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Though the days of designated smoking areas for students in high schools around the country are long gone, the movement to make campuses tobacco-free has not translated to a campus populated completely by non-smokers.
Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon touted a decrease in the total number of the eight most serious crimes reported — robbery, burglary, forcible rape, aggravated assaults, larceny, motor vehicle thefts, murder and arson — during his annual report to city council.
Seneca has become the first of the three member cities of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority to approve a resolution allowing the sewer authority to finance long-term projects by revenue bonds to pay the majority of the costs associated with several capital projects.
Officials have announced a newspaper merger that will bring nearly 240 years of Oconee County journalism history to The Journal.
While Pickens County employees seem satisfied with their jobs overall, they are concerned about pay raises and losing vacation days at the end of the year, according to results of an employee engagement survey.
The Department of Health and Environmental Control is inviting the public to help track the West Nile virus this spring and summer by submitting certain species of dead birds to its labs.
City officials hope a community group will lead the effort to improve the park near the city swimming pool.
Hope Ciara Stone, 18, of Hobson Street, was arrested late Saturday night by Westminster police on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.