Contact Info


Ruthie F. Brown

Director of Human Resources

Courthouse Annex

1234 North Street

Post Office Box 149

Bamberg, South Carolina 29003

Phone:  (803) 245-5191

Fax:  (803) 245-3027

Human Resources

Department Functions

Charged with oversight of personnel, payroll and purchasing activities for Bamberg County.


Support Services:
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates the County’s human resource and personnel process
  • Ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations
  • Oversees the preparation and maintenance of personnel records and files
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates the County’s personnel management program, including classification and pay, employee relations, recruitment and selection, and benefits administration
  • Implements and abides by County-wide personnel policies and procedures
  • Attends training, seminars and conference, and conducts research to stay abreast of legislation and trends in human resource administration
  • Conducts all business with extreme care and confidentiality
  • Assists in the preparation of the County’s payroll
  • Maintains the County’s payroll records and files and prepares reports as needed
  • Ensures that all payroll processing is accomplished on schedule and in accordance with policy
  • Verifies enrollment forms and ensures health insurance and retirement files are set up in the payroll system
  • Transmits new employment information to the South Carolina New Hire Reporting Program and ensures compliance with the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce
  • Ensures that financial information is provided to the County’s external auditors


Bamberg County Clerk of Court is adjusting operations until further notice. Citizens must have a mask when entering the Bamberg County Courthouse.
Registrar of Deeds - appointments must be set in advance to
 abstract or search records, or file paperwork, please call 803-245-3025, ext 2107, to make an appointment.

Family Court- please call 803-245-3025 before coming to the office so that paperwork can be prepared in advance to cut down on the wait time.

Bamberg County Probate Court offices remain open to telephone, fax, and email communication. Please call 803-245-3008 Ext. 2111 or 803-707-1301  for assistance. Due to continuing concerns related to Covid-19, the public is urged to use means other than in-person contact.

Bamberg County DSS/DHHS is closed to in-office visitors until further notice. Employees are still in the office and can assist via phone (803) 245-4363 or email
Bamberg County Detention Center is suspending all visitation to inmates until further notice. Any questions should be directed to the Bamberg County Detention Center at 803-245-3020. 
Bamberg County General Sessions and Family Court are canceled until further notice. Jurors do not need to report to court. 
The Bamberg County Office on Aging is no longer providing meals at their location on Log Branch Road in Bamberg. All meals will be delivered to homes with appropriate safety measures. The senior center is closed to the public but medical transportation is still available. Please call 803-245-3021 for more information.
These changes are to ensure public and staff safety during the COVID-19 outbreak. The public is encouraged to call, email, or use the drive-through Treasurer's window, or online services via the Bamberg County website ( rather than attend offices in-person, whenever possible and practical. For more information, email or call 803-245-5191, or check the COVID-19 webpage on this site: