Friday, May 19, 2017
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By Mark Engelengel@lakeoconeenews.us The Greene County Board of Education Tuesday night voted to move forward with Phase 2 of renovations and improvements to Greene County High School.The... + continue reading

Greensboro City Councilman Vince Lewis asked Water and Sewer Department Supervisor Freddie Evans about employee training and documentation in his department.

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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Mark Engelengel@lakeoconeenews.us  You could see the frustration on both of their faces. Greensboro City Councilman Vince Lewis was quizzing Freddie Evans, supervisor of the city’s water... + continue reading

The Lake Oconee Board of Governors at a special meeting on Monday, May 15. (left to right) Governors Kim Larkin, Fatima Fields, James Brooks, CEO Otho Tucker, Board Chair Mark Lipscomb, Governors Richard Schmidt, Byron Lombard, David Mapp and Connie Hoyle.

 

Thursday, May 18, 2017
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 Mark EngelEngel@lakeoconeenews.us  There will not be a second lottery drawing for admission into Lake Oconee Academy. The lottery on April 5 filled 69 open positions at the... + continue reading
Thursday, May 18, 2017
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  T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us A group of students from the University of Georgia under the direction of an art professor created a colorful mural with a military theme on... + continue reading
Thursday, May 18, 2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us As he walked the halls of Greene County High School during his teenage years, Brandon Johnson knew he wanted to one day help area kids become... + continue reading

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05/11/2017
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 The Oconee Brewery Co. officially opened Saturday with more than 500 people in attendance from noon until 8pm that evening. To go along with a great selection of beers on tap, food was available by Copperwood Pizza and CK’s Smokehouse. Local band, Pullin’ Strings made this celebration an event to remember. For pictures from the Oconee... + continue reading
05/11/2017
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  The Madison Morgan Cultural Center was among those receiving awards from the Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation recently. The Trust presented 19 awards recognizing the best of preservation in Georgia during its 40th annual Preservation Awards ceremony.The Madison-Morgan Cultural Center in Madison was recognized with an Excellence... + continue reading

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05/18/2017
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By Justin Hubbard justin@lakeoconeenews.us   Eatonton’s own Rafe Slate is coming off a successful run of races as he prepares for Thursday Thunder. Slate, who races in a Legends car as part of the U.S. Legends Series, recently competed in a handful of offseason races. The races, known as the Furious Four, serve... + continue reading
05/18/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us On Saturday, May 6, Old Hudson Plantation in Sparta hosted one of the biggest shooting events in the southeast, TaTa Bang Bang.  The event, which raises funds for breast cancer testing, was founded by Carmen Neil. Neil, who had breast cancer twice, founded TaTa Bang Bang in 2013 to... + continue reading
05/18/2017
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The Madison in May Road race took place on Saturday, May 13, with great success. We had 249 runners registered for the event coming from all over the state of Georgia. The 10.2K Road Race overall male winner was Bill Hunt of Watkinsville. The overall female winner was Kelly Johnson of Madison. The male masters winner was Brian... + continue reading

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05/18/2017
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us As he walked the halls of Greene County High School during his teenage years, Brandon Johnson knew he wanted to one day help area kids become... + continue reading

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05/18/2017
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  T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us I was heading to my car in the Wal-Mart parking lot the other day having just bought some shoe strings and a frozen pizza when I was... + continue reading

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Sunset on the Gulf of Mexico from the Alabama coast near Fort Morgan.

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CK’s Smokehouse served up great barbecue and more at the opening of the Oconee Brewery Saturday.

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Tim Costyn with his beautiful dogs Moose and Niska.

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Amy Wade with son Will shares a table with Crossroads owner Jennifer and David Brown.

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Inside the Oconee Brewery Company.

05/11/2017
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 The Oconee Brewery Co. officially opened Saturday with more than 500 people in attendance from noon until 8pm that evening. To go along with a great selection of beers on tap, food was... + continue reading

Morgan County Cultural Center executive director Kim Brown, staff and supporters were recognized with an Execellence in Sustainable Rehabilitation Award.

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