Patch's Most Popular

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

Police and Fire

Teen Charged with Aggravated Battery of Another Teen

Oconee County Sheriff's deputies during the investigation also charged five with underage possession of alcohol. An arrest does not mean a conviction.

Naked Man Reportedly Found Dancing in the Streets Faces Charges

The 36-year-old Watkinsville resident is charged in Oconee County, Ga. with public indecency and public drunkenness. An arrest does not mean a conviction.

Athens Armed Robbery Suspect Taken into Custody in Watkinsville

Athens Clarke County Police teamed up with Oconee County Sheriff's deputies and Watkinsville Police to capture Ray Lee McDaniel at a Woodside Place residence Tuesday afternoon.

Update: Deputies Capture Four Suspects in Connection with Possible Burglary

An Oconee County Sheriff's Office K-9 unit assisted in a foot chase early Saturday afternoon.



The donation, made Wednesday, will allow the school to move forward with plans to construct a new field house starting in January.

Oconee Restaurant Inspections - Critical Violations Noted at Multiple Establishments

Recent scores range from 70 to 91.



School Community Bids Adieu to Board of Education Chair and Vice Chair

The Dec. 10 Oconee County School Board meeting was the last for David Weeks and Mike Hunter.


Local Connections

Video: Monument Dedication Marks 35th Anniversary of Death of Bogart Policeman

Patrolman Herbert Daniel Johnson "was doing what he loved for the town that he loved" when his watch ended on Dec. 7, 1977.

Recent Donations Stock ACTS' Food Bank Shelves

More than 31,000 items were collected during the Oconee County Schools two-week Can-A-Thon.

Daisy the Greyhound Dies of Bone Cancer

The Oconee County family's beloved pet, who survived an incredible 23-day journey last summer, passed away on Dec. 14.

Beneficiaries of the tour, which took place Sunday, Dec. 9, and drew almost 700 guests, are Oconee Food for Kids and St. Mary's Hospice.



Dream Season Ends for Prince Avenue Christian School's Football Team

The Wolverines lost to Eagles Landing Christian Friday at the Georgia Dome.


Local Voices

Oconee County Planning Commission Grants Presbyterian Homes of Georgia Request for Delay by Lee Becker

by Lee Becker

How to Talk to Children About Loved Ones Living With Alzheimer’s and Dementia by Jamie Lopez



12/12/12 Photos with Santa and more at Fox's

UGA's Becker awarded honorary degree

ABSC Swimmers Compete at Senior State Meet 2012 & Classic City Quad Meet


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