Oconee County

A First Taste of Mangoes and Other New Realities at Upstate Food Pantries

May 1, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Food pantries in the Upstate and Pee Dee have had to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic on the fly, like everyone else. They’ve seen need for food increase with spikes in South Carolinians out of work, as much as they seem increased demands on their time, energy, resources...

Vocational Rehabilitation—the Best Kept Secret in SC

December 3, 2019 - Posted in Local by Xiao Yu
Vocational Rehabilitation

For more than 90 years, South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) has been bringing South Carolinians with disabilities and employers together. The mission of VR is to prepare and assist eligible South Carolinians with disabilities to achieve and maintain competitive...

Ghosts and Legends: ​Stumphouse Tunnel

October 29, 2019 - Posted in Culture by William Richardson
Stumphouse Tunnel

​Stumphouse Tunnel was built in the 1850s in Walhalla, S.C. The tunnel was built to connect the railway between Charleston and Knoxville. The men who built the tunnel worked twelve hours a day, seven days a week, using only shovels, pick axes and dynamite. Eventually,...

Oconee County Ecotourism | ETV Shorts

March 13, 2018 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
Ecotourism

Oconee, meaning "land beside water," lives up to its name with three manmade lakes. Fishing, boating and skiing are just a few of the activities that take place on the lakes and rivers year-round. Video provided by GBA Productions.

The Events of Oconee County | ETV Shorts

July 25, 2017 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Oconee County Events

Nestled in the corner of the state, Oconee County has year-round events to showcase the culture, talent and heritage of the area. * Video provided by GBA Productions.

Agriculture of Oconee County | ETV Shorts

January 8, 2016 - Posted in Business by Tabitha Safdi
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Oconee County has beautiful rolling hills and a rich history in agriculture. It is quickly becoming a destination for agri-tourism within the state. The Carolina Foothill Heritage Fair was created to spark interest in agriculture in younger generations. Video provided by...