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Upstate Alliance briefs county council on economic trends 
April 17, 2018 – 11:12 pm | No Comment

Economic development announcements that create thousands of new jobs are on the decline nationwide, but the changing landscape can provide opportunities, Upstate Alliance president John Lummus told Pickens County Council at a meeting earlier this month.

Sex offender facing additional charges
April 17, 2018 – 12:58 am | No Comment
Sex offender facing additional charges | Test

After a recent department bulletin noting outstanding warrants, authorities said an Oconee County sheriff’s deputy recognized a wanted man on Saturday evening, leading to drug charges in addition to a sex offender registry violation and electronic device damage charges.

Developer plans new housing, strip mall on 88 acres
April 17, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Developer plans new housing, strip mall on 88 acres | Test

A Simpsonville real estate developer is planning to build residential housing, a strip mall and mini-storage facility on almost 90 acres of property on Frontage Road in Seneca.

Council to get first look at budget proposals
April 17, 2018 – 12:52 am | No Comment
Council to get first look at budget proposals | Test

Oconee County Council will get its first look at budget proposals for the county and School District of Oconee County at a meeting tonight.

Walhalla High School Improvement Council wins state award
April 17, 2018 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Walhalla High School Improvement Council wins state award | Test

The members of the Walhalla High School School Improvement Council can truly say they are the best in the Palmetto State after winning South Carolina’s highest award in a ceremony held in Columbia.

Rain delays Clemson utilities project
April 17, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Rain delays Clemson utilities project | Test

Lane closures on S.C. Highway 93 near Clemson University, scheduled to begin today, won’t take place for a few days due to rainy weather conditions in the area Sunday.

Residents speak out against arming school employees
April 17, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment
Residents speak out against arming school employees | Test

After School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland repeated his assertion Monday night that the proposed Armed School Alliance Program is not a replacement for school resource officers, local residents expressed their concerns with the plan.

Police investigating reported kidnapping
April 16, 2018 – 10:57 pm | No Comment

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman said she was kidnapped from her home in Pickens and later pushed into Lake Keowee in Oconee County.

Deputies investigating possible kidnapping
April 15, 2018 – 3:31 pm | No Comment

By Justin Lee Campbell
The Journal
OCONEE COUNTY — Officials are investigating an alleged kidnapping or carjacking that Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said happened Sunday in Pickens County before a vehicle involved in the crime was …

Study looks at mass transit options
April 14, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Study looks at mass transit options | Test

Clemson officials recently sat in on a presentation regarding a feasibility study to examine potential use of automated transit networks and aerial trams as options to alleviate congestion in the Clemson area near Highpoint.