Council Gives 2013-2014 Budget First Reading

Council Gives 2013-2014 Budget First Reading

Amends 2012-2013 Budget By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council gave unanimous approval to the 2013-2014 budget after its first reading at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Apr. 2.  The 2013-2014 will see an increase by $251,399 over last year’s budget to bring the total to $8,801,393.  The county is expecting to use […]

Two Pieces of Gun Legislation in S.C. Senate

Two Pieces of Gun Legislation in S.C. Senate

Could Impact Carriers of Concealed Weapons Permits –  By Tiffani Ireland – Two pieces of legislation currently making their way through the South Carolina Senate could have a major impact on those whose have concealed weapon permits.  One bill seeks to expand the rights of those permit holders.  The other could do away with concealed […]

Edgefield County SC Works Center Not Closing

The Edgefield County SC Works Center remains open despite the announcement that Unemployment Insurance (UI) staff will no longer maintain office hours there. Rumors have circulated that the entire Edgefield SC Works Center was closing. This is not the case, and services for job seekers and businesses will continue to be offered at the Edgefield […]

County Allocates PARD Funds

County Allocates PARD Funds

Chairman Reviews Rules for Public Speakers –  By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council voted 4-1 to allocate PARD funds to the Sweetwater Community Center and Bettis Academy Park at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Mar. 5.  The county has $16,717.44 in PARD funds of which $7,280.41 must be spent by May 31, […]

Sen. Massey Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Edgefield [updated]

Sen. Massey Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Edgefield [updated]

By Robert Norris – Sen. Shane Massey held a “town hall” meeting in the Edgefield County Council chambers on Thursday, March 7, 2013, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sen. Massey provided an update on the 2013 legislative session and answered questions from constituents. The meeting began with a discussion of the need for additional highway funding. Senator […]

County Council Work Session Planned for Feb. 27

County Council Work Session Planned for Feb. 27

Edgefield County Council will be holding a work session with no votes expected to be taken at a special called meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM in the County Council Chambers to discuss two ordinances related to Land Development in Edgefield County. The first is ordinance number 12-13-660, “An Ordinance to amend […]

County Council Introduces Consent Agenda

County Council Introduces Consent Agenda

Up-date Given on Animal Shelter Project –  The Edgefield County Council introduced a new way to conduct their meetings at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 5.  Described by Chairman Dean Campbell as a “good way to expedite business,” Council employed the use of a consent agenda.  Basically a smaller agenda within the bigger […]

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