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Brew & ‘Que and you
August 10, 2018 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Brew & ‘Que and you | Test

The Journal and the city of Seneca partnered up last year to put on the first of what we hoped would be many Labor Day Brew & ‘Que events — a local barbecue cookoff and craft beer tasting with live music, a kids’ area with free pizza, cornhole boards and more.

New school year offers opportunities
August 7, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
New school year offers opportunities | Test

Summer is quickly coming to an end in Oconee and Pickens counties, and teachers, students and support staff will soon be filling the halls of local schools for the beginning of a new school year. 

First salvo?
July 17, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
First salvo? | Test

On Monday, we learned that Oconee County economic development director Richard Blackwell resigned his position after six years.

Council’s cluster
June 21, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Council’s cluster | Test

Typically we strive to report things as important as budgets passing and tax increases as quickly as possible.

It’s your turn, make it count
June 12, 2018 – 12:37 am | No Comment
It’s your turn, make it count | Test

The campaign ads have been in the papers and on the airwaves, the speeches have been made and the candidates and their supporters are making their last pleas.

John Elliott, a needed change for county council
June 9, 2018 – 12:36 am | No Comment
John Elliott, a needed change for county council | Test

Four years ago, The Journal’s editorial board used this space to endorse Edda Cammick for the District 1 seat on Oconee County Council.

Thompson brings honesty and integrity
June 8, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Thompson brings honesty and integrity | Test

The Pickens County Council District 1 seat offers two distinctly different choices to represent residents of Clemson in an important leadership role.

Just the facts …
June 6, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment

Rarely does a media company become the sole focus of one candidate’s election platform, and even rarer does that platform involve an economic development expansion. 

The ultimate sacrifice
May 26, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
The ultimate sacrifice | Test

It’s easy to look at this Memorial Day and be grateful for a long weekend to get away from work, relax, have a cookout, enjoy Seneca Fest, go out on the lake or do something else you enjoy.

Drunk on power, part II
May 23, 2018 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Drunk on power, part II | Test

In today’s edition, hopefully you’ve already caught up on the story about three county council members forcing the former administrator’s hand in either removing several employees they didn’t like — or losing his own job.

What’s the rush?
May 17, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
What’s the rush? | Test

On Tuesday, Oconee County Council passed in title only the first draft of its budget for fiscal year 2018-2019, which begins July 1.

Good for the children?
May 4, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Good for the children? | Test

Just when it appeared issues dividing the Fair-Oak Youth Center and the other recreation centers in Oconee County were being resolved, problems are creeping up again.

County’s loss is Seneca’s gain
May 3, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
County’s loss is Seneca’s gain | Test

Oconee County lost its administrator Tuesday night, as Scott Moulder resigned before accepting the job as Seneca city administrator on Wednesday.

Drunk on power?
April 26, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Drunk on power? | Test

When she was re-elected to a second term as chairwoman of Oconee County Council in January, Edda Cammick faced opposition for the post. She defeated Julian Davis in a 3-2 vote.