On Saturday, Oct. 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Lake Oconee Elks Lodge No. 2849, the Greene County Sheriff's Office, Publix at Lake Oconee Village and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public its opportunity in to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

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Generosity abounds in Georgia’s Lake Country and is evident with recent donations of Kibby book packages to the Circle of Love in Greensboro.

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This is a reminder that Second Harvest will be holding a food distribution on Saturday, Oct. 17, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.  

 

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On Sunday, Oct. 4, Cuscowilla hosted a golf tournament to help raise money to support Harmony Medical Foundation, a Georgia 501(c)(3). Not only was it a spectacular day with beautiful weather, the members and their guests raised over $18,000 for Harmony Medical Foundation.

Ferst Readers of Greene and Putnam Counties want to thank those who have given the gift of literacy to our local children so far this year. 

The Pray for America Rally 2.0 is a continuation of the historic Pray for America Rally that was held at Greene County High School on Saturday, Aug. 29, where 13 local pastors of all denominations took turns praying for our God to restore health, peace and prosperity to our wonderful country and to heal our Land.  

 

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Shannon Osborne won a chartered boat cruise including food and wine, a $450 value, sponsored by Anchors Marina, in the Rotary Week 38 Super Raffle. 

 

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Angela Dell won a Classic Wines Shopping Spree, a $300 value, sponsored by Inside the Gates, in the Rotary Week 37 Super Raffle.

The long wait is just about over for those hunters who target whitetail deer with primitive arms or firearms as the 2020-2021 primitive arms and firearms seasons begin on Oct. 10 and Oct. 17, respectively.

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Reynolds Lake Oconee Properties, LLC is pleased to announce Debbie Balicki as Salesperson of the Month for September with eight transactions totaling $5.9 million.

Whether it was a Valentine’s Day gift from a loved one, a special treat on vacation or perhaps even a staple in your monthly regimen, most of us have experienced a massage. 

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As the No. 1 real estate company in the Lake Oconee area for the ninth consecutive year, Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty/Lake Country continues to add elite talent to it sales force this summer with the addition of Nick Montgomery to its roster of more than 75 Realtors.

As the largest class ever, 267 top students from across the country have won Stamps Scholarships, joining an accomplished network of highly driven individuals who are committed to leaving an impact on their local and larger communities.

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The much anticipated 2020 FUMC Garage Sale will be open for business very soon, Oct. 14-17! 

 

We’ve all heard about the numerous health benefits of raw honey but the same honeybees responsible for honey actually produce something even more nutritious and beneficial to our health: bee pollen.

If you’re looking for a quick, convenient, nutrient-dense snack option, you really can’t do better than a small handful of raw nuts or seeds.

The 2020 Emmy Awards will undoubtedly make history this Sunday as the first major awards show to proceed during a pandemic.

Ferst Readers is a publicly funded non-profit organization that promotes the development of early childhood literacy skills in children from birth to age 5, especially those who need the most help with getting access to age-appropriate books for their home.

The Oconee Performing Arts Society and new Artistic Director, Doug LaBrecque, present Broadway Sings for OPAS, an intimate virtual evening of "fun-raising" to support OPAS Educational Arts Programming.  

 

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