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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Notice to Business Owners Regarding Oconee County Sales Tax Rate Change

Oconee County News

Dear Business Owner: 

The purpose of this notice is to inform you that the Oconee County sales tax rate will be increasing from 7% to 8% effective April 1, 2023.  

 On November 8th, 2022, the TSPLOST referendum was approved by Oco...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

Harden, Horton Sworn In at January 2023 BOC Meeting

Swearing In Ceremony January 2023

Commissioner Amrey Harden and Commissioner Chuck Horton were sworn in at the first Board of Commissioners meeting of the year, on January 3, 2023, by Probate Court Judge Mike Hunsinger.

Commissioner Harden has served on the Board of Commissioners since he ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2023

January 3 BOC Meeting Highlights

BOC Chamber

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. 

The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Announcements
    • Remember the family of Junior Watson who worked for Oconee County for over 50 years who re...
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Posted on: January 4, 2023

Charter Spectrum Broadband Project is Underway

Officials break ground for Charter Spectrum Broadband Project

SPECTRUM CELEBRATES BROADBAND PROJECT PROGRESS

Oconee Commission Help Unveil Fiber Cabinet That Will Ultimately Deliver Broadband To Unserved Areas

ATLANTA (Dec. 21, 2022) – Spectrum representatives this week joined the Oconee County Commission in celebrati...

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Posted on: December 21, 2022

Your Water Pipes - Cold Weather Best Practices

Oconee County News

With the cold weather approaching this weekend Oconee County Water Resources would like to offer residents some suggestions on how to avoid the damage that can be caused when water pipes freeze and burst.

Water pipes located in a crawlspace or on an outsid...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

BOC 2023 Meeting Schedule

Oconee County Courthouse Exterior

Stay informed by attending Oconee County Board of Commissioners meetings! All meetings begin at 6 p.m. unless otherwise noted and are open to the public.

Town Hall meetings and the State of the County take place at the Oconee County Civic Center, located a...

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Posted on: October 3, 2022

Advisory on Potential Traffic Delays Due to Sewer Line Construction

Oconee County News

Oconee County will soon break ground on construction of a new sanitary sewer pipeline on Daniells Bridge and Government Station Roads beginning in October 2022, with an estimated completion date of March 2023. The Contractor constructing the work is Po Bo...

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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Invasive Species Plant Removal Work Days at Heritage Park

Removal of Invasive Plant Species at Heritage Park

The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department and the Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission, in partnership with Athens Land Trust and Kel-Mac Saddle Club, will host Invasive Species Plant Removal Work Days at Heritage Park this fall and winter. Wor...

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