Council Adjusts Certain EMS Fees – UPDATED from Print Edition

Council Adjusts Certain EMS Fees – UPDATED from Print Edition

Council Adjusts Certain EMS Fees PARD Money Appropriated To Sweetwater & Bettis Edgefield County Council voted unanimously to approve adjustments to certain Emergency Medical Services at their monthly meeting, Feb. 7.  The adjustments come after a meeting last year in which EMS was determined by Council to be a high priority item.  As such, the […]

Obama Commutes Sentence of Johnston Man

Obama Commutes Sentence of Johnston Man

As one of his last official acts in office, President Barak Obama commuted the prison term of Randolph Latroy Key of Johnston. The commutation was announced Tuesday, Jan. 17, as part of then President Obama’s record setting 64 pardons and 211 sentence commutations. Key was originally sentenced in March of 2010 to 240 months and […]

County Council Looks Forward to Needs, Goals

County Council Looks Forward to Needs, Goals

The Edgefield County Council met for a special called meeting, Tuesday night, Sept. 27, at Council Chambers.  All of Council as well as the two presumed to be new members of Council, Art Bigg and Scott Cooper (who are running unopposed for Council seats this November), County Administrator Tommy Paradise, Roger LeDuc (who moderated the […]

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

In a Republican run-off Rick Hubbard defeated Candice Lively in Edgefield County 601 to 284. In the four counties in this circuit, Lexington, Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda, he received 60% of the vote. With 137 precincts tallied it was Hubbard: 9,870 and Lively: 6,459. Hubbard, a Gilbert resident, was an assistant for 22 years to […]

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 […]

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