Oconee Enterprise, an award-winning weekly, is published each Thursday. It is a window on the life of Oconee County. Known for its complete coverage of local news from politics and economic development to crime. Oconee Enterprise also features stories on personalities and events, local businesses and sports. Its editorial pages bristle with sharp opinions and are a forum for diverse views. Oconee Enterprise is both the county's legal organ and its marketplace, where businesses and individuals advertise their goods and services to nearly 30, 000 residents. The oldest continuous business in Oconee County, Oconee Enterprise began publishing in 1884. Its present owner is Vinnie Williams, who joined Oconee Enterprise as editor in 1981, and bought controlling interest in 1986. In 1994, a second-generation Williams, daughter Maridee, became The Oconee Enterprise's general manager. Bringing solid experience in advertising and publishing, she has joined her mother in continuing the tradition of the locally owned community newspaper. Today, Oconee Enterprise is growing along with Oconee County. The paper's energetic, professional staff is a reflection of its devotion to Oconee County and the people who shape its future. We've now taken a step forward and created this site to provide news and information to all of our readers who have access to the World Wide Web. This is an exciting venture for us where we plan to share news and events from our regular print publication and use the power of the Internet to interact with the community.