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Oconee County Observations: Six Qualify For Special Election On Nov. 7 For Hou...

Oconee County Observations: Six Qualify For Special Election On Nov. 7 For Hou...: **2 Democrats, 4 Republicans** Georgia House District 117, made up of parts of Barrow, Clarke, Jackson and Oconee counties, will continue ...

Oconee County Observations: On First Day of Qualifying, Four Candidates File P...

Oconee County Observations: On First Day of Qualifying, Four Candidates File P...: **Two Democrats, Two Republicans** Three candidates qualified today (Wednesday) to run in the Georgia House District 119 Special Election ...

Pictures of people putting flags in the ground at North Oconee 9/11/2017

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I must admit I had a little apprehension about the flag planting ceremony in commemoration of the events of September 11, 2001 at North Oconee High School. My trepidation was misplaced however, and everyone was welcome, even my dog Katrina,

North Oconee High School teacher Kirk Shook invited me specifically and was very busy organizing a very well run show out at the school in Bogart. No one asked my political affiliation, and I saw one Make America Great Again shirt (I say it is already great) and one Kemp for Governor shirt.

There was one girl wearing a traditional Muslim head wear and no one shouted any profanities or raised an eyebrow to my point of view. I wore my Come Home America shirt from the George S. McGovern school from Dakota Wesleyan.

There were people of color and at least several candidates and elected officials besides myself. Again nothing but kudos for Mr. Shook and Oconee County Republican Committee chair Tammy Gilland and all the students at North Oconee High Sc…

Oconee County Observations: Volunteers Take Little Time To Plant 2,977 Flags A...

Oconee County Observations: Volunteers Take Little Time To Plant 2,977 Flags A...: **Student Organized** It took the roughly 100 people assembled for the 9/11 Memorial Event less than a half hour Sunday evening to plant t...

Oconee County Observations: Secretary Of State Kemp Announces Special Election...

Oconee County Observations: Secretary Of State Kemp Announces Special Election...: **Nov. 7 Election** NOTE: Secretary of State Brian Kemp announced on Sept. 8 that qualifying for the Special Election on Nov. 7 will be he...