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Oconee Young Professionals group resurfaces
January 25, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Oconee Young Professionals group resurfaces | Test

When Realtor Jocelyn Plum moved to the Upstate six years ago, there was a vague mention of the Oconee Young Professionals. She didn’t think twice about it, and the group slowly fizzled as organizers got busy and moved away.

Candidates want incentives to benefit businesses
January 24, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Candidates want incentives to benefit businesses | Test

As Seneca City Council gets ready to consider an economic incentives package for downtown development next week, the majority of the candidates in March’s city council election said they want to focus on current businesses.

Seneca industrial site receives fiber certification
January 11, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Seneca industrial site receives fiber certification | Test

The Seneca Rail Park, home to BorgWarner and Johnson Controls, recently received the Upstate’s first AT&T Fiber Ready certification, a distinction a local economic development official hopes will set it apart from other sites outside Oconee.

Incentives package in the works for downtown business
January 11, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Incentives package in the works for downtown business | Test

The city of Seneca is working on an economic incentives package in an effort to revitalize the downtown area.

Merchants gear up for Small Business Saturday
November 25, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Merchants gear up for Small Business Saturday | Test

Locally owned small businesses throughout the area will be participating in Small Business Saturday today, a nationwide effort to encourage holiday shoppers to invest in the community where they live by supporting small businesses.

Oconee chamber to celebrate unification anniversary
October 25, 2017 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Oconee chamber to celebrate unification anniversary | Test

The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce will host a chamber mixer from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Monday at the Lighthouse Restaurant Event Center.

Local business gives away $36K boat
October 20, 2017 – 12:23 am | No Comment
Local business gives away $36K boat | Test

Ashley Burton, a paramedic from Westminster, won a Starweld Bassboat made by Starcraft and valued at more than $36,000 on Saturday through a promotion created by Lake Keowee Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram and Lake Keowee Ford.

Council finalizes deal for record project
September 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Council finalizes deal for record project | Test

County council finalized an incentive package Tuesday for Oconee’s largest announced capital investment not related to Duke Energy, as BorgWarner was revealed as the company planning a record-breaking expansion locally.

Arts-and-crafts giant to fill Kmart void
September 14, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Arts-and-crafts giant to fill Kmart void | Test

After a longtime Seneca retail staple closed its doors earlier this month, consumers won’t have to wait long for a new shopping option to occupy the vacant storefront.

Company bringing 30 new jobs to Pickens County
August 16, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Company bringing 30 new jobs to Pickens County | Test

Pickens County’s economic development train continues to roll, as a Canadian company that manufactures and provides hose protectors and hose binding products announced on Tuesday a $4.3 million investment in Pickens County that will create 30 new jobs.