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In her first two assignments, The Oconee Enterprise’s newest reporter, Julia Fechter, captured the very spirit of Oconee. The Oconee Veterans Foundation Memorial Day observance and the upcoming First Saturday showcase a community with a tremendous heart and welcoming arms. 

These are the kinds of stories that connect people or empower citizens to work toward a common purpose. 

“As a journalist, I have really enjoyed telling people’s stories,” said Fechter.  “I want readers of my articles to learn more about their communities. … particularly others who have different backgrounds or experiences than them. 

For more on this story, see the May 30 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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