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Sinkhole closes Seneca street
June 14, 2017 – 12:46 am
Sinkhole closes Seneca street

Though it was repaved and widened just a few years ago, a section of North Townville Street in Seneca is in for another massive makeover after torrential rain opened a large sinkhole that covers nearly the width of the road Tuesday evening.

Top Pioneer official makes $139K per year
June 14, 2017 – 12:30 am
Top Pioneer official makes $139K per year

A month after The Journal requested salary details for employees of Pioneer Rural Water District, top Pioneer official Terry Pruitt fulfilled the request on Tuesday at the district’s annual meeting.

Science, math combine with fun at camp
June 14, 2017 – 12:30 am
Science, math combine with fun at camp

While some local students are spending their summer swimming, doing required summer reading or playing video games, some are taking part in camps — including one devoted to science, technology, engineering and math.

Fun in the sun
June 14, 2017 – 12:24 am
Fun in the sun

For the 12th year, Golden Corner Lakes Sail and Power Squadron invited Tribble Center clients and staff to enjoy a picnic at High Falls County Park and a day on Lake Keowee.

Man drowns after mower flips
June 14, 2017 – 12:23 am
Man drowns after mower flips

A Salem man drowned Tuesday following a lawnmower accident, marking the second such Oconee County death in the last three weeks.

Why bother comparing teams and eras?
June 14, 2017 – 12:02 am
Why bother comparing teams and eras?

It’s probably not a wise thing for a sports writer to admit, but I don’t listen to much sports talk radio. There are plenty of talented, knowledgeable hosts out there both locally and nationally, and they often engage in spirited debates with callers who, themselves, know a lot about sports.

Barnes, Pinder selected on second day of draft
June 14, 2017 – 12:01 am
Barnes, Pinder selected on second day of draft

Clemson pitcher Charlie Barnes was ready to get started in the weeks leading up to the 2017 baseball season, knowing he was going to be in the Tigers’ weekend rotation.

Clemson official: Water taste, odor issue not long-term
June 13, 2017 – 10:24 pm
Clemson official: Water taste, odor issue not long-term

Just when customers of the Anderson Regional Joint Water System, including Clemson, thought taste and odor problems first experienced four years ago had been taken care of, the problem is rearing its ugly head once again.

Central Elementary has new principal
June 13, 2017 – 10:23 pm
Central Elementary has new principal

Central Elementary School assistant principal Tish Goode, who has served in that capacity since 2015, has been named interim principal to begin the 2017-18 school year.

Oconee identifies 14 county positions to cut
June 13, 2017 – 9:22 pm
Oconee identifies 14 county positions to cut

Oconee’s county administrator sent a memo to 12 department heads Tuesday informing them their department will lose at least one authorized position as part of 15 total job cuts to the county’s labor force.