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A busy month in Oconee: August events

  Summertime is winding down, but the number of great activities in Oconee County is only getting larger. In the month of August, Oconee certainly has something for all ages and interests, whether its quality entertainment, family fun or art galleries. Beloew are some of the most exciting events going on in the county this August. For […]

Posted on: July 22, 2015 | Posted by:
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We are the best county in Georgia!

  We’ve always known that we are one of the best counties around, but now its official. According to rankings website Niche Local, Oconee County was ranked as the best county to live in in the entire state of Georgia. Placing first on the list is a huge honor for us, especially because of how […]

Posted on: June 1, 2015 | Posted by:
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Attic Treasures Antiques – Rare UGA History

Located on 19 North Main Street in downtown Watkinsville, Attic Treasures Antiques boasts an unbelievably wide range of historical items. With the store’s shelves packed with objects as contrasting as World War II guns and 19th century teapots, it’s hard not to find something new every time you turn your head. Despite an overwhelming amount of things to check […]

Posted on: May 13, 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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Specialty Ornamentals Hosts Food Truck Rodeo

On October 26 from 3-7pm, Specialty Ornamentals, a plant nursery in Watkinsville, Ga, will open their business to host a Food Truck Rodeo. Flo Chaffin, owner of Specialty Ornamentals says “We’re inviting folks to bring chairs, the kids, and an appetite. The idea is to stroll through display gardens, sample some fantastic local food, buy […]

Posted on: September 24, 2013 | Posted by:
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11th Annual Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational

Perspectives, Georgia’s largest functional pottery show and sale. Over 5,000 pots for sale. It is held from August 31 through September 18, every day, 10 am to 5 pm at Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, 34 School St. Watkinsville, GA 30677. In addition to all the great pottery there will be additional exhibits, open studios, pottery […]

Posted on: September 19, 2013 | Posted by:
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