A place for pets; Clemson Paw Partners finally gets home

May 13, 2020

Special to The Journal Clemson Paw Partners founder and president Margaret Thompson is excited about Pickens County Council’s recent decision to allow her nonprofit to move into the former county magistrate’s building on Commons Way in Central. Special to The Journal Josh Young is pictured with his children, Mason and Anndie, wife, Allison, and Bowman, […]

Painting the pandemic

May 6, 2020

  RILEY MORNINGSTAR | THE JOURNAL Gateway Arts Center director Melody Davis has painted several portraits of healthcare workers battling the coronavirus. She’s also painted classic photos on the garage of the arts center.   By Riley Morningstar The Journal WESTMINSTER — Operations at the Gateway Arts Center remain on hold, but COVID-19 hasn’t prevented […]

Emergency feeding program serving seniors

  Greg Oliver | The Journal Senior Solutions executive administrative assistant Candace Crocker helps a senior in a car line waiting to pick up a meal as part of the Emergency Nutrition Meal Program being offered for the next five weeks.     Greg Oliver | The Journal Officials with Senior Solutions are serving meals […]

Clemson woman does jog, walk at 75

April 29, 2020

Special to The Journal Sally Alexander, of Clemson, above, said the seven-hour 26.2 mile walk-jog marathon in which she recently took part is her first and last such venture.   By Greg Oliver The Journal CLEMSON — A former assistant girls’ track coach at Daniel High School, Sally Alexander has always taken physical fitness seriously. […]

DAR donates to Seneca tornado victims

Pictured are Carolyn Nations, left, and Harriet Nash   Special to The Journal A lot of people say it takes a village, but if you ask any member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), they will say it takes a chapter. In this case, The Fort Prince George Chapter. May Headley, who lives […]

‘SenecaAid’ livestream concert benefits tornado fund

April 24, 2020

Artists performing from 7-9 p.m. on the Keowee Brewing Company’s Facebook page: Evan Dehner Trey Stephens Cecil Tompkins Billy Bauer L.C. Branch Amongst The Trees   By Riley Morningstar The Journal SENECA — A local brewery is partially matching funds raised for the Seneca tornado relief efforts through a concert streamed online tomorrow night. Keowee […]

Sheriff’s office offering prescription delivery service

April 21, 2020

Photos by Caitlin Herrington | The Journal Deputy Kim Richardson hands medications to a participant in the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office’s new prescription delivery service. Richardson will leave the medicine outside the door or, if participants are outside enjoying the weather, hand them off after a valid ID is shown.   By Caitlin Herrington The […]