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Oconee Resident Proposes SPLOST Funding for Museum

Oconee resident Ryan Page has put together a proposal for SPLOST funding in order to build an Oconee history museum.┬áPage will speak to the Oconee County Historical Society at the county library tonight. County Administrator, Justin Kirouac, says that Page has given the Board of Commisioners the proposal, but it will be a long road…

Clarke and Oconee Counties Pass E-SPLOST

School funding and building will be boosted after all. The funding for both comes from a referendum passed by voters yesterday. Athens-Clarke and Oconee Counties have passed the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (ESPLOST) in the November 8 election. In Athens-Clarke County, about 72% of voters voted YES, and 28% voted NO for…

New Nature Trail: Stretches From Athens to Union Point

ATHENS, Ga.– A new nature trail will begin construction in Athens within the year. It’s called the Firefly Trail. It will stretch from Athens all the way to Union Point, GA. The 39 mile trail will wind through rural areas in northeast Georgia and pass by several different cities along way. This includes Maxeys, Crawford,…