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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Oconee County BOC Recognizes Fire Rescue Medical Responders

Oconee County Fire Rescue medical responders were recognized at the Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, November 11, for their exemplary response in saving the life of a resident who experienced a major cardiac event. Chad and Jennifer Arnest (fron...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Oconee County Designated PlanFirst Community

County recognized for successful implementation of Comprehensive Plan

The Georgia Department of Community Affairs presented the Oconee County Planning and Code Enforcement Department with its PlanFirst Community designation at the Board of Commissioners me...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Oconee County BOC November 5 Meeting Highlights

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Announced upcoming Veterans Day Ceremony that will take place on November 11 at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memoria...
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Posted on: November 1, 2019

City of Watkinsville Election Results

The City of Watkinsville Election Results may be viewed by visiting the Board of Elections and Registration website at:

Board of Elections and Registration and clicking on the hyperlink "City of Watkinsville Election Results".  There wil...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Parks and Recreation Volunteer of the Year Recognized

Oconee County Parks and Recreation Director Lisa Davol (left) presented Jeanne Barsanti with the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 7 Volunteer of the Year Award at the October 29 Oconee County Board of Commissioners meeting. A current memb...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Oconee County Under Level 1 Drought Response

Residents urged to conserve water

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) has declared a Level 1 Drought Response in 103 counties, including Oconee, in response to worsening drought conditions across much of the state. The Level 1 Drought Respo...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Oconee County Water Resources Responds to Minor Sewer Spill behind Copperville Subdivision

Oconee County Water Resources was notified of a sewer odor in Copperville subdivision Monday, October 14, 2019, at approximately 11 a.m. Water Resources Department personnel responded and found a sewer flow coming from a sewer force main in a wooded area ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

MACORTS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan

The MACORTS 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan, adopted on October 9, 2019, is now available for viewing on the MACORTS website.

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Work on Mars Hill Rd/Rocky Branch Rd/Virgil Langford Rd Intersection Improvement Project Begins

Work will begin on the Mars Hill Road/Rocky Branch Road/Virgil Langford Road intersection improvement project on Monday, September 9. Intermittent lane closures will occur through November 2019. Please drive carefully.

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Traffic Advisory: Water Street Closure Behind Oconee County Courthouse

Traffic Advisory: Water Street Closure Behind Oconee County Courthouse

Construction will begin on the Oconee Courthouse expansion project on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at which time a fence will be installed around the construction area as indicated by the red...

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