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High school roundup: West-Oak wrestling in third round today
February 11, 2020 – 12:15 am
High school roundup: West-Oak wrestling in third round today

The West-Oak High School wrestling team advanced to the third round of the Class 3A playoffs with a successful showing on its home mat Saturday.

Clemson briefs: Tigers get breakout performance from freshman in loss
February 11, 2020 – 12:10 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers get breakout performance from freshman in loss

The Clemson men’s basketball team dropped its third straight game with a 61-57 loss to Notre Dame on Sunday night at Littlejohn Coliseum, but the Tigers are hoping they found a much-needed offensive threat in a promising return from injury.

Tigers’ class an impressive haul
February 11, 2020 – 12:10 am
Tigers’ class an impressive haul

The book has closed on the 2020 football recruiting season, except for five-star running back Zach Evans of Houston, who remains uncommitted.

Two arrested after chase from NC to Georgia line
February 11, 2020 – 12:05 am
Two arrested after chase from NC to Georgia line

Kenneth Robert Clark Jr., 51, of 106 Wexford Drive, and Justin Eric Callaham, 29, of 119 Veterans St., were being held at the Oconee County Detention Center on temporary custody orders Monday night.

Rural health care set to get a boost
February 11, 2020 – 12:00 am
Rural health care set to get a boost

Two state universities are looking to continue the growth of rural health care throughout South Carolina after partnering together last year.

North Carolina chase ends in Oconee County
February 10, 2020 – 11:17 am
North Carolina chase ends in Oconee County

A police chase that began in North Carolina Monday morning ended near the South Carolina-Georgia state line.
Capt. Jeff Underwood of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office said a truck that was towing a golf cart came …

Naked Clemson student faces 15 charges
February 8, 2020 – 7:14 pm
Naked Clemson student faces 15 charges

The Journal staff
SENECA — A Clemson University student faces 15 charges — including burglary and sexual assault — in two separate incidents Saturday morning where he was reported to be naked.
Luke Carter Owens, 21, of …

Fire Chief: ‘Stay home and let this pass’
February 8, 2020 – 11:05 am
Fire Chief: ‘Stay home and let this pass’

Oconee County could get as much as two additional inches of snow in some areas, and multiple traffic accidents with minor injuries are being reported at midday.
Interim County Fire Chief Scott Krein is asking residents …