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A petition from 70 professionals in the healthcare sector—37 of which are residents of Oconee—advocates for a shelter-in-place ordinance in Oconee County similar to the one passed last week in Athens-Clarke County.

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W. E. “Bubber” Wilkes was an unwavering romantic. He met his wife, Gwen, when they were still teenagers, and they remained inseparable through 50 years of marriage. Gwen’s favorite flowers were daffodils. Every Valentine’s Day, Wilkes would present his wife with daffodils from “whatever road…

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The Oconee Enterprise will host a virtual forum between sheriff candidates James Hale and Jimmy Williamson April 16 at 6:30 p.m. Hale and Williamson have agreed to meet with news editor Michael Prochaska to answer questions submitted by readers. To submit your questions, email businessnews@o…

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Editor’s note: Gov. Kemp issued an executive order that started Tuesday to limit restaurants to take out, drive-thru or delivery only. Some information may change throughout the week.

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Many may chuckle about snake oil being used for bodily ailments, but snake venom’s medical potential is no laughing matter. 

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After once serving as a classroom for elementary students and later as a bus maintenance station, the open room within the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation’s School Street Studios now has plywood floors. 

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City Officials and the Greensboro Main Street Program have called off Southland Jubilee.(Greensboro, Ga.—March 19, 2020) The City of Greensboro and the Greensboro Main Street Program have made the tough decision to cancel the 2020 Southland Jubilee that was set to happen on April 18, 2020.“A…

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As of deadline, the Presidential Primary for Georgia has been pushed back to May 19 to coincide with the local Primary. Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger made the announcement last week due to self-distancing practices necessary to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus. 

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The Board of Education on Monday took a defensive tone over its disagreement with the Board of Commissioners on shared use of school athletic facilities. 

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Three Democrats qualified for local offices Friday after a strong 11th hour push by the Facebook group “Oconee County Progressives - Growing in Number, Mighty in Spirit.” 

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Oconee County needs to increase its workforce opportunities, attorney John Laster of The Laster Law Firm said after qualifying last week to run against incumbent Mark Thomas for Board of Commissioners Post 1. 

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Oconee County residents can complete the 2020 U.S. Census online beginning this week. The website is 2020census.gov. Most residents will receive a Census ID in the mail, which they will need to log into the online questionnaire.