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Oakway set for U.S. Census Road Tour stop
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am | No Comment

By CARLOS GALARZA
The Journal
WESTMINSTER — School officials are calling Monday’s stop of the U.S. Census Road Tour at Oakway Intermediate School a great civics lesson for students, parents and anyone in the community interested in …

Student found dead in Seneca
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am | No Comment
Student found  dead in  Seneca | Test

BY ANDREW MOORE
THE JOURNAL
SENECA — A 19-year-old college student was found dead in his apartment Monday, prompting an investigation by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.
Charles Forrest Fowler, a Bennettsville native, was found dead at 4:15 …

Walhalla High graduate to vie for Miss South Carolina title
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am | No Comment
Walhalla High graduate to vie for Miss South Carolina title | Test

By GREG OLIVER
THE JOURNAL
WALHALLA — Oconee County will have a representative in the Miss South Carolina Pageant in July, but she will be carrying the banner for Greenville County.
Clarka Wickliffe, a 2007 Walhalla High School …

Tigers aim for measure of redemption vs. Duke
January 23, 2010 – 12:33 am | No Comment
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Both Clemson coach Oliver Purnell and star forward Trevor Booker are quick to admit the Tigers, and particularly some of their younger players, were more than a bit rattled by the raucous crowd at Duke during their Jan. 3 meeting with the Blue Devils.

Bobcats legend Bass squarely behind new coach
January 23, 2010 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Bobcats legend Bass squarely behind new coach | Test

As soon as Wayne Green’s first meeting in front of Seneca High School’s interview committee had concluded, Tom Bass could hardly hide his excitement.

Lady Bobcats hold off West-Oak charge
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Lady Bobcats hold off West-Oak charge | Test

By Kevin Pomeroy
The Journal
SENECA — Even with its squad not quite at full strength, the Seneca High School girls’ basketball team had just enough fight left to finish off West-Oak before it got too late.
Despite …

College GameDay coming to Clemson
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am | No Comment

By Eric Sprott
The Journal
CLEMSON — As if Clemson fans needed any more reason to get amped up with No. 7 Duke rolling into town tonight, they’re going to have plenty of extra fuel thrown on …

Warriors topple Seneca for first time since 1997
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Warriors topple Seneca for first time since 1997 | Test

By Kevin Pomeroy
The Journal
SENECA — With the finish line in sight, it was clear by the way the West-Oak boys’ basketball team began the fourth quarter that it had a little something to prove.
Coming off …

High school roundup: Razorbacks burned on buzzer-beater
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am | No Comment

The Journal staff
PENDLETON — The Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team fell Friday night to Pendleton 74-71 on a buzzer-beater from LaThomas Long with no time left on the clock.
Joel Putnam led the Razorbacks with …

Adams’ quiet humility remembered at funeral
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Adams’ quiet humility remembered at funeral | Test

By Pete Iacobelli
Associated Press
EASLEY — Defensive end Gaines Adams was remembered for his enormous talent, quiet humility and an amazing smile that drew people to him throughout his football career.
“They all talked about that smile,” Tommy …

Greg Oliver: Adams’ death forces reflection on what’s important in life
January 23, 2010 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Adams’ death forces reflection on what’s important in life | Test

It’s really a shame the way that an athlete’s sudden passing forces those of us who love sports to take a step back and reflect on what’s important in life. After all, why should it …

Blooming interest for orchids in Oconee
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Blooming interest for orchids in Oconee | Test

Twenty years ago Myrle Diefendorf could have shown off her orchid collection rather quickly.

Church calendar, 1-23
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment

TODAY
Manna Truck will deliver free food at Grace Baptist Church, 15195 Wells Hwy., Seneca. Check church marquee for time. Food given out as supplies last; come early.
Senior Choir presents musical program “Sweet Hymns of Praise” …

Cold weather brings warm rewards
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Cold weather brings warm rewards | Test

For the Journal
CENTRAL — As a part of its school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program, students receive orange cougar tickets for accomplishments, excellent behavior and academic achievements.
These tickets are collected and can be traded …