BAMBERG – Bamberg County Council gave first reading in title only to the county’s spending plan for 2022-23 following a special called meeting on Monday.
Richard Carson came out as the winner Tuesday in a special Republican primary for the District 1 seat left vacant by the death of former Calhoun County Council Chairman David Summers.
BAMBERG – Bamberg County’s courthouse renovation project is moving forward, the county administrator said last week.
NEESES – The Town of Neeses gave first reading of their 2022-2023 operational budget of $445,959, with $300,000 of that being penny sales tax funds, during their regular council meeting Tuesday evening, May 3.
BOWMAN -- Mayor Patsy Rhett informed those in attendance at Bowman’s town council meeting that volunteers are needed for the Harvest Festival Committee, and those interested can contact town hall to reach Sylvia Stevens and Councilwoman Shaquetta Pelzer. This year’s Harvest Festival will be …
NORWAY – The Town of Norway, without informing regional media, moved to having a live meeting, in addition to having Facebook Live recording, for its council meeting Monday evening, May 2, at the Old Willow School.
The City of Orangeburg's plans to invest and revitalize downtown have received mixed public reviews.
The Edisto River is often named as one of the crown jewels of Orangeburg.
DENMARK – The City of Denmark Council approved the purchase of 10 new $3,000 police radios at a total cost of $30,000 during their live, regular meeting Monday, April 18 at 5 p.m. at city hall.
BRANCHVILLE – Branchville town Councilman Tommy Connelly announced during his report that the water department has been having issues with the pumping stations for the sewer lines and is working on a solution.
CORDOVA -- Mayor James Martin was pleased to announce that the town hall’s interior and exterior renovations are now complete. The town hall portion of the building has had the new flooring installed, and the gutter system has been redone to prevent further instances of flooding occurring in…
Residents of an Orangeburg neighborhood changed their minds about being annexed into the city.
A special report from Orangeburg County, April 24, 2022
Two property owners on St. Matthews Road asked Orangeburg City Council members Tuesday to reconsider allowing their Pecan Way Terrace properties to be rezoned allowing for commercial and business development.
NEESES – A former mayor and previous councilman from other terms, Joseph “Joe” Corbett, was sworn in as a new councilman Thursday evening, April 7, at the Neeses Town Council meeting that was moved from its regular scheduled date of the first Tuesday of the month because of the bad storms th…
NORTH – Mayor Julius Jones refused a public comment from a citizen during the regular North Town Council meeting on Monday evening, April 11, because the citizen did not write down that he was going to speak on a topic directly related to the agenda.
BOWMAN — Bowman’s April council meeting began with the announcement that the town is searching for a new clerk as well as another member of the water department. For those interested in the positions, contact town hall.
ROWESVILLE — Rowesville’s March town council meeting saw the third and final reading of the annual budget set at $73,800.
NORWAY – Upon return to open session after discussion of the matter, Norway Town Council voted to raise its water and sewer rates by 4% effective July 1 during their Facebook Live meeting Monday evening and will be increasing the rates up to 3% each fiscal year thereafter.
Orangeburg County is buying a target system for its newly built indoor shooting range, which is located off Homestead Road in Bowman.
Calhoun County is looking to bring more awareness to the public about littering fines through the placement of signage throughout the county.
WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham said Thursday he won’t vote for Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, expressing concerns about her record despite supporting her confirmation as an appeals court judge last year.
NEESES -- The official results for the Neeses Special Election are in, and Joseph "Joe" Corbett is still the winner of the council seat.
The City of Orangeburg's plans to invest and revitalize downtown received mixed reviews Tuesday evening during a public input meeting.
DENMARK – The Lady Vikings, Denmark-Olar High School girls basketball team, and Coach Terence Jones were recognized for making it to the Class A state championship game, with a plaque by Mayor Gerald Wright and Denmark City Council during the city’s regular council meeting Monday evening.