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May 08
2020

NEWRY MILL TO BE REDEVELOPED INTO MULTI FAMILY HOUSING IN OCONEE COUNTY

Investment To Preserve Historic Mill Seneca, S.C. – M Peters Group, a Greenville based developer specializing in restoring environmentally compromised property, today announced plans to redevelop the Newry Mill in Oconee County. The $60,000,000 million capital investment is expected to breathe new life into the Newry Historic District. The Newry Historic District encompasses a textile […]

Apr 20
2020

BASF Pledges $50,000 to Seneca Tornado Relief Efforts

BASF Pledges $50,000 to Seneca Tornado Relief Efforts SENECA, SOUTH CAROLINA, APRIL 20, 2020 – Today, BASF pledged $50,000 to the City of Seneca Relief Fund. The gift will support community members affected by the recent EF-3 tornado, which caused significant damage to the Seneca area. “We are deeply saddened to see the devastation left […]

Mar 20
2020

SBA ASSISTANCE DURING COVID-19

Applications for small business emergency loans now open. COLUMBIA, S.C. – In response to a request from Governor Henry McMaster for a disaster declaration, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for South Carolina small businesses suffering substantial economic injury resulting from the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The disaster declaration makes SBA assistance […]

Mar 17
2020

Oconee Economic Alliance and COVID-19

All in-person meetings have been cancelled until further notice.   Dear All,   In response to the COVID-19 situation in Oconee County, we recognize that health and safety are paramount to our team, our investors, our industry partners, and to Oconee County at large.   In following Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines to minimize […]

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