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Members of St. Philothea Greek Orthodox Church will sell baklava and other Greek pastries at the Holiday Market. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

OCAF set to present its popular Holiday Market

Holiday Market, one of the most popular events presented annually by the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation, opens Friday. The event features a jury-invited list of more than 70 artists hosting booths at OCAF’s main gallery as well as the Rocket Hall facility. The market runs from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The $3 admission for adults covers all three days. Children are admitted free. In addition to the juried participants, more than 75 OCAF member artists will be represented in the Artists’ Shoppe in the Members’ Gallery. An added…

A scene from the first Holiday Market last year at Athens Academy. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Athens Academy hosting second annual Holiday Market

DeeDee Gaines with Oconee Parks and Recreation Director  John Gentry, left, and District 7 Commissioner Wayne Maddox. (CONTRIBUTED PHOTO)

Oconee Parks and Recreation Department employees, volunteer honored


Christian Parrish reacts late in the fourth quarter of the Wolverines’ win on Friday night (photo by MATTHEW CALDWELL/Oconee Leader)

Prince Avenue Christian qualifies for Final Four for fourth time

During Halloween week at Prince Avenue Christian School, head football coach Greg Vandagriff dressed as Ric Flair, a member of the Four Horsemen and one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. The number four came up again in Friday night’s game against Landmark Christian. It was the second time in program history the two teams played against each other and the Wolverines defeated the War Eagles 27-10 to qualify for the Final Four for the fourth time. For photos of the game, click here “The four had a little history. Foreshadowing from Ric Flair,” Vandagriff said. “It is…