Articles in Local Business
Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association has been presented with BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating.
This marks the 87th consecutive quarter that Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association has earned this distinction. Only 1 percent of the nation’s banks can claim that.
As Duke Energy turns to cleaner-burning wood to help fuel some of its coal-fired power plants in North and South Carolina, some environmentalists worry that growing demand could damage local forests.
Mark Akridge, a financial adviser for national investment firm Edward Jones, got into the business in August 2008, just as the country’s economy was hitting the worst months of a deep recession.
Curves is encouraging women in the local area to show their philanthropic strength by participating in the annual Curves Food Drive.
The Hospice of the Foothills Foundation 2009 Christmas Tree Festival was a tremendous success. Net proceeds topped $103,000, up $34,000 from the 2008 total of $69,000.