel Haven.
It takes construction work to make a good workout possible
In a room full of firefighters and first responders, Vinnie Williams feels at home.
North Oconee High School senior Haley Grable is on a winning streak.
Oconee Fire Rescue volunteers responded to more than 700 fire calls and 2,300 medical calls last fiscal year.