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Trenton Council Elects Mayor Pro-tem

Trenton Council Elects Mayor Pro-tem

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council unanimously elected Councilman Keith Sexton to serve as Mayor Pro-tem at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wed., Aug. 14.  As Mayor…

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

Seven county employees were trapped for nearly 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, in an elevator at the Edgefield County Court House. The Edgefield Fire Dept. responded to the scene…

Johnston Town Council Hears of “Jurassic Park”

Johnston Town Council Hears of “Jurassic Park”

The ongoing struggle with property maintenance within the city limits of Johnston received another very high billing on the Town Council agenda last Monday night. Ms. Brinalynn Burt, owner of…

New Life Planned for Edgefield’s Old Hotel Building

New Life Planned for Edgefield’s Old Hotel Building

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The old hotel building that has stood vacant and deteriorating for some many years on Edgefield’s Town Square may have a new life if the…

Upper Savannah SC Works System Warns of Possible Job Opening Scams

Upper Savannah SC Works System Warns of Possible Job Opening Scams

The Upper Savannah SC Works System is warning job seekers about scams after a victim who was interviewed and trained online sent money for “work materials” that were never received.…

Clarification of Possible Rezoning of Hwy 121 Property

 _ By Tiffani Ireland – Nearly a year ago, Enova Energy Group, a wood pellet processing company from Georgia, announced that it would be opening a processing plant in Edgefield…

Council Lifts County Wide Hiring Freeze – Controversial Rezoning Request Fails

Council Lifts County Wide Hiring Freeze – Controversial Rezoning Request Fails

 – By Tiffani Ireland – In a 2-1 vote at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 6, (Councilwoman Genia Blackwell was absent and Councilman Dorn left mid-meeting) Edgefield County…

Edgefield County Considers Adding Tax – WJBF-TV

Edgefield County Considers Adding Tax – WJBF-TV

Edgefield County, SC - Another sales tax on pretty much everything Edgefield County consumers purchase – one percent: “Nobody ever wants to pay more taxes, that’s a standard answer,” says Brian…

Rails to Trails Update

Rails to Trails Update

A public hearing to discuss the Rails to Trails project was held Tues., July 16.  This meeting was part of criteria that must be met by the Town of Edgefield…

SC Legislative Session Ends

SC Legislative Session Ends

An Update on the Bills We’ve Followed   –  By Tiffani Ireland – With the end of the 2012-2013 SC Legislative session, The Advertiser looks back at three bills we have…