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Journal obtains anonymous letter sent to Westminster councilwoman
July 18, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Journal obtains anonymous letter sent to Westminster councilwoman
Journal obtains anonymous letter sent to Westminster councilwoman

While it wasn’t considered a crime by authorities who investigated, Westminster City Councilwoman Susan Ramey said an anonymous letter sent to her home earlier this month left her feeling threatened.

National security agencies use Clemson professors’ social media troll research
July 18, 2019 – 12:40 am | Comments Off on National security agencies use Clemson professors’ social media troll research
National security agencies use Clemson professors’ social media troll research

Two Clemson University professors’ research on Russian fake social media accounts during the 2016 presidential election has been picked up and used by multiple national security agencies. 

Federal, local incentives draw interest in downtown Seneca
July 18, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on Federal, local incentives draw interest in downtown Seneca
Federal, local incentives draw interest in downtown Seneca

While improvements have been happening since the city of Seneca introduced its downtown incentive programs nearly a year ago, officials say they expect more changes to come to the area as developers put together plans.

Sisters collect donations to feed homeless
July 18, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on Sisters collect donations to feed homeless
Sisters collect donations to feed homeless

Sitting in her bedroom with her sister in Fair Play, Caelyn Stancil had an idea to feed local homeless people.

County council approves funding for Sewer South work
July 18, 2019 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on County council approves funding for Sewer South work
County council approves funding for Sewer South work

After much back-and-forth in previous months over the costs of Sewer South and its Phase 2 expansion, Oconee County Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to spend no more than $183,900 on engineering.

Road opens after lengthy closure
July 18, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Road opens after lengthy closure
Road opens after lengthy closure

After nearly five months out of service, the collapsed stretch of U.S. Highway 123 near Westminster reopened Tuesday night.

Transparency is essential
July 18, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Transparency is essential
Transparency is essential

The University of South Carolina Board of Trustees is set to meet Friday to select the university’s new president.

A wake-up call
July 18, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on A wake-up call
A wake-up call

Editor: President Trump and you in the Senate have been looking for a way to get the votes of whites and suburban women.

It’s a double standard, and I’m not buying into it
July 18, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on It’s a double standard, and I’m not buying into it
It’s a double standard, and I’m not buying into it

Willie: Your paper had a piece on how proud it was of the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team being world champions.

‘Stay Wild’ celebration set for July 26
July 18, 2019 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on ‘Stay Wild’ celebration set for July 26
‘Stay Wild’ celebration set for July 26

The Chattooga Conservancy will host its annual “Stay Wild” celebration and fundraiser on Friday, July 26, at Chattooga Belle Farm. 

Traps family caregivers don’t want to fall into
July 18, 2019 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on Traps family caregivers don’t want to fall into
Traps family caregivers don’t want to fall into

I was a family caregiver for two senior family members and a friend.  

Clemson, Prisma partner to offer up to $200K in grants
July 17, 2019 – 12:53 am | Comments Off on Clemson, Prisma partner to offer up to $200K in grants

The Clemson University Division of Research and Prisma Health are set to fund up to $200,000 a year in grants in a partnership announced this week.