Thursday, February 14, 2013
There was plenty of merriment to go around at the Oconee County Senior Center on Feb. 14.
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Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Patch spotted tourists, a witch, a clown and other characters. Take a look!
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
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Saturday, July 7, 2012
There was song and dance and plenty of food at the Oconee County Senior Center's annual celebration of America's independence Friday afternoon.
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Sunday, June 10, 2012
Position open at Oconee County Senior Center
Employer: Oconee County Description: Oconee County is hiring a food service coordinator/activities coordinator for the Senior Center. This employee will be responsible for administrative and clerical tasks that support services for senior Oconee County residents. The employee hired for this position will plan, coordinate and carry out activities for all residents who participate in the program including the supervision of food services. Applicants with a four year college degree are preferred as is experience in the food service arena. Applicants should have the ability to communicate and maintain relationships with the elderly. Vocational training in music, craft instruction and ceramics is a plus and employees must be willing to get a …
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Your guide to what's happening in and around Oconee today.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Weather: Temperatures warm up to the mid 70s today with a mix of clouds and sun. The Weather Channel predicts a 20 percent chance of rain showers. Top things to know:
Friday, July 1, 2011
The Oconee County Senior Center held an Independence Day celebration on July 1.
Red, white, and blue decorations and American flags adorned the Oconee County Senior Center Friday where a celebration was taking place for America's birthday-- a tradition local seniors have carried on since 1973. After a moment of silence and the Pledge of Allegiance, volunteer Rod Morgan-- donning an Uncle Sam costume -- together with singers Lisa Joyner, Arlene Peters, and Charlie Holloman and pianist Linda Dottery, led a sing-a-long of patriotic tunes. Morgan also recited the lyrics of Johnny Cash's "Ragged Old Flag." So we raise her up every morning And we bring her down slow every night, We don't let her touch the ground, And we fold her up right. On second thought I *do* like to brag Cause I'm mighty …
Monday, May 2, 2011
What Oconee County really needs in future transportation projects from a very selfish point of view. My suggestions are just where I get clogged driving my son to school and events.
The T-SPLOST is being marketed as a last chance for various Georgia counties and municipalities to get on the fast track for building anything transportation-related in the next couple of decades, and so far most counties are sticking with the tried and true method of asphalt and cement almost everywhere. I would love to wave a magic wand and get the 39-mile Firefly Trail completed for bicyclists to have a safe route from Athens-Clarke to Greene County through Oglethorpe County, but this is about Oconee. Organizers of this proposed route had a tent and were taking surveys at this weekend's past Twilight Criterium. As long as I am dreaming, how about a Commerce to Madison bike trail along Highway 441? Athens-Clarke County organizers thought…
Friday, February 25, 2011
Yoga, birthdays and baseball are a few of the things going on in and around Oconee today. And don't forget your umbrella!
Update: A new forecast shows only a 20 percent chance of rain for the rest of today and mostly cloudy skies. The high temperature will be around 70. 1. Remember to carry an umbrella with you this morning. The Weather Channel forecasts morning thunderstorms for Oconee and northeast Georgia. There is a 90 percent chance of precipitation. High temperatures will be in the upper 60s. 2. Families can explore the benefits of yoga together at weekly Family Yoga classes every Friday at 10 a.m. at FloorSpace Dance Studio in Athens. The class is open to children 18 months or older and their parents. There is no fee, but donations are encouraged. 3. It's that time of month again to celebrate birthdays at Oconee County Senior Center. There will …
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Here is our daily roundup of news, events and information to know about Oconee County today.
1. Lilburn's native groundhog, General Beau Lee, seems to have made an accurate prediction this past Groundhog Day when he failed to see his shadow and forecast an early spring for Georgia. High temperatures will again be in the low to mid 60s this afternoon with partly cloudy skies, according to the weather channel. 2. What a pleasent day to go for a stroll! That is what Oconee County Senior Center's walking club will do from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will also be a singalong at the senior center this morning. 3. A couple of recently posted announcements highlight accomplishments of local businessmen. Take a moment to read Local man qualifies for 2011 Leading Producers Conference with Genworth Financial and Watkinsville LAD Truck …
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
Our daily roundup of happenings in and around Oconee County.
1. Oconee is in store for nice weather again today. According to the weather channel, high temperatures will be in the low 50s with partly cloudy skies. 2. Receptions this morning will celebrate the top 3 honor graduates from North Oconee High School and Oconee County High School. At 9 a.m., the students will be named in the Career Center of Oconee High. At 10:30 a.m., North Oconee High graduates will find out which students have earned the distinction. 3. St. Mary's Health Care will provide a program entitled "Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults" at 10:30 a.m. at Oconee County Senior Center. 4. Oconee County High varsity boys' and girls' sqauds battle Monroe Area High School on the basketball court today starting at 6 p.m. In …