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Watkinsville City Council fires Police Chief Lee O’Dillon

Watkinsville City Council fires Police Chief Lee O’Dillon: In a 3-1 vote, the Watkinsville City Council on Wednesday night terminated Police Chief Lee O’Dillon. Councilwoman Connie Massey was the dissenting vote, and Dan Matthews abstained. (A previous version of this story incorrectly stated it was a 4-1 vote).

Residents clean up Harris Shoals Park

Residents clean up Harris Shoals Park: October is a time of festivals and football but also volunteerism and acts of goodwill.

Efforts undertaken in Athens area to get out the high school vote

Watkinsville candidates discuss connectivity, bike paths

Watkinsville candidates discuss connectivity, bike paths: How can Watkinsville be more walkable? How can cyclists feel safer?

Oconee County Eagle Scout Cutler Shiver completes all 137 merit badges

Police department advances technology

Police department advances technology: Police fleet may go digital

Harden Hill will have sidewalks next year

Harden Hill will have sidewalks next year: Harden Hill Road has come a long way from its origins as an 18th century stagecoach path from Athens to Madison. Nowadays, more than 2,100 vehicles traverse the road each day, making it one of the busiest routes in Watkinsville and a connector to U.S. 441, Ga. Route 15 and downtown Watkinsville.

DAR hosts Constitution Week program Monday in Watkinsville

UGA plans $3.1 million equestrian clubhouse in Bishop