Patch's Most Popular
Here are some of the most-read stories, blogs, and announcements on Oconee Patch this past week.
Police and Fire
Authorities late Friday released the name of the 33-year-old who was struck by a car Thursday night on the SR 10 Loop near Ga. 316.
Rod Tyler Thomas, 20, is currently behind bars in Walton County and is also facing charges in Barrow County. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
Criminal indictments are not evidence of guilt; they are only charges. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.
The store, which shut its doors permanently at midnight on Nov. 4, is a casualty of the Mars Hill widening project.
A sign on the restaurant's door Thursday night says, "Thanks for your support."
The program currently provides weekend meals to 76 students in need.
President Obama defeated Republican Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election, according to projections.
The constitutional amendment grants the state authority to approve charter schools, whether local school boards want them or not.
It hasn't happened often, but what would happen if the electoral college vote and popular vote are split?
According to unofficial results, Massey beat Nicole Brooks by 66 votes in the Nov. 6 Special Election.
Only 539 school systems in the US and Canada appear on the list.
An Election Day Disappointment by Kris Parker