SC Delegation Holds Public Meeting

Representatives Bill Clyburn and Bill Hixon along with Senator Shane Massey met with local leaders and the public at the SC delegates’ public meeting, Thursday, Nov. 21. The meeting, held at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, is a means for members of the SC legislature to stay in contact with local leaders and allow the […]

Elijah Harris, Longtime Sheriff’s Office Employee, Dies

The Advertiser has learned that Elijah Harris, longtime Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Monday night after a recent illness. Sgt. Harris had been with the ECSO since 1989 where he started as a road deputy.  Promoted to sergeant in 2003, Sgt. Harris later transferred to the detention center where he was third in in command.  […]

Sen. Massey Holds Town Hall Meeting

Sen. Massey Holds Town Hall Meeting

Reviews 2013 Session – Previews 2014  – By Tiffani Ireland – South Carolina State Senator Shane Massey held a Town Hall meeting Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers where he met with concerned citizens to review the last session of the SC Senate and previewed items he believes will be “hot on […]

S.C. Offers Free Identity Theft Protection with CSID

S.C. Offers Free Identity Theft Protection with CSID

As Contract with Experian Expires  – By Tiffani Ireland – The contract that South Carolina had negotiated with Experian for one year of free credit protection has expired.  However, free protection is still available to SC taxpayers whose personal information was compromised as a result of the 2012 hacking of SC tax records.  CSID, a […]

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting

Sen. Shane Massey will hold a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 6 -7:30 p.m. Senator Massey will provide an update on the 2013 session of the General Assembly, look ahead to the 2014 session, and answer questions. Everyone is invited to attend.  

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 31 of the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program our county has been chosen to receive $10,268 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs. […]

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 Caucus is a group of legislators whose districts touch the Savannah River Basin from both Georgia and South Carolina General Assemblies.  Their commonality are the […]

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 for the hearing earlier this week.  Thus, meetings scheduled for Sept. 19 and Oct. 7 regarding this issue have been canceled. Additionally, the TIF has […]

‘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 improve Edgefield County, with a focus on economic development. Economic development is a key focus in Edgefield County’s Strategic Plan as it impacts all areas […]

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. Libraries are an integral part of every community, Campbell said, adding that in today’s electronically-connected world, libraries still play a key role for young and […]

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