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Clemson, South Carolina pick up basketball commitments
October 13, 2018 – 12:25 am
Clemson, South Carolina pick up basketball commitments

Clemson basketball landed a commitment Thursday from 6-1 guard Al-Amir Dawes of Elizabeth, N.J.

SDPC superintendent embarks on trip to Finland
October 13, 2018 – 12:24 am
SDPC superintendent embarks on trip to Finland

School District of Pickens County superintendent Danny Merck is embarking today on a weeklong trip to Finland, joining 22 other South Carolina leaders visiting public schools.

Oconee school district to explore modified calendar through survey
October 13, 2018 – 12:23 am
Oconee school district to explore modified calendar through survey

Following a series of unsuccessful efforts to gain public approval, the controversial modified year-round calendar is again a topic of discussion in Oconee County. 

Re-Fresh Community Garden meeting set for Monday
October 13, 2018 – 12:19 am
Re-Fresh Community Garden meeting set for Monday

Organizers of a community garden project focused on revitalizing Westminster and producing fresh food have scheduled a meeting for Monday.

Seneca retiree aids Florence relief
October 13, 2018 – 12:12 am
Seneca retiree aids Florence relief

Sandy Sandifer recently traveled to Wilmington, N.C., in hopes of providing relief to a city that has been devastated by Hurricane Florence, and he is going back again to offer help through a Christian organization called Samaritan’s Purse, which works to help those in need around the world.

No arrests after shooting kills 1, injures 2 others
October 13, 2018 – 12:07 am
No arrests after shooting kills 1, injures 2 others

No arrests have been made and the investigation is continuing in the death of a teenager who was shot and killed while in a vehicle near the Anderson and Oconee County line.

Anderson County woman arrested on shoplifting charges
October 13, 2018 – 12:04 am
Anderson County woman arrested on shoplifting charges

Emily Beth Madison, 25, of 4840 Highway 81 South in Starr, is charged with two counts of shoplifting after reported thefts on Sept. 15 and Sept. 25. 

Walhalla teen charged in home break-in
October 13, 2018 – 12:02 am
Walhalla teen charged in home break-in

Arrest warrants allege Samuel Scott Gray, of 113 Jamlette Drive, broke into a home on Mountain Road near Westminster on Sept. 2.

Capital campaign to benefit Clemson organizations
October 13, 2018 – 12:00 am
Capital campaign to benefit Clemson organizations

Clemson city officials recently met with representatives of The Arts Center, Clemson African-American Museum and the Central-Clemson Recreation Center to begin embarking on the first-ever capital campaign designed to bring individual projects to fruition.

Police: Man assaulted woman while kids present
October 12, 2018 – 12:59 am
Police: Man assaulted woman while kids present

David Alburt Maye is charged with first-degree domestic violence and kidnapping, according to warrants.

Salem pickleball court pushed back until spring
October 12, 2018 – 12:58 am
Salem pickleball court pushed back until spring

Lining Salem’s tennis court to accommodate games of pickleball will have to wait until spring. 

Dietterick may become city consultant
October 12, 2018 – 12:56 am
Dietterick may become city consultant

Former Seneca city administrator Greg Dietterick may soon have a new role with the city.

The truth matters
October 12, 2018 – 12:55 am
The truth matters

At first glance, the idea of National Newspaper Week may seem to only matter to people like us at The Journal — those who make journalism their life’s work.

Boggs Booing
October 12, 2018 – 12:54 am
Boggs Booing

Editor: Since it’s October and Halloween is not too far away, maybe someone could use a good laugh. Here’s something for you.