Johnston Town Council

Johnston Town Council

During the regularly scheduled meeting for July Johnston Town Council approved a request for use of space in front of the library by Mr. Floyd Andrews for the purpose of conducting a blood drive.  Subject blood drive will take place August 3, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. in the vicinity of the Art […]

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

Doyle Gets 167; Gaither, 69 If we consider the total number of registered voters– the possible number (15,863) coming to vote (never happened) in any election – and the number of voters who actually voted in the June 12 Primary (236) here in Edgefield County, the total in the Primary was one percent of  those […]

Intense County Council Meeting

Intense County Council Meeting

As Issues About Northside Community are Addressed The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council, held Tuesday, June 5, started off in a quite conventional manner as the Council held the required public hearing on the ordinance to amend an agreement for development at the Joint County Industrial Park of Aiken and Edgefield Counties.  […]

Next ‘Coffee’ – June 12 in Merriwether

Next ‘Coffee’ – June 12 in Merriwether

The next Coffee with the Chairman and Vice Chair of Edgefield County Council will be held at Sportsman’s Corner in Merriwether, 7-8 a.m., Tuesday, June 12. Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell and Vice Chair Genia Blackwell will be on-hand to answer citizens’ questions on topics of interest to them and listen to topics of […]

Edgefield Town Council

Edgefield Town Council

The Mayor and Council presented City Attorney Greg Anderson a plaque in appreciation of his years of service to the Town of Edgefield.  Mr. Anderson has been selected for the position of Superintendent of Education for the Edgefield County Schools and will be putting his legal practice aside during his tenure as the chief education […]

Most Candidates Back on Ballot

Most Candidates Back on Ballot

The aftermath of the confusion on “Who will be on the ballot?” which was set off last week by a SC Supreme Court ruling has left only one candidate in Edgefield County off the ballot, and that is Betty Butler, Democrat running for County Council.  Below is a short summary to bring readers up to […]

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

This report is from Chairman Dean Campbell, of the County Council, on the subject of a meeting of the Council with the Planning Commission to bring the two groups together on “Direction the County is going.”   On April 25, the County Council and the Planning Commission held a joint meeting to discuss an “action […]

State Republican Chairman Speaks in Edgefield

State Republican Chairman Speaks in Edgefield

Chad Connelley, Chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party was the featured speaker at a joint meeting of  the Republican Women of Edgefield County and the Edgefield County Republican Party. On Monday April 16th, in the auditorium at Piedmont Technical College, Mr. Connelly addressed an enthusiastic group which included County Council Chairman Dean Campbell, County […]

LeDuc Addresses Alliance With the Strategic Plan

LeDuc Addresses Alliance With the Strategic Plan

Monday night, in an hour of reporting on the Strategic Plan for Edgefield County by Roger LeDuc, Edgefield County Alliance members heard another step in putting the plan out there for people and encouraging leadership in the community and county government to make it work. This plan was passed on by the County Council in […]

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

The Edgefield County Council unanimously passed the first reading of the 2012-2013 General Operating Budget at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 3. The budget did receive two small amendments before its passage.  One included amending the budget so that the county pays 100% of the recreation centers’ utility fees versus the 75% that […]