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Verse for the Day: 
Proverbs 16:2-3 "All the ways of a man are pure in his own eyes, but the Lord weighs the spirits.  Commit your works to the Lord, and your thoughts will be established."


Team On a Mission; Rebels Obliterate Panthers
By David Whatley
web posted October 21, 2017
SPORTS – Coming into the night, after losing their last two games, Strom Thurmond knew that they had to get back on track…now.  On the road, with their backs against the wall, they had to reach down deep, and deliver a performance that would help pull the team back together.  In a sparsely populated Pelion stadium, they found what they were looking for.
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Obituary: Mrs. Judith Wright Smith
web posted October 21, 2017
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Man from Miami sentenced to 40 years for killing a local Edgefield County resident

web posted October 20, 2017
Montrell
                                                          Deshawn
                                                          TroutmanPRESS RELEASE – Montrell Deshawn Troutman, a 38 year old man from Miami, Florida, was sentenced to 40 years for the killing of Leric Merriweather, which occurred on June 6, 2015, in Edgefield County.
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WEP Supports United Way

web posted October 20, 2017
W.E.
                                                          Parker United
                                                          WayEDGEFIELD – The United Way is an important component of our community that assists many in need.  W. E. Parker Elementary School contributes monetary donations to the United Way each year.  Some faculty and staff make monthly contributions; however, this year the students were asked to get involved.

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Multiple Reports of Car Break Ins Around Merriwether
web posted October 20, 2017
MERRIWETHER– At least seven reports were made to the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office this week in regards to breaking and entering auto.
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Strom Thurmond CTC Sporting Clays Team Starts Competition Season
web posted October 18, 2017
stctc
                                                          cporting clays
                                                          teamSPORTS – Pull!” A bright orange clay disk shoots into the sky followed by a shot audible even through earplugs.  It shatters, falling to the ground indistinguishable from the other fragments already scattered across the field.  These were the sights and sounds this past week as the Strom Thurmond CTC Sporting Clays Team began their 2017 – 2018 shooting season with their two day qualifier.
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New solar project bringing $13 million of capital investment
web posted October 18, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – SolAmerica Energy, a full-service provider of solar energy, is launching a new operation in Edgefield County. This new 10-megawatt (MW) project is expected to bring approximately $13 million of new capital investment.
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MMS Celebrates Success with Beta Club Induction
web posted October 18, 2017
MMS Beta
                                                          ClubMERRIWETHER – Merriwether Middle School is proud to be a part of the Beta Club organization. This week 31 eighth grade students were inducted into the Beta Club while their parents looked on with pride.
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Obituary: Mrs. Claudine Kirkland Butler
web posted October , 2017
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Mount Vintage Celebrates 1000 Units of  Donated Blood
web posted October 17, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – On Monday October 23, 2017, Mount Vintage will celebrate the donation of 1000 UNITS of life-saving blood from members, family and friends from their community! 1000 units, oh yes, and because 1 unit helps save 3 lives, 3000 lives will have been saved by one community!
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Oct 17 - Oct 23
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web posted October 17, 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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Recipe of the Week:  Roast Tenderloin of Pork W/ Herb Tomato Marinade
web posted October 17, 2017
COOKING – Each Week, we will be featuring one of our recipes.  Each recipe will coincide with sales on meat from the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop. This week we are featuring Roast Tenderloin of Pork W/ Herb Tomato Marinade.
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Obituary: Sara Gable Doolittle
web posted October 17, 2017
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New Feature
: Amanda Whatley Owen Named As Columnist for "Mandy's Friendly Garden"
web posted October 16, 2017
Mandy
                                                          OwenGARDENING – Edgefield Daily is proud to welcome Amanda Whatley Owen in her new, weekly column titled, "Mandy's Friendly Garden".  Not only will it feature tips on caring for your plants, but also how to design planters.  Mandy will also introduce us to new and trendy species, and show us how to incorporate flowers into life events such as birthdays, weddings, and proms. 

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Winterizing Your Garden
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted October , 2017
GARDENING – If you are one of the lucky ones who owns a personal greenhouse, or has access to one, there is not much to worry about with your potted plants this winter.  However, for the rest of us, there is a process to go through to winterize our plants, especially ones in containers.
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Edgefield Dixie Youth Fund Raiser/Skills Competition
web posted October 16, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Edgefield Dixie Youth will celebrate its Fall Festival on November 4th at their complex located at 225 Evans Street, 12 Noon - 3:00 pm. Children ages 9-12 will be able to compete in several baseball skills related competitions, including a home run derby/ hitting competition, infield and outfield games, base running and a pitching contest. Cost of registration is $10 per child.
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Johnston Town Council October 2017 Meeting
By Ann Waits
web posted October 16, 2017

JOHNSTON- Johnston Town Council was able to reach an agreement on accepting a bid for the replacement of the Town’s welcome signs, after a lengthy discussion during its regular meeting Monday night.
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Man Sentenced to Life for Murder of 16 Year Old in Edgefield County
web posted October 14, 2017
Steven
                                                          Lewis BarnesPRESS RELEASE – Steven Lewis Barnes, a 38 year old Augusta man, has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of 16 year old Samuel Sturrup, which occurred on September 3rd, 2001 in Edgefield County.
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Valiant Effort Falls Short, Gilbert Holds On To Win
By David Whatley
web posted October 14, 2017
SPORTS – Playing an undefeated team, on the road, would seem to be an insurmountable obstacle, but the Strom Thurmond Rebels accepted the challenge, and traveled to Tomahawk stadium to face the Gilbert Indians for the regional contest.  Courageous and determined, the gritty Rebels played valiantly throughout the evening.
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Trunk or Treat
web posted October 12, 2017
EDGEFIELD – It's that time of the year again, Trunk or Treat will be hosted by the Town of Edgefield on Halloween night.
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Lady Rebels Volleyball Clinches 2017 Region Champs
web posted October 12, 2017
Lady
                                                          Rebels
                                                          Volleyball
                                                          Clinches 2017
                                                          Region ChampsSPORTS – Strom Thurmond Lady Rebels Varsity Volleyball team continued their success on Saturday at the Augusta Prep Invitational bringing home the Silver Bracket Championship!  The Lady Rebels took wins over host Augusta Prep (25-19 25-18), Curtis Baptist (25-19, 25-21), Evans (25-16, 25-17) and Augusta Prep again in the Silver Bracket Invitational (25-6,25-7).   The Ladies’ only loss was to Grovetown (22-25,22-25).
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The Spirit of J-E-T
web posted October 12, 2017
JET Meet
                                                          Me At The
                                                          PoleJOHNSTON – There is always something going on at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School to unify students and staff and get them involved. One example of this was on Wednesday, September 27, when the J-E-T Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) participated in “See You at the Pole.
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Overturned Vehicle on Spring haven Drive
web posted October 11, 2017
overturned














                                                          vehicle on
                                                          springhaven
                                                          driveMERRIWETHER – Emergency personnel are on scene of an overturned vehicle on Springhaven Drive.
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State DECA Officers from Strom Thurmond Collect School Supplies for Texas
web posted October 11, 2017
DECA
                                                          Officer
                                                          Collect School
                                                          SuppliesJOHNSTON – Two South Carolina DECA Officers Garrett Elkins and Brandie Field from Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) traveled to Lexington Technology Center with their advisor Mrs. Lisa Skinner on Monday, September 25, 2017 for the South Carolina DECA Advisor/teacher In-service.
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Edgefield County Requests Quotes
web posted October 11, 2017
COUNTY – RFQ Number 11-02-17 - Request for Qualifications Statement for Construction Management Services for the Edgefield County Animal Shelter to be located in Edgefield, South Carolina
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Man Pulls Knife, Slashes Tires
web posted October 11, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A woman driving down Edgefield Road and Bream Oak Road, had her tires slashed by a man with road rage.
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Three Car Collision Shuts Down HWY 25
web posted October 10, 2017
three car
                                                          collision on
                                                          25TRENTON – A three car collision temporarily shut down Highway 25, as emergency personnel worked tirelessly to get everyone to safety.
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Merriwether Fire Department Open House
web posted October 10, 2017
MERRIWETHER – The Merriwether Fire Department will be hosting their Open House this weekend.
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Saluda County Farm to Table and Honey Tasting
web posted October 10, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The Saluda County Chamber of Commerce has partnered with The Town of Ward, The Town of Ridge Spring, Gables Inn and Gardens, and Clemson Extension to bring you the first annual Saluda County Farm to Table and Honey Tasting Celebration.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Oct 10 - Oct 16
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted October 10, 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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Recipe of the Week: Baked "Fried" Chicken
web posted October 10, 2017
COOKING – Each Week, we will be featuring one of our recipes.  Each recipe will coincide with sales on meat from the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop. This week we are featuring Baked "Fried" Chicken. 
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Playing Mind Games
web posted October 9, 2017
STHS
                                                          ChessJOHNSTON – Ethan Padgett, a junior at Strom Thurmond High School is in a battle with Social Studies teacher, Tom Valois.  There are no weapons, no armies, no physical combat.  This struggle for victory uses only strategy, planning and self-control. It is known as the "game of kings."
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Town of Edgefield Moves Forward on Plans for Slade Lake Fishing Deck and Trail
By Anne Waits
web posted October 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Town of Edgefield moved forward Monday night with plans for the Slade Lake Fishing Deck and Trail.  Following the approval of the Sept. 6, 2017 meeting minutes and September financial report,
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United Way of Edgefield County Supports Programs That Help Others
web posted October 9, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The United Way of Edgefield County understands how important it is to help those in need. And the organization needs your help to continue to assist others.
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Homecoming Game Slips From Thurmond's Grasp In Final Seconds
By David Whatley
web posted October 7, 2017
SPORTS – Football fans witnessed a dramatic Friday night game, played under a harvest moon at Strom Thurmond Stadium.  The visiting Tigers (1-5) from Swansea took the field hungry for a win.  The team which was 0-1 in regional play, sorely needed a good outing to get them back on track.
Edgefield Daily

Week Starts With Multiple Car Break Ins
web posted October 5, 2017
COUNTY – The beginning of the week saw multiple car break ins throughout the county according to reports filed at the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office.
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MES Students are Word Wizards
web posted October 5, 2017
MES Word
                                                          WizardsMERRIWETHER – Wednesday Word Wizards is a new vocabulary initiative that Merriwether Elementary School in conjunction with CommuniGraphics, a local business, is implementing this school year.
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Custom Home Builder Donates $500 to STCTC and Adult Education Program
web posted October 5, 2017
Builder
                                                          Donates $500EDGEFIELD – David Watkins, General Manager of America’s Home Place donated $500 to Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center and ECSD’s Adult Education Program. “We want to support the communities where we build quality custom homes on our customers’ land. Edgefield County School District was an easy choice when we were deciding which organization would receive the funds,” explained Watkins.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Oct 3 - Oct 9
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web posted October 3, 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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Recipe of the Week: Smothered Cube Steak with Rice & Sauteed Squash & Zucchini
web posted October 3, 2017
COOKING –  Each Week, we will be featuring one of our recipes.  Each recipe will coincide with sales on meat from the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop. This week we are featuring smothered cube steak with rice & sauteed squash and zucchini. 
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Obituary: Patrick Wedaman Bledsoe
web posted October 3, 2017
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JES 1st Grade Tours Johnston
web posted October 2, 2017
JES tour
                                                          JohnstonJOHNSTON – Friday, September 8, was a fun filled day for Johnston Elementary 1st graders.  Following Grits with Grands, 40 plus students accompanied by their teachers, Sarah Dampier, Stephanie Fletcher, and Erin Hattman, and chaperone, Kay Campbell toured several of Johnston’s points of interest.  This walking tour followed classroom lessons about “community,” its leaders, and the goods and services a community provides. 
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Thurmond Wins First Conference Game
By David Whatley
web posted September 29, 2017
SPORTS – Jequan Harris watched his team from the sidelines Friday night as Tyrek Williams started at quarterback against the visiting Cougars from Edisto in the season's first conference game.   
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11th Circuit Deputy Solicitor Shawn Graham named Top Prosecutor in the State
web posted September 29, 2017
11th
                                                          circuit deputy
                                                          solicter named
                                                          top prosecuter
                                                          in statePRESS RELEASE – Eleventh Circuit Deputy Solicitor Shawn Graham received the 2017 Ernest F. Hollings Award for Excellence in State Prosecution this week at the South Carolina Solicitors’ Association Annual Conference.
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County Holds Meeting For Public Input
web posted September 29, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Edgefield County is having a public input session to receive comments for the Edgefield County Strategic Plan on Thursday, October 5th, at 6:30 PM. The meeting will be held at the Edgefield Campus of Piedmont Technical College located at 506 Main St. in Edgefield.
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Johnston Pentecostal Bar-b-que
web posted September 29, 2017
ANNOUNCEMENT – The Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a Bar-b-que chicken plate sale on Sat., September 30th - 11AM until sold out.  The cost is $8 per plate.  The plate consists of 1/2 BBQ Chicken, Cole slaw, potato salad and bread.  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Obituary: David C. Scarborough, Jr.
web posted September 29, 2017
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STHS Selects August Student Athletes of The Month
web posted September 28, 2017
STHS
                                                          August Athlete
                                                          of the MonthJOHNSTON – Beginning this school year, the Strom Thurmond High School (STHS) Athletic Department will feature a male and a female student athlete of the month.
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Edgefield County Recreational Teams To Be Recognized Friday Night
web posted September 28, 2017
SPORTS – Strom Thurmond High School will recognize the Edgefield County Recreational Football Teams and Cheerleaders during Friday night's pregame festivities.
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STCTC Rebel Salon Open for Business October 3rd and 5th
web posted September 27, 2017
rebel
                                                          salonJOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) Rebel Salon will be opening on Tuesday, October 3 & Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 3:30 to 6:00pm. The students are available for hair and nail services during those days and hours.
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Handgun Stolen On Birch Drive
web posted September 27, 2017
MERRIWETHER – After not seeing his handgun for over a week,, a Merriwether man contacted law enforcement to report his gun stolen.
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J-E-T to Restructure Open House
web posted September 27, 2017
jet to
                                                          restructure
                                                          open houseJOHNSTON – Due to inclement weather, Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School had to postpone its Open House until October 2. In preparation, the J-E-T staff has been hard at work determining how to make this time as meaningful and worthwhile as possible.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Sep 26 - Oct 2
ADVERTISEMENT
 web posted September 26, 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: Danny Horton
web posted September 26, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Harry Graham Reynolds
web posted September 26, 2017
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Obituary: Harold Samuel “Pete” Murrell
web posted September 26, 2017
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Jaquan Harris Injured; Thurmond Falls to North Augusta
By David Whatley
web posted September 22, 2017
SPORTS – There was an exciting and promising start to the Strom Thurmond versus North Augusta football game.  After winning the coin toss and electing to receive, North Augusta threw for an interception on their first play.
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Annual FFA Fall Plant Sale AT STCTC
web posted September 22, 2017
PRESS RELEASE  – Join us for our Annual FFA Plant Sale at Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center! FFA students will be available to help you select fall plants Friday, Oct. 6th (8AM - 6:30PM) or Saturday, Oct. 7th (9AM-12PM) at the FFA Greenhouses (behind the ST football fieldhouse).
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Advance Sale Tickets for STHS VS. N.A Game
web posted September 21, 2017
SPORTS – This Friday, the Strom Thurmond Rebels football team will travel to North Augusta High School to take on the yellow jackets.
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Johnston Town Council September Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted September 21, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Johnston Town Council met Monday night, with an update on the old National Guard Armory restoration and progress on the welcome signs as two of the major items of discussion.
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Edgefield County Hospital Begins Partnering Process with Self Regional Healthcare
web posted September 20, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The Boards of Self Regional Healthcare (SRH) and Edgefield County Hospital (ECH) announced today that they have signed a non-binding letter of intent that will set the stage for a greatly increased role for Self Regional in delivering healthcare services to Edgefield County.
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Suspects Hit Car with Baseball Bats, 4 Arrested
web posted September 20, 2017
MERRIWETHER – An Edgefield County Deputy had his hands full when he arrived on the scene of an accident involving a white truck and a black truck.  What he found at the scene were several people yelling at an individual sitting in a vehicle in the median of Highway 25. 
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County Schools Join United Way of Edgefield County
web posted September 19, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The United Way of Edgefield County and the public schools in the Edgefield County School District are joining forces again this year to benefit all.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Sep 19- Sep 25
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 19, 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: Jack Donald Quattlebaum
web posted September 19, 2017
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Acoustic Musicians to Form Network in Edgefield County
web posted September 18, 2017
acoustic
                                                          musiciansPRESS RELEASE –  Have you been playing an acoustic instrument for fifty years or do you want to start learning how to play music? (Or anywhere in between) Edgefield County Acoustic (ECA) is your group! Edgefield County Acoustic is family friendly organization whose purpose is to:
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County Accepting Repair Bids
web posted September 18, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – The County of Edgefield is accepting bids for repair the Edgefield County EMS headquarter located at 35 Star Rd, Edgefield S C. The bid should include terms of warranty and how long it would take to have any warranty repairs corrected.
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Vikings Overpower Rebels
By David Whatley
web posted September 18, 2017
SPORTS – The Emerald Vikings seemed to be well prepared for the visiting Rebels at Frank Hill Stadium in Greenwood, S.C.  The first half was dominated by a very physical, Viking team that saw Strom Thurmond happy to go to the locker room at half-time, down by only six points. 
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Local Author Visits W.E. Parker
web posted September 15, 2017
WEP
                                                          Author VisitEDGEFIELD – Literacy is a tool that engages, empowers, and enriches one’s life.  W. E. Parker Elementary School hosted local author, Regina Ridgell on Thursday, September 7th in response to the importance of this critical thinking goal.
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Man Reports 20 Laptops Missing
web posted September 15, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A man called the Edgefield County Sherrif's Department to report a break-in at a Sandy Hill Court address.  Among the items missing were twenty laptop computers.
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Students Writing on Desks at Strom Thurmond High School
web posted September 15, 2017
STHS
                                                          Writing On
                                                          DeskJOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond High School students are writing on their desks? According to veteran English Four teacher Lauren Enlow, “It’s all part of an ongoing plan to assess high school student’s progress and check for understanding."
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Hola from Merriwether Elementary School
web posted September 14, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Merriwether Elementary second and third grade students are learning a new language… Spanish!  Spanish Club is an extra-curricular activity offered to second and third grade students and is taught by MES Media Specialist, Emily Hopkins.
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ECH 5$ Jewelry Sale
web posted September 14 , 2017
EDGEFIELD – Experience the frenzy at Edgefield County Hospital's $5 jewelry sale Thursday, October 5th and Friday, October 6th.
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Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Welding Students Taking Orders for Fall & Halloween Decor
web posted September 14, 2017
STCTC
                                                          WeldingJOHNSTON – It's Fall and Halloween Season so time for pumpkins, ghosts and goblins decor! The Strom Thurmond Career and Technology (STCTC) Welding Department's American Welding Society (AWS) organization has started taking orders for metal decor.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Sep 12- Sep 18
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 13, 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

Obituary: Jesse L. “Jack” Bailey
web posted September 13, 2017
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Obituary: Mrs. Ida Mae Mims Heath
web posted September 13, 2017
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Edgefield County School Closings
web posted September 11, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County School District (ECSD) will be closed Tuesday, September 12, 2017. After meeting with Edgefield County Emergency Management it was determined that damage sustained from high winds including downed trees, power outages, and poor road conditions present a considerable threat to safe travel.
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Readers Remember 9-11 Attacks
web posted September 11, 2017
COUNTY – Today marks the 12th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks that killed over 3,000 in New York, Washington D.C. and Flight 93, whose passengers overpowered the hijackers and crashed in Pennsylvania, averting a possible attack on the White House or the Capitol. It was a day that shocked the nation and brought a renewed resolve of the people of this great country. It is a day burned into the minds of every American and readers provided some of their memories of that day.
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J-E-T Students Delighted to Find Encouragement in Unexpected Places
web posted September 11, 2017
JET finds
                                                          encouragement
                                                          in unexpected
                                                          placesJOHNSTON – Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School has given its girls encouragement and motivation in a creative way and in an unusual location: the girls’ restrooms.
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County Office Closings Due to Weather
web posted September 11, 2017
COUNTY – Due to the threat of severe weather Edgefield County Government Offices will be closed tomorrow. They will reopen Tuesday with regular business hours.

Home Burglarized on New Delaughter Drive 
web posted September 11, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A Merriwether woman left her home to drop off her grandson, when she arrived home, she discovered her house had been broken into and valuable items were stolen.
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Edgefield County School Closings and Delays
web posted September 9, 2017
NOTICE – Given the current projected path of Hurricane Irma and the potential for damage from high winds, Edgefield County School District (ECSD) will be closed Monday, September 11, 2017. All school activities including athletics, after-school, and other extracurricular activities are cancelled.
Edgefield Daily

Rebels Survive 2nd Half Rally by Midland Valley
web posted September 9, 2017
SPORTS – Strom Thurmond (2-0) opened up a 21- 6 lead on Midland Valley in the second quarter only to see it erased by a hungry, (0-2) Mustang team in the fourth quarter.  The game literally came down to the very last play with the Rebels defending a meager 7 point lead. 
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The Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church Hosts" Law Enforcement Appreciation "
web posted September , 2017
PSA – The Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church invites you to attend  " Law Enforcement Appreciation " Sunday, September 10th at 11 AM. , welcoming, Patrick Cullinan.
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Edgefield County Deputy Nearly Struck By Fleeing Suspect
web posted September 8, 2017
MERRIWETHER – On the morning of September 1st, an ECSD deputy was en route to the address of Eddie Shawn Sherlock, who has an outstanding warrant for assault & battery, and probation violation
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Edgefield Town Council September Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted September 8, 2017
EDGEFIELD – At a meeting of the Edgefield Town Council on Monday night that lasted less than 10 minutes, Council managed to approve the minutes and financial report from last month and adopt three new items. Mayor Pro Tem Robert Rodgers presided in the absence of Mayor Ken Durham.
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Adult Education Registration Starts at Fox Creek High School and Johnston Campus
web posted September 7, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Edgfield County School District’s (ECSD) Adult Education Fox Creek campus registration is on Tuesday, September 19th from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Home Invasion and High Speed Chase Leads to 10 Years Incarceration
web posted September 4, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Da'Vashea L. Rhodes, age 24, has been sentenced to 10 years incarceration for the burglary of a home on Bonham Road in Saluda County. Rhodes forced entry into the home by breaking a lock and a door frame during daylight hours. Rhodes and an accomplice stole flat screen televisions, electronics, and firearms from the residence. The stolen firearms included a shotgun and an assault rifle.
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Obituary: Helen Lorene Berry
web posted September 4, 2017
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Obituary: Lequite Hoover Slate
web posted September 4, 2017
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