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SCBT Financial Corporation, Peoples Bancorporation to merge
December 21, 2011 – 12:59 am
SCBT Financial Corporation, Peoples Bancorporation to merge

SCBT Financial Corporation, the holding company for SCBT, N.A., and Peoples Bancorporation, Inc., founded in 1986, the holding company of Peoples National Bank, Bank of Anderson, N.A., and Seneca National Bank, jointly announced Tuesday the signing of a definitive merger agreement under which SCBT will acquire Peoples Bancorporation.

Seneca set to host tournament
December 21, 2011 – 12:30 am
Seneca set to host tournament

Even though today marks the first full day of winter break for Oconee County students, there will be plenty of student-athletes on the Seneca High School campus this evening.

Tigers plan for holidays
December 21, 2011 – 12:25 am
Tigers plan for holidays

On a wet and cold Tuesday afternoon on the practice fields behind the Jervey Athletic Center, the Clemson football team continued its preparations for its Jan. 4 Orange Bowl date against West Virginia.

Clemson briefs: Former Tiger Calvert passes away
December 21, 2011 – 12:20 am
Clemson briefs: Former Tiger Calvert passes away

Former Clemson All-American Jackie Calvert, a letterman for the Tigers in track and football from 1947-50, died Sunday in Myrtle Beach.

Gamecocks’ Johnson leaving for Southern Miss
December 21, 2011 – 12:15 am
Gamecocks’ Johnson leaving for Southern Miss

Ellis Johnson is taking over the Southern Miss football program and the veteran defensive coordinator has big goals for the Golden Eagles: Lead them to a BCS game.

High school roundup: Warriors edge Habersham
December 21, 2011 – 12:05 am
High school roundup: Warriors edge Habersham

The West-Oak High School boys’ basketball team stayed perfect on the season with a 55-49 victory at Habersham (Ga.) on Tuesday night.

December 21 Arrests
December 20, 2011 – 11:59 pm
December 21 Arrests

Arrests for December 21

Protecting God’s creation
December 20, 2011 – 10:36 pm
Protecting God’s creation

EDITOR: As a Christian, I believe I am called to seek justice…

Endorsement is inappropriate
December 20, 2011 – 10:26 pm
Endorsement is inappropriate

Editor, A few days ago, Governor Haley endorsed presidential…

Correction
December 20, 2011 – 4:48 pm
Correction

In an article in Tuesday’s edition, the headline “Teen faces murder charge” was incorrect. As the story went on to state Alexander James Marcus, 17, of Seneca, is facing an attempted murder charge. The Journal regrets the error.