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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…

Bright Honored for his Service on USCOG Board of Directors

Bright Honored for his Service on USCOG Board of Directors

Former Edgefield County Council Chairman Willie Bright was recently honored for years of service on the Upper Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors. Bright served as Board Chairman in…

Sawyer Named USCOG Chairman of the Board

Sawyer Named USCOG Chairman of the Board

David Sawyer of Saluda County was elected Chairman of the Upper Savannah Council of Governments Board of Directors during USCOG’s most recent board meeting June 24. It will be Sawyer’s…