“Where’s the money to spend on other parts of the park?” Watkinsville Mayor Bob Smith asked the City Council on Sept. 16 following a discussion of spending $500,000 on a pedestrian walking and cycling trail.
Watkinsville Mayor Bob Smith has asked the city attorney to write a letter to Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr seeking Carr’s opinion on the city’s management structure and whether the dilution of the mayor’s powers by hiring a city manager was a violation of state law.
The Oconee Enterprise will host a digital candidate forum among the three people vying for the Athens-Oconee district attorney seat. The forum will be live streamed from The Oconee Enterprise Facebook page Thursday, Oct. 1 beginning at 7 p.m.
The city of Watkinsville avoided a tax increase this year. The council last week rolled back its millage rate from 2.508 mills to 2.368 mills. Without the rollback, the city’s taxes would have increased.
Oconee County Primary School Teacher of the Year Jamie Evans would not be the educator she is today without her mother, a veteran educator, or her first grade teacher, Jan Ross.
Long before she became an art educator, Rocky Branch Elementary School Teacher of the Year Stephanie Dickson loved painting and drawing as a child. In fact, art runs in her family.
Oconee County Elementary School physical education teacher Keri Halleck never thought that she would end up teaching at the same school her children attend, much less be recognized as its Teacher of the Year.
ATHENS, Ga – Classic Entertainment partners with Terrapin Beer Co. and the Ready, Set, Go Safely initiative to present an in-person, live performance with a focus on sanitation and safety. The socially distanced concert will be held at The Classic Center Theatre on Friday, October 23 at 7:30…
ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center is partnering with the Athens Convention and Visitors Bureau to invite all football fans to celebrate the season in a new way this year with an indoor, socially distant tailgate experience. The venue, Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center, will already be f…
In less than a week after closing on the property, the new owners of Lane Creek Golf Club gave the clubhouse a fresh paint job. And in the first month, they’ve begun remodeling the inside too.
Parents who want their elementary school children to continue digital learning must opt them in again by the end of Friday, Chief Academic Officer Claire Buck said at Monday’s Board of Education meeting.
The Oconee Chamber of Commerce Business Expo last Thursday highlighted Oconee’s diverse business community and their persistence to succeed and thrive during a national pandemic.
Even though High Shoals Elementary School first grade teacher Jessica Tiller first worked in the business world, for a long time, she had her sights set on becoming a teacher.
Lea Pacut has been helping younger students learn her whole life, from her childhood as the eldest of eight children to her current roles as a mother and a teacher at Colham Ferry Elementary School.
It may be another decade before the downtown Watkinsville portion of Experiment Station Road is widened but work on the remainder of the road will begin as soon as early 2021.