Kellett project likely done by end of year

Despite some delays because of some COVID-19 issues, Seneca city administrator Scott Moulder says he is confident a project to demolish the former Kellett Elementary School building and create greenspace and ballfields in its place will be completed by the end of the year.

Teacher’s children educating younger students through online education activities

Special to The Journal Lydia Zelmer, 7, and Parker Zelmer, 10, helped mom and teacher Lorrie Zelmer come up with creative online learning opportunities with her kindergarten students who like others throughout the country have been forced to adapt to the new normal of education as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Special to […]

Seneca man charged in burglary

  SENECA — Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a 26-year-old man Wednesday after finding him hiding near a home on South Cove Road that had been broken into multiple times this month. Anthony Michael Griffin, of Burkett Road, is charged with first-degree burglary, petit larceny and possession of tools used during a crime. He […]

Free legal aid available for April 13 storm survivors

The Journal staff COLUMBIA — Victims of the April 13 storm in Oconee County and other areas in the state who face disaster-related legal issues can get help from a partnership designed to help those who cannot afford an attorney. The services helps with securing Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other government benefits, insurance […]

Returning to normal? Race begins opening of Seneca events

Early this morning, nearly 500 runners and walkers were set to gather at the Shaver Recreational Complex for the annual Race for the Green, including about 140 half-marathon runners, along with roughly 330 people taking part in a 5K event.