Oconee is a top “micropolitan”

March 25, 2014

A magazine publication has once again ranked Oconee County a top-performing micropolitan. Oconee Economic Alliance defines micopolitan as a non-urban community anchored by a town of no more than 50,000 people. The magazine Site Selection’s list for 2014 ranks the Seneca Micropolitan 27th out of the 576 microplitan areas in the country as identified by…

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Gray not worried who wins, but how many vote

March 25, 2014

The co-president of the League of Women Voters Clemson area, Seneca resident Sandra Gray, is worried that next week’s special primary election for Seat Three, Oconee County Council might draw only light voting. And, if that’s the case, it’ll make for the second recent election that most voters ignored. This month’s Seneca city council election,…

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Property addition gets the nod at Seneca

March 25, 2014

The board of architectural review at Seneca routinely disposed of its one application for a certificate of appropriateness. Last night at City Hall the board unanimously approved the property owners’ request to place a shed in the backyard of their property on S. Townville Street. Though the property is on the 400 block of S.…

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Ripple of One success story Rebecca Roach

March 25, 2014

The strides by a young woman toward a better life are being heralded this week by Ripple of One, an Oconee United Way initiative. Rebecca Roach’s progress in learning parenting skills and how to better manage money position her to become the Ripple of One’s first graduate. The program relies on trained, un-paid volunteers to…

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Sandifer Funeral Home names new GM

March 25, 2014
Sandifer Funeral Home names new GM

 A 12-year employee of the Sandifer Funeral Home in Westminster, Brian Allen, has been promoted to general manager. According to an announcement by the Sandifer family, the funeral business has been in the blood of Allen since he was a boy. Allen is a graduate of Walhalla High School, continued his education at Tri-County Technical…

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Laurens hospital officials visit OMC

March 25, 2014

The board of directors at Oconee Medical Center adjourned to a closed session in the company of two representatives from the Laurens hospital—part of the due diligence as the Oconee hospital goes about deciding whether a potential affiliation with the Greenville Health Systems is worthwhile. GHS now operates the Laurens hospital as part of a…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • July 29, 2014Oconee Appalachian Kids-Appalachian Heritage Day
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
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