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Cassatt Water receives RIA $500,000 grant

Cassatt Water has received a $500,000 grant from the South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority that will be used to upgrade the Red Hill elevated tank located off of Red Hill Church Road in Cassatt.

January 27, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin


CFK students invited to train at Olympic Training Center

Lugoff's Carolina Family Karate has been invited to send eight of its students to train at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center February 16-20. The students, all black belts and on the CFK's competition team, will have the opportunity to train with Tokey Hill, the first American to win the World Karate Federation Traditional World Karate title.

January 24, 2017 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Lugoff Fire-Rescue battles house fire

Two people escaped a fire that badly damaged their home Wednesday.

December 23, 2016 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Stover Middle School students collecting toys to assist Elgin PD

Students at Stover Middle School are hoping to help provide a more joyous holiday season for families in Elgin by joining forces with the Elgin Police Department (EPD).

December 02, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


ETC funds walking trail for Potter Community

Elgin Town Council passed a motion to fund the construction of a walking trail for Potter Community Park during its November meeting. It was also motioned that council look into approving the purchase of an office finance module after the first of the year.

November 11, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


LEWA addresses water quality concerns

The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (LEWA) recently informed customers that their water is safe to drink, despite having an "earthy" taste and smell.

September 16, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Plans for Potter Community park development moves forward

Elgin Town Council voted to purchase eight Christmas light decorations for Potter Community Park. The Potter Community Park committee met Aug. 25 and decided to request council to approve the purchase. The snowflake decorations will be installed on the new park lights in Potter Community Park.

September 09, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


New walk/run event coming to Elgin this fall

The Elgin Wellness Committee wants more of the town's employees, police officers and residents to get fit by participating in its wellness program. To do that, the committee is in the process of creating a new charity walk/run event to take place this fall in the town limits.

July 08, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin Town Council passes second reading of budget

Elgin Town Council passed the second reading of its 2016-2017 budget during its June meeting.

June 21, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Welcome home, ‘Ms. Pearl’

"I thank everybody," Pearl Brown declared after cutting a ceremonial ribbon in front of her new home in Lugoff. "And everybody is welcome to go inside and take a look around."

May 06, 2016 | Martin L. Cahn | Lugoff-Elgin


Rotary scholars

The West Wateree-Lugoff Rotary Club recently awarded its annual scholarships to five Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) seniors for outstanding accomplishments both inside and outside the classroom. Each student received $1,000 and spoke at a recent club meeting about their college plans. Since 1990, the club has awarded 110 scholarships to L-EHS seniors totaling $70,000, all raised by club members. Shown are (front row, from left) L-EHS guidance counselors Darcella Pindar and Delacie McNeice; and scholarship recipients Ashleigh Chaney, Tyler Harhart, Emma Russell, Dena Stanley and Jamie Stroud. In back are (from left) West Wateree Rotary Club Scholarship Committee ...

April 19, 2016 | | Lugoff-Elgin


EPD granted more than $700,000 of seizure money

The Elgin Police Department (EPD) is the recipient of more than $736,000 of money recovered by a federal government task force. EPD Chief Harold Brown made the announcement during Elgin Town Council's April 12 meeting. Brown said EPD Officer Rene Wilson assisted the task force, which seized approximately $7.5 million from criminal activity.

April 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


L-EHS valedictorian honored by Elgin Town Council

Elgin Town Council recognized Lugoff-Elgin High School (L-EHS) Valedictorian Hannah Potter at March 1 meeting. Potter's list of achievements includes receiving a Congressional nomination to West Point from Congressman Mick Mulvaney and receiving Congressional nominations to the Merchant Marine Academy and Air Force Academy from U.S. Senator Tim Scott. Potter has also been accepted into The Citadel, USC Honors College and The Calhoun Honors College at Clemson.

March 08, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin council approves FOIA fee change

Elgin Town Council voted to change the fee the town charges for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to $10 an hour at Feb. 2 meeting.

February 09, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin council discusses possible change in FOIA fees

The town of Elgin may change the way it charges for S.C. Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests. Elgin Town Council discussed updating FOIA processing fees during its Jan. 5 meeting. Councilwoman Dana Sloan reported on a possible change in state law which could affect what municipalities can charge for a FOIA request.

January 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


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Elgin thanks SMS students for Toy Round Up assistance

A group of 7th Grade students from Stover Middle School (SMS) were presented with an award of appreciation from the town of Elgin during February ...

February 14, 2017 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin Town Council fills two council seats

Amidst low voter turnout, the town of Elgin filled two council seats during its election on Tuesday. Current council members Ed Smith and Dana Sloan ...

February 10, 2017 | | Lugoff-Elgin


A miracle named Brayden

On Friday, Jan. 27, the parents of a 3-year-old Lugoff boy pulled from the bottom of a pool four days earlier were told their son ...

February 07, 2017 | Martin L. Cahn | Lugoff-Elgin


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