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Mistakes cost Lions against Brookland-Cayce Mistakes cost Lions against Brookland-Cayce

EASLEY — A combination of missed tackles on defense and turnovers on offense cost the Daniel High School football team Friday in its final dress rehearsal ahead of the regular season.

Group donates $7K for library desk Group donates $7K for library desk

The Westminster library branch will be closed on Wednesday for the installation of a new public service desk.

Sheriff’s office announces deputies for schools Sheriff’s office announces deputies for schools

With classes just around the corner, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is letting the public know who the designated school resource officers are for each school.

We don’t have room for sermons — or sermonettes — here We don’t have room for sermons — or sermonettes — here

In a recent column, you referred to ‘ol somebody. What is the apostrophe replacing? A “b” as in “bol”? or an “h” as in “hol?”

South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Pollard retires from football South Carolina briefs: Gamecocks’ Pollard retires from football

COLUMBIA — South Carolina senior tight end Kiel Pollard will retire from football, the school announced Friday.

Familiar feeling Familiar feeling

16 Walhalla Elementary School staff members attended school

County closer to hiring new economic director County closer to hiring new economic director

After a board meeting Friday, Oconee Economic Alliance board chairman Zach Hinton updated The Journal on the status of the open position that has drawn 37 applicants. 

Filing now open for November municipal elections Filing now open for November municipal elections

Filing was light Friday for the Nov. 5 municipal elections on the first day candidates could put their names on the ballot in Oconee County.

Police: Man tried to hit woman with car Police: Man tried to hit woman with car

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 28-year-old West Union man on outstanding domestic violence charges Thursday.

Outdoors: The velvet touch Outdoors: The velvet touch

Believe it or not, this weekend marks the opening day of deer season for two of the four game zones in South Carolina.

Always a blame game with Walhalla water bill late fees Always a blame game with Walhalla water bill late fees

I first want to say how much we enjoy living in Walhalla. We moved from Salem to Walhalla just over four years ago and enjoy living here.

Time to hold their feet to the fire Time to hold their feet to the fire

Friday marked the start of the 10-day filing period for November’s municipal elections that will be held in Walhalla, Westminster, West Union and Salem.