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Here are some of the most-read stories, blogs, and announcements on Oconee Patch this past week.

Police and Fire

The single-vehicle crash happened around 7:30 a.m. Monday on Atlanta Highway between Osceola Avenue and Dials Mill Road in Bogart, authorities report. The GSP has identified the victim.

The state Fire Marshal's Office is working with the Oconee County Fire Department and Oconee County Sheriff's deputies on the investigation.

Jacob Potter Wagner has been formally charged with criminal attempt to commit murder. Criminal indictments are not evidence of guilt; they are only charges. Defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty.

54-year-old Jeffery Allen Bishop of Daniels Bridge Road was booked Tuesday. An arrest does not mean a conviction.



High school teacher Michael Lamb from Watkinsville, who entered “Transformation Nation: Million Dollar You," said his motivation for getting healthy was to potentially be a kidney donor for his wife who suffers with lupus.



A question on the ballot on July 31 will ask whether voters support ending the current practice that allows legislators to accept unlimited gifts from lobbyists. Would you support this measure?



The new restaurant at 2180 Hog Mountain Road opened its doors on Tuesday.


Local Connections

Oconee County resident Russ Page's preservation efforts have led to protection of 450 acres of farmland to date.


Local Voices

- Curt Thompson

- Lee Becker




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