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Foothills Pregnancy Care Center celebrates 20 years
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Foothills Pregnancy Care Center celebrates 20 years

By GREG OLIVER
THE JOURNAL
SENECA — Foothills Pregnancy Care Center is celebrating its 20th anniversary of helping expectant mothers this year.
Founded in 1990, Foothills Pregnancy Care Center is a Christian outreach ministry seeking to meet the …

Jobless rate flares to 14.6 percent in Oconee County
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Jobless rate flares  to 14.6 percent in Oconee County

By CARLOS GALARZA
The Journal
WALHALLA — Oconee County’s unemployment rate jumped to 14.6 percent in December — its highest level in six months — state labor market information shows.
Not even the traditional spike in seasonal jobs …

Springing into action
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Springing into action

Jessica Nelms/Staff Kylee Mae Holmes, 7, exhibits great concentration while playing a game of tennis with her parents Drew and Jodi at South Cove Park on a spring-like afternoon Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010.

Kylee Mae Holmes, …

$3,000 Diamond Dip mystery remains unsolved
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
$3,000 Diamond Dip mystery remains unsolved

The Journal Staff
SENECA — Someone who attended the Hospice of the Foothills Christmas Tree Festival Reception in December has a $3,000 diamond and doesn’t know it.
Interested guests purchased chances to “dip” into a sparkling bowl …

Oakway set for U.S. Census Road Tour stop
January 23, 2010 – 3:00 am
Oakway set for U.S. Census Road Tour stop

By CARLOS GALARZA
The Journal
WESTMINSTER — School officials are calling Monday’s stop of the U.S. Census Road Tour at Oakway Intermediate School a great civics lesson for students, parents and anyone in the community interested in …

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.