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

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Michael L. Beasley

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Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

Mayor Pro Tempore

steve572@bellsouth.com

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M. Ann Pernell

Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

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Kelvin Isaac

Stephen L (Steve) Jowers, Sr.

Kelvin Isaac

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Allen Harrison

Frederick B. Orr

Frenchie Smalls

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Frenchie Smalls

Frederick B. Orr

Frenchie Smalls

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Frederick B. Orr

Frederick B. Orr

Frederick B. Orr

Council Member

revcoachorr@gmail.com

Staff

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Miles Loadholt

The Honorable J.W. Gantt

The Honorable J.W. Gantt

Town Attorney

(803) 224-8800

milesloadholt@motleyrice.com

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The Honorable J.W. Gantt

The Honorable J.W. Gantt

The Honorable J.W. Gantt

Municipal Judge 

(803) 284-2765

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Regina S. Ashba

Regina S. Ashba

Regina S. Ashba

Administrative Clerk

(803) 284-2444

adminassistant@townofblackville.com

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Inell W. Waring

Regina S. Ashba

Regina S. Ashba

Town Clerk

(803) 284-2444

townclerk@townofblackville.com

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Morgan Lightsey

Regina S. Ashba

Morgan Lightsey

Utility Billing Clerk 

(803) 284-2444

utilitiesclerk@townofblackville.com

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Earthel Walker

Earthel Walker

Earthel Walker

Public Works Director/Fire Chief

(803) 284-2444

 publicworks@townofblackville.com 

blackvillefirechief@townofblackville.com

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John Holston

Earthel Walker

Earthel Walker

Chief of Police

(803) 284-3444

  chiefholston@townofblackville.com 

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Beverly Woods

Beverly Woods

Beverly Woods

Police Clerk

(803) 284-3444

 policesecretary@townofblackville.com 

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Marion Clark

Beverly Woods

Beverly Woods

Planning Commissioner

(803) 284-2444

 commissionchairman@townofblackville.com 

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Earl Nix

Beverly Woods

Earl Nix

Blackville Recreation

(803) 671-6952

 recreationdirector@townofblackville.com