NORTH – Newly-elected Councilwoman Paige Jeffcoat and incumbent Councilwoman Jennifer Williams have been each sworn in by Mayor Julius Jones on the North City Council assembly on Monday night, Nov. 8.
Jeffcoat and Williams later volunteered throughout the assembly to go up a cleanup effort within the city with Councilman Jeff Washington. These cleanup efforts could be to proceed the Orangeburg County litter cleanups. Williams said she has been trying into grants for water line enhancements.
Jones mentioned a volunteer with the native Church of Latter-day Saints lately cleaned up the Veterans Park and changed wooden chips there in preparation for Veterans Day.
“This was drastically wanted and appreciated,” Jones mentioned. No occasion was introduced for the vacation.
Jones later mentioned, “The auditors from McGregor and Firm can be right here this week.”
Jones additionally talked about that COVID-19 booster pictures can be given at St. Mark United Methodist Church in North every Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
• Al Jenkins, consultant from Sen. Tim Scott’s workplace, was in attendance as he was at a latest council assembly in Neeses. He talked about S.C. presumably designating $500 million in federal Aid Act funds to cowl water and sewer techniques in small rural counties. Jenkins said Councilwoman Williams may need to take this into consideration as she is trying into water line grants.
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• Councilwoman Wanda Whetstone said she contacted the Orangeburg County Animal Shelter lately a few pack of 5 canine on the town.
“There are 5 canine terrorizing a neighborhood, killing cats and inflicting havoc,” she added. She mentioned the shelter replied that they’re full proper now and can’t choose the canine up till there may be area.
• Police Chief Lin Shirer mentioned they’ve had a number of shopliftings within the space.
“Be vigilant. Lock your automobiles,” he added. He additionally emphasised that individuals must pay their enterprise license charges as a result of the penalty for not paying is loads larger than the price itself. Chief Shirer talked about some optimistic information from October.
“The Trick or Deal with occasion we had with the Hearth Division went properly,” he mentioned.
• Jones mentioned the North Christmas Parade can be taking place Saturday, Dec. 4 at 4 p.m. and that occasions for the day will begin at 11 a.m.