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Oconee Brewing Company ages eight barrels of the Renaissance Stout in Kentucky bourbon barrels.

Thursday, July 12, 2018
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 Taps.JPG—   Erica Garner  The 101-year-old building at 202 North West Street in Greensboro, Georgia was home to a Chero-Cola bottling plant before becoming a storage... + continue reading
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The Greene County 11-12-year-old Dixie Youth baseball team poses together Sunday afternoon after clinching the state championship and advancing to the 11-12-year-old World Series. The team consists of: front row (l-r): Walker Roberts, Ian Watson, Dylan Hiter, Cameron Kelly, Wilson Moore, Maddox Robinson; back row (l-r):  coach David Todd, Reid Davis, David Todd, Trace Wood, coach Russell Hiter, Bryce Bragg, Will Moore, Ike O’Neal and coach Pete O’Neal.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Dixie Youth 11/12 Greene County All-Stars baseball team got a temporary new name earlier this week.Greene County’s team won the Dixie Youth Georgia... + continue reading
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D.J. Wright pulls up for a 3-pointer during the Greene County boys basketball team’s game at Aquinas High School this past season.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us   Danahj Wright always knew he wanted to be a basketball star.When he was in the seventh grade, he went on vacation to Orlando, Florida, with... + continue reading
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During a practice session ahead of last week’s Thursday Thunder race, Rafe Slate drives his car through the corner and tries to catch up to another driver.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us For the first time this summer, Rafe Slate had to deal with a caution-filled race.Slate, a U.S. Legends Pro series driver who drives the No. 8 Vizitech... + continue reading
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Bruce and Chris Arians talk about the importance of Court Appointed Special Advocates, which is directly benefitted from the Arians foundation’s annual charity tournament.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Celebrities from all over converged on Lake Country earlier this week for the sixth annual Georgia Celebrity Golf Classic, which benefits the Arians... + continue reading

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06/28/2018
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Back by popular demand, the Georgia Writers Museum is hosting a set of Writing Workshops. The first class will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon. The teaching author is Valerie Joan Connors. Ms. Connors is the author of four novels in different genres. She was born in upper Michigan but spent her formative years in Oregon.... + continue reading
06/28/2018
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  Greene students receive scholarships  Two High School students from Greene County have received full scholarships to the Ultimate Life Summit at the Omni Resort and CNN Center in Atlanta July 3 - 8. Ricquaria Griggs (GCHS) and Zach Tolleson (LOA) were nominated by their teachers, completed the application process and have... + continue reading

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After finishing up a qualifying session earlier this summer, Rafe Slate heads back to the garage to await the beginning of his Thursday Thunder race.

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07/04/2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us After finishing third or worse in each of his past three Thursday Thunder races, Rafe Slate cracked the top two during last week’s competition.Slate drives the No. 8 Vizitech USA U.S. Legends race car as part of the Legends Pro division. Since placing second in this year’s Thursday Thunder opener on... + continue reading
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Members of the Lake Oconee Blue Sox pose together for a photo at last Saturday’s four-game tournament in LaGrange.

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07/04/2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us After weeks of practice, the Lake Oconee Blue Sox youth softball program saw its first live action this past week.The Blue Sox competed in a tournament last Saturday in LaGrange that pitted them against four other teams. Rain forced the cancellation of what was supposed to be their first action the... + continue reading
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07/04/2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us Bill Wood Park in Madison played host to another summer sports camp last week.The Morgan County Parks and Recreation Department hosted its annual youth soccer camp last Monday through Thursday. It was directed by Morgan County High School boys varsity soccer coach Aaron Paul and several members of the... + continue reading

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The Greene County 11-12-year-old Dixie Youth baseball team poses together Sunday afternoon after clinching the state championship and advancing to the 11-12-year-old World Series. The team consists of: front row (l-r): Walker Roberts, Ian Watson, Dylan Hiter, Cameron Kelly, Wilson Moore, Maddox Robinson; back row (l-r):  coach David Todd, Reid Davis, David Todd, Trace Wood, coach Russell Hiter, Bryce Bragg, Will Moore, Ike O’Neal and coach Pete O’Neal.

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07/11/2018
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By Justin Hubbardjustin@lakeoconeenews.us The Dixie Youth 11/12 Greene County All-Stars baseball team got a temporary new name earlier this week.Greene County’s team won the Dixie Youth Georgia... + continue reading
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D.J. Wright pulls up for a 3-pointer during the Greene County boys basketball team’s game at Aquinas High School this past season.

PHOTO: Justin Hubbard

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During a practice session ahead of last week’s Thursday Thunder race, Rafe Slate drives his car through the corner and tries to catch up to another driver.

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Bruce and Chris Arians talk about the importance of Court Appointed Special Advocates, which is directly benefitted from the Arians foundation’s annual charity tournament.

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07/12/2018
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T. Michael Stonemichael@lakeoconeenews.us The first time ever I saw your faceI thought the sun rose in your eyesAnd the moon and stars were The gifts you gave to the dark and the endless skies“... + continue reading
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Author Valerie Connors will teach Writing Workshop on July 14.

06/28/2018
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Back by popular demand, the Georgia Writers Museum is hosting a set of Writing Workshops. The first class will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018, from 10 a.m. to noon. The teaching author is Valerie... + continue reading
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Ricquaria Griggs  and Zach Tolleson both received full scholarships to the Youth Conference “Ultimate Life Summit” in Atlanta July 3-8. Scholarships were awarded by ATLAS and 7 Mindsets SEL Company.

 

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Beloved worship leaders are joined by local vocalists.

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(L-r) Jordan Richey, Cameron Loyal, Isabel Arenas and Josh Hudson will be performing a series of Broadway shows at Highgate Estates and Gardens beginning June 30.

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A series of concerts and a chance to enjoy the magic of Highgate Estates five European-style gardens begins June 30.

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