Community Resources

Town Council Important Phone Numbers New to Edgefield? Departments & Services Community Documents

Mayor & Town Council

Ken Durham

Town Council Members

Rev. Jasper Lloyd

Scott Mims

Sherry White Holmes

Robert M. Rodgers, Mayor Pro tem

Herbert Yarborough 

Otis Yeldell, Jr.

2018 Council Meeting Schedule

Regular meetings are held on the 1st Monday unless there is a denoted (**) change. All meetings are held in Town Council Chambers at 5:30 p.m., 400 Main Street, Edgefield SC (Rear Entrance).

Wednesday, January 3, 2018**
February 5th
March 5th
April 2nd
May 7th
June 4th
July 2nd
August 6th
Wednesday, September 5th**
October 1st 
November 5th 
December 3rd

2018 Town of Edgefield Holidays

Monday, January 1, 2018 (New Year's Day)
Friday, March 30, 2018 (Good Friday)
Monday, May 28, 2018 (Memorial Day)
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (Independence Day)
Monday, September 3, 2018 (Labor Day)
Monday, November 12, 2018 (Veterans Day)
Thursday, November 22, 2018 (Thanksgiving Day)
Friday, November 23, 2018 (Day After Thanksgiving)
Monday, December 24, 2018 (Christmas Eve)
Tuesday, December 25, 2018 (Christmas Day)
Wednesday, December 26, 2018 (Day After Christmas)
Monday, December 31, 2018 (New Year's Eve)
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 (New Year's Day)

Optional Day:

Monday, January 15, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day or Employee's Birthday

Edgefield Town Council Meeting

Monday, November 5th, 2018

5:30 P. M. -- Council Chambers - Rear Entrance


1. Welcome, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
2. Call to order
3. Consider the adoption of the October 1, 2018 Town Council minutes       
4. Consider the adoption of the financial report for October, 2018
5. Consider letter from ECDA President John Robeson, for upcoming Holiday events, November 23rd, 24th  
     and the first four Saturday’s in December, 2018.
6. Consider letter of request from Theresa Stover, ECH, for free use of town gym Friday, 
     December 14th, 2018, for Toys For Tots.          
7. Consider the adoption of 2019 Town Council Meeting and Holiday schedule 
8. Approve emergency bid of $10,095 with Hamilton Paving to prepare the CDBG new parking lot.
9.  Committee Reports
10. Old Business
11. New Business 
12. Executive Session: Personnel - Consider Police applicant to fill open position.
13. Adjournment 

Public Hearing Notice

The Town of Edgefield Zoning Board of Appeals will conduct a meeting on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 6:00 pm, Edgefield Town Hall, Council Chambers, (enter from Bacon Street) 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC to consider a signage variance appeal filed by Edgefield County for Edgefield County Tax Map # 137-03-03-021 and 024.  Interested parties may submit written or oral comments related to this variance.

Important Phone Numbers & Links

Police and Emergency

Edgefield County Sheriff's Office 803-637-5337
Edgefield Police Department Business Phone 803-637-4060
Emergency Preparedness 803-637-2123

Utilities, Permits & Notifications

Edgefield County Water & Sewer 803-637-301
SC Electric & Gas (SCE&G) 803-275-2534
Aiken Electric Cooperative (803) 637-3189
Solid Waste Authority 803-275-5345
Town of Edgefield Building Permits & Signs 803-637-4014
Septic Tank Permits 803-637-4035
Burn Notification 800-688-5584


Edgefield County 
Edgefield County DSS 
South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles 803-637-3113
South Carolina Forestry Commission
Voter Registration 803-637-4072
Property Taxes 803-637-4069


Edgefield County School District 803-275-4061
Douglas Elementary School 803-275-1752
Johnston Elementary School 803-275-1755
Merriwether Elementary School 803-279-9993
W. E. Parker Elementary School 803-637-4020
JET Middle School 803-275-1997
Merriwether Middle School 803-279-2511
Fox Creek High School 803-613-9435
Strom Thurmond High School 803-275-1768
Strom Thurmond Technology & Career Center 803-275-1767
Piedmont Technical College 803-637-5388
Wardlaw Academy 803-275-4794

Hospitals & Medical Services

Edgefield County Hospital 803-637-3174
Area Agency on Aging 803-637-5326
Aiken Regional Medical Center 803-641-5000
Department of Social Services (DSS) 803-637-4040
Doctors Hospital (Augusta)
Edgefield Medical Clinic 803-637-3146
Edgefield Mental Health 803-637-5788
Peachtree Medical Center 803-637-3630
Self Regional Hospital (Greenwood) 864-725-4111
Georgia Regents Health System (Augusta) 706-721-0211
University Hospital (Augusta) 706-722-9011

History & Travel Information

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce
Edgefield County Historical Society
Edgefield Community Development Association
Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society
The SC National Heritage Corridor


The Edgefield Advertiser
Edgefield Daily

New to the Town of Edgefield?

If you're new to the area, here is some information on utilities and trash collection that will help you navigate the terrain. Be sure to visit our Important Phone Numbers & Links along with the Explore Edgefield section so you can really get to know your new home!


Depending on your location, electricity and natural gas are provided either by SCE&G or by Aiken Electric Cooperative. Telephone service is provided by AT&T. Cable service is provided by Northland Cable in Greenwood. However, many residents choose a satellite television service such as DIRECTV or Dish Network. Water service is provided by the Edgefield County Water and Sewer Authority. You can find numbers for all of these utilities on our Important Numbers page.


All recyclables must be clean and uncontaminated and placed in the blue roll carts. Recyclables are collected town-wide the 3rd Thursday of each month. 

Aluminum/Steel Cans
Yes: Aluminum and steel (tin) cans

Yes: Corrugated cardboard boxes, beverage cartons, food container boxes, shoe boxes, etc.
No: Waxed boxes

Yes: Newspapers with inserts, magazines, catalogs, and other paper products

Yes: Plastic milk jugs, soft drink containers, all other plastics with a 1 or a 2 symbol on the bottle (cooking oil, peanut butter, etc.). Remove lids, rings, and caps and rinse containers thoroughly.
No: Cardboard milk cartons, juice cartons, egg cartons, or any other plastic container

Garbage Collection System 

Depending on your location, your residential garbage is collected on Tuesday or Wednesday of each week. View a map of residential collection days. Commercial roll-carts are collected collected on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Commercial bins are available upon request and for a fee.

Collection is not provided for brown goods (furniture, mattresses, etc.) or white goods (appliances, stoves, refrigerators, etc.). These items must be taken to a convenience center, the closest to town is located past Strom Thurmond High School on S.C. Highway 23.

Limbs, brush and leaves (cellulosic material) CAN NOT be deposited in roll carts or green bin containers. The Town will collect these items curbside provided the materials were not produced by a contractor. Maximum 40 lbs. or less on all leaves, pine straw, and grass cuttings and must be bagged or boxed.

Building Materials or construction debris will not be collected by the Town. No grease, oil, paint or hazardous materials will be collected.

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Departments & Services


Fire Department

Roger W. Ellis, Fire Chief

402 Main Street
Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: 803-637-4014
Fax: 803-637-4100

Department type: All Volunteer

Service provided: Firefighting, Search, and Rescue

Organized in 1928, Edgefield Fire Department proudly protects 4,750 people living in an area of 4.1 square miles. The Edgefield Fire Department is located in Edgefield County. We service a various demographic ranging from mobile home communities and rural areas, to densely populated housing developments and high end real estate and commercial properties. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.

Police Department

Ronald A. Carter, Chief of Police

402 Main Street
Edgefield, South Carolina 29824

Emergency Dispatch Phone: 911
Business Phone: 803-637-4060
Fax: 803-637-4100

Department type: Full time

Service provided: Law Enforcement Services

The Edgefield Police Department is dedicated to preserving the peace, protecting residents and their property, enforcing all laws, and detecting and preventing crime. We proudly protects 4,750 people living in an area of 4.1 square miles. The Edgefield Police Department is located in Edgefield County. The Department currently has 9 sworn officers, guided by Chief Ronald A Carter.

Public Works

David Coleman, Public Works Director

400 Main Street
Edgefield, SC 29824

Full Time Employees: 7
Part Time Employees: 2
Federal Prison Inmate Program: 5-10 full and part time

Public Works is responsible for residential & commercial trash and recyclables pick up along with mosquito spraying, mowing and cleaning all town property (town halls, sidewalks, roads, building facilities, etc...), maintain town recreation facilities, parks, and seasonal decorations (nearly 10,000 lights at Christmas)!

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Community Documents

Police Position

The Town of Edgefield is accepting applications for a police officer. Each applicant must hold a high school diploma or a GED, a valid SC driver’s license, be 21 years of age, and have no felony arrest. Salary is dependent on experience and ability. All interested persons may apply at the Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC 29824. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. EOE

Public Works Position

The Town of Edgefield has an open position in the Public Works Department. Applicants must have valid SC driver’s license, capability to perform all public works duties and ability to follow directions.  Apply at Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC 29824. The position will remain open till filled. EOE

Town Vehicles for Sale

FOR SALE:  The Town of Edgefield will receive sealed bids for the following vehicles to be sold as is: 
1 – 2006 Ford Crown Vic – odometer broken, VIN 2FAFP71W96X115391
1 – 2009 Dodge Charger – 173,956 miles, VIN 2B3KA43T39H567431
1 – 2010 Dodge Charger – 101,262 miles, VIN 2B3AA4CT0AH117400
Interested parties may call 803 – 637 – 4014 or examine the items for sale in person between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday at Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street.  Bids are due by 12 Noon on Friday, May 4, 2018 to Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC.  The Town reserves the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

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Building Permit 
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