CFP Committee sparks outrage as Florida State Seminoles get left outFlorida Daily BugleNewsBreak Contributor
Covington, GA: A Movie Buff's ParadisebeonNewsBreak Contributor
Another Body Found in South Carolina for the Fourth Time This MonthGreenville Daily BugleNewsBreak Contributor
Georgia's First Lady Marty Kemp reflects on family, traditions, and gratitudeNow HabershamNewsBreak Contributor
Gobbler Monument: Sapelo Island's Turkey FountainVanishing GeorgiaNewsBreak Contributor
Area briefs: UGA fall finals begin, roadwork continues in Oconee, Franklin counties
The Georgia State Patrol says two people from Rockmart County were killed in a crash in Habersham County.
ACCPD Blotter: Man pulls gun in road rage incident and more
The Athens-Clarke County Police Department responded to a call about a man pulling out a gun during a road rage incident on Saturday at the intersection of Lexington and Gaines School roads, according to an ACCPD report. The caller, who was driving an F250, was escorting an oversized load and...
UNLV shooter has ties to Georgia
FOX 5 has learned new information about the gunman in Wednesday's deadly shooting at University of Nevada Las Vegas. Anthony Polito was a graduate of the University of Georgia.
‘Told him I couldn’t breathe’: Video shows north Ga. teacher put student in chokehold, family says
An Athens-Clarke County family said a video shows their 13-year-old being put in a chokehold by a teacher.
22 Things I Noticed in Alabama's 27-24 SEC Championship Victory Over the Georgia Bulldogs
How did No. 8 Alabama upset the No. 1 Georgia Bulldogs to end their 29-game winning streak to win the SEC Championship?
Oconee School Board Denies Co-Publisher Of The Oconee Enterprise Opportunity To Respond To Criticism From Board Member
Amanda Prochaska, co-publisher of The Oconee Enterprise, went to the Oconee County Board of Education meeting on Monday evening planning to respond to the criticism of the paper made by Board Member Tim Burgess at the November Board meeting. Prochaska intended to point out, contrary to what Burgess had said,...
Athens to host annual downtown holiday Parade of Lights
The 2023 Athens-Clarke County Downtown Parade of Lights will make its way through downtown Athens tonight beginning at 7 p.m. The parade will start at the corner of Hancock Avenue and Pulaski Street and wrap up in front of City Hall for the tree lighting ceremony. Over 60 entries will compete for awards, including the “Mayor’s Award” for best overall float.
These madison, GA based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around madison..
Athens ranks top-10 among cities where Gen Z is moving, study says
Athens is known for its music, vibrant downtown scene and, of course, being home to the state’s flagship university. Those factors all contribute to the city being one of the top places for Gen Z to move. According to a study by SmartAsset, Athens is No. 5 out of more than 200 cities analyzed where 18- to 24-year-olds moved to in 2022. Move-in Gen Zers make up 17.41% of the population in Athens, according to the study, with 22,213 moving to the Classic City in 2022. If you account for everyone in the age demographic, nearly 28% of the population in Athens is Gen Z, which is defined as anyone born between 1997 and 2012, according to the Pew Research Center.
Another honor for Oconee Co Schools
It's the Georgia School Boards Association’s Leading Edge Award for Special Education On-Campus and Community-Based Vocational Training.
Courtney Gale to be next Police Chief in Watkinsville
Gale will replace interim Chief Todd Tetterton, who has held the job with Chief Shannon Brock on medical leave.
Versatile Georgia WR reportedly plans to enter transfer portal
Georgia wide receiver and kick returner Mekhi Mews is reportedly set to enter the transfer portal. Mews was Georgia’s primary return man ultra valuable because of it. Across the 2023 season he put up 155 receiving yards, 402 kick return yards and 202 punt return yards. He housed a punt return for a touchdown against Ball State, which you can find below:
From Adversity to Solidarity: Deputy Watts' Recovery and the Importance of Trauma-Informed Policing
The tale of Deputy Corporal Lucas Watts is not just one of personal adversity but a testament to the resilience of the human spirit amid community solidarity. On a fateful day, November 16, during a high-speed chase on Highway 11 near Mt. Pleasant Road, Watts suffered a life-changing injury when he was shot, resulting in the loss of his right eye. Battling through a grueling recovery, his recent responses to his mother's commands have marked a significant milestone, offering a glimmer of hope to his family and the Oconee County community rallying behind him.
Piedmont Athens hospital maternity care ranked as 'high performing' by US News & World Report
Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center has been named a 2024 High Performing hospital for Maternity Care (Uncomplicated Pregnancy) by the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals for Maternity Care rankings, according to a news release. The publication evaluated 680 hospitals' labor and delivery care units, focusing on uncomplicated...
6 Southern Cities That Are Poised for Stable Growth of Home Values
The south is one of the most historically rich, culturally diverse parts of the United States, and it attracts both tourists and residents for these reasons and many more. Many southern towns are also...
Massive junior college OT set to visit Georgia football
Talented junior college offensive tackle Maurice Rodriques is planning to visit the Georgia Bulldogs on an official visit from Dec. 8-10. Rodriques is a member of the class of 2024. The 6-foot-7, 320-pound offensive tackle played junior college football for Saddleback College in Mission Viejo, California. Rodriques had a 3.5...
Fostering a cat can ease loneliness
A great deal of research has focused on dogs, but this study is one of the first to demonstrate that cat companions are also beneficial. No one needs science to tell them that dogs make faithful and loving companions. Cats, on the other hand, could use the endorsement. The University of Georgia and Brenau University have provided just that in a pilot study that proves fostering a cat can ease loneliness among older adults.
Salvation Army bell ringers spread seasonal joy
For over a century, The Salvation Army volunteers have stood with red kettles in front of stores across the country each November and December ringing bells, spreading Christmas cheer and raising money to fund the upcoming year’s needs. For many volunteers, it’s an opportunity to experience the giving season...
City of Monroe purchases two properties to help enhance the downtown area
MONROE, GA (Dec. 7, 2023) City officials confirm that the properties that currently house Davis Street Antiques and Rust and Dust Antiques on South Madison Ave. have been purchased by the City of Monroe. “The city recently acquired the parcels of property at 524 South Madison Ave and 216 Davis...
Georgia Bulldogs Football Schedule for Upcoming Season Announced
• The 2024 football schedule for the Georgia Bulldogs has been released, with the team set to face off against teams such as Clemson, Tennessee Tech, Kentucky, Alabama, Auburn, Mississippi State, Texas, Florida, Ole Miss, Tennessee, UMass, and Georgia Tech.