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Oconee County Council planning weekday retreat Oconee County Council planning weekday retreat

Oconee County Council is set to meet Wednesday afternoon to conduct its first strategic planning retreat of the year.

West-Oak’s McKern signs to play college softball West-Oak’s McKern signs to play college softball

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.

Man injured at home construction site Man injured at home construction site

A man was flown to Greenville Memorial Hospital by helicopter after being injured at a home construction site Monday afternoon.  

Tigers get visit from standout running back Tigers get visit from standout running back

Clemson attracted a visit from running back Sam Adams (6-2, 200) of Sammamish, Wash., last week, and the Tigers made a good impression on the son of the former NFL defensive lineman of the same name.

Tigers’ Sharpe takes national honor Tigers’ Sharpe takes national honor

Clemson freshman Davis Sharpe was named one of 12 national players of the week by Collegiate Baseball on Monday.

Sanitary sewer overflows spill 5.38M gallons into Coneross Creek Sanitary sewer overflows spill  5.38M gallons into Coneross Creek

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.

County may have violated policy during investigation County may have violated policy during investigation

Police expect marijuana investigation to wrap up this week

Holding symptoms accountable for the disease Holding symptoms accountable for the disease

Editor: The president of the United States meets with the president of Russia behind closed doors in June 2018.

Police vehicle, business struck by suspected drunk driver Police vehicle, business struck by suspected drunk driver

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 …

Sewer authority returns to full operations Sewer authority returns to full operations

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 restored after road collapse Temporary water service restored after road collapse

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.

Brothers head to prison in Walhalla teen’s 2017 death Brothers head to prison in Walhalla teen’s 2017 death

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. 

Confusion about Democratic Party policies Confusion about Democratic Party policies

Editor: The Democratic governor of Virginia has come out in favor of the murder of babies who are alive outside the womb if the mother decides that she does not want the baby.

Things can improve Things can improve

Editor: President Trump seems vain.