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School board OKs land for new Seneca Middle School board OKs land for new Seneca Middle

The Oconee County School Board unanimously approved a recommended 40-acre site at the corner of Garrison Road and Wells Highway for the new Seneca Middle School on Monday night, pending final approval from the South Carolina Department of Transportation and Office of School Facilities.

Host of prospects visit Gamecocks Host of prospects visit Gamecocks

Wide receiver Michael Wyman of Greensboro, N.C., is a prime target for South Carolina, and on Friday he was back on campus for another visit.

Sewer authority may not have to own county lines Sewer authority may not have to own county lines

Nearly $5 million in state and federal grants sought by local officials to bring sewer services to two exits off Interstate 85 in Oconee County may not require the county to transfer ownership of $9 million in current sewer lines and equipment to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority.

Wait, who’s on first? Wait, who’s on first?

Hopefully you’ve been following the ordeal of the county giving the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority (OJRSA) the $9 million sewer line they put in the ground a couple years ago.

City council set to discuss plan for rec project City council set to discuss plan for rec project

At its planning retreat on Sunday, Westminster City Council discussed a variety of capital improvement projects and the decision to move forward in accepting a steering committee’s recommendation for the Hall Road recreation property.

Westminster skate park funds could be released tonight Westminster skate park funds could be released tonight

Westminster City Council could release thousands of dollars in donated funds for a potential skate park to a nonprofit organization at tonight’s council meeting.

Got a Pioneer water bill? Got a Pioneer water bill?

The Journal has received multiple reports that a new charge has recently appeared on Pioneer Rural Water District bills.

Countywide drug sweep nets 11 arrests Countywide drug sweep nets 11 arrests

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested 11 people from all corners of the county last week in its latest drug sweep.

West-Oak, Walhalla qualify state wrestlers West-Oak, Walhalla qualify state wrestlers

The West-Oak High School wrestling team bounced back from its loss to Indian Land in the third round of the Class 3A state tournament to dominate the 3A Upper State individual wrestling tournament over the weekend.

Sewer South discussion makes county agenda Sewer South discussion makes county agenda

Tonight’s Oconee County Council agenda is packed with public hearings and presentations, including one from sewer authority representatives on the Sewer South transfer.

Expert: Weight, hypertension among risk factors for heart attacks, strokes Expert: Weight, hypertension among risk factors for heart attacks, strokes

Exercising, quitting smoking and controlling diabetes are some of the ways a person can reduce their likelihood of having a heart attack or stroke. 

Not sure I get your point … Not sure I get your point …

Willie: I saw all these motorcycle signs up and everything, and that’s fine, but here’s what I got to say.

Tigers back at home against Florida State Tigers back at home against Florida State

CLEMSON — Following yet another heartbreaking loss over the weekend, the Clemson basketball team will return home tonight to try to bounce back from the tough defeat.

Heritage Memorial Gardens looking for new ways to serve families Heritage Memorial Gardens looking for new ways to serve families

While Heritage Memorial Gardens may look like a traditional cemetery, owner Trey Sandifer said it is much more than meets the eye.