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Duncan, Graham, Scott pay tribute to McCain
August 28, 2018 – 12:08 am
Duncan, Graham, Scott pay tribute to McCain

U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan, whose Third Congressional District includes Oconee and Pickens counties, led a moment of silence in memory of McCain during his annual Faith and Freedom BBQ Monday night in Anderson.

Former Tiger Grantham inks with Thunder
August 28, 2018 – 12:05 am
Former Tiger Grantham inks with Thunder

Former Clemson standout Donte Grantham signed a one-year contract with the Oklahoma City Thunder, it was announced over the weekend.

Armed bank robbery suspect arrested
August 28, 2018 – 12:02 am
Armed bank robbery suspect arrested

Megan Ramon White, 46, of Rock Hill, was being held at the Clemson Law Enforcement Center awaiting a bond hearing at press time Monday. 

Lions go on road, blow by Easley
August 25, 2018 – 1:19 am
Lions go on road, blow by Easley

Offense was the name of the game Friday night, as the Daniel High School football team beat Easley by a final score of 54-28.

Razorbacks wallop Warriors to take Apple Bowl
August 25, 2018 – 1:18 am
Razorbacks wallop Warriors to take Apple Bowl

Taking a three-touchdown lead in less than four minutes of action, the Walhalla High School football team cruised to season-opening 70-7 win over rival West-Oak in the Apple Bowl on Friday night.

Bobcats drop season opener to Chapman
August 25, 2018 – 1:16 am
Bobcats drop season opener to Chapman

In a game that turned into a second-half shootout, the Seneca High School football team couldn’t overcome an early deficit and lost its season opener to Chapman 52-34 on Friday night.

Ribbon cut on Hartwell Village Shopping Center
August 25, 2018 – 12:30 am
Ribbon cut on Hartwell Village Shopping Center

Customers, local leaders and even members of the Clemson University Tiger Band were on hand with the developers of the Hartwell Village Shopping Center to celebrate the official grand opening of the center Friday.

Proposed rec grant struck down, compromise encouraged
August 25, 2018 – 12:29 am
Proposed rec grant struck down, compromise encouraged

Oconee County Council chairwoman Edda Cammick’s proposed recreation grant struck a chord with the community — and fellow council members — as evidenced by the discussion and vote at Tuesday night’s council meeting.

Walhalla mayor: Fair-Oak dispute requires mediation
August 25, 2018 – 12:28 am
Walhalla mayor: Fair-Oak dispute requires mediation

Walhalla Mayor Danny Edwards said he believes a dispute between Fair-Oak Youth Center and other Oconee County recreation departments needs to go to mediation. 

Foothills Alliance celebrates new Oconee County office
August 25, 2018 – 12:28 am
Foothills Alliance celebrates new Oconee County office

The opening of an Oconee County office has been a longtime goal for Foothills Alliance. 

Westminster man charged with attempted murder
August 25, 2018 – 12:28 am
Westminster man charged with attempted murder

A 31-year-old Westminster man was charged with attempted murder after the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call just before 1 a.m. Friday.

Morningstar newest member of Journal staff
August 25, 2018 – 12:28 am
Morningstar newest member of Journal staff

Riley Morningstar has joined the staff of The Journal as a general assignment reporter.

Murder suspect’s trial set for September
August 25, 2018 – 12:28 am
Murder suspect’s trial set for September

A Westminster man accused of killing his wife and concealing her body will go to trial next month.

Abuse of power or blackmail?
August 25, 2018 – 12:27 am
Abuse of power or blackmail?

For the third day in a row, we find ourselves taking a hard stance on what is at its best abuse of power.