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Key bills fail to make crossover deadline

...vehicles, but the House voted instead to cut them off immediately.HB 239/SB 180: These bills were inspired by Oconee County middle-school student Bella Hayes who wants it legal to make pets of African pygmy hedgehogs.HB 243: Parents would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-14/key-bills-fail-make-cros
Ga. lawmakers address pygmy hedgehogs

...their numbers. Quick said there's no reason to have that concern.The bill was first proposed by Bella Hayes of Oconee County, who was 11 years old last year when she wrote her legislator, Quick, so she could have one as a pet. She also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-02-09/ga-lawmakers-address-pygmy-h
Georgia's Justin Scott-Wesley works way back from 'long, hard process'

...morning." 'INCREDIBLE' HOMECOMING: Sean McGarity's homecoming didn't look that good on the scoreboard, but the Oconee County High graduate was thrilled to play in Sanford Stadium.The Charleston Southern reserve redshirt freshman center is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-22/georgias-justin-scott-wes
SC facing early drought

...drought.The United States Drought Monitor map also lists nearly the entire state except for Charleston, Berkeley and Oconee counties as abnormally dry. A small area near the Savannah River Site is listed in moderate drought.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-21/sc-facing-early-dought
Across the region

...drought.The United States Drought Monitor map also lists nearly the entire state except for Charleston, Berkeley and Oconee counties as abnormally dry.A small area near the Savannah River Site is listed in moderate drought.Police get help to combat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-21/across-region
Across South Carolina

...runs for new members. The office says that might violate the fraternity's policies and procedures.On Wednesday, Oconee County deputies also said they found no evidence linking the death of 19-year-old Tucker Hipps to hazing.Authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-27/across-south-carolina
Sex charge for SC school janitor

...on school property with a 15-year-old female student. Walhalla police said the student was the only victim. The investigation is continuing. It was not clear if Galloway has an attorney. He's being held in the Oconee County jail.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-01/sex-charge-sc-school-janitor
Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...white, Republican strongholds such as Columbia County's 53 percent, Fayette and Greene counties' 58 percent and Oconee County's 61 percent.At the same time, Nunn's Senate quest and Carter's bid for the governor's mansion didn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-11-05/heres-why-gop-
Washington County returns to familiar playoff territory against Pierce County

...that this week."Pierce County enters at 10-2 after finishing Region 1-AAA at 5-2. The Bears beat Jackson and Oconee County handily in the first two rounds, scoring 49 points in each game. It's also a third consecutive season of double-digit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/football/2014-11-26/washington-c
Ga. cops dump sex offender in nearby county

...offender.Monroe police refused to return to Athens to get the man, nor would they agree to meet at a location in Oconee County, about halfway between Athens-Clarke and Walton counties, according to the report.The Athens-Clarke officer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-10/ga-cops-dump-sex-offen