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Charges dropped against Ga. man who freed dog from hot car

...attorney for the Superior Court of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties, said the car's owner agreed with his decision...the car with the windows rolled up, according to an Oconee County Sheriff's report.Animal control responded to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-19/charges-dropped-against-ga-m
Across Georgia

...a distressed dog in a Ford Mustang. Ken Mauldin, district attorney for the Superior Court of Athens-Clarke and Oconee counties, said Tuesday he had dropped the charges. Maudlin told the paper the car's owner, 22-year-old Elantra Cunningham...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-05-20/across-georgia
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
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
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
Clemson suspends all fraternity activities after death; drinking, sexual misconduct reported

...fraternities, citing reports of alcohol abuse and sexual misconduct but stopping short of tying the ban to the death.Oconee County deputies said Wednesday that there is no evidence Tucker Hipps' death was a result of hazing, but they are still trying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-09-24/clemson-suspends-all-fraterni