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  • Oconee County Labor Study Kickoff

    By Emily Hodge The Oconee Economic Alliance is excited to announce an unprecedented labor study being conducted by Site Selection Group, in partnership with the South Carolina Power Team. By participating in this survey, you will be contributing toward the betterment of Oconee County. Data......

  • Casto – Hartwell Village

      Ground breaking and construction has begun on Hartwell Village, the new shopping complex and mixed use community coming to Oconee County across the lake from Clemson. The project developer, Casto, has announced several tenants bound for the new area. Retailers include; 5 Below, Michaels,......

  • Keeping the Economic Cycle Moving in Oconee County

    By Richard Blackwell It’s always great news when you can reel off statistics that show the economic health of your area. In this case, unemployment in Oconee County has plummeted to 3.5 percent, its lowest point since 2000 (to put that in perspective, it’s seven years......

  • Oconee Scores Well in the Governor’s Local Government Competitiveness Council Report

    By Emily Hodge Recently, the Governor’s Local Government Competitiveness Council Report for South Carolina was released to identify and analyze the factors that allow counties to attract, retain, and develop business and industry. Areas of public infrastructure, taxes and regulations, and workforce development were studied, and counties......