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Crews battle major Seneca blaze
March 26, 2017 – 10:41 pm
Crews battle major Seneca blaze

Crews from multiple stations battled a fire at 507 E. N. 1st St. in Seneca on Sunday that ravaged a former auto parts store, causing a roof collapse and snarling traffic in the area for hours.

Seneca mayor’s brother recovering after near-fatal accident
March 25, 2017 – 12:35 am
Seneca mayor’s brother recovering after near-fatal accident

By Stephanie Jadrnicek
The Journal
SENECA — The morning of June 20, 2014, began like any other Friday for Gary Alexander.
That afternoon, his life changed forever.

Alexander, the brother of Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander, was driving back from …

President, GOP leaders withdraw Obamacare replacement
March 25, 2017 – 12:30 am
President, GOP leaders withdraw Obamacare replacement

President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal “Obamacare” off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would fail — after seven years of nonstop railing against the health care law.

Oversight body recommended Pioneer shrink proposed plant
March 25, 2017 – 12:25 am
Oversight body recommended Pioneer shrink proposed plant

By Justin Lee Campbell
The Journal
SENECA — An oversight body charged with monitoring Pioneer Rural Water District’s spending on capital projects recommended it consider downsizing a proposed $19 million water treatment plant after assessing a state-mandated …

In the eyes of the beholder
March 25, 2017 – 12:20 am
In the eyes of the beholder

Vincent van Gogh once said, “Art demands constant observation.” Six art students at Seneca High School applied this principle and are now seeing their efforts come to fruition.

FCA all-star games set for today in Anderson
March 25, 2017 – 12:03 am
FCA all-star games set for today in Anderson

The Tri-County Fellowship of Christian Athletes All-Star Basketball Games, featuring top seniors from the area, will take place today, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Abney Athletic Center on the campus of Anderson University.

Clemson downs Boston College, 8-2
March 25, 2017 – 12:02 am
Clemson downs Boston College, 8-2

Charlie Barnes tied his career high with 11 strikeouts in No. 6 Clemson’s 8-2 victory over Boston College at Bill Beck Field on Friday. The Tigers, who took a 1-0 lead in the series and set a school record with their 13th win in a row away from home dating to 2016, improved to 18-4 overall and 6-1 in the ACC.

Seneca’s Galloway All-Mountain Lakes Player of the Year
March 25, 2017 – 12:01 am
Seneca’s Galloway All-Mountain Lakes Player of the Year

The Seneca boys’ basketball team has won a lot of games over the past two seasons — 44 to be exact.

Oconee, Pickens unemployment drops
March 24, 2017 – 10:55 pm
Oconee, Pickens unemployment drops

The unemployment rate fell in both Oconee and Pickens counties in the month of February, while South Carolina on the whole experienced the largest one-month increase in the number of people working in its history.

Seneca, Oconee officials plan downtown meet-and-greet
March 24, 2017 – 10:52 pm
Seneca, Oconee officials plan downtown meet-and-greet

Elected officials in the city of Seneca and Oconee County are teaming up to give residents a chance to share their thoughts in a more informal setting than a council meeting.