Travel Blog

Elder Mill Covered Bridge

About a year ago, I was a newcomer to Oconee County. After moving from Suwanee to attend the University of North Georgia, I was ready to start exploring the area I would soon call “home.” So, naturally, I had to do the first item on any visitor’s bucket list: drive my car across the Elder […]

Posted on: September 14, 2015 | Posted by:
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Eagle Tavern Homeschool Days

  On Monday April 20, the Welcome Center was very happy to host the second Homeschool Days at the Eagle Tavern. This time, the focus was on how American heroes helped shape our state. With an emphasis on the Colonial era of American history, the day allowed kids to learn about the settlement of Oconee […]

Posted on: April 22, 2015 | Posted by:
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It’s that time of year again

  The kids are wrapping up another year of school, the weather is getting warmer, and we are all making plans for a well deserved vacation (or two).  While getting away to the beach or theme parks are events where we count down the days until we pack up the car and hit the road, there are a lot of great […]

Posted on: May 19, 2014 | Posted by:
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“Tis the season to be jolly.”

Get in the Holiday Spirit with this great hometown events: The Annual Christmas Tree Join us in downtown Watkinsville, Ga. for an old fashion Holiday tradition with free hot chocolate for all (provided by Oconee State Bank), holiday performances, caroling, and a visit from Santa Claus. The tree will be lit promptly at 8:00pm. View event […]

Posted on: November 25, 2013 | Posted by:
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