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  • SC Leads Country with Lowest Manufacturing Costs

    SC Leads Country with Lowest Manufacturing Costs By Emily Hodge The most recent edition of the Southern Business and Development Magazine names South Carolina as the lowest cost state for manufacturing operating costs in the country. The column references a study released by The Boyd......

  • Destination Oconee: Planning for the future

    Destination Oconee: Planning for the future By Janet Hartman There’s an old Chinese proverb that states “the best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is now”. The same is true for community planning and development. Oconee County has......

  • Oconee County Conducts Teacher in Industry Day

    Oconee County Conducts Teacher in Industry Day Monday marked the first time that all of the School District of Oconee County’s elementary school teachers visited and experienced various manufacturing facilities in Oconee County. Educators were able to see the facilities that some of their students’......

  • Oconee County ranks high in National Career Readiness Certificates

    Oconee County ranks high in National Career Readiness Certificates By Emily Hodge The National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is a test administered to high school students nation-wide as part of the ACT® WorkKeys® assessments. These tests are divided into three components: Applied Math, Graphic Literacy,......