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Fun for the whole family
July 28, 2017 – 10:09 pm | No Comment
Fun for the whole family | Test

When we first pitched the idea of a Labor Day weekend barbecue festival to Seneca city officials, we weren’t sure exactly what the reaction would be.

Wait for football is finally over
July 28, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Wait for football is finally over | Test

The Kenny Chesney tune “The Boys of Fall,” which waxes nostalgic on the experience of playing high school football, begins with the line: “When I feel that chill, smell that fresh-cut grass, I’m back in my helmet, cleats and shoulder pads.”

Rest in peace, Chief Sanders
July 26, 2017 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
Rest in peace, Chief Sanders | Test

Like many of you, we were shocked and saddened to learn of the passing of West Union Police Chief Charles Sanders Jr. from a heart attack Tuesday evening.

Program offers perfect opportunity to explore Oconee
July 22, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Program offers perfect opportunity to explore Oconee | Test

Oconee County’s popularity as a tourist destination is seemingly ever increasing, and it’s also become one of the most desirable areas for retirees to relocate, but sometimes even those who live here can forget about everything this little neck of the woods has to offer.

Let the eclipse countdown begin
July 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Let the eclipse countdown begin | Test

Today marks exactly a month until a total solar eclipse crosses from the Pacific coast to the Eastern Seaboard, touching only American soil along the way. Don’t miss it — the next one to do the same won’t happen for another 299 years.

Fair Play park the right spot for spec building
July 18, 2017 – 9:39 pm | No Comment
Fair Play park the right spot for spec building | Test

Almost three years ago, Oconee economic development director Richard Blackwell said the effect of completing sewer at the Golden Corner Commerce Park would be like “lighting a match” in the southern part of the county.

OK, fair enough
July 15, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
OK, fair enough | Test

In Wednesday’s edition of The Journal, we hope you read our editorial about the assistant principal’s reaction to a parent asking about the scheduling issue currently being discussed within the School District of Oconee County.

Another chance for Clemson residents to sound off
July 13, 2017 – 9:53 pm | No Comment
Another chance for Clemson residents to sound off | Test

Clemson officials will hold a second town hall meeting Sunday night at Abel Baptist Church, and considering the first one lasted more than two hours and drew a huge crowd on Father’s Day, we’d expect the turnout for this one to be even bigger.

A step in the wrong direction
July 12, 2017 – 9:13 pm | No Comment
A step in the wrong direction | Test

In the current climate of fake news and alternative facts, it is absolutely essential to continue fighting for government transparency.

Not our problem, eh?
July 11, 2017 – 10:39 pm | No Comment
Not our problem, eh? | Test

As parents, many of us are forced to prioritize many things — finances, professional concerns, family time — and we tell ourselves we do it all for our children.