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Tourism boss: Cheap gas, Clemson football equals packed weekend
November 27, 2014 – 12:47 am | No Comment
Tourism boss: Cheap gas, Clemson football equals packed weekend | Test

Just as millions of other Americans traveling across the nation for Thanksgiving Day, Ken Sloan, executive director of the Mountain Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau, was heading out of Oconee this week to be with family in Houston for the extended holiday weekend.

Former DWD athlete gives back to community
November 27, 2014 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Former DWD athlete gives back to community | Test

About 80 Clemson-area residents have a turkey this Thanksgiving thanks to local organizations and donors and a former Daniel High School athlete who organized the effort for the second consecutive year.

SDPC plan: Millage increase, possible closings
November 27, 2014 – 12:38 am | No Comment
SDPC plan: Millage increase, possible closings | Test

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Police: Man stole vehicle from business
November 27, 2014 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Police: Man stole vehicle from business | Test

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Officials grapple with Pickens jail overcrowding problem
November 27, 2014 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Officials grapple with Pickens jail overcrowding problem | Test

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Fraud leaves 4,600 without insurance
November 27, 2014 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Fraud leaves 4,600 without insurance | Test

Seneca resident Mary Tannery has spent the last two and a half weeks with her son, Lachlan, who is in the hospital in Charleston being treated for a rare form of leukemia.

Leaders: ‘Too early to tell’ on Sunday alcohol sales impact
November 27, 2014 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Leaders: ‘Too early to tell’ on Sunday alcohol sales impact | Test

Sunday alcohol sales are now in effect in Clemson and Oconee County, but local leaders say it’s too early to gauge the impact.

SDPC five-year plan includes millage increase, possible consolidations
November 27, 2014 – 12:12 am | No Comment
SDPC five-year plan includes millage increase, possible consolidations | Test

A team consisting of administrators, teachers, parents and community members presented a five-year plan Monday they said is designed to make the School District of Pickens County a top-five district in South Carolina by the year 2020.

Special Black Friday section in today’s Journal
November 27, 2014 – 12:05 am | No Comment

With some stores getting a head start today on the Black Friday holiday shopping weekend, today’s issue of The Journal features a special section with a variety of gift ideas from stores in the community.

Free and low-cost legal services that help seniors in need
November 26, 2014 – 12:59 am | No Comment
Free and low-cost legal services that help seniors in need | Test

Where can seniors turn to for free or low-cost legal help? My husband and I need some professional legal assistance but don’t have a lot of money to pay a high priced lawyer.