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Cold weather brings warm rewards
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am
Cold weather brings warm rewards

For the Journal
CENTRAL — As a part of its school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports program, students receive orange cougar tickets for accomplishments, excellent behavior and academic achievements.
These tickets are collected and can be traded …

Oconee Medical Center to sponsor Internet class
January 23, 2010 – 12:00 am
Oconee Medical Center to sponsor Internet class

For the Journal
SENECA — The Health Information Resource Center at Oconee Medical Center helps people from all over the county obtain information about important health-related topics. From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 5, the …

Marie H. Davis
January 22, 2010 – 4:50 pm
Marie H. Davis

Marie H. Davis
January 21, 2010
LOGANVILLE, Ga. — Florida Marie Hyatt Davis, 85, wife of the late Harry G. Davis, of 548 Pebble Point Drive, died Thursday, Jan. 21 at Embracing Hospice in Snellville, Ga.
A native …

William ‘Bill’ Josiah Carter
January 22, 2010 – 4:49 pm
William ‘Bill’ Josiah Carter

William ‘Bill’ Josiah Carter
January 21, 2010
WALHALLA, S.C. — William “Bill” Josiah Carter, 92, of 104 West Wesley St., died Thursday, Jan. 21 at Charles George VA Medical Center, Asheville, N.C.
A native of Oconee County, Mr. …

Bobcats go Green for next coach
January 22, 2010 – 12:15 am
Bobcats go Green for next coach

Hoping to restore the pride to a storied football program, Seneca High School has hired Belton-Honea Path head coach Wayne Green to lead the Bobcats.

Steven Bradley: Tigers in thick of wide-open ACC race
January 22, 2010 – 12:13 am
Steven Bradley: Tigers in thick of wide-open ACC race

It goes without saying there’s a fair amount of happenstance involved in any chain of events that goes the same way long enough to become known simply as The Streak.

‘Murder for hire’ plot results in man’s arrest
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
‘Murder for hire’ plot results in man’s arrest

By GREG OLIVER
THE JOURNAL
PICKENS — The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 27-year-old Pickens man in connection with a “murder for hire.”
Charles Eulistus Patterson, of Acres Drive, was charged Tuesday with solicitation to commit …

Fair-Oak Elementary School celebrates Christmas with Christmas Showstoppers
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Fair-Oak Elementary School celebrates Christmas with Christmas Showstoppers

OAKWAY — In December, third-grade students from Fair-Oak Elementary School entertained the community with a Christmas program entitled “Christmas Showstoppers” Each third-grade class dressed in costume and was featured in song and dance.

Men face charges in copper theft cases
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Men face charges in copper theft cases

BY ANDREW MOORE
THE JOURNAL
SENECA — Two men have been arrested and charged with stealing air conditioner units and their copper parts from two Seneca businesses.
Detective Rory Jones of the Seneca Police Department confirmed Thursday that …

Diversions Calendar, 1-22
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Diversions Calendar, 1-22

ART
“The Grid Turns the Corner,” a retrospective of prints and drawings by Terry Hunter, at Lee Gallery, Lee Hall, Clemson University starts Jan. 24, Mon.-Thurs. from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m./Sun. 2-5 p.m. (864) 656-3899 or www.clemson.edu/caah/leegallery.
Blue …

Jeep hit by two 18-wheelers on interstate
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Jeep hit by two 18-wheelers on interstate

Fair Play Fire Department responds to a vehicle collision on the I-85 bridge at the state line at 6:33 a.m. on Thursday.
A black Jeep traveling southbound on I-85 was hit by two18-wheelers. A passenger reported …

Tri-county landfill headed back to selling block
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Tri-county landfill headed back to selling block

By CARLOS GALARZA
The Journal
WALHALLA — The 500 acres jointly owned by Anderson, Oconee and Pickens for a tri-county landfill could soon be back up for sale.
Oconee County officials agreed Tuesday to attempt a sale, but …

Blue Ridge Elementary announces honor roll
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Blue Ridge Elementary announces honor roll

SENECA — Blue Ridge Elementary School announces its second nine weeks honor roll for 2009-2010.

Science fair finalists chosen
January 22, 2010 – 12:00 am
Science fair finalists chosen

Orchard Park Elementary School held its annual science fair Jan. 14 with over 140 projects from fourth- and fifth-graders judged.