Patch's Most Popular
Here are some of the most-read stories, blogs, and announcements on Oconee Patch this past week.
Police and Fire
The 50-year-old Statham woman was charged with failure to yield to the right of way, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
The victim continues to improve and a benefit account has been established at a local bank in her name.
Authorities say a pre-teen girl was molested multiple times over the last year in Oconee County. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
Board members say they struggled with the decision but don't see a better option to close a $1.2 million projected shortfall in FY13.
Melvin Davis on Wednesday announced a bid for a fourth term as Chairman of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners. Declared opponent Post 4 Commissioner Chuck Horton responded, "Let's tee it up and go."
He believes continuity on the Board is important as a new superintendent takes the reins.
Tom Odom says he's ready to serve the community through a new leadership role.
The Oconee County School Board chairman cites personal and business opportunities as reasons he won't run again.
The Bishop Company, alongside community and business leaders, officially broke ground Tuesday on the 486,000 square foot shopping mall being built along the Oconee Connector Extension.
All that matters to me is that my kids think I am.
Small Business, Big Contribution - Misty Shay Cole