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Teen named Central’s top firefighter
January 22, 2019 – 12:08 am
Teen named Central’s top firefighter

Dawson Smith had only recently turned 18 when he was named Central Fireman of the Year last month. 

Clemson students give back to honor civil rights icon
January 22, 2019 – 12:07 am
Clemson students give back to honor civil rights icon

On a day when banks, federal offices, colleges and universities were closed for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, many Clemson University students spent part of the day honoring King’s legacy serving the community.

Baptist brotherhood president remembers the night King died
January 22, 2019 – 12:05 am
Baptist brotherhood president remembers the night King died

Henry Jenkins Jr. remembers where he was when he learned the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. had been assassinated.

Clemson briefs: Tigers return to action tonight at Florida State
January 22, 2019 – 12:05 am
Clemson briefs: Tigers return to action tonight at Florida State

Six days removed from its most recent action, the Clemson men’s basketball team will return to the court tonight when it travels to face Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla.

Public safety on county council radar
January 22, 2019 – 12:04 am
Public safety on county council radar

Following a Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Health and Welfare Committee meeting at 4 p.m., Oconee County Council will convene at 6 p.m. tonight with two public safety items on its agenda.

Collins’ bill would eliminate LIFE, HOPE scholarships, assist teachers
January 22, 2019 – 12:01 am
Collins’ bill would eliminate LIFE, HOPE scholarships, assist teachers

State Rep. Neal Collins is cosponsoring a bill that, if passed, would use lottery funds for helping teachers, instead of funding HOPE and LIFE scholarships. 

Police: Pickens County teen shot to death
January 21, 2019 – 10:01 pm
Police: Pickens County teen shot to death

Pickens County Deputy Coroner Gary Duncan identified the victim as 16-year-old Robert Tyler Butler of Dayton Drive. 

Sheriff’s Office investigating after body found in Easley
January 19, 2019 – 3:42 pm
Sheriff’s Office investigating after body found in Easley

The Journal Staff
EASLEY — The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and the South Carolina Highway Patrol are investigating after a man’s body was found in Easley Saturday afternoon.
According to a release from Chief Deputy Creed Hashe, …