Community

Thu
07
Jun

Local students bring a bit of Broadway to Greensboro

(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.

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


Shellie Smitley

shellie@lakeoconeenews.us

Eatonton native Joshua Hudson, Bogart native Isabel Arenas and North Oconee High School graduate Cameron Loyal will bring a bit of Broadway to Highgate Estates and Gardens in Greensboro beginning June 30.  

Thu
07
Jun

Blood drive June 14 at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital

 

St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital will host a community blood drive for the American Red Cross on Thursday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the hospital, located at 5401 Lake Oconee Parkway, Greensboro.

 

All eligible donors are urged to donate at the Red Cross bloodmobile, which will be set up at the hospital. Donated blood and blood products are essential to saving lives after traumatic accidents and in many other situations. According to the American Red Cross, a pint of donated blood can save up to three lives.

 

Thu
07
Jun

Local students get Archways Scholarships

Jennifer Cox, general manager of the Greensboro McDonalds with D'Andre McLendon Joshua Miller, Brylasha Parks, Davion Peek and franchise owner Jodi Hudson.

 

McDonald’s is committed to helping employees further their education and achieve their dreams in a BIG way.  The owners of the McDonald’s in Greene county awarded $15,000 in tuition assistance scholarships to employees graduating from high school last week at the Greene County High School Honors Night. The Archways to Opportunity scholarship is a yearly $2,500 in tuition assistance to team members who have worked for McDonald’s for at least 90 days and 15 hours/week. 

Wed
06
Jun

Steffen Thomas museum wraps up 'Hanging Beauties' exhibit

Steffen Thomas Museum of Art wrapped up their most recent exhibit, “Hanging Beauties,” last weekend- the show was a collaborative effort between STMA and the Lake Oconee Quilt Guild.

“The show was defiantly a boost for us, you brought so many people into the museum to see your quilts that had not been to the museum before, they loved the museum and they of course, loved your quilts,” said STMA Director Patricia DuBose when addressing the ladies of the LOQG at their recent meeting.

Fri
01
Jun

Tutoring “outside the walls” in Madison

 

Hank Segars

Thu
31
May

REPTILES AT GREENE COUNTY LIBRARY

Calling all kids, Kindergarten through fifth grade.

The Greene County Library is having a Southeastern Snake Encounter right in the Library on June 1. This is the first of many exciting programs and events planned for the 2018 Summer Reading Program.

Thu
31
May

Lake Oconee Academy student honored for community work

Sydney Horton (center) honored with one of many recognitions for her community work.  Her parents, Lizzy and Kyle Horton are also pictured at Lake Oconee Academy’s Senior Awards ceremony.

 

 

Mark Engel

engel@lakeoconeenews.us

 

Thu
24
May

Young Morgan writer strives for trip to writing workshop

 

 

T. Michael Stone

michael@lakeoconeenews.us

 

Thu
24
May

Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation Announces One Fabulous Garden Party, Two Great Events

“Bunny,” a postcard by Cameron Bliss, is one of the over 250 original postcards on display in OCAF's postmArt exhibit.

Julia Wynn Safer created this beautiful postcard, titled “Greeting from Three Birds,” for OCAF’s postmART exhibit, with all proceeds going toward the maintenance and improvement of their sculpture garden.

Ron Meyers’ mixed media postcard will be on display and up for auction in OCAF’s postmART exhibit, a fundraising event for OCAF’s Sculpture Garden.

  1. Untitled watercolor by Judith Dejoy, just one of the many original postcards on display and for sale or auction in postmART, a fundraiser exhibit for OCAF’s Sculpture Garden.
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Thu
10
May

Know Your Neighbor: Kristen Higgins

 

By Hank Segars

Lakelife Associate Editor

 

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