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Hartman hopes to build on county’s economic successes
April 6, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Hartman hopes to build on county’s economic successes
Hartman hopes to build on county’s economic successes | Test

Tuesday’s announcement of an estimated 125 jobs coming to Oconee County later this year through Horton Holding’s decision to build a facility near Westminster was reason to celebrate for Oconee Economic Alliance interim executive director Janet Hartman and her staff.

High Falls superintendent set to retire after 20 years
April 6, 2019 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on High Falls superintendent set to retire after 20 years

Monday marks the beginning of retirement for Tom Hulse, who has served as park superintendent at High Falls County Park for more than 20 years.

Six charged in Seneca drug raids
April 6, 2019 – 12:30 am | Comments Off on Six charged in Seneca drug raids
Six charged in Seneca drug raids | Test

Six people were arrested on a total of 14 charges in connection with two unrelated drug raids this week.

Nettles family gives financial gift for park
April 6, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Nettles family gives financial gift for park
Nettles family gives financial gift for park | Test

For nearly 25 years, Nettles Park has been recognized as a state-of-the-art complex serving the recreational needs of children and youth in the Clemson and Central areas. 

Woman arrested in 2016 neglect case
April 6, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Woman arrested in 2016 neglect case
Woman arrested in 2016 neglect case | Test

Susan Ashley Williams, of Pine Grove Road, is charged with one count of unlawful neglect of a child. She was released from the Oconee County Detention Center on a $10,000 personal recognizance bond Thursday.

Central Town Council set to review police chief applications Monday night
April 6, 2019 – 12:25 am | Comments Off on Central Town Council set to review police chief applications Monday night
Central Town Council set to review police chief applications Monday night | Test

Initial plans to have a committee comprised of Central Town Council members reviewing applications for police chief have evolved to the entire council looking at the applications.

Board recommends changes to Astro plans
April 6, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Board recommends changes to Astro plans
Board recommends changes to Astro plans | Test

Owners of a proposed restaurant and brewery at the site of the former Astro Triple theater will have to make some changes to their plans after meeting with the Clemson Board of Architectural Review this week.

Man charged with sexual misconduct with child under 11
April 6, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Man charged with sexual misconduct with child under 11
Man charged with sexual misconduct with child under 11 | Test

Tristan Craig Phelps, of the Forest Hills area, is charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual misconduct with a minor under the age of 11.

Man accused of sex assault on girl
April 6, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on Man accused of sex assault on girl

Adam Raymundus Burkey, 31, of the Friendship community, is charged with one count of first-degree criminal sexual misconduct with a minor under the age of 11.

SCDOT repairing detour road, pausing water line relocation work
April 6, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on SCDOT repairing detour road, pausing water line relocation work
SCDOT repairing detour road, pausing water line relocation work | Test

An unexpected detour road repair is forcing Westminster to wait to permanently set its relocated water line, with work taking place on Dixon and Singleton roads at U.S. Highway 123. 

Kennedy: Tech presidency would be ‘dream come true’
April 6, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on Kennedy: Tech presidency would be ‘dream come true’
Kennedy: Tech presidency would be ‘dream come true’ | Test

Shannon Kennedy has served in a variety of roles in higher education and said the versatility of those roles has prepared her to be one of three finalists for president of Tri-County Technical College.

County set to host series of planning drop-ins
April 6, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on County set to host series of planning drop-ins
County set to host series of planning drop-ins | Test

Taking more steps to get the community involved with Oconee County’s 2030 Comprehensive Plan, the planning department is taking its show on the road, so to speak.

Journal wins 14 state awards
April 6, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Journal wins 14 state awards

The editorial staff of The Journal won 14 awards from the South Carolina Press Association in its annual contest recognizing the best in South Carolina newspapers.

Clemson Literary Festival to connect readers and writers
April 6, 2019 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Clemson Literary Festival to connect readers and writers
Clemson Literary Festival to connect readers and writers | Test

The 12th annual Clemson Literary Festival is scheduled for Wednesday through Friday at a variety of venues on campus and downtown.