stories from | May 12, 2017
At Valhalla Stadium in Rome, Athens Academy tallied 12 points in the 3,200 meters as Ryan Iyer finished second in 9 minutes, 50.27 seconds and Alex Branch finished fifth in 10:17.20. After one event, the Spartans are tied for first with Paideia.Full Story
stories from | May 11, 2017
Oconee County High School soccer players Lornah Okoth and Bennah Okoth were recognized by the school on Wednesday for the twins’ decision to sign to play in college.Full Story
stories from | May 11, 2017
Prince Avenue Christian senior Collin Sweet signed with Berry College to join the Vikings’ football program. Sweet was recognized by Prince Avenue Christian last week.Full Story
stories from | May 11, 2017
A traffic stop on a speeder on Georgia Highway 316 in Oconee County early Wednesday led to drug and gun charges against two Winterville residents, authorities said.Full Story
stories from | May 10, 2017
“Live Fast … Smoke Slow” is more than just a slogan for the Wicked Que competition barbecue team. For owner Jeff Campbell, a former University of Georgia track star who now spends hours smoking briskets and ribs, it’s a way of life.Full Story
stories from | May 10, 2017
A sixth-grade student at Malcom Bridge Middle School was quietly impressed during her elementary school years by a woman who wore crazy glasses and spoke in a silly voice.Full Story
stories from | May 10, 2017
The Education Foundation for the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce awarded 12 grants to teachers May 4 during a gathering held on the University of North Georgia campus.Full Story
stories from | May 10, 2017
The Bethel Baptist Church Male Chorus held a special a musical benefit to raise money for Patsy Elder Alford on April 29 at Athens Church of Christ in Watkinsville.Full Story
stories from | May 10, 2017
Artscape, a longtime tradition at Athens Academy, is on exhibit through May 31 in the Bertelsmann Lobby Gallery and in the Myers Gallery. The exhibit presents about 200 pieces of selected artwork by students and reflects a variety of media. The work can be seen Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. As part of Artscape, the Senior Exit Show in the Myers Gallery will feature the artwork of Kristen Ah, Severen Brown, Noah Chambers, Gracen Daniels, Hannah Dillard, Allison Doherty, Allison Garrett, Reagan Grace, Frances Herrin, Jamie Hicks, Kathryn Jones, Alex Kozlosky, Isabel Lane, Olivia McWilliams, Anna Ford Pittard, Claire Simms and Lana Zhao.Full Story
stories from | May 10, 2017
George McCauley demonstrates a pottery surfacing technique during a recent workshop hosted by the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation in partnership with the University of North Georgia. “Fired Earthenware: The Casual Approach” was taught by the Montana-based potter, who is on his “George’s House of Clay World Tour 2017.”Full Story

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