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Central learning trail dedicated
June 1, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Central learning trail dedicated | Test

Despite heavy rain that forced the celebration underneath a nearby shelter, the sixth Born Learning Trail in Pickens County was officially dedicated recently with a ribbon cutting at Cannon Park in Central.

McMaster: Public records law a ‘step forward’ for transparency
June 1, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
McMaster: Public records law a ‘step forward’ for transparency | Test

A new law closing loopholes in South Carolina’s Freedom of Information Act represents “a big step forward” in government transparency, Gov. Henry McMaster said Wednesday at a ceremonial signing.

Pinch of state pension reform felt in city budget
June 1, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Pinch of state pension reform felt in city budget | Test

The impending blowback from the state’s pension reform bill, which was signed into law by Gov. Henry McMaster in April, was clearly illustrated Tuesday night in Seneca, as city leaders rolled out the city’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

In the $10,483,723 city budget, which city council unanimously approved on first reading at city hall, a tax hike of 1.2 mills, a slight increase in garbage fees and five city jobs that are set to be lost to attrition are helping to offset a payout of $172,000 as part of the pension bill, much to the chagrin of city administrator Greg Dietterick.

Northside roadwork a worthwhile project
June 1, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Northside roadwork a worthwhile project | Test

One of the criticisms of increasing the state’s gas tax is that a lack of oversight in the S.C. Department of Transportation makes it difficult to understand at times why certain projects get green-lighted when other roads are clearly more in need of repair.

Sheriff requests 5 new deputies for patrol, court security
June 1, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Sheriff requests 5 new deputies for patrol, court security | Test

Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark has requested additional officers to help with an “increasing volume” in day-to-day operations.

Sad to see Chiusano go
June 1, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Sad to see Chiusano go | Test

Bill Chiusano, the executive director of the Walhalla Civic Auditorium, is retiring as of June 30.

Look out below
June 1, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Look out below | Test

You should be concerned about the state of the union — or is it disunion?

Not funny if you’re an American
June 1, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Not funny if you’re an American | Test

I can’t help but chuckle at the recent Journal ads for the upcoming Oconee Chamber’s Lunch and Learn event on June 6.

Clemson’s Rohlman hoping to build on hitting success
June 1, 2017 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Clemson’s Rohlman hoping to build on hitting success | Test

CLEMSON — Reed Rohlman knows a little something about getting hot at the plate.