Sheriff’s officers graduate today!

March 6, 2015

Two members of the force of Oconee Sheriff’s Office graduate today from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy in Columbia. They are Colby Mize and Jordei Jameson.

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Scott co-sponsor of commemorative Selma stamp

March 6, 2015

Ahead of the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina  is a co-sponsor of a bi-partisan resolution recommending the Postal Service issue a commemorative stamp to honor the three, 1965 civil rights marches from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. And today Scott co-leads this year’s Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to Selma to…

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Truck accident on I-85

March 6, 2015
Truck accident on I-85

 A large truck has wrecked on I-85 in Oconee County. This morning’s accident has blocked one of the two southbound lanes near exit 1. One person has been transported for medical treatment. Oconee Dispatch reports the assistance of the DOT has been requested to remove debris from the roadway.

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Leadership training for ROTC cadets

March 5, 2015

Cadets of the Clemson Army Reserve Training Corps will be tested on leadership and critical thinking skills Saturday during the annual field exercise at the Fant’s Grove training area. Freshman and sophomore university cadets will be put to the test on their ability to develop problem-solving skills and incorporate communication, troop-leading procedures and team-building skills.…

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State reviews jail staff study

March 5, 2015

The South Carolina Department of Corrections has under review a recently-completed staff study to cover the new Oconee County Jail, which expects to open its cell doors some time this summer. And Sheriff Mike Crenshaw is counting on having the required numbers to present this month to Oconee County Council. Crenshaw is looking to the…

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Walhalla headed to tournament championship

March 5, 2015

High School Baseball on Wednesday saw the Walhalla Razorbacks defeat the Seneca Bobcats 5-4 in The Journal’s Mountain Lakes Preseason Tournament.  Seneca now faces Daniel, who defeated West-Oak 6-5 on Wednesday. Walhalla will play that game’s winner at 6 PM on Friday for the title. Congratulations to Walhalla’s Cullen Jackson. On Wednesday, Cullen signed to play soccer…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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