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Hot-shooting Clemson ousts New Mexico State
March 17, 2018 – 1:50 am
Hot-shooting Clemson ousts New Mexico State

Shelton Mitchell scored a season-high 23 points, Gabe DeVoe had 22 and Clemson beat New Mexico State 79-68 on Friday night, closing out a perfect first round for No. 5 seeds in the NCAA Tournament.

Clemson students raise money for campus chapel
March 17, 2018 – 12:44 am
Clemson students raise money for campus chapel

Clemson students are continuing to raise funds for the creation of a chapel on campus.

Eggs on display at World of Energy
March 17, 2018 – 12:38 am
Eggs on display at World of Energy

Duke Energy’s World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station is hosting its annual “Festival of Eggs,” an event parallel to the World of Energy’s popular Festival of Trees.

Elementary students display culinary skills at Future Chefs competition
March 17, 2018 – 12:33 am
Elementary students display culinary skills at Future Chefs competition

Approximately 10 Oconee County elementary students swapped their school books for aprons and put their culinary skills to the test Thursday during the annual Future Chefs competition at Blue Ridge Elementary School.

BellFest set for today at Devils Fork
March 17, 2018 – 12:30 am
BellFest set for today at Devils Fork

Devils Fork State Park is ready to officially welcome spring with the annual celebration of a flower that makes its home in the Jocassee Gorges and few other places.

Seneca High principal on opposite end of Palmetto’s Finest award
March 17, 2018 – 12:29 am
Seneca High principal on opposite end of Palmetto’s Finest award

After finishing second the previous year, Seneca High School last year was named the winner of the prestigious Palmetto’s Finest award — the state’s top academic honor presented each year to elementary, middle and high schools in South Carolina.

Bi-Lo to close 2 area stores
March 17, 2018 – 12:29 am
Bi-Lo to close 2 area stores

Bi-Lo stores in Seneca and Clemson are closing as part of a restructuring plan by supermarket owner Southeastern Grocers in which a total of 19 Bi-Lo locations in South Carolina are going out of business.

Elliott only non-incumbent on first filing day
March 17, 2018 – 12:28 am
Elliott only non-incumbent on first filing day

Political newcomer John Elliott was the only local non-incumbent to file on the first day of candidate filings Friday for the June 12 Republican and Democratic primaries.

Northside student wins tornado safety poster contest
March 17, 2018 – 12:27 am
Northside student wins tornado safety poster contest

Eliora Cobb said she wasn’t initially excited about taking part in the annual Oconee County Emergency Services Tornado Safety Poster Contest.

Journal earns 10 state press awards
March 17, 2018 – 12:27 am
Journal earns 10 state press awards

The Journal earned a total of 10 awards in a variety of categories, including one of the top prizes for overall excellence, from the South Carolina Press Association this year.