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Student found dead in Seneca
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Student found  dead in  Seneca

BY ANDREW MOORE
THE JOURNAL
SENECA — A 19-year-old college student was found dead in his apartment Monday, prompting an investigation by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office.
Charles Forrest Fowler, a Bennettsville native, was found dead at 4:15 …

Give fire district time
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Give fire district time

A few years ago the taxpayers of the Corinth-Shiloh Fire District rejected a call to establish a special tax district to help fund fire operations.
Well, times have change. The district has continued to develop residentially, …

Walhalla High graduate to vie for Miss South Carolina title
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Walhalla High graduate to vie for Miss South Carolina title

By GREG OLIVER
THE JOURNAL
WALHALLA — Oconee County will have a representative in the Miss South Carolina Pageant in July, but she will be carrying the banner for Greenville County.
Clarka Wickliffe, a 2007 Walhalla High School …

Tigers aim for measure of redemption vs. Duke
January 23, 2010 – 12:33 am
Tigers aim for measure of redemption vs. Duke

Both Clemson coach Oliver Purnell and star forward Trevor Booker are quick to admit the Tigers, and particularly some of their younger players, were more than a bit rattled by the raucous crowd at Duke during their Jan. 3 meeting with the Blue Devils.

Bobcats legend Bass squarely behind new coach
January 23, 2010 – 12:30 am
Bobcats legend Bass squarely behind new coach

As soon as Wayne Green’s first meeting in front of Seneca High School’s interview committee had concluded, Tom Bass could hardly hide his excitement.

Lady Bobcats hold off West-Oak charge
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am
Lady Bobcats hold off West-Oak charge

By Kevin Pomeroy
The Journal
SENECA — Even with its squad not quite at full strength, the Seneca High School girls’ basketball team had just enough fight left to finish off West-Oak before it got too late.
Despite …

College GameDay coming to Clemson
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am
College GameDay coming to Clemson

By Eric Sprott
The Journal
CLEMSON — As if Clemson fans needed any more reason to get amped up with No. 7 Duke rolling into town tonight, they’re going to have plenty of extra fuel thrown on …

Warriors topple Seneca for first time since 1997
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am
Warriors topple Seneca for first time since 1997

By Kevin Pomeroy
The Journal
SENECA — With the finish line in sight, it was clear by the way the West-Oak boys’ basketball team began the fourth quarter that it had a little something to prove.
Coming off …

High school roundup: Razorbacks burned on buzzer-beater
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am
High school roundup: Razorbacks burned on buzzer-beater

The Journal staff
PENDLETON — The Walhalla High School boys’ basketball team fell Friday night to Pendleton 74-71 on a buzzer-beater from LaThomas Long with no time left on the clock.
Joel Putnam led the Razorbacks with …

Adams’ quiet humility remembered at funeral
January 23, 2010 – 12:15 am
Adams’ quiet humility remembered at funeral

By Pete Iacobelli
Associated Press
EASLEY — Defensive end Gaines Adams was remembered for his enormous talent, quiet humility and an amazing smile that drew people to him throughout his football career.
“They all talked about that smile,” Tommy …

Blooming interest for orchids in Oconee
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am
Blooming interest for orchids in Oconee

Twenty years ago Myrle Diefendorf could have shown off her orchid collection rather quickly.

Church calendar, 1-23
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am
Church calendar, 1-23

TODAY
Manna Truck will deliver free food at Grace Baptist Church, 15195 Wells Hwy., Seneca. Check church marquee for time. Food given out as supplies last; come early.
Senior Choir presents musical program “Sweet Hymns of Praise” …

Tell Willie, 1-23
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am
Tell Willie, 1-23

The free Willie train is coming into its station!

Disabled worshippers struggle to find home in pews
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am
Disabled worshippers struggle to find home in pews

DIONNE WALKER
Associated Press
ATLANTA — Among the most humbling moments being confined to an electric wheelchair came when Shawana Bulloch realized it could prevent her from attending services at her Savannah church.
“The one place you should …