All of Kenzie McKern’s hard work since she started playing softball in fifth grade has paid off, as the West-Oak High School senior signed her letter of intent on Monday to continue her softball career at Bluefield College in Virginia.
Sanitary sewer overflows spilled an estimated 5.38 million gallons of primarily wastewater into Coneross Creek while the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority operated with reduced operations as a result of heavy rains last week.
The Journal staff
SENECA — A Seneca Police officer was taken to the hospital early Saturday morning after his patrol vehicle was hit from behind by a suspected drunk driver.
At 12:22 a.m., the driver hit the …
Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority officials reduced operations at the Coneross treatment plant Friday as a result of sanitary sewer overflows in Coneross Creek and Martin Creek from heavy rainfall in recent days.
Temporary water service has been restored after approximately 200 homes were affected when a portion of U.S. Highway 123 collapsed Thursday afternoon near Westminster, causing a water main break and washout between Dixon Road and Singleton Road.
Twins Jesse Reeves Smith and James Cody Smith, 23, each pleaded guilty Monday in Rabun County (Ga.) Superior Court to homicide by motor vehicle in the death of Wayne Turpin, according to a release from Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney George Christian.