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Crime briefs: Police: Man took video in plant restroom
March 1, 2019 – 12:39 am
Crime briefs: Police: Man took video in plant restroom

The Journal staff
WEST UNION — Police say a 31-year-old West Union man used a cellphone to record three people using a restroom at a local manufacturing plant. 
Adrian Rashad Walker, of Smarty Jones Drive, was arrested …

West-Oak’s Yoder signs with Erskine
March 1, 2019 – 12:34 am
West-Oak’s Yoder signs with Erskine

WESTMINSTER — Having moved her way around the infield with success at every stop along the way during her time with the West-Oak High School softball team, Mariah Yoder is taking on a new challenge in her final go-round with the Warriors.

Finance, HR benefited from unauthorized raises
March 1, 2019 – 12:29 am
Finance, HR benefited from unauthorized raises

Of the nearly $320,000 in unauthorized raises granted to Oconee County employees in fiscal year 2018-19, nearly 20 percent went to the two departments consistently involved with salary changes — finance and human resources.

Commission receives ATAX grant requests
March 1, 2019 – 12:28 am
Commission receives ATAX grant requests

The Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Commission received nearly $58,000 in total grant requests from accommodations tax revenue for the spring grant cycle. 

College roundup: Clemson falls in regular season finale
March 1, 2019 – 12:25 am
College roundup: Clemson falls in regular season finale

DURHAM, N.C. — The Clemson women’s basketball team came up just short, 63-59, to Duke on Thursday night in its final game of the regular season.

Descendant of Newton’s apple tree planted at CU
March 1, 2019 – 12:25 am
Descendant of Newton’s apple tree planted at CU

Wednesday’s not-quite-sunny weather was perfect for the planting of an apple tree on the Clemson University campus. 

Former deputy charged after police standoff
March 1, 2019 – 12:23 am
Former deputy charged after police standoff

Joshua Underwood, 39, is charged with resisting arrest, according to a warrant. 

Downtown incentives contracts approved
March 1, 2019 – 12:22 am
Downtown incentives contracts approved

Members of the Seneca Improvements Corporation board unanimously approved contracts to be used for businesses approved for the city’s two incentive programs designed to improve properties and attract new development in downtown Seneca.