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Phones and church don’t mix
October 2, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on Phones and church don’t mix
Phones and church don’t mix

Willie: It appears there have been some horrible auto accidents lately where the driver has crossed the centerline, causing a head-on collision.

Southern Wesleyan University to host ‘Hope for Haiti’ — 5K run scheduled for Saturday at college
October 2, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Southern Wesleyan University to host ‘Hope for Haiti’ — 5K run scheduled for Saturday at college
Southern Wesleyan University  to host ‘Hope for Haiti’ — 5K run scheduled for Saturday at college

Haiti is one of the most impoverished places on Earth, with numerous churches and nonprofits making mission trips to the island each year in an effort to bring relief in some form or fashion.

Parris: Water line breaks may happen again
October 2, 2019 – 12:37 am | Comments Off on Parris: Water line breaks may happen again
Parris: Water line breaks may happen again

As city workers continue to replace about eight-tenths of a mile of water lines where breaks in the lines led to two boil-water advisories last week, Walhalla utilities director Scott Parris said more breaks could happen before the end of next month.

Teen charged in Monday shoplifting
October 2, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Teen charged in Monday shoplifting
Teen charged in Monday shoplifting

William Dakota Hunt, 18, of North Piedmont Road, was arrested Monday and in custody Tuesday at the Oconee County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing.

Local officials react to sewer funding for southern Oconee
October 2, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Local officials react to sewer funding for southern Oconee
Local officials react to sewer funding for southern Oconee

Oconee County officials say $5.2 million in approved local, state and federal funding to bring sewer service to Interstate 85 may be the final piece to bring economic growth to the southern end of the county.

County makes offer for top economic job
October 2, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on County makes offer for top economic job
County makes offer for top economic job

County administrator Amanda Brock confirmed to The Journal an offer has been made for a prospective new Oconee Economic Alliance executive director, and the county is awaiting a final decision from the candidate. 

New voting machine open for practice
October 2, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on New voting machine open for practice
New voting machine open for practice

County voter registration and elections director Joy Scharich led a demonstration for county council at its Tuesday meeting, showing off one of the machines that — though they are worth more than $1 million — cost the county government nothing.

I am the cat
October 2, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on I am the cat
I am the cat

Editor: I am the cat. I own you. You don’t own me.

Is that too much to ask?
October 1, 2019 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Is that too much to ask?
Is that too much to ask?

Willie: Recently your column mentioned the quality of service since Prisma took over GHS.

Betty Hopkins Alexander
October 1, 2019 – 12:29 am | Comments Off on Betty Hopkins Alexander
Betty Hopkins Alexander

SENECA, S.C. — Betty Hopkins Alexander, 89, of 710 South Oak St., wife of the late Fred Lawrence Alexander Jr., passed away Saturday, Sept. 28, at Oconee Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

Local insurance agent has fun giving clients ‘peace of mind’
October 1, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Local insurance agent has fun giving clients ‘peace of mind’
Local insurance agent has fun giving clients ‘peace of mind’

hough some might find it rather dull, Donovan Pope enjoys his job. In fact, he says being an insurance agent is fun.

Crime briefs: Construction worker charged in theft
October 1, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Construction worker charged in theft
Crime briefs: Construction worker charged in theft

Tillman L. Gibson, 52, of 543 Sam Moore Road in Westminster, was charged with two counts of grand larceny with a value of $10,000 or more.