SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

  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 […]

1% Sales Tax Project List Receives No Support From Council

1% Sales Tax Project List Receives No Support From Council

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 […]

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

– 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., […]

Tax Commission Holds Work Session

Tax Commission Holds Work Session

 – 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. […]

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

Dean Campbell Will Run For Re-Election for Edgefield County Council

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 […]

Trenton Unveils New Golf Cart

Trenton Unveils New Golf Cart

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 […]

Damage Found in Three County Buildings Attributed to Earthquake

Damage Found in Three County Buildings Attributed to Earthquake

 – 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 […]

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