Array ( )
An important step - UpstateToday.com
Survey01
. Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Editorials

An important step
February 27, 2019 – 12:48 am | Comments Off on An important step
An important step | Test

Next week, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is expected to take action to begin the process of returning more than $7.6 million to its three member cities — Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster.

A hand up
February 20, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on A hand up
A hand up | Test

Monique Harrison said she was “rebuilding her life from scratch” when she moved back to Seneca last fall. 

Wait, who’s on first?
February 19, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Wait, who’s on first?
Wait, who’s on first? | Test

Hopefully you’ve been following the ordeal of the county giving the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority (OJRSA) the $9 million sewer line they put in the ground a couple years ago.

County employees …
February 16, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on County employees …
County employees … | Test

It’s time for someone to step up.

Protect your heart
February 15, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on Protect your heart
Protect your heart | Test

In today’s issue of The Journal, there is an eight-page special section as part of our recognition of Heart Health Awareness Month in February.

A community ‘staple’
February 13, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on A community ‘staple’
A community ‘staple’ | Test

There are few things we can do in life to make an impact in the lives of others more than sharing a little joy and bringing a smile to someone else’s life.

The year for education reform?
February 8, 2019 – 12:20 am | Comments Off on The year for education reform?
The year for education reform? | Test

State legislators from all sides in Columbia say 2019 is the year to reform the public education system, calling for higher teacher salaries, fewer standardized tests and the consolidation of smaller, failing school districts and much more.

Girls rule
February 7, 2019 – 12:51 am | Comments Off on Girls rule
Girls rule | Test

In a story on today’s front page, you have the opportunity to read about how Oconee County administrator Amanda Brock and Oconee Economic Alliance director Janet Hartman saved all of us $1.27 million by going the extra mile.

Making a difficult situation better
February 6, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Making a difficult situation better
Making a difficult situation better | Test

Clemson officials and the management of a downtown apartment complex showed good judgment in dealing with 90 Clemson University students who suddenly found themselves in need of temporary shelter last week.

Setting things right
February 5, 2019 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Setting things right
Setting things right | Test

On Monday night, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority’s Board of Commissioners took a step toward setting things right with its three member cities — Westminster, Walhalla and Seneca.

Clemson bridge saga looks to be reaching its merciful end
February 2, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Clemson bridge saga looks to be reaching its merciful end
Clemson bridge saga looks to be reaching its merciful end | Test

The older generation will likely remember the old Simon and Garfunkel tune “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Some Clemson city officials and residents would say the replacement of the Norfolk Southern railroad bridge at the intersection of U.S. Highway 123 and S.C. Highway 133 has been nothing but trouble.

What’s a couple million between friends?
February 1, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on What’s a couple million between friends?
What’s a couple million between friends? | Test

In today’s edition of The Journal you’ve read where the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners are scheduled to consider a proposal to reduce its reserve fund from more than $13 million to about $5 million by returning approximately $8 million back to the three member cities who paid the money to the sewer authority in the first place.

100 years from today
January 29, 2019 – 12:34 am | Comments Off on 100 years from today
100 years from today | Test

We can only imagine what things will be like in Oconee County 100 years from now.

An ‘opportunity’ for a fresh start
January 26, 2019 – 12:05 am | Comments Off on An ‘opportunity’ for a fresh start
An ‘opportunity’ for a fresh start | Test

For decades, textile mill communities were basically their own town within a town.