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Outdoors: Lifejackets save lives
June 2, 2018 – 12:15 am
Outdoors: Lifejackets save lives

Two things stand out vividly in my memory about growing up on the shores of Lake Hartwell during the 1970s, when my family maintained a summer home there.

Police look for answers after 2 bodies found
June 2, 2018 – 12:13 am
Police look for answers after 2 bodies found

Two Fair Play men were found dead on Friday afternoon, and investigators are still trying to determine how they died.

June 2 Arrests
June 1, 2018 – 11:59 pm
June 2 Arrests

Arrests for June 2

New SC program aims to combat youth obesity
June 1, 2018 – 10:34 pm
New SC program aims to combat youth obesity

As schools wrap up another academic year, a collaborative statewide project is highlighting the benefit of including physical activity in children’s schedules over the summer — and beyond.

Police: Pickens County veterinarian arrested after video of animal abuse
June 1, 2018 – 9:52 pm
Police: Pickens County veterinarian arrested after video of animal abuse

Robert James McKee, 64, of Liberty, was charged with ill treatment of animals after he voluntarily turned himself in to the sheriff’s office.

How sick is that?
June 1, 2018 – 12:58 am
How sick is that?

Willie: We’re having another mass shooting at a school, and this one is in Texas.

Tigers host Morehead State to open regional play
June 1, 2018 – 12:30 am
Tigers host Morehead State to open regional play

CLEMSON — For a third straight season, the Clemson baseball team will host an NCAA Tournament regional this weekend, and the Tigers are hoping for a better result than the last two years.

Officials get sneak peek at new Tech campus
June 1, 2018 – 12:30 am
Officials get sneak peek at new Tech campus

Although work still remains before its official Aug. 17 opening, Oconee County officials were treated Thursday to a special preview of Tri-County Technical College’s new 37,000-square-foot campus in the Oconee Industry and Technology Park on S.C. Highway 11.

Oconee County: Live. Play. Invest.
June 1, 2018 – 12:28 am
Oconee County: Live. Play. Invest.

With a population of more than 77,000 people, Oconee County is considered one of South Carolina’s up-and-coming live, play, invest communities.

Median home price in Westminster doubled over past year
June 1, 2018 – 12:28 am
Median home price in Westminster doubled over past year

When real estate agent Josh Thomas returned to the Upstate and his passion of buying and selling homes, he began hearing about a trend he felt the need to investigate.

OCSO seeking public’s help in mower theft
June 1, 2018 – 12:27 am
OCSO seeking public’s help in mower theft

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and Crimestoppers of Oconee County are asking for the public’s help after a $6,400 tractor was stolen from a local business.

Oconee County citizens deserve professional leaders
June 1, 2018 – 12:27 am
Oconee County citizens deserve professional leaders

The Journal has spent three months investigating issues surrounding Oconee County Council.

Walhalla debates pay raise for city workers
June 1, 2018 – 12:27 am
Walhalla debates pay raise for city workers

Walhalla city employees would see a 3 percent cost-of-living pay increase if the proposed 2018-19 fiscal year budget is approved as it stands.

Crime briefs: Man arrested on drug, weapons charges
June 1, 2018 – 12:26 am
Crime briefs: Man arrested on drug, weapons charges

A 19-year-old Seneca man was arrested Sunday and charged with two counts of drug possession, receiving stolen goods and possession of a stolen pistol.

Patrick Square breaks ground for $13M senior living community
June 1, 2018 – 12:26 am
Patrick Square breaks ground for $13M senior living community

A groundbreaking ceremony for the newest addition coming to Patrick Square, a 72,000-square-foot, $13 million independent living community, took place Wednesday on Pershing Avenue.

Bobcats’ return to Gignilliat Field rained out
June 1, 2018 – 12:25 am
Bobcats’ return to Gignilliat Field rained out

A lengthy wait got even longer for the Seneca High School football team on Thursday night, as the Bobcats’ highly anticipated return to Gignilliat Field was derailed by Mother Nature.

Tigers, Aggies to meet in primetime
June 1, 2018 – 12:20 am
Tigers, Aggies to meet in primetime

CLEMSON — Two weeks after learning kickoff times for its first two home games, the Clemson football team learned the details of its road opener at Texas A&M on Thursday.

Kentwool celebrates 175 years in business
June 1, 2018 – 12:01 am
Kentwool celebrates 175 years in business

As Pickens and Oconee counties celebrate their sesquicentennial this year, a local textile company has reached an even bigger milestone.