Oconee Today -- May 21
A memorial golf tournament and retirement reception are a few of the things to know about in and around Oconee today. See what else there is to know.
Weather: High temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s today, according to the Weather Channel. Expect mostly sunny skies throughout the day and a 30 percent chance of isolated thunderstorms overnight.
Top things to know:
- The demolition of UGA's Rutherford Hall is slated to begin today and construction on the new dormitory will immediately follow. A construction advisory is in place now through July 31.
- The second annual SPO Buddy Christian Memorial Golf Tournament gets under way at 10 a.m. at Athens Country Club. Check in starts at 9 a.m. See more details.
- U.S. Congressman Paul Broun will visit Harris Shoals Park at 10:15 a.m., part of a 25-county tour as he campaigns for re-election.
- Drop in to say goodbye to Dr. John Jackson at his Retirement Reception from 2-4 p.m. at the Oconee County Civic Center.