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May 18
2017

Itron investing in Oconee County operations

Gov. Henry McMaster and the S.C. Department of Commerce today announced that Itron, a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, is expanding its operations in Oconee County. The new manufacturing line is projected to bring $8 million of new capital investment and lead to the creation of […]

May 03
2017

Setting the bait for Oconee

If you’ve ever gone pond fishing on a still summer day, you’ve probably seen something stir right below the surface, and wondered what caused the ripples. Was it a fish or a turtle – in other words, dinner, or a waste of bait? Economic development is a lot like that: It’s meaningless to see what’s […]

Apr 11
2017

Schneider Electric Expanding its Oconee County Operations

Energy management company creating new jobs at Seneca location Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management and automation, is expanding its Oconee County operations. The company will be creating 56 new jobs at its existing Seneca facility. Specializing in energy management and automation, Schneider Electric is a global company that develops connected technologies and […]

Apr 07
2017

Preparations in Full Swing for the Great Oconee Clean Up on April 22nd

Preparations by The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, the Oconee Economic Alliance, the Keep Oconee Beautiful Association and the School District of Oconee County are continuing this week in earnest for The Great Oconee Clean Up on Saturday, April 22nd. Besides the goal of continuing to raise awareness of the litter issue and its effects on […]

Apr 07
2017

The Great Oconee Clean Up Set for Saturday, April 22nd

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, the Oconee Economic Alliance, the Keep Oconee Beautiful Association and the School District of Oconee County announced yesterday that the Great Oconee Clean Up has been set for Saturday, April 22nd that will help to make a portion of Highway 123 litter free. The event, which will be held on […]

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