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Official touts Oconee economy after state report
July 11, 2018 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Official touts Oconee economy after state report | Test

A recent report on manufacturing in all 50 states in the U.S. gave South Carolina an “A” grade for manufacturing, but also grades ranging from “B” to “D” in other categories.

Upgrade of Clemson park about to begin
July 10, 2018 – 8:20 pm | No Comment

Improvements to Clemson’s Rotary Park, secured primarily through a grant approved by the state late last fall, will soon get underway.

Duke planning siren test Wednesday
July 10, 2018 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Duke planning siren test Wednesday | Test

State, county and Duke Energy officials perform the tests once per quarter to ensure the sirens are operating properly.

Report finds state’s roads among deadliest in country
July 10, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Report finds state’s roads among deadliest in country | Test

South Carolina is the third-deadliest state in the nation when it comes to car crashes, according to data from the National Highway Safety Traffic Administration.  

Blaze that destroyed home under investigation
July 10, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Blaze that destroyed home under investigation | Test

Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said a fire that destroyed a home in Westminster over the weekend is still under investigation, and another fire at the same address Monday may have been intentionally set. 

Seneca readies downtown business incentive packages
July 10, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Seneca readies downtown business incentive packages | Test

After months of preparation, city council is expected to adopt a pair of ordinances on second and final reading at its regularly scheduled meeting tonight to establish a pair of programs to help revitalize the area and make it a destination for potential consumers.

Police: Westminster man cut deputy with chisel
July 10, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Police: Westminster man cut deputy with chisel | Test

The Journal staff
FAIR PLAY — An Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputy ended up with a cut on his face after a call about a fight Saturday.
Franklin Hane Feltman, 26, of Harbin Road in Westminster, was …

‘Summer Nights’ series to return to Walhalla this week
July 9, 2018 – 9:32 pm | No Comment

The event will be held from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, according to Holly Douglas, one of the series’ organizers. 

City considering energy-saving loan
July 7, 2018 – 12:49 am | No Comment
City considering energy-saving loan | Test

When Westminster City Council meets on Tuesday night, a $170,000 loan to retrofit the city’s raw and clear-well water pumps will be a topic of discussion.

Golf tournament to benefit Pickens Co. Humane Society
July 7, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Golf tournament to benefit Pickens Co. Humane Society | Test

The society’s fifth annual golf tournament is set for Aug. 5 at the Pickens Country Club, PCHS executive director Samantha Gamble said. 

Clemson woman collecting items after man charged with moving out, leaving 17 dogs
July 7, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
Clemson woman collecting items after man charged with moving out, leaving 17 dogs | Test

A Clemson woman is collecting supplies for the Pickens County Animal Shelter. 

SDOC officials pleased with progress made on board goals
July 7, 2018 – 12:16 am | No Comment
SDOC officials pleased with progress made on board goals | Test

Board chairman Andy Inabinet recently said some board goals set last year — including improved test scores — are being carried over to the new fiscal year.

County fire chief, sheriff urge caution around water
July 7, 2018 – 12:14 am | No Comment
County fire chief, sheriff urge caution around water | Test

With a name derived from a Cherokee word meaning “land beside the water,” Oconee County lays claim to three lakes, several rivers and dozens of easy-to-access waterfalls.

Clemson planners to hear subdivision request Monday
July 7, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment

A proposal for a major subdivision near Old Stone Church Road, whose sketch plan was reviewed last month by the Clemson Planning Commission, will again go before the commission Monday night for full approval.