Thursday, July 19, 2012
Another chance of scattered thunderstorms is in the forecast.
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Thursday, July 19, 2012
Weather: The Weather Channel predicts mainly sunny skies in the morning followed by a 50 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs will be in the low 90s. Top things to know:
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Check out information about the weather, a career fair, and a book club today in our roundup of what you should know about Oconee County.
Weather again tops our list of five things to know about in and around Oconee County today. 1. There is a slight chance that another bout of winter weather may pass through Oconee today. The National Weather Service predicts a rain and sleet mixture starting mid-morning and lasting until about 1 p.m. This may create slick road conditions, so plan ahead. 2. Remember to slow down along the Highway 441 corridor. The Oconee County Sheriff's Office has deputies concentrating on the stretch near Spartan Lane again this week. Just a reminder: The speed limit there is 45mph. 3. Wednesdays at Oconee County Senior Center are always busy with scheduled activities. There is a bridge game, mahjong, and a singalong. 4. Are you in the job …
Monday, January 17, 2011
Our daily roundup of happenings around the Oconee County area today.
Today is MLK National Day of Service. In honor of the spirit in American volunteerism, today's daily is about giving back in your community. Here are five way to do so in Oconee: 1. The Oconee Democrats are meeting at 1 p.m. today at the Barber Creek Fire Station to pick up litter along the Oconee Connector/Mars Hill Road area. Bring gloves. Join them for a bite before at 11:30 a.m. at the Krimson Kafe, 40 Greensboro Hwy in downtown Watkinsville. 2. Hands on Northeast Georgia is organizing three dozen community service projects for volunteers in the Athens area. Meet at Morton Theatre in downtown Athens at 8 a.m. to head out to project sites to work from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. 3. The Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department needs…
Sunday, January 16, 2011
Our quick daily roundup of what's happening in Oconee today.
1. Give the Gift of Life! The NE GA Chapter of the American Red Cross is continuing their special blood donor drive today due to an severe blood shortage in Georgia. Stop by the blood donor center at 3525 Atlanta Hwy in Athens. To make an appointment, call: 706-546-0681 or make an on-line appointment at your convenience. All blood types are accepted. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, be at least 17 years old, healthy, and not taking antibiotics. Grab a bite before you donate. It's National Blood Donor Month. It's easy, it's fast and it can save a life! 2. Enjoy a play! This is the last performance of The Oconee Youth Playhouse's presentation of "Annie," the famous Broadway musical modeled after the comic strip "Little Orphan …