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Managers of student housing projects beware!
February 8, 2020 – 12:59 am
Managers of student housing projects beware!

The recent rain will cause the phone to ring at my forensic engineering firm. Some of the calls will likely be related to water intrusion at a new student housing project.

Road, sewer issues remain from Thursday’s rain
February 8, 2020 – 12:56 am
Road, sewer issues remain from Thursday’s rain

By Norm Cannada
The Journal
SENECA — Officials were working Friday to deal with closed roads and sewer spills after Thursday’s heavy rains in Oconee County.
 Oconee interim Fire Chief Scott Krein said only six county roads remained …

Westminster approves spending $20K for conceptual plan
February 8, 2020 – 12:55 am
Westminster approves spending $20K for conceptual plan

Westminster City Council has approved spending up to $20,000 for a conceptual plan of a recreation project to meet a grant deadline next month.

Warriors not looking ahead to start postseason
February 8, 2020 – 12:37 am
Warriors not looking ahead to start postseason

WESTMINSTER — With four state titles over the last decade, it’s hard for the West-Oak High School wrestling team not to keep a constant eye on the end goal.

High school roundup: Warriors earn sweep of Powdersville
February 8, 2020 – 12:34 am
High school roundup: Warriors earn sweep of Powdersville

WESTMINSTER — The West-Oak High School boys’ basketball team held Powdersville to its lowest scoring total in region play Friday night in a 51-49 victory — the Warriors’ fourth straight win in region action.

West Union to begin attorney search
February 8, 2020 – 12:30 am
West Union to begin attorney search

West Union is looking for a new town attorney.

Clemson briefs: Tigers, Notre Dame set for 7:30 pm kickoff
February 8, 2020 – 12:16 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers, Notre Dame set for 7:30 pm kickoff

NBC Sports announced Friday that the Clemson football team’s game at Notre Dame on Nov. 7 has been set for a 7:30 p.m. kickoff on NBC.

Basic principles to protect your health
February 8, 2020 – 12:15 am
Basic principles to protect your health

Currently it is the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China. In 2014 it was the Ebola outbreak with a majority of the cases in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone. In such times, when we are more aware of outbreaks due to constant news coverage, one must know and understand effective methods to stay healthy and protected.