Oconee Today -- Sept. 17
Constitution Day, a school board meeting and the circus are a few of the things to know about in and around Oconee today.
Weather: There's a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoon. Highs will be in the low 80s, according to the Weather Channel.
Top things to know:
- Children and their caretakers are invited to a free Storytime session every Monday at Learning Express Toys inside the Georgia Square Mall. It begins at 10:30 a.m.
- At 4 p.m., members of the community are invited to gather in front of the Oconee County Courthouse for a brief ceremony to commemorate the ratification of the US Constitution. Bells will ring and a Chairman Melvin Davis of the Board of Commissioners is slated to read a proclamation, The Oconee Enterprise reports.
- The Oconee County Board of Education meets at 4:30 p.m. They'll hear a teaching and learning update and discuss a pair of policies related to board meetings and open records. To see the complete draft of the meeting's agenda, click here.
- Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars brings its show to Oconee County Sept. 17-19. There are two performances daily: 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets at the door are $21 each for adults and $16 each for children. Reserved and VIP seats are also available.
- The Good Ole Girls Outreach - a free networking group for women -- holds a get together at Chops and Hops from 5:30- 7 p.m. Learn more about the GOGOs from blogger Becky Finney.
- Author Julie Cannon will be at Cine this evening from 6-8 p.m. for a signing of her latest novel "Twang," according to the Athens Banner-Herald. There's no cost to attend.