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“I want to build a space of inclusion, love, care and support,” UNG psychology major Damien Helms told The Oconee Enterprise after receiving the school’s Outstanding Commitment to Diversity and Equity Award. 

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North Oconee High School 2011 graduate James Todd has learned a litany of skills while serving in the U.S. Army infantry and travelling to places like Hawaii and the Ukraine. Now that he’s back home, Todd is closer to his family and in a completely different field. 

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Since Stephanie Wimpey was a young girl, she has had a heart for children in foster care and adoption. Over the past few years, she has been able to enrich children’s lives as a foster parent and as a volunteer for local nonprofit Chosen for Life. 

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Since March, the Rev. Steven Barnes has been leading the congregation of Oconee Presbyterian Church through virtual worship service. Barnes succeeded former pastor Joel Tolbert. Barnes intends to serve OPC for just a couple of years. With the aid of additional training, he will help the chur…

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After training for a variety of special combat operations and helping fight ISIS in Iraq, local alumnus Alex Dempsey was recently promoted to the rank of captain in the U.S. Army.

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New Life Apostolic Church on Hog Mountain Road was one of the first churches in Oconee County to open up its sanctuary in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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While rising Oconee County High School sophomore Josie Green may not be able to travel the world right now, she is doing her best to paint every bit of it. 

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Jennifer Wilcox, who co-owns The Picnic Basket Meal Market with her partner, Jeremy Jordan, has never been more impressed with a young person than when she first met recent University of Georgia graduate Lainey Tagliaferri.

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Recent Oconee County High School graduate Vivian Hilyard will attend one of the oldest music and dance conservatories in the nation, the Peabody Institute of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.