Community Resources


Mayor & Town Council


Mayor
Ken Durham

Town Council Members

Kelvin Thomas
Scott Mims
Sherry White Holmes
Robert M. Rodgers, Mayor Pro tem
Herbert Yarborough 
Otis Yeldell, Jr.

 

2022 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 (Bacon Street Entrance).

MONDAY, JANUARY 3, 2022 
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 2022 
MONDAY, MARCH 7, 2022 
MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2022 
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2022 
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2022 
**WEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2022
MONDAY, AUGUST 1, 2022 
** WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2022 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2022 
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2022 
MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2022
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2023

2022 Town of Edgefield Holidays

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2021 NEW YEAR'S DAY - 2022
FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2022 GOOD FRIDAY
MONDAY, MAY 30, 2022 MEMORIAL DAY
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2022 INDEPENDENCE DAY
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2022 LABOR DAY
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2022 VETERANS DAY
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2022 THANKSGIVING DAY
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2022 DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2022 CHRISTMAS EVE
MONDAY, DECEMBER 26, 2022 CHRISTMAS DAY
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2022 DAY AFTER CHRISTMAS
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2022 NEW YEAR'S EVE
MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 2023 NEW YEAR'S DAY - 2023

Optional Day:

MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 2022 MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY OR EMPLOYEE'S BIRTHDAY TO BE TAKEN WITHIN THE 2022 CALENDAR YEAR

 


Important Phone Numbers & Links


Police and Emergency

FOR ALL EMERGENCIES, DIAL 911
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 803-637-3011
Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC) 800-251-7234
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

Government

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

Education

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

 


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
803-637-4014

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)!

JOB OPPORTUNITY WITH PUBLIC WORKS:

The Town of Edgefield has an opening in the Public Works department for a full-time "working" supervisory position. Applicants are required to have a valid driver's license, ability to perform all public works duties, supervisory skills, and follow directions.  The applicant shall have the ability to obtain a CDL license within the first year of employment. Applicants shall apply at the Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, SC 29824. For more information, please call 803-637-4014. The position will remain open until filled. EOE 

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Meeting of

Together Edgefield Achieves More

Thursday, September 1, 2022 – 10 am

Town of Edgefield Council Chambers

(Bacon Street Entrance)

 AGENDA

 1.  Welcome and Call to Order – Vice Chair, Tim Padgett

  2. Approve the minutes from August 2, 2022 meeting.

  3. Consider façade applications as recommended by the façade subcommittee; Michael Washington, Façade Chairman.   

  4. Discuss the status of the TEAM 501C-3 Application.

   5. Discuss the prioritization for future projects.

   6. Adjourn.

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EDGEFIELD TOWN COUNCIL MEETING

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 – 5:30 PM - Council Chambers – Bacon Street Entrance

 

AGENDA

          

  1.     Welcome, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
  2. 2.   Call to order.
  3. Consider the adoption of the August 1, 2022 Town Council minutes.               
  4. Consider the adoption of the financial report for August, 2022.  
  5. Consider letter of request from NWTF:
  • To display banners for Fall Banquet for 30 days on trestle and at Town Hall
  • Permission to host a 50th Anniversary Celebration on the Town Square

   Saturday, March 18th, 2023 and to close the “L” of the Square and Hwy 25             

  1. Consider letter of request from Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church to host their 10th Annual Youth

      Service on the Town Square, on Sunday, October 2, 2022, to use town gym in case of rain, and to use

      the table and chairs.       

  1. Consider letter of request from Moores Empowerment Foundation to use the Town Gym, free of charge

      for a Community Health Fair, Saturday December 3, 2022.           

  1. Consider sealed bid for 2009 Dodge Charger (1 bid received).
  2. Consider sealed bid to rewire the decorative light poles downtown.
  3. Consider first reading of Ordinance No: 2022-03, an ordinance to adopt the model business license

      ordinance in accordance with the business license standardization act (2020 Act No: 176).       

  1. Mayor ProTem Rodgers to discuss the idea of not allowing fireworks in town.
  2. Committee Reports, New and Old Business.
  3. Adjournment.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Community Documents


Business License
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Sign Permit
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Building Permit
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