Apr 27

Oconee County Welcomes New Economic Development Director

For Immediate Release | April 27, 2022 WALHALLA, SC – Oconee County is excited to announce the hiring of Mr. Jamie Gilbert as new Director of Economic Development at the Oconee Economic Alliance. Prior to being selected to lead Oconee County’s economic development efforts, Gilbert was hired in 2016 to build and manage the newly […]

Dec 13

Strengthening South Carolina

Clemson spurs innovation for industry to prosper There is a growing demand for advanced manufacturing, health care and health care-related manufacturing businesses in Oconee County. Relocating to this area doesn’t just mean a prime location – companies can locate off Interstate 85 between two major U.S. cities – it also means access to innovative research […]

Sep 22

Swedish tool manufacturer expands in Oconee County

By Molly Hulsey September 21, 2021 – As part of a slew of new investments in the Southeast, Sweden-based Sandvik Coromant aims to tap the Upstate advanced manufacturing markets with the addition of another tools line at its Westminster facility. Sandvik is adding a new line to its operations near Westminster. (Photo/Provided) In light of […]

Sep 02

Dave Eldridge and Steve Finger Announced as Honorees of the Oconee Economic Alliance Inaugural Service Award

For Immediate Release – September 2, 2021 SENECA, S.C. – The Oconee Economic Alliance announced Dave Eldridge of Tri-County Entrepreneurial Development Corporation, and Steve Finger of Ride to Work as the honorees of the inaugural Dave Eldridge Service Award on Thursday, September 2nd at its annual meeting of investors. The Dave Eldridge Service Award was created not […]