The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) Board unanimously voted Dec. 6 to give L-EWA General Manager Mike Hancock the authority to arrange the details of paying off two bonds totaling approximately $2.9 million. Hancock said the bonds would not be eligible for repayment until May 2013, but noted the L-EWA needed to approve the proposal in order to begin preliminary work.
The Lugoff Fire Department (LFD) will have the honor of escorting Santa Claus through the neighborhoods of Lugoff this year. The LFD will escort Santa through different areas of the Lugoff Community each night, today and Tuesday, and Thursday and Friday. Several Lugoff residents asked that this event return to the community so children can have the opportunity to see the "Jolly One" before he comes on Christmas Night.
The town of Elgin's latest audit came back with an unqualified opinion, meaning auditors had no reservations in reviewing the town's finances. A representative from the certified public accounting firm of Dooley and Company LLC presented the audit at Tuesday's Elgin Town Council meeting.
The fifth annual "Lights of Lugoff" Christmas parade will begin Saturday at 6:30 p.m. on U.S. 1 in Lugoff. The 2012 parade is sponsored by the Lugoff Optimist Club and local businesses. The parade route will begin at the BP Station in Lugoff, travel down U.S. 1 South, and then turn right on to S.C. 34 (Ridgeway Road). All spectators are asked to remain around U.S. 1 for the parade.
The Catfish Stomp returns to Elgin Saturday, marking 37 years since the first festival in 1975. Former Elgin Mayor Pete James recalled its inception as a concerted community effort, just as it is today.
The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) approved a new infrastructure project in Elgin during its monthly meeting Thursday.
The Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) Board of Directors tackled water quality concerns Thursday as it discussed ways to alleviate an ongoing taste and odor issue for local tap users.
Joel Schmalzel and Clyde Smith were reelected to the Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) Board during the organization's annual meeting held Tuesday, while Ann Stewart was selected to fill the unexpired term of the late Vince Halter.
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.
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.
A remodeled Elgin Town Hall will be open to the public for a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 6 at 7 p.m. The completed renovations include a new municipal courtroom, administrative area and offices for the Elgin Police Department.
(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.)
For the fifth year in a row, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) recently honored the Lugoff-Elgin Water Authority (L-EWA) with the Area-Wide Optimization award.
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.