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Sheriff to propose arming some school staff Sheriff to propose arming some school staff

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said Monday he’s working on a plan with School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland to place an extra layer of protection over the schools.

Newsprint tariffs could cost 600K jobs Newsprint tariffs could cost 600K jobs

Leaders in local, state and national newspaper markets have expressed concern that two announced tariffs on newsprint could cost the United States hundreds of thousands of jobs and harm community newspapers.

Tigers’ Beer honored for monster week Tigers’ Beer honored for monster week

Seth Beer’s hitting slump has officially come to an end, and the nation has taken notice.

Police: Man exposed himself at scenic overlook Police: Man exposed himself at scenic overlook

Ricky Lee Allen, 54, of Seneca, was arrested and charged with indecent exposure after he was found nude in his vehicle at Wigington Overlook, according to an Oconee County Sheriff’s Office incident report.

Quarterbacks visit South Carolina Quarterbacks visit South Carolina

Quarterback Garrett Shrader of Charlotte, N.C., visited South Carolina with his father Saturday for the Gamecocks’ spring game. He said that probably will be his last visit unless — after examining all the evidence — he feels the need to go one more place.

Buyer beware Buyer beware

Editor: Great article by The Journal regarding the impact on Oconee jobs with Trump’s new steel tariffs. No surprise. Trump does “tell it like it is.”

Tariffs raising the cost to stay well informed Tariffs raising the cost to stay well informed

Surely you’ve already heard about the tariff war that President Trump has begun with many of the nation’s trade partners. Steel and aluminum from China are being hit hard. And it will hurt Oconee County businesses as well.

High school roundup: Bobcats blow by Chester High school roundup: Bobcats blow by Chester

The Seneca High School softball team went into spring break on a winning note Friday night with an 11-2 win over Chester.

Water break leads to boil advisory Water break leads to boil advisory

A broken water main Monday put Walhalla and West Union under a boil-water advisory through this morning.

Walhalla, West Union under boiled-water advisory Walhalla, West Union under boiled-water advisory

Residents in Walhalla and West Union are under a boiled-water advisory through Tuesday morning after a water line broke Monday.

Bat colony forces closure of Clemson’s Brooks Center Bat colony forces closure of Clemson’s Brooks Center

The discovery of a colony of bats inside the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University has forced the temporary closure of the venue.