Planning commissioners ready for two meetings

A busy afternoon of Thursday, January 23 awaits the members of the Oconee County Planning Commission. In their meeting at 5 o’clock that evening, the commissioners will receive a report from the county’s new economic development director, Annie Caggiano. An hour earlier there will be a gathering of the corridor planning sub-committee for an election of officers and a presentation […]

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Evette touts high-paying, blue-collar jobs

To hear the South Carolina lieutenant governor tell it, we’ve gone too far in society to allow a stigma to persist that pressures high school students to pursue a university education. According to Pamela Evette, an education at Clemson or South Carolina is not the right path for everyone. In her talk to the Seneca Rotary Club, Evette referred to […]

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Flu precautions raised across the Prisma system

Prisma Health is increasing its flu precautions to help protect its patients, guests and team members and reduce the risk of flu transmission. Effective immediately, it is expanding its voluntary visitor restrictions to all inpatient areas in Prisma Health’s Upstate and Midlands affiliates. Those affiliates include the Oconee Memorial Hospital. • Visitors under age 18 should not visit. • Adult […]

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Tech course: “Steps to Starting a Business”

For the budding businessman or woman, Tri-County Technical College will offer a free class “Steps to Starting a Business.” Interested students will be able to evaluate their ideas for business and assess their viability. There will be instruction in the key aspects of preparing and managing a business. The course will take place 5:30 to 8:30 pm Thursday, January 23 […]

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