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After the storm
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
After the storm | Test

Jessica Nelms
The Journal
Clemson University students brave a cold, windy afternoon

Oconee County students schooled on census
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Oconee County students schooled on census | Test

By CARLOS GALARZA
The Journal
WESTMINSTER — Scores of Oakway Intermediate School fourth- and fifth-graders filled the gym Monday for an early morning civics lesson on this year’s U.S. census.

Yea or nay on full body scans at U.S. airports?
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment

By JESSICA SIBLEY
The Journal
CLEMSON — Experts are in agreement that safety usually trumps issues of privacy with the American public, as long as our privacy concerns are not taken lightly.

Creeks swell, roads close after storm
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Creeks swell,  roads close  after storm | Test

Yet another barrage of rainfall on Sunday sent local creeks over their banks, closed roads, uprooted trees and generally raised havoc with both public and private property.
Rainfall in the Seneca area was reported at just over 3 inches. Walhalla reported 3.5 inches. Near Salem, nearly 4 inches of rain reportedly fell.

Formula limits Oconee’s taxing power
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment

By CARLOS GALARZA
The Journal
WALHALLA — Oconee County property owners won’t have to worry about getting a hefty tax bill increase in 2010.

Salvation Army moves into new digs
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Salvation Army moves into new digs | Test

By JESSICA SIBLEY
The Journal
WALHALLA — For Capt. Rick Langley of the Salvation Army the latest news was nothing short of a miracle.
“My wife and I came up here in September to take over,” he said. …

Are sewer partnership hopes fading?
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment

Any hopes of a partnership between the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority (OJRSA) and the developers of the Highpointe and Pointe West communities on Lake Hartwell are fading fast.

Remembering Dasher’s duty
January 26, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Remembering Dasher’s duty | Test

An emotional Sgt. Tommy Crompton prepares to speak during the memorial service for his canine partner Officer Dasher, Monday morning at the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.

Local leaders invited to National Issues Forum
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am | No Comment
Local leaders invited  to National Issues Forum | Test

By GREG OLIVER
THE JOURNAL
CLEMSON — The chambers of commerce representing Oconee, Pickens and Anderson counties are again providing an opportunity for local business and community leaders to visit the nation’s capital this spring and discuss …

Sheriff: Lax oversight led to theft
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am | No Comment
Sheriff: Lax oversight led to theft | Test

Two months after Sheriff James Singleton’s office manager was arrested for allegedly embezzling a half-million dollars from three drug accounts, the sheriff still acknowledges that a glaring lack of oversight led to the theft.