Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the country more than two months ago, many people — particularly seniors — have been reluctant to go out in public for fear of contracting the highly contagious disease that has already claimed thousands of lives across the country.
New Pickens County voter registration and elections executive director Travis Alexander understands the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having statewide on the June 9 primary.
There have been six more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Oconee County since Friday, along with 10 more cases in Pickens County, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. There are now 47 confirmed cases in Oconee County and 124 in Pickens County. Pickens has also had three previously reported […]
By Greg Oliver The Journal CLEMSON — Outgoing Republican state Rep. Gary Clary has been named to a committee of fellow Republicans looking to defeat President Donald Trump this year. “When you have someone who is just a demagogue who wants to attack — whether it’s women, the press, minorities, the disabled — it’s just […]
A day after the number of COVID-19 cases in Pickens County topped 100, an additional six new cases announced Friday pushed its total to 110, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. The county has also had three previously reported COVID-19 fatalities. DHEC reported one additional case in Oconee County on […]
With many COVID-19 restrictions lifted in time for the Memorial Day holiday weekend, South Carolina Highway Patrol troopers will be out in full force, paying special attention to speeding after a recent increase in drivers exceeding 100 mph on the highways.
The number of COVID-19 cases in Pickens County topped 100 on Thursday, according to the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC reported 104 confirmed cases in Pickens County after five new cases were added. Pickens has also had three previously reported COVID-19 fatalities. Oconee County has 41 confirmed cases of COVID-19. […]
Clemson University’s president said students will return for in-person classes in the fall as the school plans to have a limited number of employees return to work on campus beginning in June.