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Civil War not about slavery
August 11, 2017 – 9:57 pm
Civil War not about slavery

Editor: Someone wrote Willie chastising the Seneca City Council and everyone else who recognizes the Confederate States of America as “…tolerant of racism and white supremacy…” and saying they are “…plainly ignorant of history.”

Taking stock of today’s journey to higher education
August 11, 2017 – 9:55 pm
Taking stock of today’s journey to higher education

A couple things are pretty clear from the analysis we’ve done on the cost of going to college in South Carolina these days — the cost continues to rise, and there are outstanding options for students to get a great education locally.

Clemson OKs eclipse special event parking
August 11, 2017 – 9:50 pm
Clemson OKs eclipse special event parking

Clemson City Council has already approved an ordinance allowing game day and special event parking on private property, and Monday night voted unanimously to include allowing homeowners to rent parking spaces at their homes for the upcoming eclipse event.

Playground replacement an option at Townville Elementary
August 11, 2017 – 9:46 pm
Playground replacement an option at Townville Elementary

Anderson School District 4 superintendent Joanne Avery said recently she would urge school board trustees to approve plans to relocate the Townville Elementary playground at their next meeting Monday.

Ten at the Top leader talks growth at business forum
August 11, 2017 – 9:45 pm
Ten at the Top leader talks growth at business forum

Ten at the Top executive director Dean Hybl told leaders at the monthly Oconee Economic Alliance Business Forum Thursday that his organization isn’t a government regulatory agency.

SWU, Pickens County join eclipse viewing sites
August 11, 2017 – 9:16 pm
SWU, Pickens County join eclipse viewing sites

Those planning to view the rare occurrence of a total solar eclipse Aug. 21 can add Southern Wesleyan University to the list of sites hosting an event that day.

World of Energy free events to start Friday before eclipse
August 11, 2017 – 9:14 pm
World of Energy free events to start Friday before eclipse

Duke Energy’s World of Energy education center at Oconee Nuclear Station is celebrating the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse with a weekend of free presentations before the Monday afternoon eclipse.

Traffic safety urged during total solar eclipse
August 11, 2017 – 9:13 pm
Traffic safety urged during total solar eclipse

With millions planning to travel for the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse that is expected to be visible within a path that stretches from Oregon to South Carolina, traffic safety is being urged during the historic event.

How much do you charge for ‘stupid’?
August 11, 2017 – 9:12 pm
How much do you charge for ‘stupid’?

Willie, I am responding to The Journal’s article that stated a Clemson man was charged with murder — the first murder in Seneca since 2009. How can that be? Remember Zachary Hammond?

Contractor says Townville Street work won’t be complete by start of school
August 11, 2017 – 12:54 am
Contractor says Townville Street work won’t be complete by start of school

Due to “unforeseen utility conflicts,” the contractor overseeing the third and final phase of the repaving and widening project on North Townville Street said the project won’t be completed in time for the start of the school year — or even by its end — as originally planned.