County Council Members Sworn Into Office

County Council Members Sworn Into Office

Campbell and Blackwell Re-elected as Chair/Vice Respectively The regularly scheduled monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council, Tuesday, Jan. 8, began a bit earlier than most of the Council’s meetings as the swearing in of members meant the meeting began at 4:00.  After their swearing in, Council re-elected Dean Campbell as Chairman and Genia Blackwell […]

Edgefield Has New Postmaster

Edgefield Has New Postmaster

Nancy Snellings is the mother of four children, two of whom are married, and one grandchild and one on-the-way.  She met her husband when he came into the Post Office where his parents had a P.O. Box. She has been with the Post Office since age 19. Nancy started out at the Augusta Plant, as […]

Trenton Has New Postmaster

Trenton Has New Postmaster

Susan Curry of Evans, Ga., is the new postmistress at Trenton, and she says she loves working for the US Postal Service.  She has been at it for 26 years and is getting used to a new placement – Trenton Post Office – since December 29, her first day. Susan loves the work at the […]

Seeking Candidates for SC Silver Haired Legislature

Seeking Candidates for SC Silver Haired Legislature

The Upper Savannah Area Agency on Aging/Aging & Disability Resource Center is seeking candidates for the next term of the S.C. Silver Haired Legislature. Greenwood and Laurens counties are eligible for three representatives apiece while Abbeville, Edgefield, McCormick and Saluda counties are each eligible for two representatives. The purposes of Silver Haired Legislature will be: […]

State of the County

This special edition of the Edgefield County Chairman’s Update is a State of the County report to you. I committed to you that I would continue to communicate the County’s activities to you. This report seeks to do just that. First, nothing the County does is possible without the work of many people. From the […]

Raymond Oliphant

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Memorial service for Mr. Raymond Oliphant will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, January 12, 2012 at Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Edward Lloyd officiating. Mr. Oliphant, a native of Edgefield County was a graduate of Strom Thurmond High School. He was a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church. Survivors include his […]

Public Invited to Family Fishing Clinics

Public Invited to Family Fishing Clinics

Want to get your line in the water and reel in the big one, but you don’t feel confident with your angling skills? The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has a class for you. Family Fishing Clinics is an introductory class to fishing. The clinics are sponsored by the DNR Aquatic Education Section and […]

Women in Unity Celebrating Opening of New Building

Women in Unity Celebrating Opening of New Building

Three years ago Mrs. Essie Nicholson, Director of WIU (Women in Unity) Learning and Development After School Center, began to pray asking the Lord for a new facility in which to better serve the students and the Edgefield community. Recently the Lord answered her prayers. The center received a grant from the United States Department […]

Here & There – 1-1-13

Free Workshops:  Edgefield SC Works Center, 400 Church St., Room 306, Edgefield, Tuesday, Jan. 15, at 10 a.m. Networkers Group Session – topic – “Clarifying Your Work Values” Learn the  characteristics and traits employers value in an employee; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using the SCWOS system; 1:30 […]