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Attempted murder charge upgraded Attempted murder charge upgraded

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has upgraded Marshall Lee Rogers’ charge of attempted murder to murder after the results of an autopsy performed on Timothy Wade Phillips on Nov. 15.

Oconee could spend $3M tonight Oconee could spend $3M tonight

Oconee County Council could OK spending more than $3 million on the county rock quarry, fire trucks, vehicle maintenance and grant funds tonight at its first and only scheduled meeting of the month.

Food truck ordinance set to come back to Walhalla council Food truck ordinance set to come back to Walhalla council

A little more than six weeks before it is scheduled to take effect, a Walhalla food truck ordinance is coming back to council tonight with changes.

Clemson-Carolina Blood Bowl underway Clemson-Carolina Blood Bowl underway

The Clemson and South Carolina football teams will face off in the Palmetto Bowl at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia next Saturday, but a life-changing event between the two rivals is already underway. 

11-year-old killed in ‘tragic accident’ 11-year-old killed in ‘tragic accident’

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley issued a release Saturday saying Kylee Dawn Woods died at AnMed Health Cannon Hospital from a gunshot wound.

Woman faces arson charges in fire that damaged her home Woman faces arson charges in fire that damaged her home

Della Josephine Howard, 40, of 506 Hunter St., is charged with second-degree arson, according to a Monday news release from Seneca Police Maj. Jeremy Rothell.

Officials give update on Oconee, Pickens road paving projects Officials give update on Oconee, Pickens road paving projects

Road paving projects in Oconee and Pickens counties have been a common sight in recent months because of the state gas tax bill approved more than two years ago.

CU officer fired after domestic violence allegation CU officer fired after domestic violence allegation

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded in reference to a report of domestic violence at DeWitt Ford’s home on April 29. 

Underwood collecting signatures to reduce $65 bill penalty Underwood collecting signatures to reduce $65 bill penalty

Walhalla City Councilman David Underwood is taking his efforts to reduce the city’s $65 penalty for water bills directly to residents today.

The Journal isn’t the National Enquirer The Journal isn’t the National Enquirer

Willie: Recently a student at Seneca Middle School witnessed his male teacher receive a photo from another teacher, a female.

Tigers enter second bye week after dominant stretch Tigers enter second bye week after dominant stretch

Clemson’s first bye week this season was preceded by a dramatic one-point road win over North Carolina on Sept. 28.

15 graduate from Citizens Police Academy 15 graduate from Citizens Police Academy

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office held a graduation ceremony Tuesday night for the 15 graduates of the Citizens Police Academy, the sixth installment of the program that educates residents on the daily lives of law enforcement.