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Oconee Today -- Dec. 17

Rain and thundershowers continue.

Weather: We'll see another rainy day, according to the Weather Channel.  Some of the storms could become severe in the afternoon and bring with them gusty winds. A high of 67 degrees is expected.

Top things to know:

  • UGA announces the following traffic advisories:  Cedar Street from Sanford Drive to the Food Sciences driveway near East Campus Road will be closed for repairs and resurfacing from Dec. 17-19; Cedar Street from Lumpkin Street to Sanford Drive will be closed in connection with the Rutherford Hall construction project from 6 a.m. Dec. 19 through 7 p.m. Dec. 20; Bocock Street behind Denmark and Brooks Halls will be closed Dec. 17 through Dec. 19 for installation of an underground electrical duct bank.
  • The Athens-Oconee Families of Kids with Down Syndrome group holds its monthly meeting from 5:30 - 7 p.m. at Faith Presbyterian.
  • Teens are invited to a screening of the "Nightmare Before Christmas" at the Oconee County Library from 6-8 p.m. There will be a hot chocolate bar and all attendees will receive a free book.
  • A drop-in retirement reception for Nancy Turnbull will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the Adult Learning Center inside of the Oconee County Government Annex.
  • The GOGOs -- a free networking group for women-- meets on the third Monday of every month.  Tonight at 5:30 they will meet at Chops and Hops.  All ladies are welcome.
  • Parents are invited to participate in a confidential "Speak Up" survey.  Visit www.speakup4schools.org/speakup2012 and complete the survey by Dec. 21. Speak Up is the first survey designed to help parents share their ideas directly with schools and national policymakers, according to a news release from Oconee County Schools. See more.

Be sure to check the Oconee Patch event calendar for more events. Have an event you would like added to the calendar? Click here to post it.

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