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No. 2 Tigers dominate in win over Florida State No. 2 Tigers dominate in win over Florida State

CLEMSON — The Clemson Tigers set the tone early — very early — against Florida State on Saturday afternoon in Memorial Stadium, and the No. 2 Tigers dominated the game from start to finish.

One dead after Friday night crash One dead after Friday night crash

South Carolina Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. David Jones said one person was killed after they went off S.C. Highway 183 near the intersection of Oak Grove Road and struck a tree.

Search concluded Search concluded

A search and rescue operation is under way in Oconee County.

Board approves first step of stadium renovations Board approves first step of stadium renovations

Clemson University’s Board of Trustees will obtain a concept design for Phase I of upgrades to Memorial Stadium.

New development director introduced New development director introduced

New Oconee County economic development director Annie Caggiano introduced herself during an Oconee Economic Alliance board meeting on Friday. 

Steer clear of deer: Upstate drivers can expect increased presence on roads with mating season Steer clear of deer: Upstate drivers can expect increased  presence on roads with mating season

Driving slower on backroads and wooded areas over the next month could save motorists a chunk of cash and the life of a deer.

Journal planning series of meetings with readers Journal planning series of meetings with readers

We want to know what you think about The Journal. What are we doing right? What do we need to improve on?

Mother, boyfriend arrested in toddler’s death Mother, boyfriend arrested in toddler’s death

Molly Morgan Spivey, 22, and Ronnie Glenn Christen, 29, have both been charged with unlawful neglect of a child or helpless person, according to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, due to “recent medical findings and other developments,” according to a news release. 

Residents urge city council to hit pause on developments Residents urge city council to hit pause on developments

Earlier this year, Clemson City Council hit the pause button on capital projects that included a new Arts Center and expanded Clemson Area African-American Museum, before eventually deciding not to fund those projects as proposed. 

South Carolina 2-1-1 director: Efforts underway to improve system South Carolina 2-1-1 director: Efforts underway to improve system

South Carolina 2-1-1 director John-Mark Bell told more than 30 people representing various agencies throughout Oconee County Tuesday that efforts are underway to make the system easier to navigate and ensure it is sending people to the correct places for assistance.

Sewer authority to consider alternatives to chlorine gas Sewer authority to consider alternatives to chlorine gas

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority board unanimously agreed this week to spend up to $20,000 to study alternatives to using chlorine gas to disinfect wastewater.

Razorbacks top Pickens for first region win Razorbacks top Pickens for first region win

On Friday night, for the first time this season, the Walhalla High School football team was looking to avenge a loss.