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Future of Westminster mayor’s cabin uncertain
August 8, 2017 – 10:30 pm
Future of Westminster mayor’s cabin uncertain

The future of a cabin owned by Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey on city property is uncertain after a contentious meeting on Tuesday.

Reply to ‘religious confusion’
August 8, 2017 – 9:56 pm
Reply to ‘religious confusion’

Editor: This is a reply to the Aug. 4 letter “Religious confusion.” I would ask, “how can religious people who adhere to the teachings of Jesus” still support Obama, Clinton and others on the left? Their “ugly” list is pretty long.

Wrestling show to benefit family of former police chief
August 8, 2017 – 9:54 pm
Wrestling show to benefit family of former police chief

The Journal staff
EASTANOLLEE, Ga. — In part, a wrestling event set for Saturday night in Stephens County, Ga., is being held in memory of former West Union Police Chief Charles Sanders Jr., who died from …

Back-to-school supplies needed for giveaway
August 8, 2017 – 9:52 pm
Back-to-school supplies needed for giveaway

Set for Friday from 5-7 p.m., Seneca Health and Rehabilitation Center’s back-to-school supplies giveaway will take place at 150 Tokeena Road in Seneca.

Westminster claims top cleanup prize
August 8, 2017 – 9:52 pm
Westminster claims top cleanup prize

The city of Westminster was announced Monday as the winner of the Downtown Clean Up Challenge and the accompanying $5,000 grant from Oconee Economic Alliance to be used toward a beautification project.

Minor earthquake reported near Jocassee
August 8, 2017 – 9:50 pm
Minor earthquake reported near Jocassee

According to a preliminary report from the United States Geological Survey, Oconee County experienced its second earthquake in as many years early Tuesday morning.

Police: Man tried to take meth into jail
August 8, 2017 – 9:49 pm
Police: Man tried to take meth into jail

Charles Michael Salsman, 47, of 609 Mimosa Road, is now charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and furnishing contraband into a county prison.

2 charged in Monday high-speed chase
August 8, 2017 – 9:46 pm
2 charged in Monday high-speed chase

In a news release, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said the driver, Adam Joseph Reed, 24, of 124 Hillside Lane in Seneca, has been charged with shoplifting, failure to stop for a blue light, reckless driving and a hit-and-run charge.

‘Hey, why didn’t they do a story on us?’
August 8, 2017 – 9:08 pm
‘Hey, why didn’t they do a story on us?’

Willie, I think it was a nice article in the paper about the businessman hiring his former teacher, however I think it would have been nice to recognize that business.

Assessor opts to retire early
August 8, 2017 – 12:28 am
Assessor opts to retire early

Oconee County assessor Linda Shugart announced she will opt for early retirement in an email Monday morning to county administrator Scott Moulder.