In the middle of the Feb. 17 Watkinsville City Council meeting, Mayor Bob Smith released on Facebook a memo urging the city council to place a moratorium on zoning and variance approvals until five of his personal goals for the city are accomplished.
As one of the fist Black graduates of Oconee County High School, Hallie Adams is proud of the progress that is embodied in the exceptional education of her grandchildren.
Oconee’s FFA chapters have a lot to celebrate during this year’s National FFA Week, which runs Feb. 20-27. The Oconee County High School chapter recently received a $4,769 grant through the Tractor Supply Grants for Growing program to install a new hoop house.
It’s one thing to learn about the federal government from textbooks, but it’s quite another thing to talk with one of the nation’s top judicial officials.
Almost 10 years ago, Phillip Blume and his wife, Eileen, were at a crossroads with their business, Blume Photography. Two years into the venture, the business was struggling.
The Watkinsville City Council last week approved a development agreement for Trove, a forthcoming neighborhood of 56 homes on 35.63 acres off Morrison Street and Colham Ferry Road.
The North Oconee Rotary Club is in the third year of its efforts to prevent human trafficking. Members Andrea Wellnitz, Kathy Reising, Laura Leiden, Paula Nedza, Rev. Sheila Hunter and President Kim Keegan are on the project team.
The Oconee Planning Commission on Monday recommended approval of a rezone for a 23-acre site off Macon Highway to allow for a mixed-use development that would consist of restaurants, office space, retail, a daycare and possibly a hotel and small brewery. The project is opposite and diagonall…
Bogart resident Nadia Laguins wants to be healthy again, not only for herself, but for her 11-year-old son Elijah, a student at Malcom Bridge Middle School.
A little over 15 years ago, the lives of an Oconee family were forever changed when Paul Wiggans was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy, a form of muscular dystrophy that affects adults.
Editor’s note: Each month this year, The Oconee Enterprise will highlight a female business owner or female leader of a local nonprofit or charity.
Glass blower Loretta Eby is literally having a ball with her creative endeavors. The Oconee artist has again made buoyant glass balls for the annual Jekyll Island Treasures Program.
Despite the passage of time and the pandemic, one group of past and president residents is actively preserving their church’s near 150-year history in Oconee County.
One of three defendants awaiting trial for the murder of Oconee teenager Joseph Kendall Jackson was arrested last month in connection with a rape of a girl under the age of 16.
After dedicating much of his career to the development of treatments and vaccines for cancer, viruses and autoimmune disorders, Bogart resident and University of Georgia immunology and microbiology professor Ken Rosenthal is turning his attention to COVID-19 vaccine efforts.
When Rocky Branch Elementary School teacher Kendra Skinner is not behind a desk teaching first graders, she is behind a camera lens photographing area families’ most special moments.
Oconee Granite and Design is a local concierge service for kitchens, bathrooms and living space. Business partners Ernie Mitchell and Alison Kelly opened their showroom at 1021 Industrial Blvd in Watkinsville just over a year ago and experienced first-hand how resilient small businesses have…