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 […]

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 Pro-tem, Mr. Sexton will preside over Council meetings in the event Mayor Billy Padgett is absent. In other business, Council voted unanimously to proceed with […]

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 and pried open the elevator which became stuck between the third and second floors as the employees were attempting to leave the building for the […]

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 property on Bland Street, described the lot across the street from her house as Jurassic Park.  The concerned citizen spoke of all types of forest […]

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