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Oconee job prospects are here and growing
August 29, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Oconee job prospects are here and growing | Test

Here’s some good news you can take to the bank: Oconee County is putting people to work. Relentlessly.

Swinney rewarded for being an ‘overbeliever’
August 26, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Swinney rewarded for being an ‘overbeliever’ | Test

One of the more memorable adages Dabo Swinney has espoused during his tenure as Clemson’s head football coach — and there have been several — is, “It’s only unthinkable if you don’t think it.”

School district staying ahead of the curve on technology
August 25, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
School district staying ahead of the curve on technology | Test

Odds are high that regardless of what industry in which you’re employed, and away from work as well, technology has become an increasing part of your daily life.

A warm welcome to Clemson’s largest freshman class
August 23, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
A warm welcome to Clemson’s largest freshman class | Test

While students in Oconee and Pickens counties returned to school last week — and can finally settle into a routine with the solar eclipse having come and gone — a great number more students will return to class in Pickens County today.

Area ready for once-in-a-lifetime event
August 18, 2017 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Area ready for once-in-a-lifetime event | Test

In the news business, stories come along every so often that dominate headlines for weeks or months at a time, but we struggle to think of many topics that have gotten more ink recently than the lead-up to Monday’s total solar eclipse.

Area schools set to kick off football season
August 18, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Area schools set to kick off football season | Test

While the school year is only a day old, high school football season is already upon us, and The Journal will once again have wall-to-wall — and sideline-to-sideline —coverage of the four schools within our delivery area.

Best wishes for back to school
August 16, 2017 – 9:27 pm | No Comment
Best wishes for back to school | Test

The start of a new school year is always an exciting time for teachers and students … and parents, of course.

Taking stock of today’s journey to higher education
August 11, 2017 – 9:55 pm | No Comment
Taking stock of today’s journey to higher education | Test

A couple things are pretty clear from the analysis we’ve done on the cost of going to college in South Carolina these days — the cost continues to rise, and there are outstanding options for students to get a great education locally.

Clemson officials should address parking problem now
August 9, 2017 – 9:56 pm | No Comment
Clemson officials should address parking problem now | Test

Call us crazy, but with the already dire parking situation in downtown Clemson, we fail to see how the combination of more students plus fewer parking spots equals a “win-win-win” situation for the city, as zoning and codes administrator Todd Steadman told council it would recently.

Time to close loophole for energy providers
August 8, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Time to close loophole for energy providers | Test

Unforeseen consequences are a risk with any legislation, and the hope is a rigorous vetting process, and various checks and balances, can help to predict calamity … or at least protect against it.