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Central plants study ‘moving right along’ Central plants study ‘moving right along’

A feasibility study looking into the cost effectiveness of Pickens County returning responsibility of operating two sewer plants in Central back to the town is “moving right along,” according to town administrator Phillip Mishoe.

Detention center visitation rules change Detention center visitation rules change

To keep the policies fair to all inmates, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office issued new visitation guidelines for the detention center Thursday.

Clemson career services named best in country Clemson career services named best in country

Clemson University added a new No. 1 national ranking last week, and it wasn’t on the football field. 

Gamecocks gain pair of commitments Gamecocks gain pair of commitments

The South Carolina football program enjoyed a big day on the recruiting trail Thursday, as both defensive tackle Tonka Hemingway (6-3, 255) of Conway and tight end Eric Shaw (6-4, 219) of Notasulga, Ala., committed to the Gamecocks.

Facility celebrates 10 years with summer bash Facility celebrates 10 years with summer bash

The Residences at Park Place is getting ready to celebrate a decade of service with an anniversary summer bash this weekend.

Four Gamecocks named to preseason All-SEC team Four Gamecocks named to preseason All-SEC team

COLUMBIA — Four South Carolina football players earned spots on the 2019 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Team, as announced Thursday by the league office.

Residents learn about gun laws at seminar Residents learn about gun laws at seminar

More than 30 area residents had an opportunity to learn more about gun laws and concealed weapons permits (CWPs) at a seminar at Gignilliat Community Center in Seneca Thursday night.

Sheriff still looking to hire 20 officers for facility Sheriff still looking to hire 20 officers for facility

While Pickens County is eyeing a late-September opening date for its new jail, around 20 detention officers are still needed for the facility. 

President’s tell-tale leadership strategy President’s tell-tale leadership strategy

Editor: After a week of the massacres in El Paso and Dayton, we witnessed a seemingly traditional course of national mourning: thoughts and prayers, flags at half-staff, statements from the president, which initially stated that there was an appetite for background checks, to an insistence that he will work for meaningful background checks, a call from Wayne LaPierre and then silence regarding the subject.

We need action now We need action now

Editor:We need action on climate change now.

Not a yes vote Not a yes vote

Clemson City Councilman Fran McGuire chose to abstain during the vote on the city administrator’s recent pay increase and contract extension, but that abstention was counted as a yes vote.

Caywood not planning to file for re-election Caywood not planning to file for re-election

Westminster City Councilman A.T. Caywood won a special election two years ago for a vacant council seat and has told The Journal he will not file paperwork for a re-election bid today.