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 […]

Intergovernmental Meeting Held Thursday

– By Tiffani Ireland – The annual Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting was held Thursday night, Jan. 30, at the Senior Citizen Center.  The catered event was a chance for local governmental officials to meet as one to share updates and ideas from their different agencies.  Speakers for the evening included Sen. Shane Massey, County Council […]

January Alliance Meeting

January Alliance Meeting

The next Edgefield County Alliance meeting will be Tuesday, January 21, at 8:00 a.m., in the County Council Chambers.  The public is invited to participate. The topic will be: Our Community and Safety Nets, Education, Work and Life Skills Development and what part they play in creating a vibrant community. If anyone is involved in […]

Council Approves JAG Application

Council Approves JAG Application

Issues Resolution Honoring Elijah Harris  – By Tiffani Ireland – After a lengthy discussion that included input from Judge Brenda Carpenter, the Edgefield County Council voted unanimously (4-0 as Councilman Norman Dorn was absent) at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 7, to approve the submission of an application for a Justice Assistance Grant […]

Public Hearing Held on Capital Sales Tax Project Suggestions

Public Hearing Held on Capital Sales Tax Project Suggestions

 – By Tiffani Ireland – A public hearing was held Wednesday, Jan. 8, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers to discuss suggestions for possible projects to be included in the proposed 1% Capital Sales Tax Project.  A little over a dozen citizens were in attendance as different people and organizations presented ideas to the six-member […]

Two States to Use Clemson Voting Technology in Elections

Two States to Use Clemson Voting Technology in Elections

CLEMSON, S.C. — New voting technology that was pioneered by a Clemson Universitycomputer science professor soon will be deployed to Wisconsin and Florida for pilot programs that he expects will begin to revolutionize how voters nationwide cast ballots. Juan Gilbert said that his team’s voting system, Prime III, will allow the disabled to vote securely and independently, […]

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