When a tree falls in Camden, plenty of folks are likely to hear it. When a "public tree" falls, Liz Gilland definitely hears about it.
The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) Board of Directors unanimously approved the opening of a new brokerage bank account to handle the authority's investment securities. The motion passed during the board's Sept. 6 meeting.
The Elgin Police Department (EPD) has little grounds to charge Freddie Grant in the case of a missing Elgin woman from Florida. Grant is thought to be connected with the disappearance of Adriana Laster, 28, last seen in September 2011. EPD Chief Harold Brown has previously confirmed that Laster lived with Grant before she disappeared.
Elgin Mayor Brad Hanley and Elgin Town Council cut the ribbon Thursday, rededicating newly remodeled Elgin Town Hall.
At a special called Elgin Town Council meeting Tuesday, members discussed budget shortfall issues outlined by Mayor Brad Hanley.
(The online version of this story has been updated to correct three errors. A quote in the 22nd paragraph, regarding the support of life partners is now correctly attributed to Gary Parnell and not his father, Gene. Also, the photograph of two firefighters in a training exercise now correctly identifies Gary Parnell on the right instead of his nephew, Trent Henderson. Finally, in the 30th paragraph, a sentence has been corrected to show that there are seven people on shift at any given time, not that there are only seven employees on the Camden Fire Department payroll. The C-I regrets ...
(The online version of this story correctly reflects that Elgin Town Council's most recent meeting took place in August. The print version went to press before editors learned of the error. A correction will be printed in an upcoming edition.)
(The online version of this story has been corrected to include the word "almost" in the second sentence of the 10th paragraph. The omission of this word made it appear as though Mrs. Jones' eldest son also died in an accident. He recovered from his injuries. The C-I regrets the error.)
Elgin Town Council members unanimously approved an "all or nothing" resolution expressing their stance on Kershaw County Council's recent passage of a ballot measure for a penny tax to fund recreational improvements.