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Edgefield County SC Works Center Not Closing

The Edgefield County SC Works Center remains open despite the announcement that Unemployment Insurance (UI) staff will no longer maintain office hours there. Rumors have circulated that the entire Edgefield…

County Allocates PARD Funds

County Allocates PARD Funds

Chairman Reviews Rules for Public Speakers –  By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council voted 4-1 to allocate PARD funds to the Sweetwater Community Center and Bettis Academy Park…

Worries Over Possible Impact of SC House Bill 3290

Worries Over Possible Impact of SC House Bill 3290

Could Void Three Rivers Landfill Contract –  By Tiffani Ireland – By most accounts, SC House Bill 3290 is, in theory, a good idea.  Meant to ensure fair business practices…

Sen. Massey Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Edgefield [updated]

Sen. Massey Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Edgefield [updated]

By Robert Norris – Sen. Shane Massey held a “town hall” meeting in the Edgefield County Council chambers on Thursday, March 7, 2013, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Sen. Massey provided an…

County Council Work Session Planned for Feb. 27

County Council Work Session Planned for Feb. 27

Edgefield County Council will be holding a work session with no votes expected to be taken at a special called meeting on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 6:00 PM in…

County Council Introduces Consent Agenda

County Council Introduces Consent Agenda

Up-date Given on Animal Shelter Project –  The Edgefield County Council introduced a new way to conduct their meetings at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 5.  Described by…

No Opposition for Trenton Council Seats

No Opposition for Trenton Council Seats

Only One Seeking to be Mayor –  By Tiffani Ireland – Keith Sexton and Shannon Phillpot will face no opposition in their bids to seek re-election to their seats on the…

Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting

By Advertiser Staff A Once-a-Year Event – How to make a meeting of reports interesting?  First the setting, then the food, and to have brief and “meaty” reports so the…

A Double Celebration

A Double Celebration

A Feast in Celebration at Macedonia –  Edgefield joined the country in what was called, by the media, “a double celebration.” Martin Luther King, Jr., was honored by many, at…

Johnston Town Council

Johnston Town Council

Mayor Andy Livingston introduced the Peach Exchange Committee:  The members are Mrs. Artie Emanuel, Mrs. Darlene Smith, Mr. John Edwards, Mrs. Kaye Campbell, Mrs. Annette Holloway, Mr. Willie Campbell and…