New downtown facility to feature tower, pedestrian bridge – By Eric Conner – Its name will be Unity Park, and it will stand as one of the most ambitious undertakings in the city’s history. The $40 million project of turning 60 acres of long-neglected lowland, steeped in a shameful legacy of segregation west of Greenville’s […]
Expert: When life jackets are worn, nobody mourns – By Jake Grove – Just one fatality on Lake Hartwell and the other waterways around the Upstate is too much for anyone, but for Scott Lusk and the rest of the U.S. Army Corp of engineers, the 2017 lake season was a particularly rough one. “You […]
By Jake Grove – There might be rain and there might be wind, but there is no stopping the fun no matter what Memorial Day weekend brings. For many, the three-day weekend at the end of May offers the chance for a quick trip out of town. But if you are sticking around the Upstate […]
By Jason Evans – SENECA – Unemployment in Oconee County is at a 20-year low. Oconee Economic Alliance executive director Richard Blackwell said Friday after an alliance board meeting…. County Unemployment hits 20 year low County unemployment hits 20 year low
By Caitlin Herrington – WESTMINSTER – Though the Long Creek Music Fest doesn’t start until Friday night, the pre-party kicks off tonight at the Westminster Music Centre with sets from festival headliners Travers Brothership and Whiskey Wolves of the West…. Get the party started Get the party started
Wrestling tonight, concert Saturday among highlights – By Caitlin Herrington – SENECA – A weekend of family fun kicked off Thursday night at Jazz on the Alley as the 12th annual Seneca Fest takes over the city for Memorial Day weekend…Chattooga River Resort and Campground sits on 34 acres and features three stages. “We have […]
By Jason Evans – WALHALLA – The Oconee Heritage Center will be taking kids back in time this summer. The center’s “Throwback Thursdays” series will kick off on June 7, assistant curator and education specialist Jennifer Moss said. OHC plans Throwback Thursday series for kids OHC plans ‘Throwback Thursday’ series for kids
Announcement results of ‘several months’ of work – By Justin Lee Campbell – WEST UNION – Koyo Bearings – Oconee County will get nearly 60 new jobs with a planned expansion of auto part supplier Koyo Bearings – an investment worth more than $19 million….
High Falls restrooms in need of upgrades – by Justin Lee Campbell – SENECA – During a tour of the restrooms at High Falls County Park in Seneca Thursday, Oconee County parks, recraeton and tourism director Phil Shirley highlighted the lack of a 5-foot turnaround needed for wheelchair access….
Outdoors: Being prepared, safe the best way to enjoy boat season – by Phillip Gentry – safe – With only one week remaining before the unofficial beginning of the 2018 boating season on South Carolina’s waterways, the state has witnessed several boating accidents and incidents, including a large boat fire that damaged dozens of water-crafat docked […]