A Little About Our Town

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Blackville is located in Barnwell County, along the SC Heritage Corridor. Visitors may enjoy the Region 3 Discovery Center, with hands-on features highlighting the region's connection to the railroad and agricultural industries and giving a historical background on Bamberg, Barnwell, Orangeburg, and Aiken Counties. Driving through the rural town will take you past corn fields, pastures, and barns. Right off the main road you will find an artesian well, God's Acre Healing Springs, where locals and tourists stop to fill their water bottles. Blackville is also home to a small Mennonite community. One of the Mennonite families runs Miller's Bread Basket, a popular restaurant on Blackville's Main Street.

Mayor and Council

Michael L. Beasley

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Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

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Mayor Pro Tempore

steve572@bellsouth.com

M. Ann Pernell

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Kelvin Isaac

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Allen Harrison

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Vivian T. Alston

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Frederick B. Orr

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Council Member

revcoachorr@gmail.com

Staff

Miles Loadholt

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Town Attorney

(803) 224-8800

milesloadholt@motleyrice.com

The Honorable J.W. Gantt

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Municipal Judge 

(803) 284-2765

Regina S. Ashba

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Administrative Assistant

(803) 284-2444

adminassistant@townofblackville.com

Inell W. Waring

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Town Clerk

(803) 284-2444

townclerk@townofblackville.com

Morgan Lightsey

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Utility Billing Clerk 

(803) 284-2444

utilitiesclerk@townofblackville.com

Earthel Walker

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Water Department Supervisor/Fire Chief

(803) 284-2444

 publicworks@townofblackville.com 

blackvillefirechief@townofblackville.com

John Holston

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Chief of Police

(803) 284-3444

  chiefholston@townofblackville.com 

Beverly Woods

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Police Clerk

(803) 284-3444

 policesecretary@townofblackville.com 

Marion Clark

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Planning Commissioner

(803) 284-2444

 commissionchairman@townofblackville.com 

Earl Nix

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Blackville Recreation

(803) 671-6952

 recreationdirector@townofblackville.com