Work began Monday, December 2, to replace the Edgefield County Courthouse. We caught the workers high on the roof removing the old to make way for the new.
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]