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Lowcountry mayor thanks local rescuers for Florence efforts
October 5, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Lowcountry mayor thanks local rescuers for Florence efforts | Test

Pickens County’s swift water rescue personnel were recognized Monday night for their work before, during and after Hurricane Florence last month. 

Oconee, Anderson volunteers help with hurricane’s aftermath
October 5, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Oconee, Anderson volunteers help with hurricane’s aftermath | Test

Members of the Oconee County Special Rescue team and the Anderson City Fire Department partnered recently to help those impacted by floodwaters in Marion as a result of Hurricane Florence.

Mobile home destroyed by fire
October 5, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Mobile home destroyed by fire | Test

A singlewide mobile home was deemed a total loss in the aftermath of a home fire in Westminster on Thursday.

Time capsule to be opened today
October 5, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Time capsule to be opened today | Test

Gov. Henry McMaster will attend the opening of a time capsule buried outside the Pickens County Courthouse in 1968.

Clemson police take part in National Coffee with a Cop Day for first time
October 4, 2018 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Clemson police take part in National Coffee with a Cop Day for first time | Test

Clemson Police Chief Jimmy Dixon, members of his command staff and officers enjoyed a cup of java and the opportunity for conversation with Clemson University students and local residents Wednesday morning at a local coffee shop.

Keowee Key community earns rare wildlife habitat certification
October 4, 2018 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Keowee Key community earns rare wildlife habitat certification | Test

Keowee Key has been recognized for creating a community where people and wildlife can both flourish. 

Sheriff’s office getting camera upgrades
October 4, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Sheriff’s office getting camera upgrades | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office could be receiving upgrades to current body cameras and five additional cameras as soon as November.

Lawsuit alleges student sexually assaulted on bus
October 4, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Lawsuit alleges student sexually assaulted on bus | Test

A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court against the School District of Pickens County alleges district officials failed to protect a 7-year-old student from sexual assault and blamed the victim for the assault.

‘Celebrate Oconee’ gala to benefit Oconee Heritage Center
October 4, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
‘Celebrate Oconee’ gala to benefit  Oconee Heritage Center | Test

“Celebrate Oconee” will be held from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at Chattooga Belle Farm in Long Creek. 

Journal wins nine advertising awards
October 4, 2018 – 12:07 am | No Comment

The Journal won nine awards — including five for first place — in the South Carolina Press Association’s recently announced Palmy Awards for effectiveness in advertising design.

Police plan to use metal detectors at Friday night game
October 4, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Police plan to use metal detectors at Friday night game | Test

For a second time this season, Oconee County law enforcement will use metal detectors at a high school football game to scan fans as they enter the gates Friday night.

October 4 Arrests
October 3, 2018 – 11:59 pm | No Comment

Arrests for October 4

Going out!
October 3, 2018 – 9:19 pm | No Comment

Use our calendar to make your plans for the weekend.

Foothills Care Center CEO stepping down
October 3, 2018 – 12:33 am | No Comment
Foothills Care Center CEO stepping down | Test

Looking back over the past five years as chief executive officer of Foothills Care Center, Kelly Ross is excited about the growth of the faith-based program and lives that have been changed.