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Businesses, government offices set to be closed for the Fourth
June 27, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Businesses, government offices set to be closed for the Fourth
Businesses, government offices set to be closed for the Fourth

The following is a list of closings scheduled in observance of the holiday.

Company donates $3K in supplies to law enforcement
June 27, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Company donates $3K in supplies to law enforcement
Company donates $3K in supplies to law enforcement

An Anderson-based medical supply company made a trip to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office last week to donate more than $3,000 in life-saving equipment.

Police ask for help to ID fraud suspect
June 27, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Police ask for help to ID fraud suspect
Police ask for help to ID fraud suspect

On June 15, an unidentified man used a credit card that did not belong to him at 4:09 p.m. for an “equipment exchange” at Verizon Wireless in Seneca, then used the card again at Walmart at 4:30 p.m. for a charge of $1,528.92, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.

CAT contract negotiations still ongoing for FY 2020
June 27, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on CAT contract negotiations still ongoing for FY 2020
CAT contract negotiations still ongoing for FY 2020

Negotiations are continuing between the city of Clemson and Clemson University on a new contract for their Clemson Area Transit partnership, but no agreement has been reached yet.

Witness: Plane may have hit treetops before fatal crash
June 27, 2019 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on Witness: Plane may have hit treetops before fatal crash

By Riley Morningstar
The Journal
SENECA — A witness to the Florida plane crash that took the lives of two Seneca men earlier this month told investigators he heard the airplane sputtering and thought it hit treetops …

Gas tax set to inch up
June 27, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Gas tax set to inch up
Gas tax set to inch up

As they get on the road to travel for the Fourth of July next week, motorists in South Carolina can expect to pay more for gasoline — a move that is expected to benefit Oconee County roads.

New reopen date set for $2M highway repair
June 27, 2019 – 12:04 am | Comments Off on New reopen date set for $2M highway repair
New reopen date set for $2M highway repair

Work to repair a collapsed stretch of U.S. Highway 123 near Westminster will cost more and take longer than originally expected.

Going out!
June 26, 2019 – 7:50 pm | Comments Off on Going out!

Use our calendar to make your summer plans!

Walhalla Elementary teacher named new assistant principal
June 26, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Walhalla Elementary teacher named new assistant principal
Walhalla Elementary teacher named new assistant principal

Emily Roberts, who has taught at Walhalla Elementary School for three of her seven years in the School District of Oconee County, said she is excited about the new administrative role she will step into at the school next week.

Funny you should mention that, friend!
June 26, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on Funny you should mention that, friend!
Funny you should mention that, friend!

Willie: The Journal has devoted a great deal of paper and ink, not to mention reporters’ time, to discussing utility costs throughout the county.

Sertoma Club honors Clemson pastor: Chris Heavner presented Service to Mankind Award
June 26, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Sertoma Club honors Clemson pastor: Chris Heavner presented Service to Mankind Award
Sertoma Club honors Clemson pastor: Chris Heavner presented Service to Mankind Award

When Chris Heavner was named pastor of University Lutheran Church 26 years ago, it didn’t take long for him to fall in love with the community.

A teenager
June 26, 2019 – 12:42 am | Comments Off on A teenager
A teenager

This weekend, my oldest granddaughter, Emeri, turns 13.