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Boy Scout builds fence at High Shoals Elementary

A kind-hearted 13-year-old chose to give back to the elementary school he went to while completing his Boy Scout life project.

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Wednesday 07/29/2015
Athens Pregnancy Center schedules cycle ride

The Athens Pregnancy Center will be holding their 11th Annual Ride for the Unborn on Aug. 22.

Posted: July 29, 2015
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Wednesday 07/22/2015
Kids learn how to draw comics

Kyle Puttkammer makes drawing comics seem easy.

Posted: July 22, 2015
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Local graduate attends Hospitality Careers Academy

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?

Posted: July 22, 2015
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Wednesday 07/15/2015
North Oconee Rotary Club receives its charter

It is not that the members of the new North Oconee Rotary Club are not early risers.

Posted: July 15, 2015
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Wednesday 07/08/2015
New economic development director in familiar surroundings

Going to work in Oconee County could be a case of déjà vu all over again for new Economic Development Director J.R. Charles.

Posted: July 08, 2015
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Oconee couple celebrates 65 years of marriage

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. 

Posted: July 08, 2015
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Wednesday 07/01/2015
Library offers summer programs

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.

Posted: July 01, 2015
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Wednesday 06/17/2015
Camp Invention inspires the next generation of ingenuity

The future of ingenuity looks bright for Oconee County.

Posted: June 17, 2015
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UGA hosting ag learning events

Agriculture will take center stage at a series of events in and about Oconee County led by the University of Georgia.

Posted: June 17, 2015
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Megaload brings out the gawkers

I grew up on an airport.

Posted: June 17, 2015
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Writing Oconee schools scrapbook history is ‘cheap therapy’

A memory treasured may be a memory lost unless it becomes a memory shared.

Posted: June 17, 2015
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Village Virgins prepare for Christmas

For the Village Virgins, Christmas is just right around the corner.

Posted: June 17, 2015
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Wednesday 06/10/2015
Watkinsville Garden Club tea party helps celebrate National Garden Week

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.

Posted: June 10, 2015
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Journalists mesmerized by D-Day survivor’s tale

JEKYLL ISLAND—It takes quite a tale to silence a roomful of journalists.

Posted: June 10, 2015
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Wednesday 06/03/2015
UGA grad volunteered around the world to prepare for her medical career

Traveling all over the world prepared a local University of Georgia First Honor Graduate to begin her medical career.

Posted: June 03, 2015
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Local student says NOHS AP classes prepared him most for college

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. 

Posted: June 03, 2015
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PACS educators of the year show inspiring dedication to students

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. 

Posted: June 03, 2015
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Wednesday 05/27/2015
Redneck Beach popular hangout for college students

A not-so-secret-anymore hang out called Redneck Beach has become a popular destination for college students.

Posted: May 27, 2015
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Wednesday 05/20/2015
Local graduate of UGA is a pioneer for experimental learning

A recent University of Georgia graduate from Watkinsville is a pioneer in UGA’s progressive focus on experimental learning, studying outside the classroom.

Posted: May 20, 2015
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Thursday 05/14/2015
Garden club plants seeds with younger generation

When the Watkinsville Garden Club celebrates its 75th anniversary next year, no small number of its members will be older than the club.

Posted: May 14, 2015
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Wednesday 04/22/2015
Local author touches on love in new book

The title of Jane Crisan’s new book speaks for itself: “Jane from the Heart.”

Posted: April 22, 2015
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Wednesday 04/15/2015
Renaissance man passes away

Roy Ward was the rare genius who mastered both art and science with equal aplomb.

Posted: April 15, 2015
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Wednesday 04/08/2015
Watkinsville Garden Club pointing to 75th birthday

Age has been kind to the Watkinsville Garden Club, which is already gearing up to celebrate its 75th birthday next year.

Posted: April 08, 2015
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Physician recommendations result in greater weight loss, UGA research finds

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.

Posted: April 08, 2015
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Tuesday 03/31/2015
Family Wild Day Saturday at David Hardigree Wildlife Sanctuary

Registration remains open for the Family Wild Day Saturday at the David Hardigree Wildlife Sanctuary.

Posted: March 31, 2015
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Wednesday 03/18/2015
Spanish actress visits UNG students

Silvia Tortosa’s childhood dream of a career in motion pictures came true, after a fashion.

Posted: March 18, 2015
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Landers leaves incredible legacy

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.

Posted: March 18, 2015
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Wednesday 03/11/2015
GMOs to be discussed in public forum

Nick Hill wants to feed the world, in a fashion.

Posted: March 11, 2015
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Wednesday 02/25/2015
Rocky Branch student undergoes heart surgery

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.

Posted: February 25, 2015
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Local Marine deflects heroic role in rescuing fellow Marine

Marine Taylor Quackenbush has trained to protect his buddies when they are in harm’s way on the battlefield.

Posted: February 25, 2015
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Sheriff’s Facebook draws national attention again

A year ago, Sheriff Scott Berry cancelled Valentine’s Day. It went viral.

Posted: February 25, 2015
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UGA researchers tackle variety of issues

The things that go on behind closed doors at the University of Georgia.

Posted: February 25, 2015
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Wednesday 02/18/2015
Steele supporters rally around scorned artist

Melissa Steele’s “Me’chanted” exhibit endured a less than enchanting reception at a state-run Savannah venue.

Posted: February 18, 2015
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Great week at Pebble Beach for Bogart star rapper

In another life, Jason Brown has teed it up and gone toe to toe with professional golfers.

Posted: February 18, 2015
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Wednesday 02/11/2015
Cuming heard his eulogy before he died

Al Cuming came back home Saturday.

Posted: February 11, 2015
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Wednesday 01/14/2015
Deputy and daughter featured in commercial for rifle

Oconee County investigator Sgt. James Hale and his 15-year-old daughter earned their new Yankee Hill Machine rifles by starring in a commercial.

Posted: January 14, 2015
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Wednesday 12/10/2014
Mobile mental health crisis line available

Families in crisis have a new asset in their toolbox: the Georgia Crisis Access Line.

Posted: December 10, 2014
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Tuesday 11/25/2014
Watkinsville city clerk named grand marshal for Christmas Parade

Two weeks after she was employed as Watkinsville City Clerk, Julie Sanders learned she was pregnant.

Posted: November 25, 2014
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Students aim for big careers

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.

Posted: November 25, 2014
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Wednesday 11/12/2014
Put a face on Veterans Day

Posted: November 12, 2014
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Wednesday 11/05/2014
UNG math faculty receive grant to lower textbook costs

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.

Posted: November 05, 2014
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Trout season could be extended

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.

Posted: November 05, 2014
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Wednesday 10/29/2014
Love of reading changed football player’s life

Reading has taken Malcolm Mitchell places he never dreamed of.

Posted: October 29, 2014
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New learning center came to serve its clients

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.

Posted: October 29, 2014
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Wednesday 10/22/2014
Campus group combats alcohol culture with ‘dry’ parties

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.

Posted: October 22, 2014
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Church changes name, introduces new pastor; associate pastor concerned about Ebola

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.

Posted: October 22, 2014
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Thursday 10/02/2014
Master the business of art

When it comes to making a living as an artist, two colors emerge supreme.

Posted: October 02, 2014
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Thursday 09/25/2014
Tubist David Zerkel to perform in UGA’s Hodgson Faculty Series

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.

Posted: September 25, 2014
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Wednesday 09/24/2014
1959 state champion baseball team to reunite

When the players from the Athens Pony League baseball team that won the state championship in 1959 reunite Saturday, there will be a tendency to stretch the truth.

Posted: September 24, 2014
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