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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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. 

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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…

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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.

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The majority of speakers at the Board of Education’s regular session meeting were not Oconee parents but their children. 

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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. 

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The Board of Commissioners has hired Rebecca Anglin as the new director of the Oconee Elections Office.

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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. 

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The city of Bogart will hold a special election March 16 to fill the vacancy of City Councilwoman Pam McNair, who recently resigned.

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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…