The State of Oconee

The push for economic development and the jobs it provides will dominate the 2014 State of Oconee Luncheon. Organized by the chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster, this year’s luncheon will be 11:30 a-m, Friday, February 21 at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Elementary School. Lined up to speak are Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic Alliance, John Lummus of Tri-County Technical College, Elmore Henry of Sanctuary Pointe, Scott Batson of Duke Energy, and Allison Skipper of the South Carolina Department of Commerce. Tickets are $25 and are available online at; by email at [email protected]; by phone at 85-64/882-2097; or in person at all chamber offices.