Posted on: March 3, 2017

Oconee County high schools earn statewide academic recognition


Congratulations and well done to the students, faculty, and staff at North Oconee and Oconee County High Schools!

Both were named as two of 69 AP Merit Schools statewide for 2016, which means these schools had at least 20 percent of the total student popul...

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2017 AP Merit Schools
Posted on: February 17, 2017

Community & Economic Development 101

Economic Development 101

On Wednesday, February 15, about 50 Oconee County civic leaders came and learned the ins and outs of attracting business to our community as part of our Economic Development 101 seminar.

The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce hosted the event at the Oconee ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Georgia the top state in the U.S. in which to do business


For the third straight year, the Peach State is the #1 business-friendly state in the country.

Georgia tops the list
Posted on: February 7, 2017

BankSouth's Lorie Petersen honored by Oconee Co. Chamber of Commerce


Lorie is the Business Development Officer at BankSouth. She received three awards recently from the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce.

Congratulations Lorie!
Posted on: January 17, 2017

Athens Academy celebrates 50 years


We're proud to have Athens Academy as part of the Oconee County community. Congratulations on 50 years of service!

Athens Academy celebrates 50 years
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Laura Whitaker is one of 63 to be named to the Leadership Georgia class of 2017


Laura Whitaker is Executive Director of Extra Special People, Inc. in Watkinsville, and has been affiliated with ESP since 2003. Congratulations on this honor, Laura!

Laura Whitaker earns statewide recognition