T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

Following recognition of retiring Johnston Town Councilwoman Tara Miller last Monday evening City Attorney, Jenifer Sumner, swore in Thomas Holmes to fill Ms. Miller’s vacated Council seat.  Mr. Holmes was joined by Mayor Pro Tem Frank Nicholson and Councilman George Attaway, both incumbents, in taking the oath of office.  Councilman Holmes, a long time resident […]

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Edgefield Senator Promises To Shake Things Up In Senate (Columbia, SC) – South Carolina’s Republican state senators today elected Shane Massey (R-Edgefield) as their new GOP caucus leader. Massey, known as a young conservative reformer who often bucks senior leadership, is only the third Republican Majority Leader in 15 years. Upon his election, Massey, 40, […]

Town Hall Attendees Hear of Roads & Bridges by Tiffani Ireland

Town Hall Attendees Hear of Roads & Bridges by Tiffani Ireland

South Carolina Senator Shane Massey held two town hall meetings recently in Edgefield County; one at Merriwether Middle School on Monday, Feb. 15, and the other Thursday, Feb. 25, at the County Council Chambers in Edgefield.  The non-partisan meetings were well attended and lasted about an hour and a half each.  And while each saw […]

Edgefield County Council

Campbell Again Chairman of Council   Hospital Asks for Gen. Obligation Bond Dean Campbell was again elected to fill the Chairman position of Edgefield County Council at the group’s regular monthly meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 5. Genia Blackwell, who served as Chairwoman this past year but had previously served under Campbell as Vice-Chair, was again voted to […]

Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 10, to consider a resolution authorizing a Fee In Lieu Of Taxes agreement. The three Council members present, Genia Blackwell, Dean Campbell, and Albert Talbert, voted as one to pass the resolution. The agreement is being offered as an incentive to a company currently […]

Edgefield Delegation Meeting to Include County Leaders

The Edgefield County Legislative Delegation will be meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., in the Edgefield County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, in Edgefield. The following are members of the Delegation: Senator Shane Massey, Chairman, Rep. Bill Clyburn and Rep. Bill Hixon. They will be hearing from the following county […]

Building & Planning Staff is 100% Certified

Building & Planning Staff is 100% Certified

One hundred percent of Edgefield County Building and Planning staff have earned professional certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). Through rigorous testing, ICC Certifications ensure that staff have demonstrated competency in the requirements of the International Codes®, a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated codes used in most U.S. communities and many global markets for […]

County Council Report

County Council Report

• Council Endorses Youth Poet Laureate • Continuing Concern from CTC-Council Joint Meeting – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom petitioned the Edgefield County Council for their support of a County Youth Poet Laureate at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 1. Blossom, who was named Poet Laureate in April of this […]

County Hires New Finance Director

County Hires New Finance Director

The Edgefield County Council announced Wednesday, August 12, that they have hired a new FinanceDirector, Bruce Cooley.   We would like to announce that the County of Edgefield has hired a new Finance Director, Bruce Cooley.  His first day with the County will be Monday August 24,2015.  He has fourteen years of experience in county […]

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