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 investigators...

With Floyd's 72, North Oconee wins Class AAAA state title

...Rylie Marchman was OK with losing to North Oconee's Crockett Floyd on high school golf's...75 to finish runner-up, while North Oconee's McKenzie Hedrick recorded 78 for third...the strength of Floyd's round, North Oconee won its second state title in three years...

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 our players...

UGA student attacker sought

...Athens-Clarke County police are searching for a man who authorities say attacked a University of Georgia student on the North Oconee River Greenway trail.Multiple media outlets report that a 19-year-old female student says she was grabbed, put into a...

Jena Patricia Joiner - Joseph Adams Batrous

...double-ring ceremony. Following the ceremony, the bride's parents hosted a reception with dinner and dancing to live music in Oconee Fall Line Technical College's Conference Center. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Steven Ray Joiner of Sandersville...

North Oconee claims state golf title at Belle Meade

THOMSON - North Oconee junior David Mackey missed a 10-foot...don't care about medalist."North Oconee won its second GHSA Class AAA state golf championship in three years, edging rival Oconee County by two strokes. The two Region...

Oconee County: 2nd-best rural spot in the nation

ATHENS, Ga. - Oconee County was ranked as the next-to-best...67. Newton County ranked seventh. Oconee County Commission Chairman Melvin Davis said he wasn't a bit surprised to see Oconee high on the list. "It substantiates...

Oconee site can handle reactor

SENECA, S.C. - Oconee Nuclear Station says land next to its...Bruce Hamilton, site vice president at Oconee. The land, which is next to lakes Keowee...in Cherokee County. Duke has said the Oconee County site is under consideration for...

Oconee County to put list of sex offenders on Internet

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

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Oconee County tops Mt. Zion-Jonesboro

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. -- The Oconee County Warriors won their first Class...don't know how I feel right now," Oconee County coach Jeff Herron said. "It...31-yard field goal in the third quarter. Oconee County senior defensive tackle David...

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