Patch's Most Popular
Here are some of the most-read stories, blogs, and announcements on Oconee Patch this past week.
Police and Fire
An English Bulldog that had no access to water and was panting heavily was turned over to Animal Control, deputies report. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
An Athens woman lost her shoe as she fled from Oconee County, Ga. deputies during a traffic stop Thursday morning, and a canine followed the scent directly to her. An arrest does not mean a conviction.
Watkinsville Police hosted the Piedmont Area Traffic Enforcement Network Friday night.
Oconee County volunteer firefighters spotted the blaze at 1541 Kirkland Road Wednesday, the fire chief says.
Higher taxes and lack of trust are two reasons most Republican respondents are against the transportation referendum.
Julie Galle Baggenstoss demonstrates and teaches about Flamenco dance and reads "The Story of Ferdinand" as part of the Summer Reading Program.
Bob Chambers has served the school for three decades.
Volunteers in the News
The Oconee County, Ga Wee Read Team hopes to provide free books for all 2,200 eligible preschoolers in the county.
What if parents disagree about the importance of religion?
In Other Words by Brian Crawford