OEA announces New Local Campaign, Give Oconee

In an effort to continue to encourage Oconee County citizens to be conscious of their local support, the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) is excited to introduce a new think local campaign. #ThinkOconee was the first think local campaign, which championed the mission of challenging people to buy local. The OEA is now challenging people to not only #ThinkOconee when they […]

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Weather impacting SDOC Calendar

Today is the fourth day of school missed this year in the School District of Oconee County (SDOC). Only three inclement weather make up days are built into the school calendar, so today’s snow will have an impact, says Oconee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Thorsland. “The South Carolina Legislature requires that school districts have three inclement weather make up […]

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Weather Related Closing and Delays

Active Daycare of Liberty Pickens, Liberty, SC Wednesday Morning: Closed Wednesday Afternoon: Closed AID Upstate – Anderson Anderson, Anderson, SC Wednesday Morning: Closed Wednesday Afternoon: Closed Wednesday Evening: Closed Anderson Christian School Anderson, Anderson, SC Wednesday Morning: Closed Wednesday Afternoon: Closed Wednesday Evening: Closed Anderson County Library Anderson, Anderson, SC Wednesday Morning: Closed Wednesday Afternoon: Closed Wednesday Evening: Closed Anderson […]

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World of Energy celebrates Sesquicentennials with Educational Programs

Duke Energy’s World of Energy education center at Oconee Nuclear Station will host “Gold Mining in the Golden Corner” at 10am on Tuesday, Jan. 23. This free, educational program is the first of several throughout the year at the World of Energy to celebrate the 150th anniversaries of Oconee and Pickens counties. The next featured guest speaker is Furman University’s […]

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Student Success Center dedicated at TCTC

The rain could not dampen the spirit at Tri-County Technical College on Friday as a large crowd gathered for a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony for the new Student Success Center on the Pendleton campus. TCTC President Dr. Ronnie Booth said this new three-story, 75,000-square-foot building is designed intentionally to be open and accessible and dedicated to student support, engagement and […]

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OHC requests Centennial Photos for New Exhibit

During 2018, Oconee County will be celebrating its Sesquicentennial, or 150th birthday. As a way of commemorating the Sesquicentennial, the Oconee Heritage Center (OHC) is requesting photographs of the Oconee County Centennial celebration that was held in 1968. “People visiting OHC often remark that the Centennial celebrations were some of their fondest memories: people dressing up in period clothing, the […]

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OCPL holding Bookmark Contest for Sesquicentennial

The Oconee County Public Library (OCPL) is holding a bookmark contest to celebrate the county’s 150th birthday. 2018 marks the sesquicentennial anniversary of Oconee County and everyone is invited to mark this occasion by participating in the contest, explains OCPL Director Blair Hinson. “You can pick up the template at any of the branches. We’ve got information about it online, […]

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