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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Emergency Medical Responder Course To Be Offered This Fall Beginning September 14

Oconee County Fire Rescue will offer an Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) course this fall beginning September 14, 2020. The course includes 84 hours of classroom instruction and practical assessment, followed by 36 hours of clinical ride-alongs with Nati...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

August 4 BOC Meeting Highlights

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, August 4, 2020. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Approved amendments to the ordinance regulating the sale of alcoholic beverages ­
  • Approved revisions to th...
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Posted on: August 4, 2020

Parks & Recreation COVID-19 Program Protocols

From the Oconee County Parks & Recreation Department: 

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...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

Oconee County Ranked 2020 Best County to Raise a Family in the U.S.

Oconee County was recently ranked #1 on the 2020 “Best Counties for Families in America” list by Niche. Oconee also earned the #2 spot in the “Best Counties to Live” category and the #3 rank in both the “B...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

BOC To Hold Public Hearings on Millage Rate Adoption

In compliance with Georgia law, the Oconee County Board of Commissioners hereby announces its intention to adopt a millage rate of 6.686 (unincorporated) and 7.616 (incorporated). Under current Georgia law, the proposed millage rates are considered to res...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19. As cases continue to rise, it is important that everyone helps to protect our community by remaining vigilant with...

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Posted on: July 20, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

Oconee County Fire Rescue proudly announces the completion of 210 hours of Firefighter I training by six Oconee County Volunteer Firefighters. The following men and women unselfishly dedicated many hours away from their families and friends to participate...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 10

On Friday, July 10, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals. Below is a joint statement that was issued following the conference call:

This afternoon, we held another conference call update with ...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Farmland Preservation Program - Notice of Application Period

FARMLAND PRESERVATION PROGRAM

NOTICE OF APPLICATION PERIOD

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program-Agricultural Land Easements (ACEP-ALE). The ACEP-ALE is a voluntary program that...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

New Hours in Effect at Recycling and Collection Centers Beginning July 20

Oconee County’s Recycling & Collection Centers will have new hours beginning July 20. 

New hours effective July 20, 2020

The Greensboro Highway, Mars Hill Area / Jimmy Daniell Road, Hog Mountain Road, and Butler’s Crossing/R...

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