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Athens Banner-Herald
North Oconee paddlers promote ‘water trail’ developmentNorth Oconee in Dudley Park in what was at times a driving rain. State Reps. S
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
North Oconee in Dudley Park in what was at times a driving rain. State Reps. Spencer Frye (D-Athens) and Chuck Williams (R-Watkinsville) got on the water. Sen. Frank Ginn (R-Danielsville), chairman of the Senate Natural Resources and the... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Watkinsville plans sidewalks for Harden Hill RoadThe city of Watkinsville plans two major projects for the near future: building
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The city of Watkinsville plans two major projects for the near future: building sidewalks along Harden Hill Road and installing an additional sewer line in the city’s industrial park. The city received a state grant to help with the sidewalk project... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee farm family takes fresh produce on the roadas well. For many years, the Young Female Farmers offered their baked goods an
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
as well. For many years, the Young Female Farmers offered their baked goods and vegetables at the farmer’s market in Watkinsville and later at the market in Monroe. On their farm in North High Shoals, they grow their vegetables without using... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County police blotterDEAL: On July 7, a 38-year-old Athens woman reported that in June she purchased
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
DEAL: On July 7, a 38-year-old Athens woman reported that in June she purchased two Walmart cards from an acquaintance from Watkinsville. The cards were valued at $300 and she gave the acquaintance $200. When she went to use the cards, she found... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events for the week of April 15:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for location; (706) 389-4164 or www.athens
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 7 days ago
5:30 p.m. today through Sunday, call for location; (706) 389-4164 or www.athensaa.com. Holy Yoga Gentle: 6 p.m., Watkinsville United Methodist Church, 1331 New High Shoals Road, Watkinsville; for all levels; an opportunity to let God’s... Read more
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Columbia Star
Herbert D. “Danny” Sosbee Sr.Herbert Daniel “Danny” Sosbee Sr., died peacefully at his home surrounded by hi
Columbia Star / Posted 7 days ago
Herbert Daniel “Danny” Sosbee Sr., died peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on July 9, 2017. Born in Watkinsville, Georgia, November 13, 1927, Danny was the youngest of six children born to James Earl and Ellie Lee Brooks... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Watkinsville woman raising funds to save service dogA Watkinsville woman is raising money to pay for an operation for her service d
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A Watkinsville woman is raising money to pay for an operation for her service dog. Jennifer Messer’s Labrador retriever Patty has developed two large masses in her chest and requires an $1,800 procedure to have them removed. “She’s had the tumors... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Home for the holidays? There’s plenty to doThe event is at the East Athens Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m. First Friday
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
The event is at the East Athens Community Center from 6 to 8 p.m. First Friday on Main Tree Lighting: Downtown Watkinsville, 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2-4 Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation 22nd Annual Holiday Market: Opening is Friday, Dec. 2,... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Golden Pantry looking to fill 50 positionsDay. Interviews take place 1-3 p.m. each Thursday starting this week at the Go
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Day. Interviews take place 1-3 p.m. each Thursday starting this week at the Golden Pantry Support Center, 1150 Wall St., Watkinsville. Qualified candidates receive job offers before they leave the premises the very day of the interview, Golden... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Gas leak forces closure of section of Mars Hill Roadto as late as 10 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. Major construction i
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
to as late as 10 p.m., according to the sheriff’s office. Major construction is underway on Mars Hill Road, which is the main route to the Oconee Connector from Watkinsville. There was no immediate information available on what caused... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Athens area events for Wednesday, Feb. 3Oconee Chamber of Commerce AM Exchange: 7:45 to 9 a.m., Oconee Chamber of Comme
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 10 days ago
Oconee Chamber of Commerce AM Exchange: 7:45 to 9 a.m., Oconee Chamber of Commerce-Basement, 55 Nancy Drive, Watkinsville. www.oconeechamber.org. Guided Trail Hike: 9 to 10:30 a.m., Sandy Creek Nature Center, 205 Old Commerce Road. Join naturalists... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
One-man crime spree comes to end on empty gas tank in Oglethorpe CountyCounty on Friday night, which he abandoned in Bogart in Oconee County, then sto
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
County on Friday night, which he abandoned in Bogart in Oconee County, then stole another vehicle that he later ditched in Watkinsville before stealing the vehicle that led to his arrest. “He just went on a crime spree,” Watkinsville Police Chief... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Seven area Girl Scouts earn Gold Awardand coordinated the first annual Girl Safety Awareness Day for girls at her hig
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
and coordinated the first annual Girl Safety Awareness Day for girls at her high school. • Isabel Evelyn, Troop No. 12111, Watkinsville – “Colham Ferry Music Garden.” Isabel created a music garden for students at Colham Ferry Elementary School in... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Lab tests show fox that attacked Oconee County man was rabidLab tests conducted on a fox that attacked and bit a Watkinsville man last week
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Lab tests conducted on a fox that attacked and bit a Watkinsville man last week were positive for rabies, Oconee County Animal Control Director Catlyn Vickers said Monday. Mike Streetman, a longtime chiropractor in Athens, was bitten June 28 when he... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Watkinsville doctor funds Habitat housing planWatkinsville doctor Michael Jacobs is sponsoring Phase 2 of Habitat for Humanit
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 18 days ago
Watkinsville doctor Michael Jacobs is sponsoring Phase 2 of Habitat for Humanity’s “ReNew Athens” effort along with Wells Fargo. Jacobs was inspired to help out after seeing his father help the organization. “My dad has worked with Habitat for... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
UGA student’s police brutality case is transferred to federal courtforce when he and another officer allegedly beat a man who they caught urinatin
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 days ago
force when he and another officer allegedly beat a man who they caught urinating in public downtown. Adam Hoipkemier, a Watkinsville attorney representing UGA student Michael Roquet in connection with the more recent case of alleged police... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Fox attacks Georgia man trapped under overturned 4-wheelerA Watkinsville man had a frightening encounter with a possibly rabid fox on Wed
Savannah Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
A Watkinsville man had a frightening encounter with a possibly rabid fox on Wednesday after the fox attacked the man while he was trapped under an overturned 4-wheeler. The fox’s head was taken to a Georgia Department of Public Health facility to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Fox attacks Oconee man trapped under 4-wheeler; holds fox by neck until help arrivesA Watkinsville man had a frightening encounter with a possibly rabid fox on Wed
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 21 days ago
A Watkinsville man had a frightening encounter with a possibly rabid fox on Wednesday after the fox attacked the man while he was trapped under an overturned 4-wheeler. The fox’s head was taken to a Georgia Department of Public Health facility to... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
UGA showcases agricultural research with 'corn boil'Sr. Research and Education Center showed off recent research Tuesday in the cen
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 22 days ago
Sr. Research and Education Center showed off recent research Tuesday in the center’s annual “Corn Boil” at the farm near Watkinsville. UGA took over management of the farm about four years ago after the federal government’s Agricultural Research... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee County Police Blotterand a bag of crystal substance, along with a bottle with three white pills. Cha
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 27 days ago
and a bag of crystal substance, along with a bottle with three white pills. Charlie Jamilee Savage, 24, of Macon Highway, Watkinsville, was charged with possession of methamphetamine, driving a car with suspended registration, possession of a... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Events for the week of April 22-28on Aging; $30 for adults, $15 for children; www.accaging.org or (706) 549-4850.
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
on Aging; $30 for adults, $15 for children; www.accaging.org or (706) 549-4850. Monument Dedication: 2 and 3:15 p.m., Watkinsville City Cemetery, Simonton Bridge Road, Watkinsville; two monuments in Watkinsville will be dedicated in memory of... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee Cultural Arts executive director to step down in OctoberThe Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation in Watkinsville announced Tuesday that its
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 30 days ago
The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation in Watkinsville announced Tuesday that its executive director, Cindy Farley, is leaving her position by the end of October. The nonprofit arts organization has begun the process of hiring a new director to replace... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Watkinsville man upset that charity took property without permissionOn that day, McGraw said he had placed some boxes of collectibles owned by his
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted a month ago
On that day, McGraw said he had placed some boxes of collectibles owned by his deceased brother on the front porch of his Watkinsville home with plans to place them in storage. McGraw, who said he was home, went outside and found the boxes gone.... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
RailRiders insiderframe with little fanfare here and pretty much anywhere outside of two small to
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 1 months ago
frame with little fanfare here and pretty much anywhere outside of two small towns in north-central Georgia. Busenitz, of Watkinsville, and Austin, of Conyers, have known each other since they were 9, playing travel ball together for year with the... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
RailRiders insiderframe with little fanfare here and pretty much anywhere outside of two small to
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 1 months ago
frame with little fanfare here and pretty much anywhere outside of two small towns in north-central Georgia. Busenitz, of Watkinsville, and Austin, of Conyers, have known each other since they were 9, playing travel ball together for year with the... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
A Father's Day Story For The AgesChristmas day, I talked to a woman we identified as my (half) sister,” he said.
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 1 months ago
Christmas day, I talked to a woman we identified as my (half) sister,” he said. The woman, Kathryn Tipton Burkes, 69, of Watkinsville, Ga., began telling Beyer about the man which DNA revealed had sired them both. Touching All The Bases. His... Read more

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