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Greer State Bank to open office in Clemson
August 20, 2014 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Greer State Bank to open office in Clemson | Test

Greer State Bank has announced its first office located outside the Greer-Taylors area, a mortgage loan production office that will open in Clemson next month.

Lofts construction back on track
August 20, 2014 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Lofts construction back on track | Test

Clemson city administrator Rick Cotton told city council Monday night construction of The Clemson Lofts has resumed after a stop-work order recently issued by DHEC caused the project to grind to a temporary halt.

Feds cite Oconee plant for violation
August 14, 2014 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Feds cite Oconee plant for violation | Test

The Oconee Nuclear Station will have increased oversight by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) after it cited Oconee for a violation related to a crack in a weld that shut down Unit No. 1 last November.

Clemson officials find issues in ordinance
August 9, 2014 – 12:32 am | No Comment
Clemson officials find issues in ordinance | Test

Clemson City Council voted 5-0 Monday night to approve first reading of the city’s zoning ordinance rewrite. However, planning director Sharon Richardson said there are several issues that need to be resolved before final approval is given.

Clemson ATAX Committee makes funding recommendations for 2014-15
August 9, 2014 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Clemson ATAX Committee makes funding recommendations for 2014-15 | Test

Herb Tyler, chairman of the City of Clemson’s Accommodations Tax Committee, said his committee received funding requests of $169,910 from 13 organizations before granting a total of $125,000 to 11 agencies.

Pendleton dialysis facility earns excellence award
August 9, 2014 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Pendleton dialysis facility earns excellence award | Test

The Fresenius Medical Center of North America (FMCNA) awarded its Fresenius Dialysis Care Facility in Pendleton a Center of Excellence award on Thursday.

Economy series filming to include Oconee
August 8, 2014 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Economy series filming to include Oconee | Test

Part of an educational film series to help people better understand the U.S. economy will be shot in South Carolina, and several locations in Oconee County are set to be featured.

Blackwell: ‘Real jobs’ available at upcoming Gignilliat hiring event
August 8, 2014 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Blackwell: ‘Real jobs’ available at upcoming Gignilliat hiring event | Test

Some job fairs can be little more than an opportunity to hand out your resume to prospective employers and staffing companies in hopes of getting a call somewhere down the line, but there will be “real jobs” available next week in Seneca, according to officials.

Economic alliance unveils small business ‘toolkit’
August 7, 2014 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Economic alliance unveils small business ‘toolkit’ | Test

Oconee Economic Alliance director Richard Blackwell is fond of saying that if each of the roughly 1,500 small businesses in the county hired one more employee, unemployment in Oconee would be virtually eliminated.

City, county mix-up hurts new business
August 7, 2014 – 12:11 am | No Comment
City, county mix-up hurts new business | Test

Apparent poor communication between the city and county is holding up a restaurateur’s building plans on Main Street in Walhalla.