See the Vietnam Moving Wall in OC

Remember, honor, and give thanks for those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country by seeing the Vietnam Moving Wall in Oconee County. This is a moving display in more ways than one, says Oconee County Veterans Affairs Director Jerry Dyar. “Those 58,000 plus names on that Moving Wall touch an awful lot of people around the country, especially […]

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More Engineers calling OC Home

A recent report analyzing job data puts Oconee County and the Seneca micropolitan on the map for having the highest concentration of Industrial Engineers and Industrial Engineer Technicians, reports Emily Hodge, Economic Development Specialist for the Oconee Economic Alliance. “With a concentration 5.02 times greater than the national average, Seneca not only leads the Upstate, but also ranks seventh in […]

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OC Sheriff’s Office offering Church Safety Meetings

After the recent church shooting in Texas, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office reminds churches about safety meetings they offer. Since 2014, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has offered to area places of worship, church safety meetings to address ways that congregations can protect themselves and their property. Sergeant Mike McGowan will come to places of worship for a church safety […]

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SCDOT repaving Clemson Intersection

Motorists are being cautioned about a road repaving project set to begin this Sunday, Oct. 29, in Clemson. The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will be repaving the intersection of Highway 123 and Highway 133, tells Clemson Mayor JC Cook. “That is the main intersection at College Avenue and Highway 123 where the new railroad trestle bridge is being […]

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Elementary Teachers tour Local Industries

Monday was a different kind of Teacher Work Day in the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) as elementary school teachers spent the day touring local industries, explains Dr. Sharon Sanders, Public Information Officer for the SDOC. “We called this “Educator in Industry Day.” All the certified personnel at every elementary school, that is the principals, administrators, guidance counselors and […]

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Train Accident near Seneca

At 10:40am this morning, Oct. 25, the Oconee County 911 Center received multiple calls regarding a vehicle accident involving a train and an 18-wheel truck. Initial fire crews found the accident at the intersection of Shiloh Road and Wells Highway near Seneca. Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King said, “It appeared that the truck was stopped at the intersection with […]

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Bobcats topple Tigers in Iva

The Seneca Bobcats traveled to Iva Friday night for a AAA Region 1 game with the Crescent Tigers. The Bobcats toppled the Tigers, 29-0, to improve to 6-3 on the season and 3-0 in region play. Seneca scored first on a 42-yard pass from quarterback Cole Bay to wide receiver Coleman Smith. Later in the first quarter linebacker JJ White […]

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