OC PRT Director receives Award

Oconee County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Director Phil Shirley received the Certificate of Special Recognition from the South Carolina Federation of Museums during their conference last week. As director of Oconee County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, Shirley has seen that heritage tourism is an important part of Oconee County’s growing tourism economy. Shirley has been a champion for Oconee County’s […]

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New Combat Infantry Veterans in OC

Roy Spivey, Jr. of Salem is a veteran and received the Purple Heart while serving on active duty in Vietnam. Bry Watkins served during the Korean War. They took the oath and were inducted into the Combat Infantryman’s Association on March 20. All veterans who served in an infantry unit in the Army and possess the Combat Infantry Badge are […]

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CRAFT BEER BUSINESS, A FIRST FOR SENECA

Applause rang out in an upper section of a Ramcat Alley restaurant for the announcement that Seneca is in line for a brewing company to feature a line of several craft beers. Keowee Brewing Company will locate down the street in a building to be remodeled at 401 E. Main at the N. Walnut intersection. The owners-operators are Alex and […]

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Santee Cooper approves $3M Loan to benefit OC

Santee Cooper has approved a $3 million loan to the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) for a 50,000-square-foot industrial speculative building to help Oconee County attract new businesses and jobs. The loan was approved through the Santee Cooper Economic Development Loan Program. The spec building will be located within the Golden Corner Commerce Park, which is just two miles off Interstate […]

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