Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Democrat Files In Special Election For Oconee County Commission Post; Two File For Watkinsville City Council Seats

***Qualifying Now Complete***

Jacob Douylliez, a minister from the west of the county, stepped forward in the final day of qualifying Wednesday to run as a Democrat in the special election to fill the vacant Post 3 on the Oconee County Board of Commissioners.

Douylliez joins two other candidates, Amrey Harden and Aaron Nowak, both of whom qualified as Republicans on Monday, in the non-primaried special election on Nov. 3 to fill the seat formerly held by William “Bubber” Wilkes, who passed away earlier this year.

Daily Status Report Includes Three New COVID-19 Deaths In Northeast Health District

One Death Attributed To COVID-19 In Oconee County***

The Department of Public Health on Wednesday listed three additional deaths attributed to COVID-19 in the Northeast Health District, including one in Oconee County, with the release of the Daily Status Report.

The Oconee County death was of male without a known chronic condition who was 90 or more years of age. Total deaths in the county from COVID-19 now stands at 17.