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Garrett named to HOBY seminar
June 9, 2012 – 12:00 am
Garrett named to HOBY seminar

WESTMINSTER — One hundred and thirty high school rising juniors from across South Carolina have been selected to attend the South Carolina Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar. They will join more than 6,000 rising juniors from …

Fair-Oak announces honor roll
June 9, 2012 – 12:00 am
Fair-Oak announces honor roll

Fair-Oak Elementary School recently announced its Kiwanis “Terrific Kids” for May. Front row, from left, are: first-grade students Jameson Jarvis, JD McCreary, Kyla Pierce and Paige Holbrooks; second row, …

Tamassee-Salem announces ‘Terrific Kids’
June 9, 2012 – 12:00 am
Tamassee-Salem announces ‘Terrific Kids’

Tamassee-Salem Elementary School announced its “Terrific Kids” for April recently. First row, from left, are: Kent Whitworth, Blake Gilliam, Maggie Callaham, Landan Holden and Will Trull; second row: Will Campbell …

Praise and Worship celebrates 19 years
June 9, 2012 – 12:00 am
Praise and Worship celebrates 19 years

The Northland Cable TV program’s Praise and Worship Service with the Rev. William and Mary Richardson celebrate its 19th year with gospel singing at UGA Church in Seneca.

Hold leaders accountable
June 9, 2012 – 12:00 am
Hold leaders accountable

The eyesore in West Union is the property along the railroad tracks across from the closed gas station where the old abandoned and dilapidated trailers, boat and homes are. The owner of that property should be held responsible to clean it up.

June 9 Arrests
June 8, 2012 – 11:59 pm
June 9 Arrests

Arrests for June 9

Election madness just hurts voters
June 8, 2012 – 3:56 pm
Election madness just hurts voters

The 2012 South Carolina primary election — already a mess — became even nuttier Wednesday and may now go down in history as the greatest blunder in state politics.

Stone’s experience puts him above the rest
June 8, 2012 – 3:55 pm
Stone’s experience puts him above the rest

The Republican primary election for Pickens County sheriff has been a quiet race compared to its Oconee County counterpart.

Observations on a ‘ridiculous’ decision
June 8, 2012 – 3:44 pm
Observations on a ‘ridiculous’ decision

Since there is now no Republican primary election due to the recent State Supreme Court decision that candidate statement of economic interests must be in writing and since I am declaring here that I do not intend to gather the requisite signatures to put my name as an Independent on the November ballot, I am no longer a candidate for County Council District 2.

Board ‘disappointed’ with County Council
June 8, 2012 – 3:42 pm
Board ‘disappointed’ with County Council

This letter is in reference to the article by Carlos Galarza on page 1 of the May 31 issue of The Journal. The headline reads, ‘Old Oconee courthouse plan back to square one.”