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I wish you and your wife many happy years of retirement
February 12, 2020 – 12:20 am
I wish you and your wife many happy years of retirement

Willie: First of all, I got two comments.

Clemson hosts historic home opener today
February 12, 2020 – 12:20 am
Clemson hosts historic home opener today

The Clemson softball team experienced a lot of firsts last weekend — first hit, first home run, first run scored and first win, chief among them.

Construction halted on new Seneca hotel
February 12, 2020 – 12:19 am
Construction halted on new Seneca hotel

Construction on the Fairfield Inn on U.S. Highway 123 in Seneca has been halted after a “small collapse” at the base of a retaining wall on the hotel property after heavy rains last week.

Raising readers: James M. Brown Elementary uses Beanie Babies to increase interest
February 12, 2020 – 12:18 am
Raising readers: James M. Brown Elementary uses Beanie Babies to increase interest

A program in which 30 James M. Brown Elementary School kindergarten students adopted Beanie Babies to increase interest in reading appears to have been a success.

West-Oak to make second appeal today
February 12, 2020 – 12:15 am
West-Oak to make second appeal today

West-Oak High School officials will be back at the South Carolina High School League office in Columbia this morning stating their case for the school’s football program to drop down a classification for the second time in as many weeks.

Clemson briefs: Tigers travel to Pittsburgh tonight
February 12, 2020 – 12:10 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers travel to Pittsburgh tonight

The Clemson men’s basketball team will look to snap a three-game losing skid when it travels to face Pittsburgh tonight at the Petersen Events Center.

High school roundup: Bobcats clinch region championship
February 12, 2020 – 12:10 am
High school roundup: Bobcats clinch region championship

The Journal staff
PENDLETON — The Seneca High School boys’ basketball team captured its third Western 3A region title in five years with an emphatic 106-53 victory at Pendleton on Tuesday night.
The seventh-ranked Bobcats (20-6, 9-1 …

Again and again
February 12, 2020 – 12:07 am
Again and again

In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, the sheriff’s office and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration sent out the warning that always precedes holidays and other high-profile events on the calendar: Don’t drink and drive.