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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Water Resources To Conduct Smoke Testing July 30-31

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Oconee County Water Resources will conduct smoke testing in the Athens Ridge/ The Falls, Harden Hill Road, and Summit Grove Drive areas on Thursday, July 30, and Friday, July 31.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Water Resources To Conduct Smoke Testing July 30-31

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Oconee County Water Resources will conduct smoke testing in the Athens Ridge/ The Falls, Harden Hill Road, and Summit Grove Drive areas on Thursday, July 30, and Friday, July 31.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

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Oconee County Fire Rescue proudly announces the completion of 210 hours of Firefighter I training by six Oconee County Volunteer Firefighters.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Daniells Bridge Road Will Be Closed Saturday, January 23, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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The bridge on Daniells Bridge Road will be closed Saturday, January 23, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A contractor for the Oconee County Water Resources Department will be utilizing a crane to place a large sewer structure near the lift station. Both lanes ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Oconee County BOC Seeking Citizen Applicants for Board of Tax Assessors

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OCONEE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT

TO OCONEE COUNTY ADVISORY BOARDS & COMMITTEES

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen applications for appointments to the following:

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Georgia Veterans Outreach Project To Host Free Virtual Legal Clinics

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The Georgia Veterans Outreach Project is hosting a series of free virtual legal clinics for veterans this year.

  • JANUARY 23, 2021—Columbus/Macon
  • FEBRUARY 27, 2021—Savannah/Augusta
  • MARCH 27, 2021—Florida Border
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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Oconee BOC Welcomes New Fire Engine into Service

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The Oconee County Board of Commissioners officially welcomed a new Sutphen Engine for Fire Station 5 on January 5, 2021. The new Engine 501, funded with proceeds from the 2015 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), replaces a 32-year-old engine....

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Posted on: January 6, 2021

January 5 BOC Meeting Highlights

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The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Approved amendments to the Unified Development Code Article 2, Use of Land Structures; Article 3, Restrictions o...
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Posted on: January 6, 2021

Public Hearing Notice Timber Harvesting Ordinance Amendments

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing and First Reading of proposed amendments to the Timber Harvesting Ordinance at its Agenda Setting Meeting on January 26, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. in the Commission Chambers ...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Mark Saxon Sworn In for Third Term as Oconee County Commissioner

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Mark Saxon, accompanied by his wife Marie, was sworn in for a third term as the Post 4 Commissioner on the Oconee County Board of Commissioners by Probate Judge Mike Hunsinger on Monday, January 4, 2021, at the Oconee County Courthouse. Saxon also serves ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

John Daniell Sworn In for Second Term as Oconee County BOC Chairman

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John Daniell, accompanied by his wife Christina, was sworn in for a second term as the Chairman of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners by Superior Court Chief Judge Eric Norris on Monday, December 28, 2020, at the Oconee County Courthouse. Prior to s...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

Senior Center and Local Students Make Holidays Brighter for Meals on Wheels Recipients

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The Oconee County Senior Center and the Oconee County High School Beta Club teamed up to provide filled stockings to the Senior Center’s Meals on Wheels recipients this holiday. Kalani Washington, a senior and President of the Oconee County High...

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Posted on: December 4, 2020

Submit Data for Internet Speed Map

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At Oconee County Government, we are continuing to move forward with our new initiative to bring expanded broadband coverage to our community. As part of this process, we are gathering additional data which could also assist in pursuing additional grant op...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Oconee County Senior Center Receives Innovation Grant

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Grant will fund technology that creates connection

The Oconee County Senior Center recently received a Senior Center Innovation Grant in the amount of $2,000 from the Thanks Mom & Dad Fund.

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Environmental Protection Division Public Notice Watershed Protection Branch

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION 

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WATERSHED PROTECTION BRANCH 

November 24, 2020         Watkinsville/Oconee 

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Eagle Tavern Museum Temporarily Closed

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The Eagle Tavern Museum is currently closed for renovations and repairs to the foundation of the historic structure. The museum will remain closed until renovations and repairs are complete.

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Posted on: December 22, 2020

Heritage Park Invasive Species Removal Workdays

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OCPRD will be hosting workdays to continue in its effort to remove the invasive species Elaeagnus Umbellata, also known as Autumn Olive, from Heritage Park. Dates are all Tuesday mornings, January 12 & 26, and February 9 & 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m....

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

COVID-19 Program Protocols

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The health and safety of our participants, parents, spectators, volunteers, officials and staff remain our highest priority.  Participation may not allow for proper physical distancing and other safety measures currently recommended; therefore, p...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Environmental Protection Division Public Notice Watershed Protection Branch

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION 

PUBLIC NOTICE 

WATERSHED PROTECTION BRANCH 

November 24, 2020         Watkinsville/Oconee 

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