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Making a difficult situation better
February 6, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Making a difficult situation better
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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For decades, textile mill communities were basically their own town within a town.

Dry clean-only discussions
January 24, 2019 – 12:44 am | Comments Off on Dry clean-only discussions
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We’ve seen a good bit of dirty laundry aired out in Oconee County Council meetings over the past six months as council members chastised one another, creating rifts that were so obvious even the casual observer could feel awkward.

A fitting tribute
January 23, 2019 – 12:50 am | Comments Off on A fitting tribute
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On Tuesday night, the Oconee County School Board honored Andy Inabinet for his half century of service as a former district teacher, administrator, school board trustee and board chairman.

MLK’s legacy lives on
January 19, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on MLK’s legacy lives on
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More than half a century after his death, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is a name in history to our younger generations.

Take simple steps to prevent traffic deaths
January 1, 2019 – 12:28 am | Comments Off on Take simple steps to prevent traffic deaths
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From 2013-2018, 175 people died in traffic accidents on roads in Oconee and Pickens counties — and 36 of those deaths came in 2018.

Time for Westminster to get out of PMPA
December 29, 2018 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Time for Westminster to get out of PMPA
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In a special called meeting on Friday night, Westminster City Council voted unanimously to terminate a supplemental power agreement with the Piedmont Municipal Power Agency.

Thank you for making Christmas brighter for Oconee children
December 21, 2018 – 12:26 am | Comments Off on Thank you for making Christmas brighter for Oconee children
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In the 17 previous years since Christmas for Kids began, there has never been a child in Oconee County that we’ve known about who has gone without having gifts under the tree on Christmas morning.