This story, while not having much if anything to directly deal with Oconee County, was written by Hillary Butschek, who is the journalist hired by the Athens Banner-Herald ostensibly to write for the Oconee Leader
Scene from a distance: Art Rocks Athens celebrates era between 1975-1985
This event mentioned in Flagpole caught my attention: Blake Aued reports that there will be a public meeting on Sep. 1 at 4:00 p.m. at Hendershot's (237 Prince Avenue) to discuss plans for the Southern Mill redevelopment and Chase Street as it is being affected by upcoming work under the Complete Streets policy. The forum is being organized by Michael Smith and the participants include Kelly Girtz, Melissa Link, and Tim Bryant. (If you are curious about the scheduled time, Commissioners Girtz and Link have a regular meeting of the Mayor and Commission afterward at 7 p.m.) Read more in Flagpole...