2018 Arts and Historical Passports for Family Fun

The Oconee County Arts and Historical Commission announces the second edition of the “Passport to Arts, Treasures and History” (PATH), explains Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director Phil Shirley. “This is designed to engage our local citizens and re-introduce them to the amazing treasures Oconee County has to offer, the Passport showcases 22 sites for family fun. Participants who […]

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Turn Around Don’t Drown

The Upstate of South Carolina is under a flood watch through Tuesday morning. Residents are encouraged to plan accordingly for the weather, says Oconee County Emergency Services Deputy Chief of Emergency Management and Special Operations Scott Krein. “Give yourself a little more time and give yourself a little more distance. The roads are wet and we have some puddling on […]

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Over 140 Volunteers participate in 2nd Great Oconee Clean Up

Over 140 volunteers helped put the shine back on the Golden Corner this past Saturday, April 21, during the second annual Great Oconee Cleanup. This was a partnership of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, the Oconee Economic Alliance, the Keep Oconee Beautiful Association, the School District of Oconee County and Oconee County Solid Waste. Emily Hodge, Economic Development Specialist with […]

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Guns to be locked in Safes at School

A change has been made to the Armed School Alliance Program being proposed in the School District of Oconee County (SDOC), explains Superintendent Dr. Michael Thorsland. “I would like everyone to know that this is a secondary school safety proposal. Our first goal is to have a School Resource Officer (SRO) is every school. That is one thing that I […]

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