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New bookstore filling niche in Clemson community
September 15, 2015 – 12:35 am | One Comment
New bookstore filling niche in Clemson community | Test

When Kathi McClure announced she would be closing her bookshop and retiring in the fall of 2014, Sam Ramsay and Laura Garren knew they had to do something. The longtime friends and former coworkers realized Clemson would after 40 years be without a bookstore.

Chamber chat focuses on Seneca issues
September 12, 2015 – 12:10 am | No Comment
Chamber chat focuses on Seneca issues | Test

Businesspeople are busy. It’s what makes them successful, but they also realize the value in setting aside time for brainstorming and networking.

Bank seeks recovery from past ‘wrongs’
September 9, 2015 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Bank seeks recovery from past ‘wrongs’ | Test

In the wake of a recent lawsuit filed against the founder and former president and CEO of Community First Bank, his successor said he and the bank’s new management team and board of directors are committed to protecting the interests of its customers and shareholders.

Bank lawsuit targets prominent businessmen
September 5, 2015 – 12:52 am | 11 Comments
Bank lawsuit targets prominent businessmen | Test

Community First Bank is suing three prominent Oconee County businessmen, including two former high-ranking Community First officers accused of scheming to defraud the bank.

Seneca financial advisor among finalists for 2015 award
September 5, 2015 – 12:14 am | No Comment
Seneca financial advisor among finalists for 2015 award | Test

Chris Dixon has enjoyed 28 years in financial management, but five years ago decided to take on a different challenge by opening an independent office.

Game days bring spirit to downtown Clemson
September 4, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Game days bring spirit to downtown Clemson | Test

The week before game day, the race is on to stock the shelves before Clemson football fans flood the streets.

YoGo Express in West Union opening this month
September 4, 2015 – 12:18 am | No Comment
YoGo Express in West Union opening this month | Test

After a complete gutting and intense renovations, YoGo Express in West Union is nearly open.

Chamber ambassadors help new businesses
September 3, 2015 – 12:31 am | No Comment
Chamber ambassadors help new businesses | Test

Sometimes it’s overwhelming knowing where to begin. That’s when the ambassadors of the Greater Oconee County Chamber of Commerce step in to offer help.

Community First on track to end 4-year slump
September 2, 2015 – 12:15 am | One Comment
Community First on track to end 4-year slump | Test

Through the first six months of 2015, Community First Bank reported net income of $746,000 and is on track to end four consecutive years of losses, parent company Community First Bancorp. Inc. disclosed.

Local housing market stays hot
August 29, 2015 – 12:34 am | No Comment
Local housing market stays hot | Test

Local real estate professionals who suffered through the lean years following the Great Recession and survived are now reaping the rewards of a hot market that continues to be sustained by strong economic indicators despite the recent stock market scare.

Westminster secures agreement for cleanup of Beacon mill site
August 28, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Westminster secures agreement for cleanup of Beacon mill site | Test

Beacon Manufacturing was once an anchor in Westminster, employing more than 600 people during the peak of its business.

Squeaky clean
August 28, 2015 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Squeaky clean | Test

Though he had watched his grandmother whip up a few batches in the past, soap making didn’t immediately interest local farmer Jim Bonham.

Covidien closing a setback for economy
August 22, 2015 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Covidien closing a setback for economy | Test

A sign is likely to appear any day now in front of the Covidien plant near Bountyland listing the 220,000-square-foot building at a price of $3.5 million.

BorgWarner hosting job fair to fill 25 positions
August 14, 2015 – 12:32 am | No Comment
BorgWarner hosting job fair to fill 25 positions | Test

Due to recent growth, BorgWarner TorqTransfer Systems will be hosting a job fair this week.