Coming Soon! New Journal Website!!


You are currently looking at a preview of a new website for The Journal, Weekly Newspaper of Williamston, West Pelzer, Pelzer and Piedmont in Upstate South Carolina. The Journal will officially launch a new redesigned website in January of 2012.The new website will feature a blog style format, with facebook and twitter access directly from our site. Readers will be able to comment on postings which will include current news stories and pictures.

The new web site will feature the news stories our readers are accustomed to seeing at The Journal-Online, only in more up to date format. The site will feature local advertisers and three featured stories and/or pictures. Online viewers will also have access to classifieds and obituaries.

The Online Edition of The Journal will include a new page flip feature allowing viewers to “flip pages” as they view the online edition.

To view the online edition, go to Online Edition on the site and the current edition should begin to load.

Click on the rectangle shaded box on the lower left corner to go to full screen.

You can then view a low resolution copy of The Journal that allows you to flip through the pages.

When you get to the page you want to view, simply click on the page, then the magnifying glass in the lower left corner. If the copy comes up slightly blurred, reclick the magnifying glass to reduce the size then reclick to enlarge and a clear image of the page should load.

To preview the new Journal-Online website, go to

Viewers will have total access to the site during the preview period. An access code will be emailed to current subscribers to bypass payment during the registration process prior to the site launch.

Current news stories will be posted daily and weekly as available prior to the official launch of the site in January 2012.