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County council declines building codes proposal
June 6, 2017 – 11:43 pm | No Comment
County council declines building codes proposal | Test

After listening to concerns from some of the more than 80 in attendance at a town hall meeting attended primarily by builders, Oconee County Council voted not to move forward with a recommendation to outsource the work of its building codes department on Tuesday.

Work continues on new Central fire station
June 6, 2017 – 10:37 pm | No Comment
Work continues on new Central fire station | Test

Central officials said recently that site preparation for what will ultimately be the town’s new fire station is continuing to take place.

School board nixes non-resident change
June 6, 2017 – 10:34 pm | No Comment
School board nixes non-resident change | Test

Pickens County School Board Chairman Phillip Bowers said several parents have approached him with a request for out-of-county children whose parents own non-rental homes in the county to have an attendance fee waived.

Seneca off-ramp to close for construction
June 6, 2017 – 10:32 pm | No Comment
Seneca off-ramp to close for construction | Test

Thrift Development Corporation announced Tuesday that the eastbound off-ramp on U.S. Highway 123 in Seneca near Northside Elementary School will be closed intermittently over the next two weeks.

Sheriff’s office releases scam update
June 6, 2017 – 10:25 pm | No Comment
Sheriff’s office releases scam update | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office recently issued its scam update for June to help educate residents and prevent them from becoming victims.

Double whammy
June 6, 2017 – 10:22 pm | No Comment
Double whammy | Test

Wow! The Journal of June 3 gave us the double whammy of Trump worshippers/apologists Doug LeCroy and the legend in his own mind “Mr. L.”

What to do with the leftover?
June 6, 2017 – 10:19 pm | No Comment
What to do with the leftover? | Test

Dear Dave, When you use the envelope system, what should you do with any leftover money?

Oconee, Pickens no longer in drought
June 6, 2017 – 10:16 pm | No Comment

The Palmetto State has seen a good amount of rain since the South Carolina Drought Response Committee met in April, and members discussed the state’s overall improved drought conditions on Tuesday.

Clemson council OKs police boat motor upgrade
June 6, 2017 – 10:13 pm | No Comment
Clemson council OKs police boat motor upgrade | Test

Clemson City Council recently voted unanimously to spend just more than $11,200 to replace the motor of its 13-year-old police boat.

I would never compare a person to a drunken orangutan …
June 6, 2017 – 10:01 pm | No Comment
I would never compare a person to a drunken orangutan … | Test

Willie, Interesting about the god Jupiter and the goddess Juno of childbirth.

Rite of passage
June 6, 2017 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Rite of passage | Test

I first noticed it on Friday morning — it was just a small bump on the inside of my right knee.

Richie Blakely
June 6, 2017 – 4:24 pm | No Comment

Richie Blakely
CENTRAL, S.C. – Kenneth Richie Blakely II, 51, of 289 Heads Lake Road, passed away at his residence.
Per Richie’s request, no formal services will be held. The family is at the home of his …

Jeremiah Eugene Turbeville Sr.
June 6, 2017 – 4:23 pm | No Comment

Jeremiah Eugene Turbeville Sr.
June 4, 2017
NEWTON, N.C. – Jeremiah Eugene Turbeville Sr. passed away Sunday, June 4, in Newton.
Born in Walhalla, S.C., on April 13, 1943, he was the son of the late W.J. Turbeville …

Tigers dug deep to go 2-0 on Sunday
June 6, 2017 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Tigers dug deep to go 2-0 on Sunday | Test

CLEMSON — The seemingly never-ending Clemson Regional hit the finish line despite major weather delays, and the host Tigers reached the winner-take-all championship game in epic fashion.