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Emergency Food and Shelter Money Awarded to County

Emergency Food and Shelter Money Awarded to County

Edgefield County has been awarded Federal Funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Under Phase…

Savannah River Basin Caucus, Ga., S.C. Governors to Hold ‘Summit’

Savannah River Basin Caucus, Ga., S.C. Governors to Hold ‘Summit’

ANDERSON, S.C. – Representatives from the Savannah River Basin Caucus and the governors of South Carolina and Georgia will meet Wednesday in their first “summit” meeting. The Savannah River Basin…

Council Cancels Public Hearing on TIF

Council Cancels Public Hearing on TIF

The Edgefield County Council has canceled their planned public hearing regarding the Town of Edgefield’s TIF proposal. According to County Administrator Lynn Strom, the Town of Edgefield withdrew their request…

‘Elevating Edgefield County’ Summit to be Held on September 20, 2013

‘Elevating Edgefield County’ Summit to be Held on September 20, 2013

Edgefield County will be holding a summit, “Elevating Edgefield County”, on September 20, 2013 at Piedmont Technical College in Edgefield from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. to address how to…

Council Chairman Kicks Off Library Fundraising Project

Council Chairman Kicks Off Library Fundraising Project

Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell is kicking off this year’s Chairman’s Community Project to bring more books and supplies to the three Edgefield County libraries. And you can help.…

Council Work Session to Discuss Animal Shelter Locations

Council Work Session to Discuss Animal Shelter Locations

On August 27, 2013 at 5:00PM County Council will hold a work session and field trip to view possible locations for the animal shelter in Edgefield County. County Council will…

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…