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Verse for the Day:
  Ecclesiastes 4:9-10  " Two are better than one; because they have a good reward for their labour.  For if they fall, the one will lift up his fellow: but woe to him that is alone when he falleth; for he hath not another to help him up."


Vandalism at Riverside Church of Christ
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Officers responded to an alarm at Riverside Church of Christ, when they noticed damages to the window caused by a firearm.
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Drop Those Buns!
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A Merriwether woman calls police after her niece and nephew steal her honey buns.
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Fox Creek Cheerleading Cheer Camp
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – The Fox Creek Cheerleading Team presents Mini cheer camp for ages K5-6th.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 18- July 24
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web posted July 18, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 18, 2017
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Girls’ Power Summer Camp 2017
web posted July 14, 2017
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                                                          2017EDGEFIELD – Cumbee Center hosts first annual Girls’ Power Summer Camp. Six young women from Edgefield County were invited to attend the week-long camp, July 10th -July 14th.
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Johnston Town Council July Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted July 14, 2017
JOHNSTON – At Monday night’s Johnston Town Council meeting, Council upped the Boot/Shoe stipend for the Police and Public Works Departments and approved the new Town Employee Handbook.
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Revolutionary War musket ball discovered by South Carolina students
web posted July 14, 2017
STATE – First-of-its-kind archeological evidence of the Revolutionary War has been uncovered by a team of students in a major South Carolina city.
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Palmetto Predators Competing for National Title in Cooperstown, NY:  Edgefield Youth to Play
web posted July 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The Palmetto Predators from North Augusta have been selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament during the week of July 29, 2017  in the Magical and Mythical Home of Baseball ... Cooperstown, NY.
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Notice of a Public Hearing Prior To Final Action by The County Council of Edgefield County To Enter Into An Ordinance
PAID PUBLIC NOTICE
web posted July 13, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by the County Council of Edgefield County (the "County Council") that a public hearing for the below-referenced Ordinances will be held at the Council Chambers of the County Council, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield, SC 29824, at 6:00 p.m. on August 3, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Hunter education class set Aug. 2 at NWTF Hunting Heritage Center in Edgefield
web posted July 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A hunter education class taught by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Hunting Heritage Center at 770 Augusta Road in Edgefield.
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2017 Cruise In Downtown Edgefield This Saturday
By Anne Waits
web posted July 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD – If you’re an antique/classic car enthusiast, get ready to cruise in to downtown Edgefield this Saturday, July 15,  for fun, food and fellowship. The Fourth Annual Cruise-in will be held on the Town Square and down Main Street from 4 to 7 p.m.
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Woman Threatens and Attacks Family
web posted July 11, 2017
TRENTON – A woman went to visit her father, but after breaking windows, and threatening family, she left in the back of a police car.
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CBDG Streetscape Project Main Topic of Edgefield Town Council Meeting 
By Anne Waits
web posted July 11, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Mayor Ken Durham laid out the proposed plans for the CDBG Streetscape Project at Monday night’s Edgefield Town Council meeting.
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Public Notice: Bids for Two Marked Ford Explorer Patrol Vehicles
web posted July 11, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy two marked 2017-2018 Ford Explorer 4 Door Patrol Vehicles.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 11- July 17
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 11, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Obituary: Mrs. Joanne Stone Dowd
web posted July 11 , 2017
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 11, 2017
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Turkey Shoppe on Main Closes it's Doors, Thirteen Pistols Reported Stolen Two Days Later
web posted July 7, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Turkey Shoppe on Main has closed its doors effective immediately.
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Edgefield County Council July Meeting 2017 Edgefield County Council July Meeting 2017
web posted July 7, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Council held their meeting on July 6th this month.  Council started by approving the minutes for the June 6th regularly scheduled meeting and the June 13th Listening Tour meeting.
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Urgent Need for Blood/ Local Blood Drive
web posted July 7, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – There is less than a 1day supply of O+, O-, B+ and B- blood types on the shelves for local patients in need.
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Public Notice: Bids for Ford Explorer Patrol Vehicle
web posted July 7, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE– Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy one unmarked 2017 - 2018 Ford Explorer 4 Door Patrol Vehicle.
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Judge Robert "Bobby" Peeler To Retire
web posted July 6, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County Probate Judge Robert "Bobby" Peeler will be stepping down from his position after 26 years of service.
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Burglar Takes $8,000 Worth of Items from Merriwether Home
web posted July 6, 2017
MERRIWETHER – After being away for over a month, a Merriwether resident noticed his residence had been broken into.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 6- July 8
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD – he Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 6, 2017
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Safety Tips from American Red Cross
web posted July 4, 2017
COUNTY – This summer, many people will be enjoying the summer weather, firing up the backyard grill, or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the summer.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Home Affected from Storm Damage
web posted July 4, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A single family home was damaged by storms this past weekend, leaving one person in need.
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Edgefield County Office Closings
web posted July 3, 2017
COUNTY – The following Edgefield County offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
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Press Release: SCDOT Embarks on a 10-Year Plan to Rebuild South Carolina’s Highway System
web posted July 3, 2017
STATE – SCDOT has mapped out a decade-long plan designed to rebuild decayed roads and replace structurally deficient bridges all across the state. The foundation of this mission begins on Saturday, July 1. The Roads Bill passed by the General Assembly will become law on that day.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Linda G. Willis
web posted July 3 , 2017
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Couple Breaks Into Elderly Woman's Home
web posted June 29, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A couple recently broke into an elderly woman's home on Ridge Road, taking important documents with them.
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Obituary: Helen Carolyn Strom
web posted June 29, 2017
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 29, 2017
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Edgefield County Hospital Board Meeting June 2017
By April Tomkinson
web posted June 28, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Hospital Board of Trustees met in the conference room of the hospital Monday evening for the regular monthly meeting.  Everything was business as usual with friendly conversation being centered around the progress of the new building.
Edgefield Daily

American Red Cross Assisting Fire Fighters in Edgefield County after Traffic Accident
web posted June 28, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting first responders who are working on an overturned tanker, located on Woodlawn Road in Edgefield County, that is leaking after a traffic accident. 
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Part Of Woodlawn Road Closed After Tanker Truck Overturns
web posted June 27, 2017
MERRIWETHER – An overturned tanker truck has been reported to be leaking fuel, and parts of Woodlawn Road is shutting down because of it.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County 12U All Stars Defeat Batesburg-Leesville 11-0
By Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted June 27, 2017
SPORTS – The Edgefield County 12U All Stars opened District 3 tournament play with a big win over Batesburg-Leesville
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 27- July 3
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 27, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer
Edgefield Daily

Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 27, 2017
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Press Release: Piedmont Tech Ties in with Yellow Ribbon to Make Veterans’ Tuition Affordable
web posted June 26, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – College is going to be more affordable for veterans in the area thanks to a new initiative at Piedmont Technical College.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County 10U All Stars Begin Title Defense With Win
By Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted June 26, 2017
SPORTS – Bryston Bryant would get the start on the bump for the Edgefield County and pick up the win as the defending District 3 Champions shut out Upper Abbeville, 10-0. 
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Listening Tour: McKendree Life Center
web posted June 26, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Tuesday night is the second meeting for the Listening Tour. It will be held in Edgefield. These are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions. Attached you will find the June 27, 2017 Listening Tour meeting agenda. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM in the McKendree Life Center located at 565 Hwy 378 E. in Edgefield.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Mr. John Albert Misner
web posted June 26, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 20- June 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 20, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer
Edgefield Daily

Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 20, 2017
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Touch an Animal Day
web posted June 19, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Georgia – The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Lab, studies the environment and puts an emphasis on being hands-on with their education.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Town Council June 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted June 19, 2017
JOHNSTON – Annette Holloway, a Johnston entrepreneur, challenged the Johnston Development Corporation, the Town of Johnston and its residents to do more to promote tourism and growth at Monday night’s Town Council meeting.
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