VR hosts Employer Lunch and Learn

One in five people in the United States have a disability. For those individuals help is available in South Carolina through Vocational Rehabilitation. On Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, the Oconee and Pickens counties office of Vocational Rehabilitation hosted their first Employer Lunch and Learn to educate residents about the good work being done to match local businesses with employees. Sheila […]

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Residents learn about Local Businesses at Home, Health and Life Expo

For three hours Thursday afternoon, Upstate residents had the opportunity to learn about the local business community at the fifth annual Home, Health and Life Expo presented by 94.1 The Lake. A large crowd attended the expo at the Shaver Recreation Center in Seneca. Alicia Keys, Physicains Relations Director of Excel Rehab and Sports enjoyed meeting and talking with attendees. […]

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Mega Millions® Jackpot rockets to Record $868M

With no winner in Tuesday night’s Mega Millions® drawing, the South Carolina Education Lottery announces that Friday’s drawing has rocketed to an unprecedented $868 million, which is the largest jackpot in Mega Millions® history. That’s a $494 million cash payout for whoever can overcome odds of 1 in 303 million. The Education Lottery urges players to play smart by playing […]

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Dabo’s All In Team Foundation donates $100K to OMH Foundation

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and as part of raising awareness of the disease Dabo’s All In Team Foundation donated $100,000 to the Oconee Memorial Hospital (OMH) Foundation on Monday, Oct. 15. OMH Foundation Manager Cortni Nations was very grateful to receive the generous gift from Clemson University Head Football Coach Dabo Swinney and his wife, Kathleen. “We had […]

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SMS Students named to All-Region Orchestra

Competing against musicians from all over Anderson, Greenville, Pickens and Oconee counties, four Seneca Middle School (SMS) students recently learned that they have made the cut and earned spots in the Region 2 Orchestra. In fact, Luke Bleuel performed so well that he was named first chair violin. Also named to the Region 2 Orchestra were Ruby “Sam” Prosser as […]

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Large Crowd attends Celebrate Oconee!

A large crowd attended Celebrate Oconee! on Friday, Oct. 12, at Chattooga Belle Farm in Long Creek. Celebrate Oconee! was the county’s big sesquicentennial or 150th anniversary party with all proceeds benefiting Oconee Heritage Center (OHC) museums. OHC Director and Curator Leslie Hagerty said it was a great night. “Oh it was great. We had perfect weather. Everybody that had […]

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Day and Evening CNC Classes at Oconee Campus

Students who enroll in CNC classes at Tri-County Technical College’s (TCTC) Oconee Campus this spring will train in a spacious classroom and lab space filled with state-of-the-art equipment just like you would see in local manufacturing facilities. Spring semester begins Jan. 7, 2019, at the Oconee Campus and TCTC’s other community campuses in Pendleton, Anderson, Easley and ITC in Sandy […]

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