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Sexton joins Journal marketing team
November 3, 2011 – 10:35 am
Sexton joins Journal marketing team

he Journal team continues to grow. Marketing Director Hal Welch has announced the hiring of Cheryl Sexton of Seneca as a new sales representative.

YMCA to take a look at Echo Hills
November 3, 2011 – 10:34 am
YMCA to take a look at Echo Hills

The Foothills Area Family YMCA’s interest in the Echo Hills industrial site on Highway 11 is part of a review process by the organization, a Y official said Wednesday.

Report: State shortchanges Oconee
November 3, 2011 – 10:32 am
Report: State shortchanges Oconee

Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder made public a report this week that leaves little doubt that state officials are shortchanging the county.

Auction Sunday features Keowee properties
November 3, 2011 – 10:30 am
Auction Sunday features Keowee properties

More than 100 properties, including waterfront lots and homes on Lake Keowee, will be sold at auction Sunday.

Library aims to help Hispanics
November 3, 2011 – 10:30 am
Library aims to help Hispanics

Oconee County Public Library is launching an outreach program for the Hispanic community to be funded by a $27,300 grant.

3 more arrested in Seneca drug raid
November 3, 2011 – 10:26 am
3 more arrested in Seneca drug raid

Three more drug suspects were arrested Wednesday as Seneca police continue Operation Pushback.

Tourney may bring $500K
November 3, 2011 – 10:26 am
Tourney may bring $500K

About 300 fishermen and $500,000 is expected to make its way into Seneca this weekend for a regional tournament.

Officials: Insurance letter is not a scam
November 3, 2011 – 10:23 am
Officials: Insurance letter is not a scam

An insurance letter circulating through the city providing policies for water lines on residential properties is not a project orchestrated by Seneca officials.

SantaPaws returns, one day only
November 3, 2011 – 10:22 am
SantaPaws returns, one day only

It’s never too early to call on Santa for some great holiday photos. The annual SantaPaws event is coming up this Saturday and organizers are thrilled to welcome families with their children and pets to come get photographs taken surrounded by a classic Christmas scene.

Mobile homes and unpaved roads
November 3, 2011 – 1:00 am
Mobile homes and unpaved roads

Today’s winners of Willie’s free lunches are Eileen Jones, of West Union, Paesano’s, and William Mason, of Seneca, Little Pigs BBQ. Winners have 72 hours to give the newspaper a call at (864) 882-2375 or …

Boy Scout earns Eagle rank
November 3, 2011 – 1:00 am
Boy Scout earns Eagle rank

Alan Wesley Parker recently received the rank of Eagle Scout. He is a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 278 in Central. From left, are: Richard Parker, father; Parker and Tammy Parker, mother, all from Clemson.

Cancer center receives donation
November 3, 2011 – 1:00 am
Cancer center receives donation

Lake Keowee Chrysler Dodge Jeep recently donated $4,000 to The Breast Cancer Care Center at Oconee Medical Center. From left, are: Nate Farrar, director of radiology of The Breast Cancer Care Center and Mark Williams, general manager at Lake Keowee Chrysler Dodge Jeep.

Fall is for folklore
November 3, 2011 – 1:00 am
Fall is for folklore

CLEMSON — Living in Appalachia comes with the folklore fanatics. From scary stories of mountain mysteries and email hokum to story-telling events and campfire curiosities, the urban legend is alive and doesn’t seem to be suffering any terminal complications.

Duke Energy donates to TCTC
November 3, 2011 – 1:00 am
Duke Energy donates to TCTC

Duke Energy representatives recently presented a $4,000 donation to Tri-County Technical College’s foundation to support college initiatives. From left, are: George Acker, Duke Energy’s vice president and South Carolina government and community relations,