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Oconee council members weigh in on Bountyland fire project
February 25, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Oconee council members weigh in on Bountyland fire project | Test

Oconee County appears set to proceed with construction of a fire station in the Bountyland area, as three members of county council told The Journal they support moving forward with the project.

Groundbreaking held for new Pickens jail
February 25, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Groundbreaking held for new Pickens jail | Test

A day Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark has long been waiting for became reality Friday afternoon.

Oconee school board trustees spare mental health counselor positions
February 24, 2017 – 10:35 pm | No Comment
Oconee school board trustees spare mental health counselor positions | Test

A plea to the Oconee County School Board to spare seven mental health counselor positions slated for elimination was answered Monday night when the board voted 5-0 following executive session to keep them intact.

Westminster OKs zoning changes
February 24, 2017 – 10:32 pm | No Comment
Westminster OKs zoning changes | Test

Westminster City Council passed two zoning ordinances during Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting.

Treasurer blasts pension bill, state leadership
February 24, 2017 – 10:26 pm | No Comment
Treasurer blasts pension bill, state leadership | Test

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis doesn’t think much of the South Carolina pension reform bill making its way through the state House of Representatives.

Whitmire: ‘I just can’t turn my back on my small towns’
February 24, 2017 – 10:25 pm | No Comment
Whitmire: ‘I just can’t turn my back on my small towns’ | Test

As municipalities across the state crunch ominous numbers and await the fate of two controversial bills that are stalled in the House of Representatives, two members of the Oconee County Legislative Delegation weighed in on the proposed legislation sponsored by the delegation’s third member Friday.

SC pension reform bill hits House floor
February 24, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
SC pension reform bill hits House floor | Test

A bill to shore up a $24 billion shortfall in the South Carolina state pension fund made it out of committee in the state House of Representatives on Thursday.

World of Energy gets solar charging station
February 24, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
World of Energy gets solar charging station | Test

With nearly 50 years under its belt, the World of Energy has a long story to tell. And its most recent chapter focuses on the newest addition to Duke Energy’s portfolio — solar energy.

County to absorb costs of new fire station
February 24, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
County to absorb costs of new fire station | Test

Oconee County plans to absorb the costs of opening a new fire station in the Bountyland area within its existing budget despite projections that show the county facing more than a $2 million shortfall within three fiscal years.

Clemson parks director to retire after 38 years
February 24, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Clemson parks director to retire after 38 years | Test

Steve Figueroa has overseen the city of Clemson’s parks and recreation program for nearly four decades, playing a key role in the development of Nettles Park, the Central-Clemson Recreation Center and the town’s partnership with neighboring Central.