Shopping Angels assist those at risk for COVID-19

May 26, 2020

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 elections head ready to face challenge

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.

COVID-19 cases continue to grow in Oconee, Pickens

May 25, 2020

  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 […]

Clary joins Republican group looking to defeat Trump

May 23, 2020

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 […]

Pickens County has six additional COVID-19 cases

May 22, 2020

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 […]

Pickens County COVID-19 cases tops 100

May 21, 2020

  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 plans return in fall

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.