Pine Ridge, SC (Paul Kirby) – The town council of Pine Ridge voted Tuesday night to hire a permanent part-time clerk to help Town Administrator Viki Miller with the day-to-day operations at the town hall. This new position’s salary is expected to pay between $13 and $17 per hour and the employee will work 20 hours per week with no benefits.
Miller said during the meeting that she has been struggling to keep up recently and needed help with many of the office duties at the town hall. “You get what you pay for,” Miller told the council regarding the suggested pay that would be offered to the new employee based on experience and ability. The council approved the request unanimously but set no time frame for the hire.