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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Oconee County Proclaims November 1 “Retired Educators Day”

Oconee County Commissioner Mark Thomas presented a proclamation recognizing Sunday, November 1, 2020, as “Retired Educators Day” to Georgia Retired Educators Association members (from left) Wilhelmina M. Bowles, Patricia Huff,...

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Posted on: September 29, 2020

Advance Voting Information

Advance Voting will be held ONLY at the Oconee County Civic Center, located at 2661 Hog Mountain Road, Watkinsville, from Monday, October 12, through Friday, October 30, at the following times:

  • Mondays - Thursdays: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Fridays: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Sa...
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Posted on: October 20, 2020

October 27 BOC Meeting Canceled

The Board of Commissioners meeting scheduled for October 27, 2020, has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

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

The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department and the Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission, in partnership with Athens Land Trust, will host an Invasive Species Plant Removal Work Day at Heritage Park on Tuesday, October 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.&a...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Oconee County Proclaims October 4-10 “National 4-H Week”

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners presented a proclamation in honor of National 4-H Week to the Oconee County 4-H on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at the Board of Commissioners meeting. The Board also recognized 4-H students for their accomplishments i...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Oconee BOC Approves Smart City Capital Broadband Contract to Increase Broadband Coverage in County

On October 6, 2020, the Oconee County Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with Smart City Capital to bring expanded broadband coverage to Oconee County.

Deficiencies in the availability of broadband service have had a notable impact on both reside...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

October 6 BOC Meeting Highlights

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Announcements
    • Oconee County Parks & Recreation Department named GRPA District 7 2020 Agency of the Year
    • Advanc...
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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Oconee County Parks & Recreation Named GRPA District 7 2020 Agency of the Year

The Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA) District 7 honored the Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department with its 2020 Agency of the Year award in the 20,001 to 50,000-population category.

The GRPA Agency of the Year Award recognizes excell...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Traffic Advisory - Cole Springs Road

Cole Springs Road from Snows Mill Road to State Route 53 will be closed beginning September 16.

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

Eagle Tavern Museum Temporarily Closed

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: 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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