Exciting Things Happening in Elgin

It is that time of year where things are starting to pick up and get busy, so hard to believe that Christmas is just around the corner. With the holidays come many events that will be held in the town that are great for the family. As always, the Elgin Catfish Stomp will be held the 1st weekend in December with a parade starting at 10:00 and a variety of events going on for the rest of the day. It will be held at Potter Community Park, which is located at the corner of Main Street and Green … [Read more...]

Special Election to be held on Tuesday, June 18th

The Town of Elgin will be holding a special election on Tuesday, June 18th from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. I would like everyone who resides in the town that is a registered voter to please take some time out of your busy day to exercise one of the most important rights we have as citizens and VOTE. We will be having a "Meet and Greet" on Tuesday, June 4th at 6:00 for everyone to have an opportunity to meet the candidates. We have 2 candidates that registered during the filing period-Sydney Ernst … [Read more...]

Archery Champs

In case you haven't heard, we have some State Archery Champs in our midst. Last week our two schools-Blaney Elementary and Stover Middle-sent students to compete in the South Carolina Archery Competition at the Fair Grounds in Columbia. For the 3rd consecutive year, Blaney Elementary won the state championship in the elementary division and Stover Middle won their 1st championship in the middle school division. This is a major accomplishment for both groups of students and even more … [Read more...]

Frazier’s Burgers and Fries-Grand Opening

If you missed this event, make sure you stop by and try out some of their great food. Welcome to Elgin and thank you for choosing our town to open your establishment. This is a great place to take the family and it's right here in our very own community. Remember as you are out and about to "THINK ELGIN FIRST". … [Read more...]

April Events-2013

The month of April is shaping up to be a family fun month in the Town of Elgin. On Friday evening, April 19 @ 7:00, we will be having "Movies on Main". There will be live entertainment, vendors, food and of course a great movie that will include popcorn and drinks. I hope you will be able to join us for this exciting event. On Saturday April 20th @ 10:00, we will kick off the day with the PoDunk Parade. This should prove to be a very interesting event that will include gold carts, … [Read more...]

Areas in Precinct 35

If you're wondering if you're in Precinct 35 or 22, below are some maps that I hope will clarify for you.   SC Senate District 35 Lines … [Read more...]

What’s Happening in Elgin

The month of February was busy but productive for our community.  The first of our projects that took some time to get rolling was the construction at Town Hall.  The new renovation project will allow us to move the Elgin Police Department back into the building.  This decision was one that required an investment from the town for the construction costs, but once complete, will be more efficient as far as expenses and allow the officers to be more effective in performing their duties.  It will … [Read more...]

Think Elgin First

LET THE GAMES BEGIN-on Saturday (02/11) during the hours of 10:00-1:00 let's invade Jimmy's Produce(old La Costena building)with a CASH MOB.  Just show up anytime during this time frame and spend $1, $5, $10 or more on some of his great produce.  This is a fun game and a great way to promote our local businesses-just tell him he's been tagged by the ELGIN CASH MOB.  He's the first of what I hope to be many games to come-mark your calendars and look forward to seeing all the players!! … [Read more...]

A Brief Look at our 01/03/12 Council Meeting

The regular monthly meeting of the Elgin Town Council was held on Tuesday, January 3rd at 7:00 pm at the Elgin Town Hall. All council members were present with Mayor Brad Hanley presiding. The Invocation was given by Councilwoman Emmons followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, which was led by Councilman Risvold. The 1st order of business was a motion to approve the December minutes by Councilman Risvold and a 2nd by Councilwoman Emmons. There was also a brief financial update given by Mayor … [Read more...]

2012-A Year of Hope and Prosperity

I still cannot believe we are already in a new year.  With this in mind, I am thankful for the prior year and am looking forward to many opportunities and blessings that this year will hold for us.  It is my wish that 2012 will be a year that our hopes and dreams will be those of progress and advancements, those of victories and achievements.  When asked what my Christmas wish was, it was simple but true, world peace and a cure for all cancers.  We had a wonderful turnout for our Elgin New … [Read more...]