Emergency Town Council Meeting Information

Posted 9/3/19:  The following information was shared at the Emergency Town of Edisto Beach Council meeting the morning of September 2.

  • A checkpoint will be set up at noon today at the Edistonian. After 6:00 p.m. anyone coming on to Edisto Beach needs to provide identification showing they have property on Edisto Beach or Edisto Island.
  • A curfew is now in place at Edisto Beach from 8:00 p.m. through 6:00 a.m.
  • On Wednesday at 8:00 a.m., sewer and water services will be shut off for Edisto Beach.
  • When the winds reach 45 mph, emergency services will not be available.
  • Currently, it is predicted we will have 6 – 12” of rain, and that winds may reach 90 mph (a category of 2 or 3) with a storm surge of 4 – 6’.
  • Re-entry will require proof of ownership at Edisto Beach and occur at a time to be determined depending on storm damage.
  • Bi Lo will be open this afternoon and Tuesday until possibly as late as 6:00 p.m. They may close earlier to allow their employees to get home.
  • The Town will post updates daily at 5:00 p.m. daily. Information can also be accessed by going to the Town website www.townofedistobeach.com or the Town of Edisto Beach Facebook page.

For all questions, contact Town Hall at (843) 869-2505.

Hurricane Dorian Mandatory Evacuation

Posted 9/1/19: Governor Henry McMaster has issued a mandatory evacuation for coastal South Carolina beginning at noon on Monday, September 2nd. Interstates will have lane reversals at that time.  Additional information can be found on the Town of Edisto Beach website.

Reminder Ocean Ridge Advisory Meeting July 19, 2019

Posted 7/9/19: Reminder: The Ocean Ridge Advisory Committee Meeting for this quarter will be held Friday, July 19, 1:30 p.m. at the Edisto Beach Civic Center in the SCS office. All members of the MPOA are invited to attend. We hope to see you there!