BAMBERG – Bamberg County Council is set to honor the longest-serving councilperson in the county's history with the dedication of the courthouse annex, which is being renamed in his honor.
Council passed a resolution during a December meeting agreeing to rename the building the Bamberg County Courthouse Annex - Isaiah Odom Building.
The county will hold the Isaiah Odom Building dedication at noon Wednesday, May 12, at 1284 North St. in Bamberg.
District 5 Councilman the Rev. Isaiah Odom served on council for 42 years, five of them as chairman. One of the state's longest-serving council members, Odom did not file for re-election in 2020.
The lifelong Bamberg County resident is a mentor, military veteran, author, businessman and retired pastor, most recently having served at Second Baptist Church in Barnwell for 38 years.
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