Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Oconee deputies nab teens following report of gun assault

Oconee deputies nab teens following report of gun assault: A report of a man in a pickup pointing an “Uzi style” gun at some children playing on Alpine Court in Oconee County led to the arrests of four teens on assault and drug charges Tuesday night.

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Oconee County Observations: Oconee County Commission Awards Bid For Demolition...

I do think, at the very least, there needs to be a historic marker about the 1905 lynching there



Oconee County Observations: Oconee County Commission Awards Bid For Demolition...: ***Security Upgrade*** The Oconee County Board of Commissioners Tuesday night awarded a bid of $92,000 to Complete Demolition Services LLC...

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

Jonathan Wallace victory speech Georgia statehouse victory 11/07/17

Perkins: More needed to keep guns away from the unbalanced

Perkins: More needed to keep guns away from the unbalanced

We won! Congrats Jonathan Wallace and Deborah Gonzalez

https://www.redandblack.com/athensnews/breaking-democratic-candidate-jonathan-wallace-wins-district-state-house-seat/article_dd1849c2-c432-11e7-9f0e-238235d06a0a.html
Democratic candidate Jonathan Wallace has won the district 119 seat in the Nov. 7 special election.
Wallace won the district with 56.69 percent of the vote.
Wallace was the only Democratic candidate in the race, defeating Republican candidates Tom Lord, Steven Strickland and Marcus Wiedower.
“So you've heard the good news,” began Wallace in his victory speech to members of the community who attended his election results party.
He thanked the crowd for their support, kindness and encouragement throughout the race.
“Now I’ve got to go be a legislator,” Wallace said. “I need to know what to prioritize, I need to know what you care about, I need to hear from you and keep hearing from you.”

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Monday, November 06, 2017

Saturday, November 04, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce hires new president

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce hires new president: The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce announced Tuesday that Courtney Bernardi has been hired as its new president.

Oconee County Observations: Gaines Raises $200,000 Plus In Race For 117th Hous...

Oconee County Observations: Gaines Raises $200,000 Plus In Race For 117th Hous...: ***Has $140,000 To Spend*** Houston Gaines, running as a Republican in the special election for House District 117, has raised more than $...

Sunday, October 29, 2017