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President Trump went a bit too far …
September 17, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on President Trump went a bit too far …
President Trump went a bit too far …

Willie: I don’t think that Jesus said that if you were a stranger in Israel you should go back where you came from or if you weren’t a true Jew, go away.

Commission OKs ag element, ditches ‘rustic elegance’
September 17, 2019 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Commission OKs ag element, ditches ‘rustic elegance’
Commission OKs ag element, ditches ‘rustic elegance’

With only a few revisions to the document, the Oconee County Planning Commission approved the agriculture element of the county’s comprehensive plan at its meeting Monday.

School board narrowly passes earlier start date
September 17, 2019 – 12:01 am | Comments Off on School board narrowly passes earlier start date
School board narrowly passes earlier start date

The Oconee County School Board voted 3-2 Monday night to adopt the 2020-21 calendar option that has middle and high schools starting Aug. 10 and elementary school students going back to class Aug. 17. 

Hikers found after search and rescue called in Mountain Rest
September 15, 2019 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off on Hikers found after search and rescue called in Mountain Rest

Oconee County emergency responders were dispatched for a search and rescue call at Big Bend Trail on Sunday night.

15-year-old drowns in Lake Keowee
September 14, 2019 – 12:27 pm | Comments Off on 15-year-old drowns in Lake Keowee

The Pickens County Coroner’s Office said a 15-year-old boy drowned in Lake Keowee while he was on a camping trip with his church.

History comes to life in Walhalla
September 14, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on History comes to life in Walhalla
History comes to life in Walhalla

The stone outpost at Oconee Historic Station Site will come to life with Revolutionary-era militiamen and their weapons today.

Body pulled from Keowee
September 14, 2019 – 12:52 am | Comments Off on Body pulled from Keowee
Body pulled from Keowee

By Riley Morningstar
The Journal
SUNSET — Pickens County Sheriff Rick Clark told The Journal a body was pulled from Lake Keowee at Keowee Toxaway State Park at around 7:40 p.m. Friday. 
Clark said foul play was not …

QuikTrip store coming to Seneca
September 14, 2019 – 12:41 am | Comments Off on QuikTrip store coming to Seneca
QuikTrip store coming to Seneca

A regional gas station chain has agreed to a deal with two Seneca properties to set up its first location in Oconee County. 

‘It still feels like home’ — City’s only family-owned farm remains a gathering place
September 14, 2019 – 12:38 am | Comments Off on ‘It still feels like home’ — City’s only family-owned farm remains a gathering place
‘It still feels  like home’ — City’s only family-owned farm remains a gathering place

Reba Smith holds a distinction no other Clemson residents share — she lives on the city’s only family-owned farm.

Beware of those who seek to disarm us
September 14, 2019 – 12:35 am | Comments Off on Beware of those who seek to disarm us
Beware of those who seek to disarm us

Are our local lawmakers for or against our Second Amendment rights? I’m beginning to wonder.

Coming to terms with politicians
September 14, 2019 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Coming to terms with politicians
Coming to terms with politicians

Term limits? Let the voters decide? In Clemson, it’s going to be up to the voters — as it should be.

Arts center hosting fundraiser show after severe damage to building
September 14, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Arts center hosting fundraiser show after severe damage to building
Arts center hosting fundraiser show after severe damage to building

After sustaining significant storm damage to its roof and main art gallery, the Blue Ridge Arts Center is still poised to host its annual Members’ Show beginning Sept. 20.