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The debate over face masks and the strained relationship between the school board and county were  addressed at a Board of Education candidate forum last Thursday.

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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.

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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. 

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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. 

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One of Oconee County Schools’ career prep initiatives received a big boost from a local partner at Monday’s Board of Education meeting. 

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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. 

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 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…

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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.

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The Nov. 3 General Election will be the third time Marcus Wiedower and Jonathan Wallace have run against each other for public office.

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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. 

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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.