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Steer clear of deer: Upstate drivers can expect increased presence on roads with mating season
October 12, 2019 – 12:47 am | Comments Off on Steer clear of deer: Upstate drivers can expect increased presence on roads with mating season
Steer clear of deer: Upstate drivers can expect increased  presence on roads with mating season | Test

Driving slower on backroads and wooded areas over the next month could save motorists a chunk of cash and the life of a deer.

Journal planning series of meetings with readers
October 12, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Journal planning series of meetings with readers

We want to know what you think about The Journal. What are we doing right? What do we need to improve on?

Mother, boyfriend arrested in toddler’s death
October 12, 2019 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Mother, boyfriend arrested in toddler’s death
Mother, boyfriend arrested in toddler’s death | Test

Molly Morgan Spivey, 22, and Ronnie Glenn Christen, 29, have both been charged with unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, due to “recent medical findings and other developments,” according to a news release. 

Residents urge city council to hit pause on developments
October 12, 2019 – 12:39 am | Comments Off on Residents urge city council to hit pause on developments
Residents urge city council to hit pause on developments | Test

Earlier this year, Clemson City Council hit the pause button on capital projects that included a new Arts Center and expanded Clemson Area African-American Museum, before eventually deciding not to fund those projects as proposed. 

South Carolina 2-1-1 director: Efforts underway to improve system
October 12, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on South Carolina 2-1-1 director: Efforts underway to improve system
South Carolina 2-1-1 director: Efforts underway to improve system | Test

South Carolina 2-1-1 director John-Mark Bell told more than 30 people representing various agencies throughout Oconee County Tuesday that efforts are underway to make the system easier to navigate and ensure it is sending people to the correct places for assistance.

Sewer authority to consider alternatives to chlorine gas
October 12, 2019 – 12:31 am | Comments Off on Sewer authority to consider alternatives to chlorine gas
Sewer authority to consider alternatives to chlorine gas | Test

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority board unanimously agreed this week to spend up to $20,000 to study alternatives to using chlorine gas to disinfect wastewater.

Musicians ready for Anderson Bluegrass Festival
October 12, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Musicians ready for Anderson Bluegrass Festival
Musicians ready for Anderson Bluegrass Festival | Test

You’d be hard pressed trying to find another festival to get your bluegrass fix as a three-day Upstate event later this month. 

Palmer to hold book signing
October 12, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on Palmer to hold book signing
Palmer to hold book signing | Test

“The Lady of Cofitachequi: A South Carolina Native American Folktale” is a children’s book about an important part of Native American history, South Carolina history and women’s history.

Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich talked Friday about the proposed about stadium upgrades
October 12, 2019 – 12:00 am | Comments Off on Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich talked Friday about the proposed about stadium upgrades
Clemson athletic director Dan Radakovich talked Friday about the proposed about stadium upgrades | Test

On the importance of a new video board:

Toddler’s death ruled a homicide; two arrests made
October 11, 2019 – 12:28 pm | Comments Off on Toddler’s death ruled a homicide; two arrests made
Toddler’s death ruled a homicide; two arrests made | Test

 
The mother of 14-month-old Rhyder Ford Peay, who died Oct. 1, and her boyfriend have been charged with unlawful neglect of child/helpless person.
Molly Morgan Spivey and Ronnie Glenn Christen have been charged with unlawful neglect …

2 longtime Tri-County Tech buildings up for renovations
October 11, 2019 – 12:57 am | Comments Off on 2 longtime Tri-County Tech buildings up for renovations
2 longtime Tri-County Tech buildings up for renovations | Test

Oconee Hall and Miller Hall, two buildings that have stood for around half a century on Tri-County Technical College’s Pendleton campus, are among four capital projects termed  “significant” by the school’s building committee.

Drought affecting livestock, not just crops
October 11, 2019 – 12:54 am | Comments Off on Drought affecting livestock, not just crops
Drought affecting livestock, not just crops | Test

Even with cooler temperatures in the mix across South Carolina, Clemson University officials are offering tips to farmers in an effort to increase drought protection measures.