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

Police and Fire

Woman Dies After Being Struck by Car on Union Church Road

According to reports, the victim had crossed the road to check the mailbox when the accident occurred. The Georgia State Patrol said Thursday no charges will be filed.

Oconee Residents Report Mysterious Loud Noise in Salem Road Area

Fire Rescue and Sheriff's deputies responded to the area late Sunday, but no emergency was detected.

A trial without a jury was held in Oconee County Superior Court this week for Kirk Devin Bray, The Oconee Enterprise reports.

 

Business

Oconee Restaurant Inspections

Critical violations noted at two restaurants and a public school cafeteria.

 

Schools

State Funds Requested to Help Pay for Oconee County High Renovations

Oconee County Schools could receive around $900,000 in state funding to go toward the estimated $8 million project, which is scheduled to begin in 2014.

Martha Brodrick's Legacy Lives on in the Oconee County Schools Hall of Fame

The former principal of Colham Ferry Elementary School was inducted posthumously into the Oconee County Schools Hall of Fame Monday.

Retired Educator Roger Bailey Inducted Into the Oconee County Schools Hall of Fame

The former English teacher was honored by the Board of Education Monday.

 

Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Why Does School Board Favor One High School Over the Other?

An Oconee County parent says there seems to be a culture of North Oconee High School first and Oconee County High School second.

What Needs to be Done to Unite the Country?

After what was a divisive election by all estimates, the country now has to heal. It also needs to move forward. So what can be done to achieve this?

 

Local Voices  (http://oconee.patch.com/blog/apply) 

by Lee Becker

Cyber Monday at the Athens Area Humane Society!

 

Announcements (How to Post an Announcement on Patch)

OCHS Swim & Dive Team Wins Opening Meet

North Oconee Competition Cheer places 4th in State!

Athens Bulldog Swim Club Competes at Augusta Quad Meet

 

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