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 […]

Edgefield County Delegation and the Flag Vote

Edgefield County Delegation and the Flag Vote

– By Tiffani Ireland – Only one of the three legislative delegation members from Edgefield County actually cast a vote on the historical decision to remove the Confederate Flag from the State House grounds, July 9, 2015. Representative Bill Clyburn was that one as Rep. Bill Hixon and Senator Shane Massey were not in attendance […]

How the Delegations Stands on the Confederate Flag – Updated

June 25, 2015 – Sen. Shane Massey’s statement on the Confederate Flag, disseminated through Facebook and Twitter late Tuesday (June 23) afternoon, set many to wondering how the whole delegation that represents Edgefield County, and some of the surrounding areas, were positioning themselves on the Confederate Flag that flies on the Confederate monument on the […]

Council Names Roger Leduc Interim Administrator

Council Names Roger Leduc Interim Administrator

Edgefield County Council unanimously agreed to appoint Roger LeDuc as the County’s Interim Administrator at a special called meeting June 18. LeDuc will replace current administrator Lynn Strom whose resignation was announced by Council Chairwoman Genia Blackwell in a press release printed in our June 10 edition. The move occurred after a short executive session […]

Edgefield County Attorney Jim Holly Resigns

Edgefield County Attorney Jim Holly Resigns

June 4, 2015 – County Attorney Jim Holly is resigning from his post, effective at the end of June. County Council Chairwoman Genia Blackwell made the announcement for Holly at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, June 2. According to Administrator Lynn Strom, who spoke to The Advertiser regarding Holly’s resignation, Holly is leaving to accept a fulltime […]

County Council Holds Special Called Meeting

County Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Mt. Vintage Matters Closer To Being Settled – By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting, Thursday, Apr. 23, to discuss issues at Mt. Vintage and the proposed animal shelter. The meeting opened by Council going into executive session after which they returned and voted unanimously to approve the second […]

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

County Hosts Annual Intergovernmental Meeting

The Edgefield County Council hosted their annual intergovernmental meeting Thursday night, March 12, at the new Sweetwater Community Center. Invited guests were served Japanese cuisine as they listened to speakers from different governmental agencies appraise Council of their work. Speakers included Mayors Ken Durham and Terrance Culbreath, Roger Leduc (who, as Administrator, spoke on behalf […]

Edgefield County is Work-Ready

Edgefield County is Work-Ready

At the January meeting of Edgefield County Council, Will Williams, President/CEO of the Economic Development Partnership, presented Council with a plaque bearing the certification of Edgefield County as a SC Work Ready Community. Williams told Council this certificate shows industries that Edgefield County has the needed work force ready and able to go to work. […]

Edgefield County Delegation Meets

Edgefield County Delegation Meets

The Edgefield County Delegation, comprised of SC Representatives Bill Clyburn and Bill Hixon and SC Senator Shane Massey, held a public meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers. The delegation heard from various county agencies among which included the Veterans Affairs Office, the County Transportation Committee, the SC Department of Transportation, all […]