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 […]

Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Council Holds Special Called Meeting

Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting Tuesday night, Nov. 10, to consider a resolution authorizing a Fee In Lieu Of Taxes agreement. The three Council members present, Genia Blackwell, Dean Campbell, and Albert Talbert, voted as one to pass the resolution. The agreement is being offered as an incentive to a company currently […]

Edgefield Delegation Meeting to Include County Leaders

The Edgefield County Legislative Delegation will be meeting on Thursday, November 5, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., in the Edgefield County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street, in Edgefield. The following are members of the Delegation: Senator Shane Massey, Chairman, Rep. Bill Clyburn and Rep. Bill Hixon. They will be hearing from the following county […]

Building & Planning Staff is 100% Certified

Building & Planning Staff is 100% Certified

One hundred percent of Edgefield County Building and Planning staff have earned professional certifications from the International Code Council (ICC). Through rigorous testing, ICC Certifications ensure that staff have demonstrated competency in the requirements of the International Codes®, a complete set of comprehensive, coordinated codes used in most U.S. communities and many global markets for […]

County Council Report

County Council Report

• Council Endorses Youth Poet Laureate • Continuing Concern from CTC-Council Joint Meeting – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom petitioned the Edgefield County Council for their support of a County Youth Poet Laureate at Council’s monthly meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 1. Blossom, who was named Poet Laureate in April of this […]

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 […]