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Summer, primaries and the state budget
June 26, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Summer, primaries and the state budget | Test

Is there anything better than summer in the Palmetto State? So much beauty all around us, kids out of school, vacations and more.

Lil’ Ripplers talk about Ripple of One
June 23, 2018 – 12:34 am | No Comment

Ripple of One is a nonprofit organization in Oconee and Pickens counties that helps parents who are struggling and who feel stuck.

Outdoors: How to make boating safer
June 23, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Outdoors: How to make boating safer | Test

Last week, Larry Rottmann, a contributor to the Springfield (Mo.) News-Leader, authored an opinion piece suggesting it was time to ban bass boats from public waters.

Highlighting 4-H’s wildlife food plot project
June 23, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Highlighting 4-H’s wildlife food plot project | Test

When people think of 4-H, the first thing they think of is farming and showing livestock.  

Tourism is a key to Oconee’s economic success
June 23, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Tourism is a key to Oconee’s economic success | Test

Nestled in the northwestern corner of South Carolina, Oconee County has redefined the standard for quality of life.

Night life in the attic — the finale
June 23, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Night life in the attic — the finale | Test

Editor’s note: This is the third and final part of a story that began in the June 9 edition of The Journal.

Greg Oliver: Forty years later, 1978 still a special year
June 22, 2018 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Greg Oliver: Forty years later, 1978 still a special year | Test

Sometimes, there are years in sports where everything just seems to come together — where games and storylines prove memorable decades later. You find you’re able to look back and remember what life was like at that time, and little things like songs can trigger memories of a given era.

Sundays are for sunsets
June 22, 2018 – 12:12 am | No Comment
Sundays are for sunsets | Test

I have accidentally developed a new habit, I think.

Love and trust are the best gifts …
June 22, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Love and trust are the best gifts … | Test

Last weekend we celebrated Father’s Day, which can be a very confusing time for foster children.  

Seneca’s new Memory Café
June 21, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Seneca’s new Memory Café | Test

Something new is coming to town, and we want you to be the first to know. We are going to initiate a “Memory Café.” 

Blueberries for sale
June 16, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Blueberries for sale | Test

Blueberries are touted as a “super fruit.” According to the United States Department of Agriculture, blueberries are one of the leaders in antioxidant content, are packed with vitamin C and contain a day’s worth of fiber in just one handful. 

Outdoors: Find ‘air-conditioned’ water to catch summertime fish
June 16, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Outdoors: Find ‘air-conditioned’ water to catch summertime fish | Test

When it gets hot during the summer, people prefer to spend time somewhere cooler.

Night life in the attic, part 2
June 16, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Night life in the attic, part 2 | Test

Editor’s note: This is a continuation from June 9. When we left off, our fearless hero’s wife, Clarene, had just asked him “Why don’t you call the police?” about an intruder in the attic in the middle of the night. 

Oliver: Free agency to more than make up for lackluster NBA Finals
June 15, 2018 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Oliver: Free agency to more than make up for lackluster NBA Finals | Test

It didn’t take long for the Golden State Warriors to dispatch the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals.