On Monday, Watkinsville City Councilman Brian Brodrick apologized to the Oconee County Library Advisory Board for a memo from Mayor Bob Smith that tacitly stated his opposition to both the city and county’s separate proposals for a new county library.
Watkinsville Mayor Bob Smith recently sent a letter to three area members of the General Assembly proposing that Oconee County break away from the Western Judicial Circuit to form its own circuit, which he labeled the "Oconee North Circuit."
“Merry Christmas!” Watkinsville Mayor Bob Smith gleefully proclaimed during the Watkinsville Tree Lighting.
Judges of the Watkinsville Christmas Parade were amazed by the creativity of the floats, walkers, antique cars and tractors. The Watkinsville City Council will honor its winners at its upcoming council meeting.
After the Watkinsville City Council voted last December in favor of an initial concept plan for a 22-lot neighborhood off Colham Ferry Road, the existing community was “ticked off,” said citizen Marvin Nunnally.
“Where’s the money to spend on other parts of the park?” Watkinsville Mayor Bob Smith asked the City Council on Sept. 16 following a discussion of spending $500,000 on a pedestrian walking and cycling trail.
The city of Watkinsville avoided a tax increase this year.
During a Watkinsville City Council meeting last Thursday to discuss the playground portion of Extra Special People’s Miracle League, Mayor Bob Smith said he was baffled how a playground could cost $600,0000.