stories from | Sep 26, 2017
After wins Friday, Jefferson, Prince Avenue Christian and Winder-Barrow held on to their spots in the Georgia Sports Writers Association high school football poll, which was released Tuesday.Full Story
stories from | Sep 25, 2017
FROM SATURDAYFull Story
stories from | Sep 25, 2017
From a cultural standpoint, the 1970s were a wildly carefree time like no other decade.Full Story
stories from | Sep 23, 2017
EASTSIDE 20, OCONEE COUNTY 16: At Covington, Eastside’s Brayden Harper scored on a 23-yard run just seven seconds into the fourth quarter as Oconee County fell 20-16.Full Story
stories from | Sep 23, 2017
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:Full Story
stories from | Sep 22, 2017
At Hiawassee, Athens Academy scored 38 second-quarter points en route to a decisive Region 8-A victory on the road. Towns County scored two second-half touchdowns while the game was being played under a running clock, and Athens Academy won 53-13.Full Story
stories from | Sep 22, 2017
At Bogart, quarterback Brock Landis scored on an 11-yard run in the fourth quarter as Winder-Barrow – ranked No. 9 in Class 6A — slipped by North Oconee 17-14 and moved to 5-0 for the first time since 1993.Full Story
stories from | Sep 22, 2017
After the first 24 minutes of Friday night’s football game between Prince Avenue Christian and George Walton at Brad Akins Field, the visiting Bulldogs led 14-7 after two second-quarter touchdowns.Full Story
stories from | Sep 22, 2017
FROM THURSDAYFull Story
stories from | Sep 22, 2017
This season, the Athens Banner-Herald will follow Athens Academy, Athens Christian, Commerce and Prince Avenue Christian as they compete for the Region 8-A title.Full Story
stories from | Sep 21, 2017
One day after Highway 53 rivals Oconee County and North Oconee faced each other at NOHS, the two teams were back at it Thursday at OCHS.Full Story
stories from | Sep 21, 2017
FROM WEDNESDAYFull Story
stories from | Sep 21, 2017
Oconee County High School announced five students will be national merit semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. Minjung Yu, Timothy Simpson, Megh Mehta, Zachary McGee and Rashi Agrawal will now advance in the competition. There are 16,000 semifinalists nationally and approximately 7,500 will go on to receive scholarships worth more than $32 million. (Contributed photo)Full Story
stories from | Sep 21, 2017
Steve Sweetser of Athens stands next to his metal sculpture “Wizmo,” which won a blue ribbon in last year’s Georgia Small Works show at the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation. Artists are invited to submit art for this year’s show, which runs from Oct. 6 through Nov. 3. Works in any medium, 2-D or 3-D with a maximum size of 14-by-14 inches including the frame are allowed. Work is due by Sept. 23. For more information, visit www.ocaf.com. (Contributed photo)Full Story
stories from | Sep 20, 2017
Oconee County’s Keely Glenn had a three-run home run and a two-run home run to help the Lady Warriors defeat the North Oconee Lady Titans 11-2 on Wednesday evening at NOHS.Full Story
stories from | Sep 20, 2017
Oconee County’s public school system has released its proposed redistricting plan for next year, when the fast-growing system plans to open its sixth elementary school.Full Story
stories from | Sep 20, 2017
An Oconee County sheriff’s deputy accidentally shot himself in the foot on Monday.Full Story
stories from | Sep 19, 2017
When the Jefferson Dragons needed Colby Wood the most Friday night against Flowery Branch, the 5-foot-10, 190-pound senior came through – on both offense and defense.Full Story
stories from | Sep 19, 2017
FROM MONDAYFull Story

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