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Friends of Jocassee

SPOTLIGHT on Friends of Jocassee environmental organization and its annual BellFest festival. In 2013, National...

Destination Oconee

SPOTLIGHT on Janet Harman, the Manager of Destination Oconee: Realizing the Future of Oconee County.  ...

Sesquicentennial Milestone

In 2018, to commemorate 150 years as a county, our Parks, Recreation & Tourism department...

Walhalla Performing Arts Center

The Walhalla Civic Auditorium has undergone a rebranding process.  The venue is now known as...

Oconee County Chamber of Commerce

In 2017, individual chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla & Westminster combined to form the...

Ten Years of Tourism

It’s boat rentals on lakes, rafting on the river, eating at restaurants, staying in lodging...

Disc Golf

If disc golf is a new idea to you, here are some basics about the...

Museum of the Cherokee in SC

There were 27 Cherokee villages in what is known today as Oconee County.  “Aequonee” in Cherokee...

Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum

The museum is focused on the rich, sometimes turbulent history, culture, and contributions of local African Americans. ...

Devils Fork State Park

Located in Salem, SC on the banks of Lake Jocassee it is the only public...

Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail

Quilt panels can be seen on homes, historic buildings, parks, schools and businesses.  Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail...

The Palmetto Trail

The Palmetto Conservation Foundation is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1989 with a...