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Oconee County aids in Gaffney fire fight Oconee County aids in Gaffney fire fight

A fire at a former rug factory in Cherokee County led to firefighter mobilization across the state of South Carolina, sending some of Oconee’s crew to pitch in during the blaze. 

Animal ordinance set for council Tuesday Animal ordinance set for council Tuesday

Animals could be prohibited from Jazz on the Alley and other Ram Cat Alley events for the next year if Seneca City Council gives final approval to the measure Tuesday night.

Derrick named chief magistrate Derrick named chief magistrate

Though he won’t call it a promotion, Oconee County Magistrate Will Derrick’s judicial standing in Oconee County has been elevated by South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Donald Beatty.

Dockside developer to give Monday update Dockside developer to give Monday update

An update on the proposed Dockside development on the site of the former Holiday Inn on Tiger Boulevard is set to be presented to the Clemson Planning Commission on Monday night — with changes.

Man charged with neglect in wife’s death Man charged with neglect in wife’s death

Mark Monroe Crowe, 47, of Sarahs Dogwood Lane, is charged with abuse or neglect of an adult resulting in death, possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and introduction of contraband to a jail.

Nichols honored to represent Clemson as Miss South Carolina Nichols honored to represent Clemson as Miss South Carolina

The new Miss South Carolina Morgan Nichols, a 2015 Clemson University graduate, is the second Miss Clemson with Clemson University ties to be crowned the winner of the state pageant in the past four years. 

I guess the shoe is on the other foot now I guess the shoe is on the other foot now

Willie: I’m trying to figure out how many “Willies” The Journal employs.

Clemson wins first game as Team USA, tops Finland Clemson wins first game as Team USA, tops Finland

NAPLES, Italy — The Clemson men’s basketball team, representing the United States in the 2019 World University Games, defeated Finland in its pool play opener on Thursday, 69-65.

Agriculture advisory board meeting Monday Agriculture advisory board meeting Monday

The Oconee County Agriculture Advisory Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday with two guest speakers presenting information to the group.

Is smart growth a dumb idea? Is smart growth a dumb idea?

Editor: Several student-living apartment buildings have been built in the city of Clemson over the past few years

State regulators approve pesticides for hemp production State regulators approve pesticides for hemp production

The South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has approved a list of pesticides for use on hemp crops, removing a hurdle farmers have faced since the crop was cleared for production in the state earlier this year.

Hillbilly Day marks 60 years of patriotic mountain fun Hillbilly Day marks 60 years of patriotic mountain fun

With an early start to beat the heat, the sights, smells and sounds of Hillbilly Day took over at the Mountain Rest Community Club as the festival marked its 60th year of barbecue, live bluegrass music and traditional Appalachian children’s games.