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Oconee County off to first 2-0 start since 2001

Definitely looks like Coach Noland has the OC program moving in the right direction. Go Warriors!

posted @ Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 06:34

2014 Athens Banner-Herald All-Area Preseason Football Team

The ABH's fancy graphics on the home page are WRONG! Oconee County's Jaleel Laguins does not play for NORTH OCONEE!! Does this website actually employ editors?

posted @ Sunday, August 17, 2014 - 08:29

Kroger to host ribbon cutting for new Athens Fuel Center

@DanMatthews: According to USPS, the Epps Bridge corridor in Oconee County has an Athens zip code and is considered an Athens mail route. But, the proud folks of the OC know where all those new tax dollars are going!

posted @ Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 04:47

Armed bandit robs Athens sex shop

This is one of the many reasons why there is not, and should never be, public housing in Oconee County.

posted @ Friday, July 25, 2014 - 16:55

Autopsy shows woman's death in Oconee County Jail was suicide

@jo15765: What's up with accusing Mr. Carson of a cover up? And since when is Oconee a "backward county?". Sheriff Berry and his staff are top notch and some of the most professional law enforcement officers in Georgia. I think you're way off base!

posted @ Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 17:56

Tornado ripped trail of death and destruction 40 years ago

@Zeb:
Considering what many people went through that day 40 years ago, your comment is highly offensive and very insensitive.

posted @ Sunday, March 31, 2013 - 08:11

Multiple fatalities in Oconee County wreck

Why did the Atlanta paper have this story nearly 12 hours before the Banner
Herald?

http://www.ajc.com/news/news/at-least-2-killed-in-oconee-county-wreck/nW...

posted @ Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 10:25

Police: Man inside Colorado home may have hostages

UPDATE: Everyone in the house, including the gunman, is dead.

posted @ Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 13:49

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