The Athens Pregnancy Center will be holding their 11th Annual Ride for the Unborn on Aug. 22.
Kyle Puttkammer makes drawing comics seem easy.
A North Oconee High School graduate may now more clearly be able to answer a question she’s heard a million times: what do you want to be when you grow up?
It is not that the members of the new North Oconee Rotary Club are not early risers.
Going to work in Oconee County could be a case of déjà vu all over again for new Economic Development Director J.R. Charles.
In 1950, the cost of a loaf of bread was 14 cents, a gallon of gas was 20 cents. And, on Friday June 26 of that year, Edward Kenimer and Betty Tarpley were married.
Children looking for fun activities this summer need to look no further than the Oconee County Library. The following programs are free and open to the public.
The future of ingenuity looks bright for Oconee County.
Agriculture will take center stage at a series of events in and about Oconee County led by the University of Georgia.
A memory treasured may be a memory lost unless it becomes a memory shared.
For the Village Virgins, Christmas is just right around the corner.
Enjoying tea is a fine British tradition, but when the Watkinsville Garden Club fancies tea it means a glass of iced, sweet tea along with a mini chicken salad sandwich on a croissant.
JEKYLL ISLAND—It takes quite a tale to silence a roomful of journalists.
Traveling all over the world prepared a local University of Georgia First Honor Graduate to begin her medical career.
A local First Honor Graduate of the University of Georgia credited North Oconee High School’s advanced placement classes with preparing him for his college career.
The 2015 Prince Avenue Christian School educators of the year’s dedication to their students is inspiring. Lisa Peacock, Julie Evans and Katie Gamble were given the honor of educator of the year. Each teacher received a crystal vase and a $3,000 donation from a generous friend of the school.
A not-so-secret-anymore hang out called Redneck Beach has become a popular destination for college students.
A recent University of Georgia graduate from Watkinsville is a pioneer in UGA’s progressive focus on experimental learning, studying outside the classroom.
When the Watkinsville Garden Club celebrates its 75th anniversary next year, no small number of its members will be older than the club.
The title of Jane Crisan’s new book speaks for itself: “Jane from the Heart.”
Roy Ward was the rare genius who mastered both art and science with equal aplomb.
Age has been kind to the Watkinsville Garden Club, which is already gearing up to celebrate its 75th birthday next year.
Patients advised to lose weight by their physicians dropped more pounds on average than those who didn't receive a recommendation, according to new research from the University of Georgia published in the journal Economics and Human Biology.
Registration remains open for the Family Wild Day Saturday at the David Hardigree Wildlife Sanctuary.
Silvia Tortosa’s childhood dream of a career in motion pictures came true, after a fashion.
It only seems like it has been forever that Andy Landers, part-time Oconee County cattleman, coached the women’s basketball program at the University of Georgia.
Nick Hill wants to feed the world, in a fashion.
On a Thursday morning in a conference room at Rocky Branch Elementary School, fourth grade student R.J. Wade pulls at the collar of his shirt, revealing a faint, linear scar several inches above his heart.
Marine Taylor Quackenbush has trained to protect his buddies when they are in harm’s way on the battlefield.
A year ago, Sheriff Scott Berry cancelled Valentine’s Day. It went viral.
The things that go on behind closed doors at the University of Georgia.
Melissa Steele’s “Me’chanted” exhibit endured a less than enchanting reception at a state-run Savannah venue.
In another life, Jason Brown has teed it up and gone toe to toe with professional golfers.
Al Cuming came back home Saturday.
Families in crisis have a new asset in their toolbox: the Georgia Crisis Access Line.
Two weeks after she was employed as Watkinsville City Clerk, Julie Sanders learned she was pregnant.
If there were budding reporters in the wave of students that invaded the Oconee County Civic Center last week, they did not make themselves immediately known.
Even as the University of North Georgia is looking for scholarship dollars, two math faculty members on the Oconee Campus have secured a grant to provide students with no-cost digital textbooks for three math courses.
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has scheduled two public meetings in North Georgia to accept input on a proposal to open the state’s trout streams to year-round fishing.
Reading has taken Malcolm Mitchell places he never dreamed of.
Lindamood-Bell Learning Center opened its new office on Capital Avenue in Watkinsville not to recruit new customers, but to serve the clients in the area who were commuting to Johns Creek.
When Everett Butler of Clermont came to the University of Georgia, he frankly wanted to be a part of the party scene he had heard so much about.
Alexander Brown and his wife, Jackie, have taken over as pastor and first lady at New Christian Faith Church in Oconee County, formerly known as Saxon Road Church.
When it comes to making a living as an artist, two colors emerge supreme.
The University of Georgia’s David Zerkel, a professor of tuba and euphonium in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, will present the latest recital in the Hodgson Faculty Series Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Concert Hall.