Cities In The News


Watkinsville taxes may increase

July 1, 2019

Oconee Enterprise

Property taxes in Watkinsville may increase 8.74 percent due to higher property assessments.

BOC, City Council rebuke state bill

February 28, 2019

Oconee Enterprise

Both the Watkinsville City Council and the Board of Commissioners have passed resolutions in opposition to proposed legislation that would prohibit local governments from imposing restrictions on elements of housing construction and design.

Chief deputy: ‘hybrid’ police won’t work

February 14, 2019

Oconee Enterprise

The concept of a “hybrid” law-enforcement partnership in Watkinsville, whereby tasks are split between county and city agencies, would be problematic and could jeopardize the prosecution of criminal cases, Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Lee Weems said at a Public Safety Commission meeting on Tuesday.