Sep 22

Swedish tool manufacturer expands in Oconee County

By Molly Hulsey September 21, 2021 – As part of a slew of new investments in the Southeast, Sweden-based Sandvik Coromant aims to tap the Upstate advanced manufacturing markets with the addition of another tools line at its Westminster facility. Sandvik is adding a new line to its operations near Westminster. (Photo/Provided) In light of […]

Sep 02

Dave Eldridge and Steve Finger Announced as Honorees of the Oconee Economic Alliance Inaugural Service Award

For Immediate Release – September 2, 2021 SENECA, S.C. – The Oconee Economic Alliance announced Dave Eldridge of Tri-County Entrepreneurial Development Corporation, and Steve Finger of Ride to Work as the honorees of the inaugural Dave Eldridge Service Award on Thursday, September 2nd at its annual meeting of investors. The Dave Eldridge Service Award was created not […]

Mar 24

Table for Two: Food and Beverage in Oconee County

Table for Two: Food and Beverage in Oconee County By Emily Hodge   As the world recovers from the initial impacts of Covid-19, the importance of freight and shipping networks are of higher general interest than, arguably, they’ve ever been before. As the country went into lockdown, online shopping became a lifeline for many American […]

Jun 09

2020 Census: We’re all counting on you.

When we mapped out our editorial calendar for the year, this month’s opinion piece was supposed to be about the importance of completing the 2020 Census. Then, COVID-19 hit. As we began to take everything in stride, and the virus began to make a bigger impact, completing the census took on a somewhat new level […]

Jan 08

Oconee Fares well in New BEA Data Release

The Bureau of Economic Analysis recently released a new dataset that broke down Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by each county in the nation. GDP is defined as the monetary value of all the finished goods and services produced within a region. Another way to assess this value is to take inflation into account. This is […]