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Walhalla Legionnaires to dedicate new headquarters
December 4, 2017 – 11:07 pm
Walhalla Legionnaires to dedicate new headquarters

Walhalla American Legion Post 124 will get an early Christmas present Sunday when members dedicate their new headquarters on Kenneth Street in a ribbon-cutting ceremony a decade in the making.

Councilman objects to fee-in-lieu-of-tax process
December 4, 2017 – 10:55 pm
Councilman objects to fee-in-lieu-of-tax process

A Pickens County councilman said officials were “putting the cart before the horse” on an economic development project.

Clemson Christmas parade rescheduled for Thursday
December 4, 2017 – 10:53 pm
Clemson Christmas parade rescheduled for Thursday

Originally scheduled for tonight, the Clemson Christmas parade has been rescheduled for Thursday due to expected inclement weather, according to city program director Lindsey Watley.

Sewer authority takes step toward agreement with county
December 4, 2017 – 10:41 pm
Sewer authority takes step toward agreement with county

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority board voted Monday to present a letter to Oconee County Council in response to the county’s request for the sewer authority to take over ownership, operation and maintenance of the Golden Corner Commerce Park pump station.

YMCA banks on 2018 for $8.3M loan’s approval
December 4, 2017 – 10:33 pm
YMCA banks on 2018 for $8.3M loan’s approval

A Foothills YMCA official remains hopeful that an $8.3 million federal loan for a proposed Oconee County Y facility will become a reality in 2018.

Responding to letter on vets discounts
December 4, 2017 – 9:49 pm
Responding to letter on vets discounts

Editor: I, too, felt for the veteran who was refused a “military discount” when he tried to purchase a bathroom faucet.

A fundamental responsibility
December 4, 2017 – 9:47 pm
A fundamental responsibility

Editor: I believe that the Dec. 1 “Life after Duke” article and related editorial regarding the future of the Oconee Nuclear plant and its impact on taxes are important and want to support The Journal for the coverage.

Seneca man arrested in connection with trailer thefts
December 4, 2017 – 9:41 pm
Seneca man arrested in connection with trailer thefts

Michael Lee Trotter, 33, of 821 Twin Springs Drive, was released from the detention center Monday on a combined $30,000 surety bond. Trotter was also charged in the September theft of a dual-axle trailer on Nov. 14.

Man charged with domestic violence
December 4, 2017 – 9:39 pm
Man charged with domestic violence

Gregory Dyshaun Smith Jr., of 811 E. Main St., was being held at the Oconee County Detention Center on a $25,000 surety bond at press time Monday.

It makes me sad when you say that your heart is broken
December 4, 2017 – 9:34 pm
It makes me sad when you say that your heart is broken

Willie: On behalf of the veterans of the Upstate, the celebration of Veterans Day this year was an outstanding success for many of us.