Launched in 2006, Leadership Oconee is a ten month program designed to foster future leaders and increase their knowledge of Oconee County. Sponsored by the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce, The School District of Oconee County and community leaders, LOC provides participants the opportunity to explore all the facets of Oconee County and develop an increased awareness of current issues, opportunities and problems affecting Oconee County. LOC consists of regularly scheduled monthly meetings that include a topic pertaining to Oconee County as well as speakers, a retreat and a class project. Contact Holly Douglas at or the Chamber for more information.