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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


Lights of Lugoff sparks the holiday spirit

About 15,000 people gathered along U.S. 1 in Lugoff the night of Dec. 12 for the eighth annual Lights of Lugoff Christmas parade.

December 18, 2015 | Jim Tatum | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin to host Community Friendship Fiesta

Next spring, the town of Elgin will host The ALPHA Center's annual Community Friendship Fiesta, a community picnic celebrating Hispanic culture and multiculturalism. The tentative date of the event will be Saturday, April 6 at Potter Community Park from 4 to 7 p.m.

December 15, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


ETC amends Elgin Citizen of the Year procedures

On a 3-2 vote, Elgin Town Council voted to amend procedures for the town's Citizen of the Year award during its Nov. 3 meeting. The amended procedures now include making sitting council members ineligible to win the award. The revised procedure will go into effect this year.

November 10, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin gets update on flood recovery efforts

Elgin suffered much of the effects of this past weekend's heavy rains. Like the rest of the county, Elgin is in recovery mode, and Elgin Town Council received an update from Kershaw County officials during its meeting Tuesday evening.

October 09, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


With drought, L-EWA asks to continue conserving

Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority Manager Mike Hancock, who is also a Catawba-Wateree Drought Management Advisory Group (DMAG) member, is asking residents to keep conserving water as a State 1 drought continues.

September 04, 2015 | | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin may move elections to November

The town of Elgin may move its elections from February to November in 2017.

September 04, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


‘No error’ in Elgin zoning ordinance, says administrator

Randy Pruitt, Elgin's zoning administrator, said the town made no error when it created zoning ordinance sections pertaining to non-conforming uses in Elgin's overlay district.

August 31, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Fireworks at Elgin fireworks workshop

A question of whether an Elgin fireworks stand violates a zoning ordinance led to a heated discussion of the town's fireworks and zoning ordinances during an Aug. 11 Elgin Town Council workshop.

August 17, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Lighthouse for Life fundraising event in fall

This fall, non-profit organization Lighthouse for Life will host its first fundraiser in Lugoff. The event is set for Oct. 11 at Lugoff Ford from 1 to 5 p.m. Lighthouse for Life is based in Columbia and works to combat sex trafficking in the state through education, empowerment and restoration.

August 12, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin moves forward on War Dog Memorial

The town of Elgin will move forward with a War Dog Heroes memorial in Potter Community Park. Elgin Town Council voted Tuesday to approve the plans. The Kershaw County Clean Community Commission (KCCCC) is sponsoring the project, which KCCCC Chairman Clifton W. Anderson Jr. proposed

August 07, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


ETC approves Historical Society request to demolish building

The Blaney-Elgin Museum & Historical Society can move forward with the construction of a proposed museum thanks to Elgin Town Council's approval of the demolition of a storage unit during council's July 7 meeting.

July 17, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


Elgin church hosts prayer vigil for Charleston

Sunday evening, Hillcrest Baptist Church hosted a community prayer vigil for the victims and families of the June 17 shooting during a night bible study at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. Nine African-American worshippers died in what has been reported as a hate crime.

July 01, 2015 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


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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 ...

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 ...

April 19, 2016 | Tenell Felder | Lugoff-Elgin


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