Press Releases

Mar 21

Santee Cooper Approves $3 Million Industrial Development Loan to Benefit Oconee County

Santee Cooper Approves $3 Million Industrial Development Loan to Benefit Oconee County MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – March 21,2018 – Santee Cooper has approved a $3 million loan to the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) for a 50,000-square-foot industrial speculative building to help Oconee County attract new businesses and jobs. The loan was approved through the Santee Cooper […]

Dec 19

Fair Play Sewer Survey Results

The Oconee Economic Alliance recently conducted a survey related to the extension of sewer access through the interstate corridor of Southern Oconee County. The survey consisted of four main questions and was meant to gauge interest in extending the sewer infrastructure from the Golden Corner Commerce Park Fair Play and exits 4, 2, and 1 […]

Nov 27

Vermon NDT Establishes a “Soft Landing” in Oconee County, SC

Vermon NDT is locating a new sales and small-scale manufacturing operation in Walhalla, South Carolina. The Oconee Economic Alliance, through its Tri-County Entrepreneurial Development Corporation (TCEDC), helped to facilitate this location decision that will yield new jobs and investment for the area. Vermon is headquartered in Tours, France and will be opening a “soft landing” […]

Oct 16

BorgWarner Inc. expanding operations in Oconee County

Company creating more than 160 new jobs at manufacturing facility COLUMBIA, S.C. – BorgWarner Inc., a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, is expanding its operations in Oconee County. The $71.9 million investment is projected to create more than 160 new jobs. This announcement represents the company’s […]

Aug 17

Director talks future of Destination Oconee

While Destination Oconee manager Janet Hartman shared with county council during a presentation Tuesday the “many successes” of the program in its early stages, she noted the majority of it has been done with “limited funding.” For us to continue to have success, we will need to have dedicated funding for the other initiatives,” she […]