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Congress should act now to extend CHIP
October 16, 2017 – 9:52 pm
Congress should act now to extend CHIP

Editor: Congress allowed the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) to expire Sept. 30, which provides health insurance to 9 million American children.

No time like the present
October 16, 2017 – 9:51 pm
No time like the present

It seems most every week or month nowadays has some designation attached to it aimed at promoting a cause or bringing awareness to an issue.

Trump campaigns for McMaster in Upstate
October 16, 2017 – 9:48 pm
Trump campaigns for McMaster in Upstate

President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics on Monday with a campaign appearance on behalf of one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster.

Victim’s brother testifies on opening day of murder trial
October 16, 2017 – 9:46 pm
Victim’s brother testifies on opening day of murder trial

Jacob Kirk, who lived with John William McCarty and another man in a trailer on Watts Road in Liberty, told jurors during the opening day of McCarty’s murder trial that his brother, 22-year-old Mitchell Aaron Bradley of Duncan, had become frustrated because his belongings, including beer and cigarettes had been stolen on several occasions.

Software helps teach elementary students foreign languages
October 16, 2017 – 9:45 pm
Software helps teach elementary students foreign languages

A partnership between the School District of Oconee County and an education technology company that develops language, literacy and brain-fitness software is helping students in the district’s 10 elementary schools learn a foreign language.

Vacant land, second homes slowing tax value growth
October 16, 2017 – 9:43 pm
Vacant land, second homes slowing tax value growth

While the value of residential and commercial property in Oconee County is climbing back from the economic recession that began nearly a decade ago, second homes and undeveloped land are still lagging behind in the recovery.

Being litter free is up to you and me!
October 16, 2017 – 9:24 pm
Being litter free is up to you and me!

Willie: I just came home. All the way home on both sides of the road and in every driveway in our subdivision were copies of The Journal Limited.

More than 400 coats, sweaters available at giveaway today
October 14, 2017 – 12:59 am
More than 400 coats, sweaters available at giveaway today

A coat distribution today in Seneca will offer local residents choices from more than 400 coats, sweaters and other cold-weather necessities.

Walhalla Elementary celebrates International Literacy Day
October 14, 2017 – 12:39 am
Walhalla Elementary celebrates International Literacy Day

A group of a dozen teachers, parents and community members recently read books to students in six different languages as Walhalla Elementary School celebrated International Literacy Day.

St. John’s Church connected to Walhalla’s German heritage
October 14, 2017 – 12:38 am
St. John’s Church connected to Walhalla’s German heritage

Every Christmas Eve, the congregation at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Walhalla sings a verse of “Silent Night” in German.