New Ellenton sewer plant settlement in jeopardy

NEW ELLENTON - New Ellenton's sewer mess just got messier. A hair's breadth away from a final out-of-court sewer settlement, negotiators for New Ellenton and NationsBank have discovered that ownership of the town's wastewater...

New Ellenton hires new attorney

...Attorney Gary Smith III has added the town of New Ellenton to his client list. New Ellenton Mayor Paul Parker said Monday that town council...distrust of the other. In the past five years, New Ellenton has had a succession of town attorneys, including...

New Ellenton officials asking residents to hook up to sewer system

NEW ELLENTON -- In 1994, the idea of mandatory tap-on fees for users of New Ellenton's unfinished sewer system fueled a three-year lawsuit between New Ellenton's town council and its public works...

New Ellenton mayor says he won't resign

NEW ELLENTON - New Ellenton Mayor Paul Parker says a majority of voters put him in office and...Parker said, "Not hardly." That suits his chief opponent, former New Ellenton Police Chief Norman Strader, fine. "Since he never started (legally...

New Ellenton slows down in wake of SRS downsizing

NEW ELLENTON - Traffic on New Ellenton's Main Street picks up in the late afternoon when employees...Realtor's sign posted on the lawn. Such for-sale signs are lining New Ellenton's four-lane thoroughfare these days. "They were doing a...

Police chief resigns in New Ellenton

NEW ELLENTON -- Two years after succeeding a police...emergency meeting Thursday night of the New Ellenton City Council. His last day is March...before starting as a patrol officer in New Ellenton in 1992. He worked his way up the ladder...

New Ellenton sewer questions continue

NEW ELLENTON - An out-of-court settlement of New Ellenton's sewer dispute has a new wrinkle to...in question happened April 19 when a New Ellenton deputy discovered former police chief...

Home front: Activist began career as New Ellenton youth

...Adams learned to take a stand in New Ellenton. The man responsible for running...his career to his childhood in New Ellenton, where he made his first stab...where he challenged a former New Ellenton mayor to install a street light...

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New New Ellenton Middle School ready for use

...construction delays will move into the newly-remodeled New Ellenton Middle School on Monday. And school officials think it's about time. Renovation and construction work on New Ellenton Middle was supposed to be adequately completed to accept...

McDuffie elected to New Ellenton council

NEW ELLENTON -- Democrat Sammie McDuffie Jr. will be New Ellenton's newest town councilman after defeating...he said. Mr. McDuffie conceded that New Ellenton does face a number of problems, some...