Preventing Charlottesville

At a recent event about the racist and counter-protest events in Charlottesville, organizers asked how we could prevent similar events from unfolding here. It’s a good question: nobody wants a repeat here, but nobody should want to deny First Amendment rights either.  And while it’s great to talk about standing in united opposition (and we […]


Minutes August 2017

Minutes of the Meeting of the Oconee County Democratic Committee AUGUST 15, 2017, Oconee County Library in Watkinsville Committee members present: Tracey Wyatt, Dan Matthews, Jennifer Gude, Freeland Abbott, Priscilla Sumner, Pam Davis, Angie Eells, Robert Wyatt, Diana Jeffreys, Pat Adams, Violet Dawes, Wendy Wade, Ann Stoneburner Committee members absent and excused: Carolyn Crawford, Bill […]


In Memory of Heather D. Heyer

Our hearts are saddened by the senseless loss of 32 year old, Heather D. Heyer. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this sorrowful time. Heather was killed by a domestic terrorist while counter protesting against Neo-Nazism and white supremacy.  She courageously put her life on the line to stand up […]