Monday, August 17, 2020

Two Candidates File For Oconee County Commission Slot; Four File For Watkinsville Council

***District Attorney Race Has Three Candidates***

Two candidates filed on Monday as Republicans in the first day of qualifying for the special election on Nov. 3 to fill Post 3 on the Oconee County Board of Commissioners.

Amrey Harden, who had announced his plans to run for the open spot, filed, as did Aaron Nowak, a newcomer who had not previously indicated his plans to seek the open slot in the non-primaried special election on Nov. 3.

Three More COVID-19 Deaths Reported By Department Of Public Health In Northeast Health District On Monday

***15 Deaths Reported In Last Week***

The Northeast Health District added three deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the Monday release of the Department of Public Health’s Daily Status Report.

The deaths were of 74-year-old female in Barrow County, an 81-year-old male in Oglethorpe County, and an 80-year-old male in Walton County. All three had known chronic conditions.