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Council Approves Slight Rise in County Millage Rate; No Change to Tax Levy

Council Approves Slight Rise in County Millage Rate; No Change to Tax Levy

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council heard from County Auditor Bill Gilchrist at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 7. Gilchrist informed Council that based on…

Candidates Lining Up for Election, Nov. 4

Candidates Lining Up for Election, Nov. 4

As the political fervor grows with statewide candidates making their rounds – even to Edgefield – folks are making their commitments to their preferred candidates. It is time to look…

Mayor of Johnston Appoints Lamaz Robinson Chief Of Police

In what some may consider an unexpected move, Mayor Terrance Culbreath appointed Lamaz Robinson as Johnston’s new Chief of Police, Wednesday, Sept. 10. Described as unexpected because Mayor Culbreath had…

Solicitor Pascoe Announces Indictments of S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 10, 2014 — First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announces that the Richland County Grand Jury indicted Robert W. Harrell, Jr., Speaker of the South Carolina House of…

New Attorney and Emergency Management Director for County

New Attorney and Emergency Management Director for County

Council Introduced to New County Attorney Suzy Spurgeon Officially Named New EMA Director – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Administrator Lynn Strom introduced Edgefield County Council members to the…

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

Abbeville and Edgefield are latest counties to provide the rapidly expanding public safety service that helps citizens to plan ahead for an emergency Two more counties in South Carolina have implemented…

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – A room “full of red and blue,” as Chairman of Edgefield County’s Republican Party, Rodney Ashcraft, described it, greeted SC Rep. Bill Clyburn, Tuesday night, August…

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Wednesday, August 20, Congressman Duncam of the Third Congressional District will be covering the County, meeting with constituents and attending events from morning throughout the day. He will be at…

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

– By Tiffani Ireland – There was no old business to discuss at Edgefield County Council’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, August 5, but Council did cover many new business…

Republican Sen. Shane Massey to Speak to County Democratic Party

Republican Sen. Shane Massey to Speak to County Democratic Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – In what has been called a “monumental” event by one observer, and what is believed to be a first in the history of Edgefield County’s…

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