Local sons follow father's footsteps in career paths

...his desire to join his dad.Hank worked in Atlanta as a CPA before returning to Augusta and then running the firm's Lake Oconee wealth management office.Dad said his objective was to get the sons to run the business, which they are already doing...

New Hephzibah charter school closely tied to city

...entering into an intergovernmental contract with the Greene County Develop ment Authority to finance construction of the Lake Oconee Academy charter school through revenue bonds because there was not enough evidence that the school would promote economic...

The Getaway: Lake Oconee

...the Fourth of July with Symphony Orchestra Augusta at Lake Oconee, Ga.The Oconee Performing Arts Society will play host...Several places offer boat and personal watercraft rentals. Lake Oconee Outfitters provides guided water skiing (with lessons...

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Ritz-Carlton to build lodge, golf course on Lake Oconee

...lodge in this quiet community on Lake Oconee. Zach Ford of Eatonton, who works...Asia and the United States. The Lake Oconee lodge, a joint project with local...hopes the resort will become to Lake Oconee what the Cloisters is to Sea Island...

Conference at Lake Oconee cost taxpayers at least $2,600

...year's budget, Columbia County officials spent at least $2,600 in taxpayer money on a two-day conference at a Lake Oconee resort. The money paid for meeting rooms, coffee and soft drink services, and food during meetings held Wednesday...

Senior living community planned for Lake Oconee area

A $41 million senior living community is heading to Lake Oconee and its developers are aiming for a summer 2014 opening...Robert S. Cowles, owner of the Cowles Clinic, a Lake Oconee-based medical campus.The developers plan to break...

Rants & Raves

...Greene County. These folks may or may not have a speed trap. But, the county may need the money. After all, the Lake Oconee communities can only produce a few million in revenue a little at the time. INSULT TO INJURY: Now Dr. Ricardo Azizz...

Kitchen tour to raise money for Symphony Orchestra Augusta

...travel to view the homes on it."We get great response. People come back year after year. People come from Aiken, Lake Oconee, Charleston and Hilton Head," said Amy Bernstein, event co-chairwoman.Lisa Jordan is one of those who comes...

Prices rising steeply in Augusta for Masters Week

...The sporting event even has a ripple effect, increasing lodging and transportation prices as far away as Columbia, Lake Oconee, Ga., and Atlanta, said Barry White, president and CEO of the Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau."When there's...

Blast! at Lake Oconee

...with Symphony Orchestra Augusta at Lake Oconee, Ga.The Oconee Performing Arts...and personal watercraft rentals. Lake Oconee Outfitters provides guided water...West to Exit 130. Turn left on Lake Oconee Parkway and left on Linger Longer...