Solicitor Pascoe Announces Indictments of S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 10, 2014 — First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announces that the Richland County Grand Jury indicted Robert W. Harrell, Jr., Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, today on nine charges.  The nine indictments are for two counts of Misconduct in Office (statutory and common law), six counts of Using Campaign […]

New Attorney and Emergency Management Director for County

New Attorney and Emergency Management Director for County

Council Introduced to New County Attorney Suzy Spurgeon Officially Named New EMA Director – By Tiffani Ireland – Edgefield County Administrator Lynn Strom introduced Edgefield County Council members to the county’s new attorney, Jim Holly, at Council’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday, September 2. Of Mr. Holly, Strom said he has “vast experience in the […]

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

Abbeville and Edgefield are latest counties to provide the rapidly expanding public safety service that helps citizens to plan ahead for an emergency Two more counties in South Carolina have implemented Smart911, the national public safety service that helps to provide faster and more accurate emergency response. Abbeville and Edgefield Counties are now encouraging their citizens […]

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – A room “full of red and blue,” as Chairman of Edgefield County’s Republican Party, Rodney Ashcraft, described it, greeted SC Rep. Bill Clyburn, Tuesday night, August 26, as he arrived as guest speaker at the Republican’s meeting held at the Edgefield County Council Chambers. Taking the floor, the seasoned politician who […]

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Wednesday, August 20, Congressman Duncam of the Third Congressional District will be covering the County, meeting with constituents and attending events from morning throughout the day. He will be at the Carolina CoverTech Expansion groundbreaking in N. Augusta (Edgefield County) 10:30 -11:30 a.m.  At noon he has a meeting with constituents (place unannounced).  In the […]

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

– By Tiffani Ireland – There was no old business to discuss at Edgefield County Council’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, August 5, but Council did cover many new business items including allotting money to both Bettis Park and Sweetwater Community Center. In a 4-1 vote, Councilman Norman Dorn being the dissenting vote, Council approved […]

Edgefield County Non Partisan Office Filing Deadline

Edgefield County Non Partisan Office Filing Deadline

The Edgefield County School Board will hold the school board elections for Districts 1,2 and 6 on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  Any candidate for a nonpartisan office, multi-county district, countywide, or less than countywide office to be voted on at the time of the general election, who qualifies by statement of candidacy, shall file the statement […]

Primary Election Results – All Races

Primary Election Results – All Races

Unofficial results for the June 10, 2014 Primary Election in Edgefield County. For official results and statewide counts, visit: http://www.scvotes.org 100% of Precincts Reporting 21.58% Voter Turnout Probate Judge Cooks  30.85% Peeler  69.15 County Council District 1 Dorn 26.27% Quarles 15.12 Talbert 58.61 U.S. Senate (R) Bower 3.24% Bright 9.28 Cash 33.59 Connor 6.78 Dunn 1.95 Graham […]