RBC Aerostructures presented Elite Supplier of the Year Award

Tuesday morning, June 5, Lockheed Martin presented RBC Aerostructures of Westminster with the 2017 Elite Supplier of the Year Award. Mark Miller, Airframe Procurement Director of Lockheed Martin, traveled from Fort Worth, Texas to make the presentation. “It is pretty incredible when you think out of 1,400 suppliers there were 23 that were near perfection, so that is saying 100% […]

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OC experiencing Tremendous Job Growth

Oconee County really is the geography of opportunity when it comes to job growth. According to the latest figures from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Oconee County’s unemployment rate is below 3%. Emily Hodge, Economic Development Specialist with the Oconee Economic Alliance gives details. “Our unemployment right now is at 2.7%, which accounts for roughly 923 people […]

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Autopsies conducted in Fair Play Deaths

An autopsy has been performed on both Fair Play men discovered dead on Friday afternoon, June 1, at 371 Tammi Lane near Fair Play. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis announces that the autopsy on 66-year-old Wesley B. Lothery of Fair Play, showed he died from blunt force injuries consistent with having been assaulted by someone. His manner of death is […]

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Two Deaths reported in Fair Play

On Friday afternoon, June 1, two adult men from Fair Play were discovered dead at 371 Tammi Lane near Fair Play. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis reports that one of the decedent’s resided at the incident location and the other decedent was an acquaintance to the homeowner. The homeowner, 66-year-old Ronald L. Holbrooks was discovered dead in the bedroom of […]

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Several May Showers fall in OC

It was a very wet May in the Golden Corner of South Carolina; however, 18 days of rain did not set a record, explains Official U.S. Weather Observer Barbara Wilson. “In May of this year, I recorded 13.72 inches that was over 18 days. That was not the wettest May that we have had, the wettest was in 1976 when […]

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SDOC holds Graduation Ceremonies on Saturday

This Saturday, June 2, the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) holds graduation ceremonies. Once again, all three high school graduation ceremonies will be held in Littlejohn Coliseum on the campus of Clemson University, explains Oconee County Schools Assistant Superintendent of Operations Steve Hanvey. “We will again be at Littlejohn Coliseum and we will start off with West-Oak High School […]

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Holiday Cash Add-A-Play Ticket Holders to be refunded Purchase Price

Any lottery player who holds a Holiday Cash Add-A-Play ticket depicting nine tree symbols, which was purchased on Dec. 25, 2017 between 5:51pm until 7:53pm will be reimbursed the purchase price of this ticket. The South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) Board of Commissioners voted to reimburse the purchase price paid by each Holiday Cash Add-A-Play ticket holder bought on Dec. […]

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OEA and Hamilton Career Center celebrate NOW Graduates

The Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) and the Hamilton Career Center in the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) are celebrating 18 student graduates of the inaugural class of the NOW program, tells Daja Dial, Marketing and Communications Manager of OEA. “Nurturing Oconee’s Workforce, NOW, is a unique program designed collaboratively by the OEA and the SDOC. The accomplishments of the […]

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