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Board approves funding for SRO in every school
June 12, 2018 – 12:30 am
Board approves funding for SRO in every school

The Pickens County School Board has approved a nearly $123 million general fund budget that features expansion of the School Resource Officer program to ensure full-time SROs in every school without a tax increase.

Republican, Democratic primaries set for today
June 12, 2018 – 12:27 am
Republican, Democratic primaries set for today

The fate of Republican and Democratic candidates in local, statewide and even the U.S. Congress is now in the hands of the voters.

Land development changes may include master plan review
June 12, 2018 – 12:20 am
Land development changes may include master plan review

A master plan review for subdivision development is included in the proposed changes for land development regulations being proposed by Clemson city officials.

Just use plain common sense
June 12, 2018 – 12:10 am
Just use plain common sense

Willie: I just want to give a huge thanks to the counselors at OMH.

Clemson picks up pair of pledges
June 12, 2018 – 12:10 am
Clemson picks up pair of pledges

With a pair commitments on the offensive side of the ball less than 24 hours apart on Sunday and Monday, Clemson’s 2019 recruiting class grew by two to 14 pledges.

Seneca man wanted on burglary charges
June 9, 2018 – 12:52 am
Seneca man wanted on burglary charges

Warrants charge 40-year-old Joshua Douglas Burns, of 1803 Owens Road, with one count each of second-degree burglary and third-degree burglary, as well as two counts of larceny with a value between $2,000 and $10,000, one count of petit larceny and one count of malicious damage to a tree or house.

Oconee County girls enjoy STEM camp at career center
June 9, 2018 – 12:49 am
Oconee County girls enjoy STEM camp at career center

Seventeen rising eighth- to 10th-grade Oconee County girls experienced science, math, engineering and technology (STEM) up close through a camp at the Fred P. Hamilton Career Center.

Police: Westminster man sold meth to undercover operative
June 9, 2018 – 12:47 am
Police: Westminster man sold meth to undercover operative

Bobby Ray Carroll, 47, of 403 Cobb Bridge Road, is charged with two counts of distributing methamphetamine.

Westminster man charged with kidnapping, domestic violence
June 9, 2018 – 12:45 am
Westminster man charged with kidnapping, domestic violence

Austin Blaine Myers, of 1556 Dr. Johns Road, is charged with one count each of kidnapping, first-degree burglary and second-degree domestic violence.

SDPC schools to get faster internet
June 9, 2018 – 12:40 am
SDPC schools to get faster internet

School District of Pickens County officials are excited about plans for a new and improved fiber-optic network they say will make internet service for schools 100 times faster.

John Elliott, a needed change for county council
June 9, 2018 – 12:36 am
John Elliott, a needed change for county council

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

Ulta Beauty opens as latest store in Hartwell Village center
June 9, 2018 – 12:31 am
Ulta Beauty opens as latest store in Hartwell Village center

Ulta Beauty officially opened its doors at 10 a.m. Friday after a week of “soft opening” and welcomed shoppers with giveaways and coupons. The grand opening celebration will continue through Sunday.

Pacolet Milliken project moving forward in Clemson
June 9, 2018 – 12:30 am
Pacolet Milliken project moving forward in Clemson

By Greg Oliver
The Journal
CLEMSON — Clemson City Council has given administrator Rick Cotton the go-ahead for an engineering service agreement for the conceptual design and cost estimate of realigning an intersection in preparation for the …

Gamecocks hope for continued magic from Blair
June 9, 2018 – 12:30 am
Gamecocks hope for continued magic from Blair

Danny Blair stood among several of his far more established teammates on the Founders Park concourse just two days removed from the biggest baseball experience of his life, and he was still smiling broadly.