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Oconee Today -- Oct. 15

Early voting begins today. See what else there is to know about in and around Oconee County.

Weather: Partly cloudy skies and highs in the mid 70s are in today's Weather Channel forecast. There's a 20 percent chance of rain.  Expect wind gusts up to 25 mph.

Top things to know:

  • Early voting starts today. Stop by the Board of Elections and Registration Office (10 Court St. in Watkinsville) Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Nov. 2.  Watkinsville voters may also cast a ballot during early voting for the city election at City Hall.
  • Several local businesses have teamed up for "B Positive! You're someone's type - Blood Drive and Paint Session."  Stop by from 1-6 p.m. at Fox’s Pizza Den, located in The Village at Franklin Grove on US Highway 78.
  • Parents of students with disabilities are invited to the free workshop "Peace, Love, Harmony - and the IEP!" at North Oconee High School from 6-8 p.m. Learn more.
  • 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.
  • It's Spirit Night at Zaxby's.  A percentage of sales this evening will be donated to Rocky Branch Elementary School.

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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