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Barker continues family tradition, wins council seat
January 16, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Barker continues family tradition, wins council seat
Barker continues family tradition, wins council seat | Test

His father and uncle served on previous town councils in Salem, and now Jimmy Barker will be doing the same after winning Tuesday’s special election for a vacant council seat.

Longtime councilman Grogan eyes return to seat
January 10, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Longtime councilman Grogan eyes return to seat
Longtime councilman Grogan eyes return to seat | Test

After losing his council seat to now-mayor Lynn Towe in 2017, Salem Town Council candidate Tony Grogan said he’s ready for a return after previously notching 22 years of service with the town.

Council hopeful Barker touts business experience
January 10, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Council hopeful Barker touts business experience
Council hopeful Barker touts business experience | Test

While his father and uncle previously served on Salem’s town council, candidate Jimmy Barker believes he’s ready to follow in their footsteps.

Fulmer, McGuire on track for city council runoff
November 8, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Fulmer, McGuire on track for city council runoff | Test

Although vote tallies won’t be officially certified until Friday, it appears that Clemson City Council candidates John Fulmer and Fran McGuire are headed for a Nov. 20 runoff for the lone remaining seat up for grabs.

Salem plans special election
November 8, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Salem plans special election | Test

After choosing a new mayor in a special election last month, Salem voters will return to the polls in January for another special election to elect someone to take the former seat of the councilman they elected mayor.

Local party chairs confident heading into Tuesday
November 3, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Local party chairs confident heading into Tuesday | Test

Editor’s note: On election night, count on The Journal for the latest updates on results of local races. 
For election night results via text from our newsroom, text keyword MIDTERMS to 71441. We may text up to …

Duncan says his values align with constituents
November 2, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Duncan says his values align with constituents | Test

U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan said he believes his values best mirror the values of the people in the Third Congressional District, making him the best candidate in Tuesday’s race for Congress.

Geren eyes expanded, affordable health care
November 2, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Geren eyes expanded, affordable health care | Test

South Carolina’s Third Congressional District has been represented by a Republican since 1994, but Democratic candidate Mary Geren said she believes she is the one to break that cycle.

Runoff ‘extremely likely’ in Clemson council race
November 2, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Runoff ‘extremely likely’ in Clemson council race | Test

The election may not end Tuesday for voters in the city of Clemson.

3 three polling places change
October 24, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
3 three polling places change | Test

With Election Day less than two weeks away, county officials hope to remind voters at three Oconee County precincts that they will head to different locations this year.

Bruehl brings collaboration, communication
October 18, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Bruehl brings collaboration, communication | Test

Seneca resident and Pennsylvania native Bill Bruehl doesn’t have a political background, but he said his theater experience gives him a leg up when it comes to working together to get a job done.

Elliott offers financial insight, accountability
October 18, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Elliott offers financial insight, accountability | Test

Editor’s note: Bill Bruehl and John Elliott are running for the District 1 Oconee County Council seat
By Caitlin Herrington
The Journal
South Carolina native John Elliott just celebrated his 59th birthday and hopes to find another cause …

‘Way ahead’
October 18, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
‘Way ahead’ | Test

Absentee voting already exceeds 2014, 2016 participation

Voter registration deadline extended
October 3, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Voter registration deadline extended | Test

The South Carolina Election Commission has extended the voter registration deadline for next month’s election to Oct. 17.