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May 22
2018

Oconee Campus to Open in August

Oconee Campus to Open in August Campus at a Glance·       The Oconee Campus of Tri-County Technical College will be located at the Oconee Industry and Technology Park, located on Highway 11 in Westminster. ·       Physical Address: Tri-County Technical College Oconee Campus, 552 Education Way, Westminster SC,    29693. ·       The building will be approximately 37,000 […]

May 14
2018

Koyo Builds Workforce with Tri-County Graduates

Koyo Builds Workforce with Tri-County Graduates As a growing number of its longtime associates move toward retirement, Koyo Bearings in West Union is preparing for the transition by steadily building its pipeline of skilled employees with Tri-County Technical College graduates. “We communicate with the Career Center and Tri-County to hire students who can co-op in […]

Apr 30
2018

What are speculative buildings?

What are speculative buildings? By Richard K. Blackwell Speculative buildings are built in anticipation of the growth of a community. Based on the outlined plan for a city, county or region, a speculative building is an economic development tool to entice a potential plant expansion or usher in a new manufacturing or distribution operation. The […]

Apr 03
2018

South Carolina’s Top Micropolitan: Oconee County

South Carolina’s Top Micropolitan: Oconee County By: Daja Dial The Seneca (Oconee County) micropolitan once again ranks No. 1 in South Carolina. While this is not the first time the county has earned the title, this time the parameters are a little different than the recent http://investoconeesc.com/oconee-county-a-top-micropolitan/. This ranking, determined by Site Selection Magazine, was […]

Mar 27
2018

Five Ways Local Residents Can Help Grow Oconee’s Economy

Five Ways Local Residents Can Help Grow Oconee’s Economy By Janet Hartman Residents are the lifeblood of communities. They determine what businesses succeed, what activities and places become popular, and build the overall culture of a community. Based on these things, larger companies decide whether or not to invest in an area and community leaders […]

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