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Journal, government offices closed Monday
December 29, 2017 – 9:34 pm | No Comment

The Journal and all local government offices will be closed Monday for the New Year’s Day holiday.

Incumbents file for re-election
December 29, 2017 – 9:33 pm | No Comment

The four Seneca City Council incumbents up for re-election in 2018 filed for candidacy on Friday.

Crime briefs
December 29, 2017 – 9:32 pm | No Comment
Crime briefs | Test

William Junior Clark, 42, of 221 Fairforest Way, was charged with kidnapping, first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon while in commission of a crime, according to arrest warrants.

Top 10 of 2017: No. 1: Tigers’ national title named year’s top story
December 29, 2017 – 9:30 pm | No Comment
Top 10 of 2017: No. 1: Tigers’ national title named year’s top story | Test

When Alabama reclaimed the lead against Clemson late in the fourth quarter on Jan. 9 in Tampa, Fla., there was one colossal mistake the Crimson Tide made.

Officials concerned about moped safety
December 29, 2017 – 9:19 pm | No Comment
Officials concerned about moped safety | Test

Three Oconee County accidents in recent weeks involving mopeds — including two with fatalities — have local legislators calling again for safety requirements to make those riding mopeds more visible to other motorists.

Clemson fans carry $2 bill tradition to New Orleans
December 29, 2017 – 9:18 pm | No Comment
Clemson fans carry $2 bill tradition to New Orleans | Test

As Clemson fans head to New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl, some will be be continuing a 40-year tradition.

Grief isn’t a straight line
December 29, 2017 – 9:12 pm | No Comment

Last year, we had our traditional Christmas with our relatives in Kentucky a couple of days after the actual holiday.

Five truths about poinsettias
December 29, 2017 – 9:06 pm | No Comment
Five truths about poinsettias | Test

Poinsettias are the No. 1 flowering potted plant sold in the United States, even though almost all are sold during the month of December.

I wish everyone had shelter and enough food and medicine
December 29, 2017 – 9:05 pm | No Comment
I wish everyone had shelter and enough food and medicine | Test

Willie: OK, Willie, let me tell you a little bit about bipolar disorder.

Top 10 of 2017: No. 4: Travel ban strands former Clemson student
December 29, 2017 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Top 10 of 2017: No. 4: Travel ban strands former Clemson student | Test

After former Clemson University student Nazanin Zinouri was prevented from boarding a flight home to the U.S. on Jan. 28, she typed a Facebook post from the Dubai International Airport that would get more than 218,000 shares.

Clemson-Bama III promises exciting start to new year
December 29, 2017 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Clemson-Bama III promises exciting start to new year | Test

Movie trilogies like Star Wars have a way of building excitement during the first two productions before concluding with an epic finale.

High school roundup: Seneca girls’ basketball wins tournament opener
December 29, 2017 – 12:41 am | No Comment
High school roundup: Seneca girls’ basketball wins tournament opener | Test

CHARLESTON — The Seneca High School girls’ basketball team started its Carolina Invitational tournament appearance on a strong note, beating Bishop McGuinness (N.C.) 51-34 on Thursday at Cane Bay High School.

Razorbacks shut down by Vikings
December 29, 2017 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Razorbacks shut down by Vikings | Test

WESTMINSTER — Taking on Tennessee High School (Tenn.) in the semifinals of the Apple Classic in Westminster on Thursday, The Walhalla Razorbacks fell victim to the notoriously imposing defense put on full display by the Vikings throughout their tournament run.

Thorsland leads Walhalla to semifinal win
December 29, 2017 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Thorsland leads Walhalla to semifinal win | Test

WESTMINSTER — In a contest teeming with offensive production by both teams, the Walhalla Razorbacks came out on top against the Stephens County (Ga.) Indians on Thursday, thanks in large part to a career performance from forward John Thorsland.