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Taxpayers won’t fund conservation bank
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
Taxpayers won’t fund conservation bank

Elected officials like the idea of creating an Oconee County Conservation Bank, but funding it is another matter.

‘Our house is gone’
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
‘Our house is gone’

It’s never a relaxing experience to be woken up in the middle of the night to a strange noise, let alone a deafening boom.

Central Town Council picks new slogan
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
Central Town Council picks new slogan

In preparation for its eventual launch, Central Mayor Mac Martin and town council members have selected the slogan they plan to use on its revamped website to best promote the town to visitors.

No arrests in robbery of Bountyland Quikstop
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
No arrests in robbery of Bountyland Quikstop

A weekend burglary and larceny left employees at the Bountyland Quikstop on Highway 11 frantic for answers.

SDOC looks toward future projects
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
SDOC looks toward future projects

Although the School District of Oconee County is currently in the midst of expansion projects at Seneca High and West-Oak High and looking toward construction of a new Walhalla High School, officials are looking even further down the road

Seneca planners approve rezoning
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
Seneca planners approve rezoning

City planners have voted to recommend the rezoning of a 3.3-acre parcel on E. N. 1st Street as requested by property owner Lavania Moore.

Clarification
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
Clarification

A story in the July 15 edition of The Journal under the headline “Getting an earful,” should have said that the series of town hall events with Oconee County Council is organized through a collaboration of the chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster. The next town hall meeting is scheduled for Oct. 6 in Walhalla, followed by one in Salem on Jan. 12 and winds up in April at Seneca.

Planners digest zoning request
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
Planners digest zoning request

Oconee County planners put their arms around a massive Keowee Key/Stamp Creek rezoning petition for the first time Monday night and also heard a plea to revisit the controversial Fairview Community zoning decision.

No arrests made in home invasion of elderly woman
July 19, 2011 – 1:00 am
No arrests made in home invasion of elderly woman

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office reported Monday that their investigation of a home invasion Friday afternoon, in which a man broke into the home of a 92-year-old Easley woman and stole some money, is continuing.

Clemson announces women’s golf
July 19, 2011 – 12:17 am
Clemson announces women’s golf

With men’s golf already perhaps its most successful athletic program, Clemson announced the addition of a women’s team for the 2013-14 season and made it clear the female squad won’t be just an afterthought.