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Melissa Steele July 25, 2012 at 01:47 pm
I cried all the way through this story and the blog, too! Soooooo happy for ya'll. I know how itRead More feels to loose a beloved pet and I couldn't be happier for you! Kiss Daisy on her sweet little head for me!
Patricia A. Shew July 25, 2012 at 07:04 pm
We also have greyhounds and I know how I would feel! We just put down our first grey that came fromRead More SEGA on May 10th. She was 15 years young. We lost 2 to cancer and still have our sweet Abby. I would be lost if if she ran away. Hug Miss Daisy for me and give her a kiss. I am very glad she has returned home!
Terri August 24, 2012 at 01:00 am
Olivia you are an inspiration! You prove that every one of us can do something to help, no matterRead More our age or income. We all have the capacity to love and it creates a ripple effect. Thank you for being a caring person, you are a saviour to these animals! :)
Racer X August 24, 2012 at 01:34 pm
Olivia- With great young Americans like you as part of today's youth, we older folks still haveRead More hope. Keep up the good work and thanks for being such a great example.
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Dawn May 3, 2011 at 11:19 pm
Thank you for posting info about donations. Baby supplies (diapers, wipes, formula, small blankets)Read More are also in great need at least in Tuscaloosa, AL. Not sure about other locations.
Deanna Allen May 4, 2011 at 06:23 pm
Thanks to Stephanie Gross, Oconee Patch local editor, who shared the story!
Dave Shearon April 1, 2012 at 03:48 am
Wow what a great article, not just for my efforts but for Project Safe! ! What a great publicRead More service your preformed.
Dave Ballard July 27, 2012 at 01:30 am
Susan and Bob: Thank you!
Amy Fry Johnson July 28, 2012 at 03:40 pm
This family is amazing all around. They also constantly take in and help homeless or injuredRead More animals. I can't even remember how many they have rescued over the years!
jason July 28, 2012 at 03:52 pm
Why didn't they mention that you are a colonel in Kentucky Susan!? I need to bring shannon and camRead More out there for a visit. Jason ford
David Shearon March 12, 2012 at 06:51 pm
Thanks for covering our Zumbathon and the Great article Kate! We appreciate all of the support weRead More get from Patch!
David Shearon March 12, 2012 at 06:53 pm
Thanks Kate for spreading the word about Project Safe and Team 6's efforts to win the dollar a voteRead More People's Choice Award. We have some more events before the April 1 dance off. I can keep you posted about more fun and more money for Project Safe and our team.
David Shearon March 12, 2012 at 07:00 pm
Actual total dollars raised from Zumbathon $757 toward Team 6's effort. We just got the totals in.Read More Thanks for your continued support.
Melissa Steele April 23, 2012 at 01:11 pm
Agreed, Steve. I called the sheriff's office over just that a few weeks ago...trash blowing likeRead More crazy out of the back of a pick up truck.
Elect Trey Downs Sheriff April 23, 2012 at 02:11 pm
I want to applaud everyone who participated in the Great American Cleanup. Especially those peopleRead More who volunteered on their day off. We had 23 volunteers cleanup a portion of Cole Springs Rd. We picked up 171 1/2 pounds of trash. This event was a huge success. Please visit the link below to see pictures of the cleanup effort across the county. https://picasaweb.google.com/m/viewer#album/111622338385104800277/5734451021855983121
Cecelia 'Denise' Moon April 23, 2012 at 11:00 pm
I would like to see the public candidates that run for office be fined for not picking up theirRead More signs. I picked up three within a block of Publix. Tsk, Tsk.......
Stephanie Gross April 17, 2012 at 11:50 pm
Thanks for reminding us about the cleanup this Saturday, Melissa!
Dan Matthews April 18, 2012 at 12:47 pm
The Oconee County Democratic Committee is meeting at Jittery Joe's in Watkinsville at 9:00 am toRead More pick up trash for an hour Saturday morning, and we will drop it off at the dumpster in front of the Library and Health Department. Please join us
Lee Becker April 18, 2012 at 09:07 pm
Nice interviews, Melissa.