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County parks filling for spring break
April 5, 2019 – 12:32 am
County parks filling for spring break

Spring break is coming soon at local schools, leading to packed outdoor parks across Oconee County.

Police confiscate drugs at motel, home
April 5, 2019 – 12:28 am
Police confiscate drugs at motel, home

Seneca police executed search warrants at two locations on Thursday that led to a home being condemned, drugs seized and about a half-dozen people arrested.

Area man to receive Folk Heritage Award
April 5, 2019 – 12:26 am
Area man to receive Folk Heritage Award

Liberty resident John Andrew “Andy” Brooks won in the artist category, old-time music. 

I’m just that kinda guy
April 5, 2019 – 12:22 am
I’m just that kinda guy

Willie: Apparently, none of the individuals (former interim administrator, finance director, office/budget manager, accounting analyst, account/payroll technician) involved in the 2018 unauthorized raises in Oconee County has received their walking papers.

Bobcats capture second straight region title in comeback win
April 5, 2019 – 12:20 am
Bobcats capture second straight region title in comeback win

For the second time in four days, the Seneca High School boys’ soccer team faced a two-goal halftime deficit on Thursday night.

Razorbacks come up short against Wren
April 5, 2019 – 12:20 am
Razorbacks come up short against Wren

With playoff seeding on the line, the Walhalla High School baseball team took an early two-run against Wren on Thursday night.

West-Oak’s Powell signs with Truett McConnell
April 5, 2019 – 12:15 am
West-Oak’s Powell signs with Truett McConnell

When Ethan Powell arrives on campus at Truett McConnell University as a freshman, he’ll be greeted by a number of familiar faces.

Bad for tomatoes, good for comedy — Oconee Community Theatre show opens tonight
April 5, 2019 – 12:09 am
Bad for tomatoes, good for comedy —  Oconee Community Theatre show opens tonight

A famous Hollywood actress, eager to get away from the hustle and bustle of her life, ends up putting on the show of a lifetime during Oconee Community Theatre’s latest production.