After placing second in the nationwide voting in the 2011 contest, the home in Dallas-Hiram Patch received nearly 11,000 votes this year to finally win.
Deck The House
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Saturday, December 15, 2012
Don't miss out on the opportunity to win up to $500 for your December electric bill and $100,000 for Oconee County Schools.
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Share photos of your house decked out for the holidays, and you could also score $500 to go toward your electric bill in December.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
A blood drive, high school wrestling, and an author reading are a few of the things to know about in and around Oconee today.
Weather: Watch out for patches of fog. Otherwise, the National Weather Service predicts sunny skies and highs in the upper 50s. 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.
Monday, January 16, 2012
A California family wins the Patch Deck the House contest, and $100,000 goes to the Davis school system.
The Powell family was technically the winner of the Deck the House contest. But since the prize is $100,000 to Davis, CA., schools, Kristy Powell doesn't quite see it that way. “We all won,” she said. “There are a lot of needs at the schools. This is not going to fix it all, but it will help. This is a blessing.” Powell entered her home in Patch's national Deck the House contest during the holidays and was selected as one of the top 24 finalists in late December. Davis jumped out to a massive lead the moment voting opened up, thanks to support and constant effort by the community, both online and on the streets. Powell even had her kids and some of their friends hand out hundreds of flyers downtown. The divided up in two teams swept …