24 Years of Service as P. Judge Last week Bobby Peeler gave to this newspaper his formal announcement of his intention to seek re-election for the position of Probate Judge of Edgefield County. He sat with us for a brief interview. Peeler is currently serving his twenty-fourth year as Probate Judge of this county. Bobby […]
The SC Department of Public Safety (SCDPS), joined by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), recognized Edgefield County officials during an awards ceremony as the first ever “Target Zero Hero” Wednesday for their traffic safety accomplishments in 2013. Edgefield County recorded 445 consecutive days without a traffic fatality, including the entire calendar year […]
Citizens of Johnston, South Carolina are reminded of the Mayoral election scheduled for April 8, 2014. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. Incumbent Andy Livingston is standing for re-election against Councilman Terrence Culbreath.
Fails for Lack of Motion The proposed project list for the 1% Capital Sales Tax was presented to Edgefield County Council, Tuesday evening, Apr. 1. This was the project list’s first presentation and was billed as its first reading on the Council’s agenda. However, the project will be receiving no further readings as it failed […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting. The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission met in a work session Monday, March 10, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers. As this was a work session, no decisions were made and no action was taken regarding possible sales tax projects. However, the commission did discuss items previously mentioned at their Feb. […]
Edgefield County Council District 3 Representative Dean Campbell today announced he will seek re-election to Edgefield County Council, saying he wants to continue the work of enhancing the County’s vitality and growth. “I am proud of what the County Council has been able to accomplish,” Campbell said. “I believe the County Council is fulfilling its […]
Made Possible by Comm. Dev. Assoc. & U.S. Fibers Donations – By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council unveiled the town’s new golf cart to representatives of the Trenton Community Development Association and U.S. Fibers — whose donations made the purchase possible — at their monthly meeting, Wednesday, Feb. 19. The TCDA donated $2,500 […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Court House, the County Council Chambers, and the Auditors Building have all been determined to have sustained damage due to last week’s 4.1 earthquake that centered near China Grove Baptist Church on Martintown Road in Edgefield. According to Wayne Collins, Director of Building and Planning, County Administrator […]
Due to inclement weather, the Edgefield County government offices will be closed Thursday, February 13. If there are any other alterations to the County schedule, it will be posted it on the county website at www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov.