Loftis Congratulates Legislators for Addressing Pension Fund Problems

Loftis Congratulates Legislators for Addressing Pension Fund Problems

Treasurer Curtis Loftis Congratulates Legislators for Addressing Pension Fund Problems Columbia, SC – S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis congratulated state legislators on Wednesday for taking a closer look at the problems with the state’s pension fund — something Loftis has been critical of for years. The group of legislators met Tuesday to discuss the state’s unfunded liabilities, […]

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

Hubbard Wins 11th Solicitor’s Race

In a Republican run-off Rick Hubbard defeated Candice Lively in Edgefield County 601 to 284. In the four counties in this circuit, Lexington, Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda, he received 60% of the vote. With 137 precincts tallied it was Hubbard: 9,870 and Lively: 6,459. Hubbard, a Gilbert resident, was an assistant for 22 years to […]

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

I recently thought of a clever speech concept that could be used by any of the three remaining candidates in the ’16 Presidential race. As I developed the idea, I visited one of the candidate’s “Official” websites and realized it was very difficult to communicate my idea to the campaign as compared to contributing my […]

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Edgefield Senator Promises To Shake Things Up In Senate (Columbia, SC) – South Carolina’s Republican state senators today elected Shane Massey (R-Edgefield) as their new GOP caucus leader. Massey, known as a young conservative reformer who often bucks senior leadership, is only the third Republican Majority Leader in 15 years. Upon his election, Massey, 40, […]

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Filing day ended last week for those wishing to run in this year’s election.  The following is a list, relative to Edgefield County, of offices, candidates, and their associated parties who have filed to run this year.  Incumbents are marked with an (I). U.S. Senate –Bill Bledsoe (Libertarian),Thomas Dixon (Democrat),Bill Bledsoe (Constitution), (I) Tim Scott […]

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

Senator Lindsay Graham was in Edgefield last week and he sat with NWTF executive staff and learned about the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, and also got a tour of the Palmetto Shooting Complex where he busted a few clays.

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Shane Massey spoke to constituents Monday night, March 28, at a “Shane Massey for Senate” fundraiser held at Harwood, home of Susan and Herbert Yarborough on Main Street in Edgefield. Seen in the rocking chair of the accompanying photo is Senator Massey’s son, Truman. Senator Massey answered questions and thanked the hometown crowd for their […]

Pettigrew for Senate

Pettigrew for Senate

John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the SC Senate District 25 seat which includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. Pettigrew is a small businessman and owner of Pettigrew Properties. He has previously been elected to serve as Mayor of […]

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