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Virginia Tech football coach Frank Beamer begins farewell tour vs. Georgia Tech

...Bobby Dodd Stadium."I like playing at that stadium," said Beamer, who owns a home about an hour's drive away on Lake Oconee. "You look up and see the buildings and Atlanta. It's got a lot atmosphere right there in a big city. I think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-11-11/virginia-tech-football-co
Knife-wielding man caught near Lake Oconee murder site

...living with his father in the Great Waters subdivision on Lake Oconee, was jailed early Wednesday on numerous charges of criminal...87-year-old wife, was found dead, weighted down and sunk in Lake Oconee, days later. The high-profile case has since baffled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-09-26/knife-wielding-man-cau
Augusta commissioners all talk this week on rain tax

...into the red flag zone was so stressful, they went on a $13,858 "team building" retreat at the Ritz-Carlton at Lake Oconee.Oh well, at least they got a whole weekend at the Ritz-Carlton. Columbia County government officials spent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2015-07-11/augusta-commiss
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-04-03/prices-risi
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-03-05/kitchen-tour-raise-mo
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-06-19/local-sons-
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2015-06-13/new-hephzibah-charter-sch
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-01-26/rants-raves
Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...run a chain of Atlanta-area Hardee's restaurants. About 15 years ago, he and his wife, Shirley, 87, moved to Lake Oconee to live out their years in a golf-course community in a waterfront home.Sometime during the first weekend in May...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-08-07/georgia-lake-slayings-
The Georgia Wildlife Resources Division sets up meetings to discuss possible changes

...14-inch bass must be released, all others kept) on Lake Oconee and replacing it with a size limit.The other proposals...set for 7 p.m. Tuesday at Lakeside Church at Lake Oconee, 5800 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro, Ga.Anyone attending the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/fishing/2014-07-03/georgia-wildlife