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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.

The Edgefield County Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee will hold three public meetings to seek public input for the preparation of the County’s updated Comprehensive Plan. Meetings will be held on the following dates:

1.      Monday, Oct. 22nd  at the City of Johnston Town Hall,  500 Mims Avenue, Johnston, SC 29832 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

2.      Tuesday, Oct. 23rd at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield, SC 29824 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

3.      Wednesday, Oct. 24th at the Sweetwater Community Center, 296 Sweetwater Road, North Augusta, SC 29860 from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm.

Edgefield County is preparing an update to the Country’s comprehensive plan as required by the South Carolina Planning Enabling Act. The update will include chapters on population, economic development natural and cultural resources, community facilities, housing, land use, transportation, and priority investment. The meeting will consist of a short presentation by the County’s planning consultants and a breakout group exercise to provide input regarding future land use development issues throughout the County.

For more information about the planning process or ongoing implementation, please contact Kevin Singletary, Edgefield County Planner at ksingletary@edgefieldcounty.sc.gov or (803) 637-2101.

Dear Edgefield,

Pardon our progress!!

After several years of dreaming and planning, we are finally ready to begin construction on the Downtown Improvement Plan. Construction will start the week of July 23rd. It is going to be a challenging 8 to 12 weeks for all of us but especially for our local merchants.

I personally ask you as Edgefield neighbors and friends to support our local merchants more than ever. Wouldn’t it be a tribute to our town for them to see an increase in business during construction!

The end result of this project is going to be exciting. The town square will have improved infrastructure, extra parking, more room for outdoor socializing, and some new landscaping for a more village atmosphere. As is true of all progress, inconveniences and sacrifices will happen, so I thank you, merchants, patrons, and residents ahead for your patience and support.

Please stay tuned to Edgefield’s website, exploreedgefield.comECDA, Edgefield Community Development Association, and social media, as we attempt to inform the public of the schedule and progress of the project.

If you have any concerns or comments, as always, please feel free to contact Edgefield Town Hall (803-637-4014) or me directly (803-480-2556).

Shop local…often!

Loving Edgefield,


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