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Voters head to polls for statewide primaries
June 14, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Voters head to polls for statewide primaries | Test

Voters in both Oconee and Pickens will cast ballots for one of the chief law offices in their respective counties in today’s statewide primary, while a majority of the seats on county council will be up for grabs in Oconee.

Frequently asked questions: 2016 statewide primaries
June 14, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Frequently asked questions: 2016 statewide primaries | Test

A list of questions and answers from the South Carolina State Election Commission to help voters be as informed as possible about the primary process prior to heading to the polls.

Hart, Jones talk topics of interest ahead of Republican primary race
June 11, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Hart, Jones talk topics of interest ahead of Republican primary race | Test

The Journal staff
Reg Dexter’s announcement earlier this year that he would not seek re-election to his District 5 seat on Oconee County Council opened up a clear path for a new face to join council.
Two …

Oconee County Council District 2 candidates address issues
June 11, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Oconee County Council District 2 candidates address issues | Test

The Journal staff
With voters set to go to the polls on Tuesday for the Republican primary, Oconee County Council veteran Wayne McCall will be trying to fend off a challenge from political newcomer Jared Ketterman.
The …

Trio of District 4 candidates answer Journal questions
June 11, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Trio of District 4 candidates answer Journal questions | Test

The Journal staff
As one of two Oconee County Council members facing opposition in a bid for re-election in Tuesday’s Republican primary, District 4 councilman Joel Thrift will be faced with perhaps the biggest hill to …

Wagner on radio ad: ‘Shame on you, Mr. Burr’
June 11, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Wagner on radio ad: ‘Shame on you, Mr. Burr’ | Test

In his opening statement during the final candidate forum ahead of Tuesday’s Republican primary election, 10th Judicial Circuit Court solicitor candidate Wilson Burr said politics “is a dirty business.”

Solicitor hopefuls address issues ahead of primary
June 10, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Solicitor hopefuls address issues ahead of primary | Test

The three candidates vying for the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office in Tuesday’s Republican primary recently answered a series of questions from The Journal.

Oconee, Pickens election directors provide primary information
June 10, 2016 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Oconee, Pickens election directors provide primary information | Test

With Tuesday’s Republican primary only days away, the election directors for Oconee and Pickens counties said Thursday there are several things voters should be mindful of.

Solicitor candidates talk transparency at forum
June 4, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Solicitor candidates talk transparency at forum | Test

The three men vying to replace Chrissy Adams as the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office managed to touch on a wide range of issues during a forum Thursday in Pendleton.

Council candidates share visions for Oconee’s future
June 1, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Council candidates share visions for Oconee’s future | Test

Near the end of a forum that spanned the gamut from zoning to libraries to preservation, the seven Republican candidates for three county council seats were asked to share their vision for Oconee’s future.