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Man charged with forgery on jail’s account Man charged  with forgery on jail’s account

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 45-year-old man Wednesday after he police allege he stole his girlfriend’s car and cashed forged checks from the detention center’s account.

Clemson Parks and Recreation Department earns state award Clemson Parks and Recreation Department earns state award

For the second time in its history and first since 2006, the Clemson Parks and Recreation Department has been named the South Carolina Athletic Department of the Year for the 10,000-25,000 population.

Clemson council to vote Monday on proposed location for new Arts Center Clemson council to vote Monday on  proposed location for new Arts Center

A new home for the Arts Center of Clemson could take another step forward Monday night when Clemson City Council is scheduled to consider a letter of intent between the city and Clemson United Methodist Church for a possible property sale.

Clemson bridge replacement project nearing completion Clemson bridge replacement project nearing completion

After more than a decade, the bridge replacement project at the intersection of U.S. Highway 123 and S.C. Highway 133 in Clemson is nearing completion.

History up in flames History up in flames

Fire destroys decades-old Clemson barn

Expert says 3 ‘bears’ threatening ‘Goldilocks’ economy Expert says 3 ‘bears’ threatening ‘Goldilocks’ economy

According to retired Clemson University economist Bruce Yandle, the U.S. is currently enjoying a “Goldilocks economy.”

High school roundup: West-Oak girls fall just short High school roundup: West-Oak girls fall just short

A valiant comeback effort fell just short for the West-Oak High School girls’ basketball team on Friday as the Warriors dropped a road game at Powdersville 59-58.

Warriors setting sights on another crown Warriors setting sights on another crown

After three weeks of Indian Land sitting atop the state wrestling rankings, West-Oak made its return to the top of Class 3A poll on Tuesday morning.

Three teens charged in vehicle break-ins Three teens charged in vehicle break-ins

Jacques William Hasan, 17, of Zebulon Drive, and 18-year-old James Kahindi Lewis Jr., of Sterling Silver Drive, are each charged with one count of possession of a stolen vehicle.

Seneca High School holds code red drill Seneca High School holds code red drill

Seneca High School was placed on a code red lockdown Thursday, but school district officials said the exercise was for practice only.

What’s a couple million between friends? What’s a couple million between friends?

In today’s edition of The Journal you’ve read where the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners are scheduled to consider a proposal to reduce its reserve fund from more than $13 million to about $5 million by returning approximately $8 million back to the three member cities who paid the money to the sewer authority in the first place.

Firefighters hold ceremony to welcome new truck Firefighters hold ceremony to welcome new truck

More than 30 Seneca firefighters, city officials and community residents officially welcomed the city’s newest fire engine to the department on Thursday afternoon with a tradition Chief Richie Caudill says goes back to a time when steam engines were pulled to fires by horses.

Bear spotted at apartment complex Bear spotted at apartment complex

Police are warning people not to bother a bear cub spotted outside an apartment complex in Clemson earlier this week.

Library sees bump in homeless visitors Library sees bump in homeless visitors

Oconee County Public Library employees say colder weather and changes to downtown Seneca have led to an “influx” of transient and homeless visitors at the Seneca library.