Jan 30

Creating a better Oconee

How are you doing on your New Year’s resolution? I hope that’s not already a touchy subject, and I only mention it because at the Oconee Economic Alliance, we made a New Year’s resolution of sorts, which is to offer a better understanding of how we are doing on our job of fostering economic development […]

Jan 26

Unemployment In Context

It’s oftentimes hard to contextualize time. When you hear, “unemployment dropped to a 15-year low,” it can easily fail to connect. But take a second, think about where you were 15 years ago. Dabo Swinney was selling real estate in Alabama. Steve Spurrier was still coaching the University of Florida Gators. The first Harry Potter […]

Jan 25

Tedesco selected as OEA chair

By Justin Lee Campbell and originally appearing at The Oconee Economic Alliance board of directors has selected architect and award-winning visual artist Christine Tedesco for a two-year term as chair. The board voted recently for Tedesco by unanimous acclamation during a meeting at Blue Ridge Bank in Seneca. Tedesco told The Journal she was […]