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Watkinsville Code Enforcement Officer Steve Davis was asked to resign last week due to professional differences in the management of the Code Enforcement Unit.

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A neighbor of the Athens College of Ministry has stalled development of the 114-acre campus off of Barnett Shoals Road as a result of litigation that has made its way to the Supreme Court of Georgia.

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As North Oconee High School kicks off its football season tomorrow night with a home game against Putnam County High School, the North Oconee band will also have something special in store.

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The Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission collected a record amount of trash during the first half of 2019 due to its partnership with several government and community entities. 

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Angela Harris, a technology integration teacher at Rocky Branch Elementary School, has strived to engage her students with a breadth of STEAM-based learning experiences. One of the ways she has done this si by implementing robotics.

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Life has its way of adding perspective, even to those who already cherish the little moments.

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Ryan Rickard—a former North Oconee High School teacher who has been charged with sexual battery against a child under 16 in Oconee County, rape in Walton County and additional sexual assault charges in Morgan County—pleaded not guilty July 29 to the charges here in Oconee. 

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Oconee County resident John Gentry has dedicated 28 years to the Army and Army National Guard.Now, the former parks and recreation director will be the commander of the 78th Troop Command, which is based in Marietta. 

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The expansive building under construction that is behind Watkinsville’s Golden Pantry will be the city’s biggest business complex since the Town Center was constructed over 10 years ago.

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Dr. Aliya Safwan has travelled all over the world to learn about treating patients. She was born in Uganda before moving back to Pakistan, doing most of her schooling there, moving to Canada and moving finally, three years ago, to Oconee County. 

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The Watkinsville ALS Support Group is seeking participants for its “Ice Bucket Challenge” Wednesday, Aug. 28 at 12 p.m. at Oconee Veterans Park. The fundraiser involves dumping cold water on someone’s head with proceeds going to the ALS Association Georgia Chapter.  

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ATHENS, Ga. – Six String Southern Productions and Classic Entertainment present An Evening with Travis Tritt. The Country Music Award and GRAMMY® Award-winning artist will be performing in a rare, intimate solo-acoustic setting at The Classic Center Theatre. Travis Tritt is a Georgia native …

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(Greensboro, Ga. --- August 12, 2019) Get ready to rock and get ready to roll in Downtown Greensboro with the Good Vibrations Band during the annual Rock ‘n Roll Cruise-In on Saturday, September 21 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The Annual Rock n’ Roll Cruise-In event is hosted by the Greensboro base…

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After hearing about the county’s plans to eventually move the Oconee County Library from Experiment Station Road to a future administrative building on land just outside city limits, Watkinsville Councilman Dan Matthews made a public plea with Board of Commissioners Chairman John Daniell.

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It was inevitable for the construction of a roundabout about a quarter mile from two schools to overlap with the start of the school year.