Archives for 2011

Merry Christmas

As I sit and write this blog, I am amazed at the fact that I have my air on and it's December 23rd.  This is just one of the many reasons I love living in South Carolina, even though my husband would prefer it be 20 degrees.  In less than 48 hours all the hustle and bustle, hoopla, standing in long lines and sitting in traffic will all have payed off and then you'll have 365 days to get ready to do it again.  I find myself on en emotional roller coaster this holiday season-I'm excited because I … [Read more...]

December 6, 2011-Minutes

The monthly meeting of the Elgin Town Council was held Tuesday, December 6, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at the Elgin Town Hall with Mayor Brad Hanley presiding. All council members were present. Invocation by Melissa Emmons and Pledge of Allegiance led by Larry Risvold followed. Motion to approve November minutes by Larry Risvold, 2nd by Bubba Ernst. Unanimous. Financial Information: Mayor Hanley noted two categories in the revenue – October Local Option Sales Tax and Police fines. He also reference … [Read more...]

Elgin Christmas Tree Lighting-Dec. 8, 2011 @ 7:00 at Town Hall

What a great day we had for the Catfish Stomp! This year's event was wonderful and I'm certain a good time was had by all. I would like to thank George and Angie Marthers and the many volunteers who gave of their time to organize and pull off this years Stomp and I'm already looking forward to next year. I would like to invite everyone to the Elgin Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony which will be held this coming Thursday, December 8th @ 7:00 at the Elgin Town Hall. I know there are many … [Read more...]

Agenda-December 6, 2011

Tuesday, December 6, 2011 7:00 p.m. Call to Order Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance November minutes Financial Information Dan Vismore – comprehensive plan & zoning info Randy Pruitt – Brief Council on ISO Old Business Public Forum … [Read more...]

36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp

It's that time of year again, now that the holiday season is in full swing, the parade season kicks off this weekend.  The 36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp starts on Thursday with the Carnival opening and Friday night will be the Catfish Stomp Pagaent and Saturday will be the parade.  There are many other activities planned and Saturday will have a full schedule w/the parade starting @ 10:00, live entertainment, vendors, car show and of course, catfish stew and friend catfish-all located at the … [Read more...]

The Holiday Season is Here

It's that time of year again, we will gather with our families next week to feast and enjoy Thanksgiving.  I always look forward to this time of year because I love spending time with my family and getting to see those that come to visit.  I wish everyone safe travels as they go to be with their loved ones and hope you enjoy your time with them.  I'm sure you're all waiting patiently for the sales for Black Friday-I encourage you as you go out to make your purchases and take the time to enjoy a … [Read more...]

Rest in Peace Mrs. Mamie

On behalf of myself and the Town of Elgin, I would like to extend my sympathy to the family of Mamie Pierce.  For those of you who did not have the opportunity to know this woman, I am sorry, for there will never be another like her.  I was fortunate to grow up around her and learned very quickly that she was one tough cookie.  She had a heart of gold and a smile that could melt the snow off a mountaintop-she loved all that took the time to get to know her.  She and her husband, Mr. Curtis, have … [Read more...]

November 1, 2011- Minutes

The monthly meeting of the Elgin Town Council was held Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 7 p.m. at the Elgin Town Hall with Mayor Brad Hanley presiding. Councilman Ross was absent. Invocation by Melissa Emmons and Pledge of Allegiance led by Larry Risvold followed. Motion to approve the October minutes by Larry Risvold, 2nd by Melissa Emmons. Unanimous vote. Mayor Hanley noted the two new business licenses: Palmetto Properties & Construction (Temporary) and RAS Contracting LLC Financial … [Read more...]

36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp

Parade Entry Form Cook Off Entry Form Arts/Crafts Application The 36th Annual Elgin Catfish Stomp will be held the 1st weekend in December.  I have attached several forms that should be helpful if you would like to register for a particular event.       … [Read more...]

Agenda – November 1, 2011

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 7:00 p.m. Call to Order Invocation/Pledge of Allegiance October minutes Business License: Palmetto Properties & Construction (Temporary) RAS Contracting LLC Financial Information 2nd Reading – Ordinance 152 (Amended) Chief Brown – road conditions, Victim Advocate Budget, Award presentation Mayor – appointments – 4 year term on Zoning Board of Appeals, & 2 – Zoning Board members Old Business Public Forum … [Read more...]