by Michael Prochaska
When Watkinsville City Councilwoman and Realtor Christine Tucker got married last month, she quite literally kept her wedding close to home. She married local contractor Jim Lybarger at a small wedding Oct. 24 her home on Barnett Shoals Road.
Before he was a regular contributor to “The New Yorker” for three decades, cartoonist Peter Steiner was pleasantly surprised when he landed his first consistent job drawing for The Oconee Enterprise at a rate of $25 per editorial cartoon in 1977.
North Oconee High School sophomore Michael Risher was brainstorming ideas for his Eagle Scout project in the spring when he learned about a shortage of personal protective equipment among healthcare workers.
After combining his love for the local ecosystem with his desire to give back to one of the county’s beloved parks, Oconee botanist Mincy Moffett Jr. recently earned regional and statewide accolades for his efforts.
Retired U.S. Army sergeant Mark Edwin Taylor Sr. and his son, retired U.S. Navy petty officer second class Mark Taylor Jr., were both honorably discharged from the military at the same rank, E5.
Interfaith Clergy Partners of Greater Athens will bring holiday joy and community to your living room during its fifth annual community Thanksgiving service Nov. 22 at 4 p.m.
Greenbriar Creek Christmas Tree Farm is seeking sponsors for trees that will be sent to military families in early December as part of the national Trees for Troops program. The sponsorship is $40 per tree, and donors should address checks to Greenbriar Creek Christmas Tree Farm. The deadlin…
One decade after he was deployed to Afghanistan, Army National Guard veteran Richard Gustafson still looks back on the experience and the friends he met fondly, despite the challenging circumstances of war.
After U.S. Army 1st Lt. Paul Mitchell escaped death on Aug. 3 when a bullet entered the back of his neck, missing his vital arteries, bones and spinal cord, he knew God and a guardian angel were protecting him.
North Oconee High School alumna Emily Dobberstein knew that her journey to self-discovery and healing would not be easy. At 20 years old, she embarked on a month-long, cross-country road trip, living out of her car or a tent in towns she spontaneously chose.
Rocky Branch Elementary School’s outdoor classroom looks quite different after several local businesses helped beautify it. Construction-equipment company Caterpillar provided 10 volunteers to complete the classroom’s circular flagstone area as part of its annual Day of Caring with United Wa…
ATHENS, Ga – Classic Entertainment presents a socially distanced movie series, sponsored by RW Allen. Join us for multiple nights of safe family fun! As the weather gets colder, we are moving the screenings indoors into The Classic Center Theatre with limited capacity and socially distanced …