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Duncan calls gunman ‘left-wing radical’
June 16, 2017 – 10:27 pm
Duncan calls gunman ‘left-wing radical’

Within hours of a shooting at a congressional baseball practice in Virginia, details emerged about the gunman, whom U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan said he spoke with moments he opened fire.

Have a good day, too, Mr. Sunshine
June 16, 2017 – 8:46 pm
Have a good day, too, Mr. Sunshine

Willie, It’s heartbreaking to see a dog chained 24/7 in the trailer park on Old Clemson Highway. This is animal cruelty!

‘Passport to Downtown Seneca’ set for Saturday
June 16, 2017 – 12:46 am
‘Passport to Downtown Seneca’ set for Saturday

Business owners in downtown Seneca aren’t necessarily reinventing the wheel with what they have planned for Saturday, but they’re most certainly hoping a fun event will have a lasting impact, and with it, an economic boost moving forward.

Stats tell different story on GM salary
June 16, 2017 – 12:25 am
Stats tell different story on GM salary

In verifying information the top official of a local water district provided to justify his salary, The Journal identified discrepancies between the figures he cited and those reported by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Hendrickson used speed to lead Walhalla
June 16, 2017 – 12:11 am
Hendrickson used speed to lead Walhalla

WALHALLA — In her sophomore year at Walhalla High School, Brianne Hendrickson joined the soccer team. Fast-forward to 2017, and Hendrickson was a team captain as a senior helping to lead the Lady Razorbacks to the third round of the state playoffs.

June 16 Arrests
June 15, 2017 – 11:59 pm
June 16 Arrests

Arrests for June 16

Seneca Presbyterian to celebrate 100 years in sanctuary
June 15, 2017 – 10:04 pm
Seneca Presbyterian to celebrate 100 years in sanctuary

The founding of Seneca Presbyterian Church dates back almost as long as the city of Seneca itself.

Unified chamber already benefiting local community
June 15, 2017 – 10:02 pm
Unified chamber already benefiting local community

The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce is alive and well. In August, the chamber of commerce boards for Oconee County and the cities of Walhalla and Westminster voted to move forward with forming a new countywide chamber.

County denies hospital board request to waive land option
June 15, 2017 – 10:01 pm
County denies hospital board request to waive land option

While an agreement could be on the horizon for Oconee Memorial Hospital to transfer campus land for a proposed YMCA facility, it doesn’t seem the hospital will have its way over a land matter with the county.

Police: Anderson man stole car outside homeless shelter
June 15, 2017 – 9:59 pm
Police: Anderson man stole car outside homeless shelter

Christian Robert Turner, 25, of 1627 Cherokee Circle, is charged with one count of grand larceny. Turner was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center at 10:47 a.m. Wednesday.