Nov 21

Oconee Economic Alliance Celebrates 2018 Accomplishments

At the recent annual meeting of the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA), a crowd of over 100 supporters heard how 2018 was yet another record breaking year for the Oconee Economic Alliance and for Oconee County. This meeting took place at The Lighthouse Event Center on the banks of Lake Keowee and featured speakers from the […]

Nov 19

State and Community Leaders Graduate from South Carolina Economic Development Training Program

State and community leaders graduate from South Carolina economic development training program More than 45 graduate from S.C. Economic Development Institute COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Commerce (S.C. Commerce) and S.C. Economic Developers’ Association (SCEDA) today announced that 49 state and community leaders have graduated from a statewide economic development training program, the […]

Oct 01

Oconee Economic Alliance hosts 5th Annual Birdies & BBQ Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament

On Friday, September 7, the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) hosted their 5th Annual Birdies & BBQ Industry Appreciation Golf Tournament at Cross Creek Plantation in Seneca. The superb championship 18-hole golf course designed by nationally-known golf course designer P.B. Dye featured newly installed greens and an incredible staff under the leadership of golf pro Mark Ernst. […]

Aug 31

Community Impact by an Actual Community

Community Impact by an Actual Community By Dave Eldridge We get excited to see headlines in The Journal when one of our great manufacturing partners announces a multi-million dollar expansion and financial investment or when we welcome a new employer to Oconee County. We realize these positive announcements foretell new job opportunities, growth in the […]

Aug 10

BorgWarner Lands among SC’s Top Projects of 2017

South Carolina — 5+ Million to 8 Million Category The big news driving South Carolina’s Silver Shovel had largely to do with the state’s ever-growing automotive sector. Volvo’s expansion plans near Charleston are slated to bring in 1,900 more jobs than originally planned at the site, and BMW’s Spartanburg plans are good for as many […]