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The amount to install a pedestrian bridge that will cross a creek on Harden Hill Roadis now more than half the entire budget of the Harden Hill sidewalk project as estimated in September 2018. At that time, city officials told the public the whole project would cost $908,000. The price is no…

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For more on this story, see the Oct. 24 edition of The Oconee Enterprise, on sale now at convenience stores and grocery stores and newspaper boxes throughout Oconee County. To subscribe, call (706) 769-5175 or visit the tab on our website. 

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 ATHENS, Ga – The GRAMMY®-nominated and multiplatinum group Celtic Woman celebrates its 15th anniversary with the Celtic Woman Celebration tour. These music legends are coming to The Classic Center Theatre on March 8, 2020 at 3:00 PM. The four fantastic Celtic Woman soloists Tara McNeill, Ma…

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The Oconee Chamber Fall Festival has secured more than 250 arts and crafts booths in and around Rocket Field in downtown Watkinsville this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

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Registration for entering the Watkinsville Christmas Parade is once again free. Forms are online at cityofwatkinsville.com under the “Community” tab and can also be found at City Hall. 

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Western Judicial Circuit Chief Assistant District Attorney Brian Patterson is running as a Democrat for District Attorney of Athens and Oconee. 

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The Georgia-Kentucky game is just one of many things to look forward to this weekend. Leading up to the Oconee Chamber Fall Festival, the Watkinsville Tourist and Trade Association is hosting a “block party” on Main Street beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Friday. 

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A 10-member task force on economic development has recommended to the Board of Commissioners that Oconee County should take advantage of the many research programs at the University of Georgia in addition to investing in existing businesses.

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Complimentary Athens Symphony Fall Concert tickets available October 21 ATHENS, Ga. – Complimentary tickets to the November 3 Athens Symphony Fall Concert will be available to the public on Monday, October 21 at 10 a.m. at The Classic Center Box Office. The Fall Concert kicks off the Symphon…

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Gallery openings mark Third Thursday at The Classic Center. ATHENS, Ga. – Third Thursday is a collective effort on the part of local organizations around Athens to make art accessible to the public while highlighting and encouraging local talent. Various organizations open their doors from 6…

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During a Watkinsville candidate forum last Thursday, challenger Bob Smith took a long pause before insinuating that a particular question was biased against him. 

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Hundreds of people gathered last week for a lively outdoor celebration as one of Oconee’s three private schools commemorated a big milestone. 

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“I’m not an advocate for change,” Watkinsville Post 2 candidate Jon Kirkpatrick told citizens last week at a forum hosted by retired journalism professor Lee Becker and citizens Sarah Bell and Penny Mills. “I am an advocate for managing the inevitable change that is coming to Watkinsville in…

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This has been updated for the following corrections. In the Oct. 10 issue of The Oconee Enterprise, the fall festival preview article included incorrect information about pony rides and the agribusiness exhibit. There will not be pony rides at the fall festival this year.

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High school students from across Georgia will attend the state YMCA’s two annual legislative Youth Assembly conferences during November, including students from Oconee County. 

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It’s not often that Boy Scouts get to go to a national jamboree, let alone a world jamboree, which occurs only every four years.