Children of all ages are invited to a free holiday puppet show at the Oconee County Library.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, December 3, 2012
Weather: Patches of fog are possible before 9 a.m. According to the National Weather Service, there will be sunny skies to kick off the work week with a high of around 72 degrees. Top things to know: 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.
Volunteers were busy sorting donated food items on Friday at Area Churches Together Serving.
A record number of canned food items were collected and monetary donations raised through this year's Can-A-Thon, sponsored by Oconee County Schools, according to a Weekly Update email sent by Superintendent John Jackson on Friday. Over 31,000 items were donated along with more than $3,500 in cash during the two-week benefit for the Area Churches Together Serving Food Bank. "Your overwhelming generosity will help struggling families have a brighter and merrier holiday season as well as help ACTS meet other needs throughout the year," Jackson wrote in the email. Volunteers spent nearly seven hours sorting items at ACTS on Friday. While they were helping outside, others worked tirelessly inside the facility to ensure the 34 families who …