Author: Daja Dial

Community Impact by an Actual Community

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Community Impact by an Actual Community By Dave Eldridge We get excited to see headlines in The Journal when one of our great manufacturing partners announces a multi-million dollar expansion and financial investment or when we welcome a new employer to Oconee County. We realize these positive announcements...

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Think Oconee Launches Website and Video

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For Immediate Release August 09, 2018   Press Contacts:   Janet Hartman Oconee Economic Alliance Phone Number: (864) 638-4210 jhartman@oconeesc.com     Think Oconee Launches Website and Video   SENECA, S.C. – Th!nk Oconee started as a buy local campaign in October 2016, encouraging Oconee County citizens to spend their hard earned dollars locally. As a branch of...

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Get the Oconee EDGE

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Get the Oconee EDGE Offering what you need for where you're going in your career, right here in Oconee County. Our new campus welcomes you!! Be among the first to enroll by joining us Monday, August 6, starting at 10am! Let us know you're coming by PRE-REGISTERING...

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Unite behind Oconee

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Unite behind Oconee By Daja Dial     We’re all fans of something. Whether it’s a sports team or a celebrity or a musician, every one of us has someone or something that we can’t help but cheer for. Now, imagine getting rewarded for all of your time spent...

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Tourism is a Key to Oconee’s Economic Success

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Tourism is a Key to Oconee’s Economic Success By Janet Hartman Nestled in the northwestern corner of South Carolina, Oconee County has redefined the standard for quality of life. Owing to the boundless amount of outdoor opportunities, the stunning geography of Oconee currently caters to the everyday...

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When Opportunity Comes Knocking

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When Opportunity Comes Knocking Understanding Opportunity Zones By: Emily Hodge   Earlier this year, two census tracts in Oconee County received designation as Opportunity Zones. Sounds pretty fancy, right? Opportunity Zones are a recently established program through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Across the country, states...

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OEA and Hamilton Career Center Celebrate NOW Graduates

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For Immediate Release May 31, 2018 Press Contacts:   Chad Lusk Hamilton Career Center Phone Number:  (864) 886-4425 clusk@g.oconee.k12.sc.us   Richard K. Blackwell Oconee Economic Alliance Phone Number: (864) 638-4210 rblackwell@oconeesc.com     OEA and Hamilton Career Center Celebrate NOW Graduates   SENECA, S.C. – Nurturing Oconee’s Workforce, NOW, is a unique program designed collaboratively by the Oconee Economic Alliance and the...

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