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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Property Assessment Notices

Oconee County News

Property assessments notices will be available on Q-Public this year.

Paper notices will be mailed out May 21, 2021.

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Upcoming Road Work

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Traffic Advisory: Resurfacing in Birchmore Hills subdivision will continue through Thursday, May 20. Improvements on Epps Bridge between SR 10 and Oconee Connector are also ongoing. Please drive carefully and expect delays in these areas.

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Notice of Budget Hearing May 25

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The Oconee County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on the proposed 2022 Fiscal Year Budget at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 25, 2021, in the Commissioners Meeting Chambers at the Oconee County Courthouse, 23 N. Main Street, Watkinsville, Geor...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Oconee County Government to Hold Town Hall June 16 at Civic Center

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Oconee County Government will host a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the Oconee County Civic Center. The meeting will be held in the Civic Center’s Performing Arts Theatre and will be open for both in-person attendance and virt...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Animal Services Marks Completion of Renovations and Expansion with “Leash Un-clipping” May 26

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A “Leash Un-clipping” ceremony will mark the official completion and unveiling of the Oconee County Animal Service’s building renovation and expansion project. The ceremony will be held on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, at 10 a.m. ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2021

Memorial Day Event

Oconee Co. Veterans Memorial

Contact: David Kilpatrick, Chairman

Oconee Veterans Memorial Foundation, Inc.

(706) 706-207-2483

E-mail: davidk108@gmail.com

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Upcoming Road Work

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Please be advised of the upcoming scheduled road work: 

  • May 10-11 - Topping Pimlico, Lexington, and Laurel Chase
  • May 12-15 - Mill and inlay of Twin Lakes, Birchmore, and Creekshore
  • May 17-22 - Finish mill and Inlay of Twin Lakes, Birchmore, and Cree...
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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Water Resources Responds to Sewer Spill at Calls Creek Facility Due to Lightning Strike

Oconee County News

The Calls Creek Water Reclamation Facility experienced a sewer spill on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, between the hours of 4 a.m. and 8 a.m., which released up to 40,800 gallons into Calls Creek. The spill was caused by lightning damage to the facility&rsqu...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

May 4 BOC Meeting Highlights

Oconee County News

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Announcement regarding the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban that is in effect annual...
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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Oconee County Commissioner Mark Saxon to Serve as ACCG Fifth District Representative

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Ocoee County Commissioner Mark Saxon was recently sworn in to serve as Fifth District Representative on the 2021-2022 Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG or Georgia’s County Association) Board of Managers.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Oconee BOC Appoints Holly Stephenson County Clerk

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The Oconee County Board of Commissioners appointed Holly Stephenson to be the new Oconee County Clerk, effective Monday, May 24, at its regular meeting on Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Stephenson, an Oconee County native and current resident, has served as the Ri...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Georgia Environmental Protection Division Announces Annual Ban on Open Burning

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Beginning May 1, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) open burning ban will be in effect for 54 Georgia counties.

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Public Notice of Modification of NPDES Permit

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PUBLIC NOTICE

Notice of Modification of a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit to DischargeTreated Wastewater Into Waters of the State of Georgia.

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has received a permit application for ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Traffic Advisory: Upcoming Road Work

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The following road work is currently scheduled:

  • April 23 - Patching on Price Mill Road near Bishop
  • May 3 - Beginning of road work on Epps Bridge Parkway
  • May 3 - Beginning of shoulder widening work on Hog Mountain Road

Motorists should drive carefully and expe...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Georgia Veterans Outreach Project To Host Free Virtual Legal Clinics

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The Georgia Veterans Outreach Project is hosting a series of free virtual legal clinics for veterans this year.

  • JANUARY 23, 2021—Columbus/Macon
  • FEBRUARY 27, 2021—Savannah/Augusta
  • MARCH 27, 2021—Florida Border
  • JUNE 5, 2021&mda...
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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Eagle Tavern Renovation & Repair Update

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The Eagle Tavern Museum is currently closed for renovations and repairs to the historic structure. Repairs to the foundation will begin on Monday, March 15, in order to remediate erosion issues. These repairs are expected to be completed within four to fi...

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