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WELCOME 13
 GREENWOOD COUNTY TOWNSHIPS
TOWN OF HODGES
Town of Hodges is a town in Greenwood County, South Carolina, United States. Hodges was named after Major General George Washington Hodges who was commander of all of South Carolina's Militia. George Washington Hodges born September 9, 1792 died March 24, 1876. He fought in the War of 1812. His grave is north east of town in a hidden pre-civil war cemetery. As of the 2010 Census, there were 155 people, 56 households, and 42 families residing in the town.
Administrator/Town Clerk/ Treasurer: Heather Fields - (864) 456-7478 - hfields@wareshoals.org Secondary Contact: Teresa Irick - (864) 456-7478
Town Council Members At Large:
John Brown, Roy Landreth, George Leagans, Jack Sullivan, Marshall
TOWN OF NINETY SIX
4411 Main Street
P.O. Box 175 • Hodges, S.C. 29653 • (864) 374-3111
Form of Government: Mayor/ Council
Mayor: Michael E. George Key Municipal Personnel: Fire Chief - Bobby Davenport
TOWN OF TROY
Lead Attorney - Kenny Poston Departments: Fire (864) 374- 3311 • Police (864) 374-3111 Population: 155
Council Members: Leecie Addison, Johnny Reeves, Travis Reeves, Renee Tinsley
Ninety Six was established
in 1730 as a trading post between settlers and local Indians. The name, legend has it, was given for being 96 miles from the Keowee Indian village, with whom the settlers traded with. By 1769 Ninety
 The Long Cane Massacre Site and Lower Long Cane Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Town of Troy has a total areaof0.8squaremiles(2.1km2),allland. Asofthe2010Census,there were 108 people, 43 households, and 32 families residing in the town.
Six was home to the Ninety Six District Court, housing one of only two British courthouses statewide, the other being in Charleston, SC. The small village consisted of a jail, a courthouse and eventually home of Cambridge College. Ninety Six became the site of the first land battle of the American Revolution south of New England and saw the first bloodshed in 1775. In 1781 a second battle took place lasting 28 days, the longest siege of the American Revolution. It is now the home
of the National Park Service Ninety Six Star Fort Battle Site and houses the only American Revolutionary Military tunnels in existence today. By the late 1800’s the town moved closer to the railroad and
is located two miles from the still remaining British earthen star fort. Today that area is part of the National Park Service. Ninety Six is rich
in history is still present at the National Registry Historic Train Depot and the stately older homes that grace Main Street. Residents from
this uniquely named town include Bill Voiselle, two time World Series pitcher and the only National League Baseball player to ever grace the number “96”; The Swinging Medallions; Rosel “Bobby” Williams of baseball’s National Negro League; Dr. Benjamin Mays, educator, Civil Rights leader and mentor to Dr. Martin Luther King; Notorious bad-boy US Senator Preston Brooks and several others. Ninety Six is also home of the SC Festival of Stars. Enjoy a day at the lake, go horseback riding, visit the quaint shops or play a round of golf. Ninety Six houses two golf courses, Star Fort Golf Course and The Patriot - a stunning course designed by Pro Golfer Davis Love, III. The population in Ninety Six
as of 2013 was 2,045. Population change since 2000: +5.6%. www. townofninetysixsc.com
1 Neel Street • P.O. Box 218
Troy, S.C. 29848 • (864) 992-5894 Form of Government: Mayor/ Council
Meeting Date: 1st Wednesday of each month
Meeting Time: 7 p.m.
Meeting Location: Town Hall
Mayor: Wende Brown Population: 105
Council Members: Frankie W. White, Henry (Rusty) Deason Jr., Jimmy Peeler, Thomas Young Key Municipal Personnel: Clerk - Lisa Bowick
TOWN OF WARE SHOALS
The Town of Ware Shoals, which straddles the counties of Greenwood, Abbeville and Laurens, was little more than a picnic site
on the Saluda River in the late 1800’s. As America began developing hydroelectric plants to produce electricity, the Saluda River and its shoals would become an attractive site for industrialists of the day. Founded in 1902 by Benjamin D. Reigel, Ware Shoals became a bustling textile community with Reigel Textile Corp. employing as many
as 5000 workers. In 1931 the federal New
Deal Program help create Reigel Stadium. Through the decades the stadium has hosted many historic events including both the textile and Negro baseball leagues. Today Ware Shoals is best known for its annual Catfish Feastival. The event began in 1981 to harvest more than a ton of catfish from the shallows during the annual draining of the Riegel Textile Company pool and dam site.
Population: 2,100
City Offices: 120 N. Main Street
P. O. Box 8 • Ninety Six, SC 29666 (864) 543-2200 • Fax (864) 543-4304 Mayor: Michael Rowe Clerk/Treasurer: Mary Ann Goodman Police Chief: Chris Porter
Fire Chief: Jeff Crisp
Streets & Sanitation: (864) 980-9695 Tourism & Events Director:
Justin Parker
Departments:
Fire Chief: Jeff Crisp (864) 993-9514
Police Chief: Chris Porter (864) 543-3122
Tourism: (864) 543-3396 or (864) 532-2200, ext. 6 Council Members:
Ward 1: Michael Ray (Mickey) Goodman
Ward 2: Bridget Porter
Ward 3: Wayne Gibert
Ward 4: Steve Turner Ward 5: Arvest Turner Ward 6: Charles Stevens
Webster, Patty Walters Departments: Fire - Rodney Boyter (864) 456-2689 • Police - Terry Carpenter (864) 456-7444 • Water & Sewer/Public Works - Toby McAlister (864) 456-7478 Population: 2,170
   Population: 2,200
8 Mill Street • P.O. Box 510 • Ware Shoals, S.C. 29692 • (864) 456- 7478 • Fax (864) 456-7528
Form of Government: Council Meeting Date: 3rd Tuesday of each month
Mayor: John Hansen












































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