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Are they smoking the blue grass?
July 21, 2017 – 9:40 pm | No Comment
Are they smoking the blue grass? | Test

I don’t know if there’s something in the water in Kentucky and in South Carolina that produces so many hilarious tales, some of which have the added benefit of being true.

Herman Holbrooks
July 21, 2017 – 3:27 pm | No Comment

Herman Holbrooks
July 19, 2017
WALHALLA, S.C. – Herman Lee Holbrooks, 71, of 232 Ashley Drive, passed away Wednesday, July 19, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.
Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Oconee included in state’s first road projects
July 21, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Oconee included in state’s first road projects | Test

Oconee County made the top five counties in the state for miles of road to be repaved under the first awarded projects from the recently passed roads bill.

Police: Man hit, killed by train
July 21, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Police: Man hit, killed by train | Test

Clemson police are investigating the death of a 33-year-old man who was struck by a train in the city late Wednesday night.

Strickland to debut new exhibit today
July 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Strickland to debut new exhibit today | Test

When South Carolina schools began to desegregate in the early 1960s, Shelby Henderson was just a young girl making her way through the Oconee County school system.

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.

Westminster requests officer from county
July 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Westminster requests officer from county | Test

Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey confirmed Thursday that city officials had requested an interim officer from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office to serve until the city’s vacant chief position is filled.

Oconee ‘Passport’ program set to showcase arts, history
July 21, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Oconee ‘Passport’ program set to showcase arts, history | Test

The Oconee County Arts and Historical Commission has announced it will launch a program next week designed to expose locals to the treasures the county has to offer.

City grants $5K to Walhalla museum
July 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
City grants $5K to Walhalla museum | Test

Walhalla City Council voted on Tuesday to grant the Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina $5,000 in hospitality tax funds.

Keowee Elementary names technology lab after longtime volunteer
July 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Keowee Elementary names technology lab after longtime volunteer | Test

When Bob and Barbara Norton moved to the Keowee area in 1996, they began serving as volunteers at their grandchildren’s school, Keowee Elementary.

Geren raises almost $18K from individuals
July 21, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Geren raises almost $18K from individuals | Test

Democrat Mary Geren raised more money in individual campaign contributions than her Republican opponent Congressman Jeff Duncan in the latest fundraising period, according to filings with the Federal Elections Commission.

Hunting critters in the creek
July 21, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Hunting critters in the creek | Test

Kids were wading in the creek looking for critters at the South Carolina Botanical Garden on Thursday.

Good luck with that
July 21, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Good luck with that | Test

Well done! On July 18 a letter to The Journal said: “Their planned distractions are allowing a madman to proceed without opposition to his plans to destroy America.”

Response to spec building article
July 21, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Response to spec building article | Test

This is in response to Wednesday’s article “Council OKs $3M Fair Play spec building project.”

Siemens tapping Clemson students as part of study
July 21, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Siemens tapping Clemson students as part of study | Test

Finding the best way to mitigate the brain drain that occurs when a generation of experience leaves the workforce is a monumental task confronting businesses worldwide, as they’re devoting time and resources to determine how to maintain a knowledgeable employee base during generational transitions.

What to do for little Charlie Gard
July 21, 2017 – 12:22 am | No Comment
What to do for little Charlie Gard | Test

One cannot imagine a more wrenching moral dilemma than the case of little Charlie Gard.

Clemson offensive line returns with experience
July 21, 2017 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Clemson offensive line returns with experience | Test

The offensive line isn’t the most flashy position group on the football field.

July 21 Arrests
July 20, 2017 – 11:59 pm | No Comment

Arrests for July 21