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West-Oak and Walhalla meet again in Western 3A matchup
October 20, 2017 – 12:01 am
West-Oak and Walhalla meet again in Western 3A matchup

WALHALLA — In Week Zero, Walhalla and West-Oak met in the Apple Bowl, a game with bragging rights on the line but one that doesn’t count as a Western 3A clash.

Local districts exceed state test scores
October 19, 2017 – 10:41 pm
Local districts exceed state test scores

Scores recently released from spring End of Course, SC PASS and SC READY tests showed that Pickens County exceeded the state in every category, while Oconee County only ranked below the state in U.S. History and the Constitution.

I couldn’t agree with you more!
October 19, 2017 – 9:27 pm
I couldn’t agree with you more!

Willie: I’d like to thank and praise the two longtime newspaper delivery persons who have provided us with early morning deliveries of The Journal and news for many, many years.

Cast of kids to perform ‘Annie Jr.’
October 19, 2017 – 12:28 am
Cast of kids to perform ‘Annie Jr.’

Although none of the cast members of “Annie Jr.” are adults, director Latoya Young is confident the integrity of the American classic will stay intact when the show opens Friday night.

Walhalla man gets 50 years for murder
October 19, 2017 – 12:07 am
Walhalla man gets 50 years for murder

After Kenneth Strother Collins was found guilty by a jury of his peers on charges of murder, kidnapping and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime Wednesday afternoon, Judge Scott Sprouse took a long pause before announcing his sentence.

Brad Brownell discusses upcoming roundball season
October 19, 2017 – 12:01 am
Brad Brownell discusses upcoming roundball season

SUNSET — Despite losing three starters from last season, the Clemson basketball team is looking to grow this year and believes it has the roster to do so.

Walhalla volleyball season ends with playoff loss to Broome
October 19, 2017 – 12:01 am
Walhalla volleyball season ends with playoff loss to Broome

WALHALLA — In heartbreaking fashion, the Walhalla Razorbacks lost their first home playoff game in quite some time, dropping a five-set thriller against the Broome Centurions in which Walhalla won the first two sets. After jumping up 2-0 by claiming the opening pair of sets 25-19 and 25-22, Walhalla fell 25-16, 25-18 and 15-8 in the remaining three sets, with the 3-2 win by Broome advancing the Centurions into the next round and ending the Razorbacks’ season.

Seneca tops Chapman in 3A state tennis playoffs
October 19, 2017 – 12:01 am
Seneca tops Chapman in 3A state tennis playoffs

The Seneca girls’ tennis team advanced in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs with a 4-3 victory over Chapman on Wednesday. The Lady Cats will be at home on Monday with either Southside or Fairfield-Central providing the opposition.

October 19 Arrests
October 18, 2017 – 11:59 pm
October 19 Arrests

Arrests for October 19

Westminster may lease building for public showers
October 18, 2017 – 10:25 pm
Westminster may lease building for public showers

Westminster has taken the first step in leasing the municipal pool building on Lucky Street to the Sons of the American Legion as a shower facility for homeless people.