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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

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Oconee County Fire Rescue proudly announces the completion of 210 hours of Firefighter I training by six Oconee County Volunteer Firefighters.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Water Resources To Conduct Smoke Testing July 30-31

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Oconee County Water Resources will conduct smoke testing in the Athens Ridge/ The Falls, Harden Hill Road, and Summit Grove Drive areas on Thursday, July 30, and Friday, July 31.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Water Resources To Conduct Smoke Testing July 30-31

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Oconee County Water Resources will conduct smoke testing in the Athens Ridge/ The Falls, Harden Hill Road, and Summit Grove Drive areas on Thursday, July 30, and Friday, July 31.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

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Oconee County Fire Rescue proudly announces the completion of 210 hours of Firefighter I training by six Oconee County Volunteer Firefighters.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Fire Rescue Volunteers Complete Firefighter I Training

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County COVID-19 Conference Call Joint Statement July 24

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Oconee County Water Resources To Conduct Smoke Testing July 30-31

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On Friday, July 24, Chairman John Daniell participated in a conference call with area healthcare providers and hospitals regarding COVID-19.

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Voter Information for Upcoming Election Runoffs

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The December 1, 2020 Special Election Runoff will SOLELY be for the District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit.  The Special Election Runoff will be held on December 1, 2020.  You must go to your assigned precinct on tha...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Environmental Protection Division Public Notice Watershed Protection Branch

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DIVISION 

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November 24, 2020         Watkinsville/Oconee 

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Amrey Harden Sworn In as Oconee County Post 3 Commissioner

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Amrey Harden (far left), accompanied by his wife Debra, was sworn in as the newest member of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners by Probate Court Judge David Anglin on Tuesday, November 17, 2020, at the Oconee County Courthouse. Commissioner Harden w...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission Receives Governor’s Circle Award

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Award recognizes ongoing efforts to protect local environment

The Keep Oconee County Beautiful Commission recently received a 2019/2020 Governor’s Circle Award, presented by the Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation, in recognition of the Commission&...

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Posted on: November 11, 2020

Oconee County Senior Center Receives Grant from Meals on Wheels

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The Oconee County Senior Center recently received a grant in the amount of $10,000 from Meals on Wheels America to provide gloves, masks, hand sanitizer, hot meals, and a two-week supply of shelf-stable meals to Meals on Wheels participants in the county....

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Recreation and Parks Association Volunteer of the Year Recognized at BOC Meeting

Mincy Moffett Volunteer of the Year Receives Awards at Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oconee County Parks & Recreation Director Lisa Davol presented Mincy Moffett, Botanist with the Wildlife Resource Division of Georgia DNR and Oconee County resident, with the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State and District Volunteer of the...

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Posted on: November 4, 2020

November 3 BOC Meeting Highlights

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The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Presentation of Georgia Recreation and Parks Association District 7 Volunteer of the Year Award and State Volun...
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Posted on: November 3, 2020

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

Cindy Pritchard Removes Invasive Plants 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 Invasive Species Plant Removal Work Days at Heritage Park on November 24, December 8, and December 22, from...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Oconee County Senior Center Awarded Community Development Block Grant

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$750,000 grant will fund center expansion, health & wellness center

The Oconee County Senior Center was recently awarded a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to expand its current facility to continue to meet the needs of the county’s older adult...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

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

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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: July 2, 2020

Farmland Preservation Program - Notice of Application Period

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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: September 3, 2020

Eagle Tavern Museum Temporarily Closed

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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: November 12, 2020

OCPRD Office, Fitness Center & Gym Holiday Schedule

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OCPRD offices, Fitness Center and Gym will operate according to the following modified holiday schedule:

Friday, November 20 - Open Gym 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.Saturday, November 21 - NO OPEN GYMSunday, November 22 - Open Gym 1 - 5 p.m.Monday, November 23 - NO OPEN...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Heritage Park Invasive Species Removal Workdays

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OCPRD will be hosting workdays to continue in its effort to remove the invasive species Elaeagnus Umbellata, also known as Autumn Olive, from Heritage Park. Dates are all Tuesday mornings, November 24, December 8 and December 22 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. If y...

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

OVP Community Center Hours Change Effective November 29

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The Oconee Veterans Park Community Center will be expanding its modified hours to better serve Oconee County’s residents. Beginning Sunday, November 29 the new hours will be:

Monday – Friday 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 1 – 9 p.m.

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

COVID-19 Program Protocols

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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 other safety measures currently recommended; therefore, p...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Recreation and Parks Association Volunteer of the Year Recognized at BOC Meeting

Mincy Moffett Volunteer of the Year Receives Awards at Board of Commissioners Meeting

Oconee County Parks & Recreation Director Lisa Davol presented Mincy Moffett, Botanist with the Wildlife Resource Division of Georgia DNR and Oconee County resident, with the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association State and District Volunteer of the...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Environmental Protection Division Public Notice Watershed Protection Branch

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PUBLIC NOTICE 

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November 24, 2020         Watkinsville/Oconee 

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