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Liberty Festival & Events
Festival & Events
Welcome to the City
of Liberty! We are glad you are visiting with us online.
Liberty is a beautiful town, boasting the best restaurants anywhere. We have
unique and quaint shops for you to browse in after enjoying a great
meal. Our Freedom Park attracts many visitors, not just from
Liberty, but from surrounding areas, who bring their families out to
picnic and play. Liberty's Rosewood Center is our community center
where many of our activities take place. It is a good place to
have receptions, birthday parties, reunions or countless other
activities. The City rents this facility so check with the City
Clerk for information. Liberty's
Mayor and City Councilmen welcome you to the City of Liberty! The
employees of the City are here to meet your needs in any way we can to
make your time in Liberty pleasant and memorable. Thank you for
visiting our website.
NOTICE TO PUBLIC
The City of Liberty will hold a Public Hearing June 3, 2013, at 5;30 p.m., at the Rosewood Center, Liberty, SC, to discuss Ordinance 13-0502; an ordinance to amend Ordinance 02-0402 to allow for changes to the registration section 20-31, nonpartisan elections, filings, certification of nominees.
The City budget for 2013-2014 is now in process. The City's fiscal year runs July 1-June 30.The proposed budget must be finalized, a public hearing held and City Council must vote to approve the proposed budget. After approval, it will be posted on the website.
The city is in the process of re- designing and implementing a new website. We will continue to keep the old website updated with upcoming events and pertinent information until the new website is launched. Thank you for your patience.
Liberty Middle School is pleased to announce our 2013 Teacher of the Year and Support Employee
of the year. Our Teacher of the Year is Angela Costner who teaches 6th grade Science. Mr. Joe Venable
who works as an Instructional Aide is our Support Employee of the year. Both of these individuals have
contributed greatly to the success of our school. Congratulations to both of them!
SETH CROW STATE FARM WELCOMES NEW LICENSED ASSOCIATE. Seth Crow - State Farm Agency in Liberty welcomes new team member Jenna Lemere. Jenna earned a business degree from Tri-County Technical College in 2009 and has over three years insurance and financial services experience. She is an Oconee County native who enjoys the outdoors, spending time with her family and planning for her upcoming wedding. "Protecting families is the most rewarding part of my job" says Jenna. Pictured above from left, State Farm Agent Seth Crow welcomes Jenna Lemere to the team as a Personal Account Representative.
Up Coming Events
Street Market Returns to Liberty...want to know more.........
|| Thanks to everyone who came out to Liberty's Spring Festival & Cruz-in with Ride for the Child Saturday, May 4th.
|| Bring your dancing shoes and a chair for the 2013 spring music series downtown starting on Saturday, May 4th. Events are every Saturday in May from 7-10 PM. Click here for more details and the music line up at Liberty's Music in the Park.
|| Join us for Relay for Life at the old football stadium Friday, May 17th. Survivor reception at 5:30 followed by the Relay for Life at 7 pm. Click here for more details (pdf file), call 864-608-6616 or visit Click here for more details .
|| Memorial Day Trash Pick-Up
Trash pick-up for the Memorial Day Holiday will be as follows:
- Monday, 5/27 will be picked-up on Tuesday, 5/28
- Tuesday, 5/28 will be picked-up on Wednesday, 5/29
- Wednesday, 5/29 will be picked-up on Thursday, 5/30
- Friday, May 31st will be as normal
Liberty Senior Center
| Tuesdays 9:30 - 11:30
|| Bingo and Lunch at 1st Baptist Church
| Thursdays 9:30 - 11:30
|| Dominoes and other games
(For more information, contact
Alison Winchester at 843-6588)
SPECIAL ELECTION NOTICE
We are saddened by
Liberty's loss of councilman Walt McJunkin. Councilman
McJunkin passed away Friday evening (3/1). Walt loved
Liberty, he loved his family and friends. He will be greatly
missed by many. Our thoughts and prayers are
with the family.
With the passing of
Councilman Walt McJunkin on Friday, March 1, 2013, a Special
Election will occur on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, to fill the
unexpired term of Liberty City Council Ward 2 Seat. A
runoff election, if necessary, will occur Tuesday, June 11,
Candidate fling for the special election shall open at Noon,
March 22, 2013 at City Hall and shall close at Noon, April
If only one candidate files during this filing period AND if
no one comes forward to be a write-in candidate within 2
weeks of filing closing, no
special election shall be held. In this scenario, the person
who filed will be declared elected.
We just learned that Liberty's Tayler Moore was awarded the "2013 Bernie Varnadore National Scholarship." Tayler was awarded national scholarships to the school of their choice. The Dixie Boys Baseball national scholarship program was formed in 1987.
OATH OF OFFICE
Mayor Michael Sheriff has
appointed Adam Gilstrap as Chief of Police for Liberty.
Mayor Sheriff has appointed Chris Rowland as Fire Chief of
Liberty. Mayor Sheriff and City Council have the utmost
confidence in Chiefs Gilstrap and Rowland and thank them for
their hard work and dedication during the interim period.
The Oath of Office will be administered at the City Council
Meeting, Monday, March 11th.
Council Work Sessions
- 1st Monday of each month
6:00 pm - Rosewood Center
City Council Meetings
- 2nd Monday of each month
6:00 pm - Rosewood Center
Grand Opening of Dana's Cafe
Pictured, from left to right:
Vicky Chappell, Liberty Chamber of Commerce; Sergeant Rickey Breazele; Sydney Smith, Miss Liberty 2013; Larry Simpson; Liberty Police Chief Adam Gilstrap; Cafe Owner, Dana Cantrell; Frances and Dennis Flaherty; Lauren and Caroline Wilson; Tammy Clark, Liberty Festival and Events Committee; Mayor Michael Sheriff; Lisa Hunter, Liberty Festival and Events; Detective Jay Lee.|