Get Your Passport to OC Fun

The Oconee County Arts and Historical Commission is launching the “Passport to Arts, Treasures and History” (PATH), tells Oconee County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Director Phil Shirley. “We’re excited about the Passport Program, which is an effort by our Arts and Historical Commission to engage our local citizens and kind of reintroduce them to all the cool things and treasurers […]

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Seneca still interviewing for Finance Officer

The City of Seneca is still interviewing candidates for finance officer and clerk/treasurer. In March, Joel Seavey resigned from Seneca to take a similar position with the City of Clemson. Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander gives an update on finding his replacement. “We have interviewed lots of people; I’m hoping we are getting toward the end of it but have a […]

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AT&T donates to TCTC

AT&T awarded Tri-County Technical College $7,500 to support the Connect to College (C2C) program. Pictured are Terrance Ford, regional director of external affairs for Upstate AT&T, left, presenting the check to Grayson Kelly, executive director of the College’s Foundation. The Connect to College (C2C) program has evolved to meet the diverse needs of area students by offering academically capable youth […]

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TCTC holding Vet Tech Adoption Day on Friday

Tri-County Technical College’s (TCTC) Veterinary Technology Department will hold a Pet Adoption Day on Friday, July 21, from 11am to 4pm at Halbert Hall on the Pendleton Campus. Dogs are leash trained and taught basic commands, while the cats are socialized with people and other cats. All animals have been spayed or neutered and vaccinated. They also are current on […]

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2017 Rock the Ranch Music Festival set

After the success of its inaugural year in fall 2016, Rock the Ranch is gearing up for its second annual music festival at the historic Charlie B’s Ranch Arena. The one-day event, being held on Saturday, August 12, features top acts from the region, with proceeds benefiting three selected charities: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Shriners Hospital for Children and Kathy’s […]

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Never Leave Children in Parked Cars

Some things should never, ever happen. Leaving a child in a parked car, even if the windows are open, is one of those things. And don’t leave pets in that dangerous situation either, says the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). Despite the many warnings and, tragically, the child deaths reported due to being left in a […]

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Public’s Help still sought solving School Burglary

It has been more than a month and the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office still seeks the public’s help in solving a burglary at Fair-Oak Elementary School. The Sheriff’s Office is also seeking the public’s help in identifying an individual in relation to the burglary as well, explains Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “Deputies responded to the school on Oakway Road […]

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The Power of Partnerships, Oconee Campus becomes a Reality

Oconee County fulfilled a 150-year-old dream of having a college in the Golden Corner when partners from government, education and economic development gathered to break ground on the future site of the long-awaited Oconee Campus of Tri-County Technical College. “This is a milestone for the College and for Oconee County,” said John Powell, Oconee County native, businessman and chairman of […]

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Register for A Day in the Life Summer Cap at OHC

The history and heritage museum in downtown Walhalla host A Day in the Life Summer Cap on July 25-26, from 9am-3pm each day, explains Oconee Heritage Center (OHC) assistant curator and education specialist Jennifer Moss. “Ever wonder what it was like for people of the past to live their daily lives? Campers will enjoy demonstrations, crafts, and other activities relating […]

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