Oconee man charged with fabricating own kidnapping in 2013

...but we needed the evidence," Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said.Detrick...41, of Farmington, is in the Oconee County Jail without bond on charges of...Favors were handed down by an Oconee County grand jury, which heard evidence...

School violence, bullying show decline

...sugarcoat it. Our data shows progress, but it's still going to happen. It's going to happen in Clarke County, Oconee County, it's going to happen all over the country. We just need students and parents to trust us (and know) that we...

SC painter falls to death

SALEM, S.C. - Oconee County officials say a painter fell to his death at a construction site in Salem in Oconee County. Coroner Karl Addis said 56-year-old Jerry Wayne Kelly of...

SC Klan passes out candy

...asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.Residents in an Oconee County subdivision found the bags Saturday night or Sunday...the telephone number gets about 20,000 calls a day.Oconee County resident Bo Morris said he thought it was "unacceptable...

Sumpter, S.C., possible gun ban in parks hits snag

...does shed light on how a court might interpret any new rules passed by the city council.The opinion was sought by Oconee County in 2009 when officials wanted to ban concealed weapons from a recreation area on Lake Hartwell. The opinion said that...

Hice-Collins congressional race turns ugly

...the days leading up to the Tuesday election. Jody Hice seemed to be in full-on attack mode at a July 8 debate in Oconee County for Collins' ambition to follow his father, former congressman Mac Collins, to Washington, D.C.He followed...

North Oconee claims state golf title at Belle Meade

...in three years, edging rival Oconee County by two strokes. The two Region...Oconee a 14-over 302 to edge Oconee County's 304 for the state title...runner-up was tough to swallow for Oconee County after posting a season-low score...

Oconee County to put list of sex offenders on Internet

...offenders who choose to live in Oconee County when they leave prison will find...public and can be published, Oconee County Chief Deputy Gene Langston said. In Oconee County, the list will be available not...

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Oconee County tops Mt. Zion-Jonesboro

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- The Oconee County Warriors won their first Class...know how I feel right now," Oconee County coach Jeff Herron said. "It...field goal in the third quarter. Oconee County senior defensive tackle David...

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2 Augustans plead guilty in extortion case

...demanding a ransom of $100,000 recently pleaded guilty in Oconee County Superior Court to charges that landed them a year in...has never been formally served with the warrants from Oconee County, said Western Circuit Assistant District Attorney Kris...