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Verse for the Day:  Galatians 2:20 "I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me."


New Date Announced For Edgefield County Chamber's Scholarship Golf Tournament
web posted June 22, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Chamber has announced September 22nd as the new date for the Scholarship Golf Tournament.
Edgefield Daily

Women In Unity Distributing Free Food Friday
web posted June 22, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Women In Unity Afterschool Learning & Development will be distributing free food on Friday, June 22nd from 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (or until food runs out).
Edgefield Daily

United Way of Edgefield County Seeks More Agencies
web posted June 21, 2018
COUNTY - The United Way of Edgefield County is now accepting registered, non-profit organizations that help citizens in Edgefield County and would like to request funding from the United Way.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield Dixie Youth Will Host District 3 All Stars
web posted June 21, 2018
COUNTY - Edgefield Dixie Youth will host the 2018 District 3, O Zone All Star Tournament, June 22 - 26. Teams from Starr/Iva, Abbeville, Clinton, Mid Carolina, Saluda, Batesburg/Leesville and the host team, Edgefield County will all be competing for a trip to the South Carolina State Tournament which begins in Union on July 6.
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Letter To The Editor: Writer Feels His Right To Vote Denied - Offers Solution
Dear Editor,  I believe I was denied my right to vote in the June 12 Edgefield County Primaries. I was forced to decide between casting a vote for my county council representative or the Probate judge.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Closing From June 22nd - July 16th

web posted June 21, 2018
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Congressman Duncan Releases Statement Regarding Trump's Executive Order

web posted June 21, 2018
WAHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) released the following statement regarding the “Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation” executive order:
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Man Held In Questioning For Aiken County Murder
web posted June 20, 2018
AIKEN -  James Michael Hooper II is being held for questioning in the slaying of 20 year-old, Missy Clary.  Hooper turned himself in Tuesday afternoon, and is being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Veteran’s Resource Fair June 21st
web posted June 20, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Veterans Affairs Office and many other state and local resource service providers will host a Resource and Community Network Fair
on Thursday, June 21st, from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm.
Edgefield Daily


Brookstone Apartments Hit Again With Another Auto Break-In
web posted June20, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Brookstone Apartments was the scene of another auto break-in Sunday.  In an earlier Edgefield Daily article posted on June 15th, we reported five counts of auto break-in.
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Letter To The Editor: Candidate Thanks Voters
web posted June 20, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Greg Anderson, candidate for Probate judge penned the following letter to the editor.
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Red Cross Issues Safety Tips as Hot Weather Arrives in SC
web posted June 20, 2018
PSA -  Even before summer begins, South Carolina is dealing with hot temperatures and high humidity. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 600 people in the United States are killed by extreme heat every year.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 19 - June 25
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 19, 2018
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

Phisher The Phamous
web posted June 19, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Phisher, a Boykin spaniel owned by Geri Perano of Edgefield, has landed a pretty lucrative job as the "on-deck coordinator" for the Lexington Blowfish baseball team.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce
Needing Items For Salkehatchie

web posted June 19, 2018
COUNTY - Salkehatchie Summer Service is looking for a couple of items for some of the homeowners that they are working on this week. If you have any of these items and or willing to "DONATE" or sell them, please contact Deborah Henderson @ 803-480-0678 or let Donna Livingston know at the Chamber office.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Southern Realty Joins Weichert® National Franchise Network
web posted June 19, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. is pleased to welcome a new South Carolina office that prides itself on the high-quality service provided by its agents. The addition of Weichert, Realtors® - Pendarvis Company, formerly Edgefield Southern Realty, is an independently owned and operated Weichert® affiliate in Edgefield.
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Wandering Minds: Paws And Hooves Rescue Lauds Work of Dr. Bagshaw
web posted June 19, 2018
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The Augusta Genealogical Society Presents
Navigating Tips for Family Search
web posted June 18, 2018
AUGUSTA - The program is free and open to the public and is for all levels of family historians. The speaker will be Beverly Boniewicz. Presently she is a consultant for FamilySearch.com.  She also does private genealogy research for others. A native Augustan, she presently lives in Edgefield County.
Edgefield Daily


Classifieds; New Listing in Furniture and Household Items
web posted June 18, 2018
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House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Fight Fentanyl
web posted June 16, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC -  The House of Representatives passed H.R. 2851, the Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues (SITSA) Act of 2017, authored by Rep. John Katko (R-NY), by a vote of 239-142.  This concludes a week of the House passing nearly 40 bills to combat the opioid crisis.
Edgefield Daily


Classifieds: New Listings Under Hunting/Guns & Yard Sales
web posted June 16, 2018
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SRNS Partners with Local Education System for 10 Years
web posted June 15, 2018
061518SRNSAIKEN – Since Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) became the management and operating contractor in 2008 at the Savannah River Site (SRS), more than 200,000 students and teachers throughout the eight counties near SRS have benefitted from their dedicated efforts to enhance learning.

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Five Auto Break-Ins And One Stolen Vehicle From One Address
web posted June 15, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Residents of Brookstone Apartments reported five car break-ins from June 8th-11th. 
Edgefield Daily

Items Taken From Arrowhead Lake Road Home
web posted June 15, 2018
NORTH AUGUSTA - Police were called to an Arrowhead Lake Road home, just off of Rainbow Falls Road in Edgefield County, Wednesday evening, to answer a larceny call.  The homeowner met with the officer and explained that a pressure washer and a chainsaw were missing from his residence.
Edgefield Daily

A Night Worth Believing In
web posted June 14, 2018
COUNTY -  May 18, 2018 was a night to believe in for many Edgefield County residents as they attended the Special Needs Prom.
Edgefield Daily

Dollar General Opens Next To Sportsman's Corner
web posted June 14, 2018
MERRIWETHER - The Dollar General at the corner of Martintown & Woodlawn Roads opened at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, June 13th.
Edgefield Daily


Free Introductory Pickleball Class Set For June 19th at Edgefield Town Gym
web posted June 14, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Steve Miner is the local USA Pickleball Association ambassador.  He will be teaching a free introductory pickleball class on Tuesday, June 19, 10-11 a.m. at the Edgefield Town Gym.  If you're interested in signing up, please contact Steve Miner: steveminer@gmail.com or 408-877-6547.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Golf Tournament Postponed
web posted June 14, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Chamber Scholarship Golf Tournament scheduled for this Friday, June 15th – has been postponed til a later date in the year.   The Chamber wishes to thank everyone for their support.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Veterans Resource Fair
web posted June 13, 2018
PSA - There will be a resource fair at the SC National Guard Armory in Edgefield,
Edgefield Daily

Updated Crime Blotter
web posted June 13, 2018
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Obituary: Betty Jane Lewis Dickert
web posted June 13, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Unofficial Election Results
web posted June 12, 2018
COUNTY - Below you will find the unofficial results from the 2018 primary election in Edgefield County. 
Edgefield Daily

Primaries Today - Get Out and Vote
web posted June 12, 2018
COUNTY - Please remember to vote in today's Primary Elections.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 12 - June 18
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 12, 2018
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

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Needs Items for Salkehatchie Summer Service
web posted June 12, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce wishes to remind folks that the Salkehatchie Summer Service is gearing up and there are a few items that are needed, in particular, small bottles of water, or Gatorade.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Veterans Affairs Presents Healthy Hearts Line Dancing Tonight
web posted June 12, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Veterans Affairs is presenting Healthy Hearts Line Dancing at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018.  The event will be held at the Edgefield National Guard Armory, 225 Augusta Road, Edgefield, S.C. 29824.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary: James R. Sprouse
web posted June 12, 2018
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Mural To Be Unveiled In Trenton
web posted June 12, 2018
TRENTON - The Town of Trenton would like to invite the public to the unveiling of a 12’ x 24’ mural, titled,  “Days Gone By” at the Town of Trenton Library.
Edgefield Daily


Reminder:
Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club Sponsors License Training And Testing
web posted June 12, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring license training and testing. They are fortunate to have the best trainer in the state, AE4UX, Charlie.
Edgefield Daily


Wandering Minds: Reader Defends Candidate
web posted June 12, 2018
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Edgefield County Resident Is One Of Aiken County's Best Teachers
web posted June 11, 2018
061118TrinaStidemJOHNSTON - Trina Anderson Stidem is a proud Edgefield County resident, and an exemplary teacher in the Aiken County.  She was recently recognized by receiving The Social Scene's,  "People's Choice" award as the best primary educator at LBC Middle School, where she teaches 6th - 8th grade.
Edgefield Daily



Bucky Faust Wins Cooking Event With Custom Grill Designed and Built in Edgefield County
web posted June 11, 2018
061118Grill1EDGEFIELD - This past Saturday, Bucky Faust, Chief of the Northside Fire Department entered the "Pigs In the Park" grilling competition, at the Commons, in Augusta, GA.
Edgefield Daily



Classifieds; Pool Parts in Recreation Section
web posted June 11, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Updated Crime Blotter
web posted June 11, 2018
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J-E-T’s Seventh Graders Visit Washington, D.C.
web posted June 9, 2018
JOHNSTON - Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School seventh graders took a trip to Washington on Wednesday, May 30 through Saturday, June 1.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Educators Shine
web posted June 9, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Everyone knows that the educators that staff our Edgefield County schools are some of the best teachers and faculty in the state.  The Edgefield Daily would like to applaud our teachers for another great year of service.  Below, you will find a list of teachers that have been honored with special awards.
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Notice Of a Public Hearing Prior To Final Action By The County Council Of Edgefield County To Enter Into Ordinances
Pursuant to South Carolina Code Section 4-9-140, 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.
Edgefield Daily


Wandering Minds: Reader Questions Candidate
web posted June 9, 2018
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Classifieds: New Job Listing & Furniture For Sale
web posted June 9, 2018
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W. Thurmond Burnett Honored By Edgefield County Council
web posted June 8, 2018
COUNTY -  For 47 years Thurmond Burnett served as the coroner for Edgefield County.  Thursday night he was honored by the Edgefield County Council for his service.
Edgefield Daily

Council Members Move Closer To Four Year Terms
web posted June 8, 2018
COUNTY - A second reading of the ordinance to make council seats a four year terms, passed with little discussion Thursday night.
Edgefield Daily

Sunday Sale of Alcohol Passes First Council Reading
web posted June 8, 2018
COUNTY - The proposal for an ordinance on alcohol sales on Sunday, passed unanimously at the Edgefield County Council meeting last night.
Edgefield Daily


Lost Dog
web posted June 7, 2018
BOEDGEFIELD - Bo, left his home on Meeting Street on 06-05-18. He is a GoldenDoodle names "BO". He is wearing a blue collar and a Seresto collar. Bo can be timid but is very friendly. He should be in Meeting Street/WE Parker/ BP Hwy25 area. Any info, please call 803-480-3109 or 803-480-2616. This is a heartbroken little boy's dog. REWARD OFFERED for his safe return. No questions asked. Edgefield Daily


Troop 30 Bridging Over Ceremony
web posted June 7, 2018
Edgefield
                                                        Troop 30EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield Troop 30 Scouts had a bridging over ceremony and gave out merit badges, belt loops and advancements.
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Liquid Refreshments
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted June 7, 2018
GARDENING - H2O, two Hydrogen atoms and one Oxygen atom also known as water, is the number one resource needed for all living organisms to survive, including plants and grass! 
Edgefield Daily

D-Day: 06:30 June 6, 1944
web posted June 6, 2018
NATION - Today marks the 74th anniversary of one of the most dramatic battles in history, the landing on Normandy. Nearly 10,000 Allied forces were killed or missing during the invasion. The victory by "America's Greatest Generation" began the downfall of Nazi Germany and ultimately the end of World Ward ll.
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Edgefield Reading Council Earns SCIRA Honor Council And Sandlapper Award
web posted June 6, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield Reading Council worked hard this year to earn the SCIRA Honor Council by increasing membership and sponsoring events throughout the county that encouraged and inspired a love of reading and writing in Edgefield County.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Home Burglarized
web posted June 6, 2018
JOHNSTON -  An Airport Road home in Johnston was the scene of a grand larceny on Monday.  The homeowner returned to his residence, after only being gone for about four hours, to find a broken window in his bedroom, and a piece of a brick on the floor.
Edgefield Daily

Jealous Boyfriend Attacks Man At Dollar General In Trenton
web posted June 6, 2018
TRENTON -  Police were called to the Dollar General in Trenton on Thursday, May 31st, in response to a fight between two men.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary: Lou Waites Bussey
web posted June 6, 2018
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Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club Sponsors License Training And Testing
web posted June 6, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club is sponsoring license training and testing. They are fortunate to have the best trainer in the state, AE4UX, Charlie.
Edgefield Daily


Security Federal Grand Opening
web posted June 5, 2018
RIDGE SPRING - The Security Federal Ridge Spring branch will be having a grand opening celebration this week.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 5 - June 11
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 5, 2018
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: M. Kathryn “Dot” Lewis
web posted June 5, 2018
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Pine Grove Penticostal Holiness Church Will Hold Homecoming
web posted June 5, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Pine Grove Penticostal Holiness Church will hold Homecoming 2018 on Sunday, June 10th.
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Classifieds: 2BR Rental in Edgefield
web posted June 5, 2018
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Mother’s Day Tea at WEP
web posted June 4, 2018
060418WEPEDGEFIELD - On Friday, May 18th Mrs. Wilhelm and Ms. Pedersen’s kindergarten class held their annual Mother’s Day Tea at W. E. Parker Elementary School.
Edgefield Daily




J-E-T’s 25th Young Authors’ Night
web posted June 4, 2018
060418JETJOHNSTON - Twenty-five years ago, a teacher named Pamela Cook had the idea that Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School’s curriculum should incorporate writing throughout and that this writing should be shared.
Edgefield Daily


Updated Crime Blotter
web posted June 4, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Mary Joyce F. Arnold
web posted June 4, 2018
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Obituary: Mrs. Virginia Mobley Johnson
web posted June 3, 2018
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DES Students Say "No to Drugs"
web posted June 2, 2018
060218DESTRENTON - The students at Douglas Elementary School just completed another year of the "Just Say No" program.  Retired teacher Ms. Broadwater stated "This program will always have a special place in my heart".
Edgefield Daily


2018-2019 Online Registration for Returning Edgefield County Students
web posted June 2, 2018
COUNTY - If you currently have a child enrolled in an Edgefield County School, you will be receiving an informational letter with instructions on how to register your child online for the 2018-2019 school year.
Edgefield Daily

Sample Ballots for Upcoming Primaries
web posted June 1, 2018
COUNTY - Listed below are sample ballots for the upcoming primary election.  The primaries will take place on June 12, 2018.  Polls will stay open from 7am- 7pm. Edgefield Daily

JES Celebrates Career Week
web posted June 1, 2018
060118JESJOHNSTON - Johnston Elementary students, faculty, and staff recently participated in career related activities.  Monday was “JES is Crazy about Education” day.  Everyone joined in the fun by wearing school colors and crazy accessories.
Edgefield Daily



County Council To Discuss Changing Council Members Terms From Two Year To Four Year Staggered
web posted June 1, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield County Council released it's agenda for their meeting scheduled for June 7th, 6:00 PM, at the Edgefield County Council chambers. 
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Edgefield County Transportation Committee Releases Agenda for June 7th Meeting
web posted June 1, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield County Transportation Committee will have a meeting at 4:00 PM on June 7th in the Edgefield County Council chambers.  A vote may be held on any and all agenda items.
Edgefield Daily


Crime Blotter; Playing Catch Up
web posted June 1, 2018
COUNTY - I appreciate everyone's patience as I catch up the Crime Blotter.  I had been out of town for a week attending a graduation.  May 1st through May 15th has been posted.  More to come.
Edgefield Daily 


Johnston to Hold Final Community Concert in the Park
web posted May 31, 2018
053118STHSJazzJOHNSTON - The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) third and final, springtime Concert in the Park will be held on June 1, 7-8 p.m., in Mims Park and will feature the Strom Thurmond High School “Swingin’ Governors” Jazz Ensemble.


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Ridge Spring-Monetta Class of '66 Holds Reunion
web posted May 31, 2018
053118RSMclassof66COUNTY - Ridge Spring-Monetta's Class of '66 held their reunion Saturday, May 19, 2018.  The classmates had not gathered in quite a while.
Edgefield Daily



Strom Thurmond High School Class of 2018 Clinches Over 6 Million in Scholarship Money
web posted May 31, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Strom Thurmond High School Class of 2018 will start college with over 6 million dollars of scholarship money.  The scholarships represent an incredible investment in our youth, that will pay life-long dividends to the community.
Edgefield Daily

Manhunt Suspended
web posted May 30, 2018
COUNTY - The manhunt for Allen Langford has been suspended. Langford was found on May 30, 2018 inside a motel room in Aiken, SC, and is now in police custody.  Thank you to the Edgefield County Sheriff's Department for all your hard work.

LoriAnne Brazell Hutto Foundation's Annual Benefit This Weekend
web posted May 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The LoriAnne Brazell Hutto Foundation will host it's annual BBQ chicken sale and yard sale this Saturday, June 2nd, at the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 29 - June 4
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 30, 2018
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

Antioch Baptist Church in Saluda Invites Public to Pre-Father's Day Program
web posted May 30, 2018
SALUDA - Rev. RC Oglesby, Pastor of Antioch Baptist Church on Hwy. 178S in Saluda wishes to invite the public to their Pre-Father's Day Program which will be held on Saturday, June 9th, at 5:00 pm.
Edgefield Daily


Manhunt in Trenton Area
web posted May 29, 2018
TRENTON - The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office has told Edgefield Daily that a manhunt is underway in the Trenton area.
Edgefield Daily

Bowser-Thompson Wedding
web posted May 29, 2018
052918bowser-thompsonMERRIWETHER – Miss Kalei Mariah Bowser became the bride of Mr. George Miller Thompson at 5 o'clock, Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta.  Reverend Lance Thomas of Republican Baptist Church officiated.
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Hydrangea - The "Old Money" Plant
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted May 29, 2018
GARDENING - Being raised in South Carolina, I have always loved walking through old southern gardens.  Seeing all the varieties of old, colorful, graceful plants.
Edgefield Daily


Patriot's Smokehouse Offers Sunday Buffet
web posted May 29, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Have you been wondering what certain items on the menu taste like, but just haven't tried them yet?
Edgefield Daily


Memorial Day: All Gave Some, Some Gave All
web posted May 28, 2018
COUNTY - With America honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country today, Edgefield Daily asked several local veterans; What does Memorial Day mean to you?
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Edgefield County School District Celebrates Milestones
web posted May 26, 2018
JOHNSTON - On May 17, friends and family gathered in Strom Thurmond High School’s cafeteria to recognize employees with twenty years of service and this year’s retirees.
Edgefield Daily


Letter From Reader: Aunt Educates Public About Neurological Disease - Seeks Support
web posted May 26, 2018
COUNTY - My name is Dr. Donna M. Bryan, PhD.  I thought I would use my writing skills to reach out to different news media to tell you a story about my seven year old nephew and the help he desperately needs at this point in his life.This story matters because Ricky has a neurological disease called Cerebellar Hypoplasia that affects only 1 in 125,000 children born every year.
Edgefield Daily

Memorial Day Ceremony on May 28, 2018
web posted May 25, 2018
PSA - There will be a Memorial Day Cereomy held from 10:00-11:00am on the Edgefield Town Square in Edgefield, SC between Crouch (ACE) Hardware and the old Plantation House Hotel.
Edgefield Daily

STHS Alumni Give Back to School
web posted May 25, 2018
JOHNSTON - George Buggs III, STHS Class of 2002, recently organized a group of volunteers to present to ninth graders at STHS. “I have been blessed and I want to share and help students,” explained Buggs.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary; Larry W. Lybrand
web posted May 24, 2018
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Wandering Minds; Reader Seeks Elections Information
web posted May 24, 2018
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Edgefield County School District Discusses Facility Needs
web posted May 24, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - The bond secured by Edgefield County School District in 1991 was paid off in March of 2018. That bond provided for the construction of three new schools and the renovation of four others.
Edgefield Daily

Thurmond Turfgrass Team Claims State Championship
web posted May 24, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center FFA Turfgrass Team won their 5th State Turfgrass Management Championship this Saturday May 12, 2018 on the Campus of Piedmont Technical College in Saluda S.C.
Edgefield Daily


Strom Thurmond Agricultural Student Invited to Attends SC Commissioner’s School of Agriculture
web posted May 24, 2018
052418ElizabethVerderyJOHNSTON - Elizabeth Verdery, a rising senior at Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center, was recently selected by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University to attend the 2018 South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture.
Edgefield Daily




Fox Creek High School - Class of 2018
web posted May 23, 2018
COUNTY - The graduation for Fox Creek High School is May 31 at 7 pm.  It will be held in the gym.  The Valedictorian is Briannah Lea Woodhams, and the Salutatorian is Adam Jeffrey Weeks.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
Edgefield Daily


SC Ranks No. 9 in National Review of State Transparency Websites
web posted May 23, 2018
STATE -  Columbia, S.C. – State Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom’s S.C. Fiscal Transparency Website ranks No. 9 nationally in a new report evaluating the quality and user-friendliness of all 50 states’ transparency websites.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary; Lawrence “Larry” D. Oliveri
web posted May 23, 2018
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Pampered Chef Party to Benefit State Trooper Tim Edwards
web posted May 22, 2018
COUNTY - There will be an online pampered chef party to help raise funds for state trooper Tim Edwards.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 22 - May 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 22, 2018
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

Edgefield County Republican Party Entertaining Primary Candidates; Invites Public
web posted May 22, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield County Republican Party would like to remind all Republican Primary Voters about our meeting tonight at 7pm at the County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield (behind the Courthouse).
Edgefield Daily


New Classifieds; Rental Home and Job Opportunity
web posted May 22, 2018
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JES Young Authors Join in Celebration
web posted May 21, 2018
JES Young
                                                        AuthorsJOHNSTON - The Edgefield Reading Council recently honored Edgefield County School District Young Authors at a ceremony hosted by Fox Creek High School.
Edgefield Daily



Memorial Day Office Closings
web posted May 21, 2018
COUNTY -  The following Edgefield County offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.
Edgefield Daily


Community Yard Sale
web posted May 21, 2018
PSA -  Community yard sale and booth spaces available in Strom Thurmond High School parking lot for the annual Hwy 23 Yard Sale at 1131 Columbia Rd, Johnston hosted by Strom Thurmond Band Booster Club and SC State Champion Rebel Regiment Marching Band.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary; Sarah H. Wates
web posted May 21, 2018
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Obituary; James C. Wise, Jr.
web posted May 21, 2018
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Winners announced for Johnston Peach Blossom Festival’s Bass Fishing Tournament
web posted May 17, 2018
peach
                                                        blossom bass
                                                        fishing
                                                        tournamentJOHNSTON - The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival announced today the winners of the 5th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, held as part of the Festival.
Edgefield Daily



J-E-T Sixth Grade Math and Science Grant
web posted May 17, 2018
JOHNSTON - The sixth grade math and science teachers at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School were awarded the Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Grant this spring.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary: M. Janet Morgan Hill
web posted May 17, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Name Released in Fatal Accident
web posted May 16, 2018
TRENTON -  The name of the deceased from yesterday's accident has been released.
Edgefield Daily

STCTC Students Pass Cosmetology State Board Examination
web posted May 16, 2018
stctc pass
                                                        boardJOHNSTON - Seven STCTC (Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center) seniors traveled to Columbia, SC on April 9, 2018 to take the six and half hour Practical Examination for their Cosmetology license.
Edgefield Daily


American Red Cross Reminds South Carolina to Stay Weather Aware
web posted May 16, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - As the threat of heavy rains and the potential for flooding comes to South Carolina this week, the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross is reminding everyone to stay weather aware.
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Update on Fatal Accident in Edgefield County
web posted May 15, 2018
TRENTON - We have learned new information from the fatal accident that happened this afternoon.
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Fatal Accident in Edgefield County
web posted May 15, 2018
EDGEFIELD - A fatal accident this afternoon claims the life of one person.
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Kangaroo Spotted in Clarks Hill
web posted May 15, 2018
MCCORMICK - The McCormick County Sheriff's Office is responding to an unusual animal call this morning
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Tillman Law Firm Expresses Gratitude to Emergency Personnel
web posted May 15, 2018
COUNTY - The Tillman Law Firm would like to express their gratitude to all EMS, Fire, and Law Enforcement Personnel, by offering free snacks and drinks.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 15 - May 21
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web posted May 15, 2018
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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BBQ Fundraiser a Big Success
web posted May 14, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The BBQ Fundraiser held at the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop last Saturday, was a huge success.
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Strom Thurmond Basketball Camp
web posted May 14, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Strom Thurmond Basketball Programs are hosting a basketball camp.
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When You Believe Prom
web posted May 14, 2018
COUNTY - When you Believe Prom; an exceptional night for exceptional guests.  This is an open invitation to guest ages 12-80 with special needs.  Spread the word!
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Obituary: Alleen Mathis Miller
web posted May 12, 2018
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STCTC Building Construction Student Build Deer Stands
web posted May 10, 2018
051018STCTCJOHNSTON - First year Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) Building Construction students recently built dear stands for a community member.
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HOSA Sponsors Blood Drive at Strom Thurmond Career Center
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - The Blood Mobile will be at Strom Thurmond Career Center on Friday, May 11th from 10am-2pm.
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Reminder: The Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo Scheduled For May 12
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - Everyone is invited to attend the Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo on May 12th.  The event will be held at Lick Fork Lake from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  Ages 12 and under accompanied by an adult can enter the event.
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Reminder: BBQ Fundraiser for S.C State Trooper
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - There will be a BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser may 12th at The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop.
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County - Notice of a Public Hearing Prior to Final Action by The County Council of Edgefield County to Enter Into Ordinances
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - Pursuant to South Carolina Code Section 4-9-140, 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 Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Summer Feeding Program For At Risk Children
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - Hungry No More, a non-for-profit serving Aiken, Edgefield and Barnwell counties of South Carolina, feeds at risk children through after school and summer feeding programs.
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New Post: Wandering Minds
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Greg Anderson Announces Candidacy for Probate Judge
web posted May 9, 2018
Greg
                                                        AndersonPRESS RELEASE - Probate Judge Greg Anderson has announced his candidacy for Probate Judge in the following press release.
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Edgefield County School District Discusses Facility Needs
web posted May 9, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - With the assistance of a consulting firm, the district has completed the first steps of a facility needs assessment.  The purpose of the study is to provide factual information regarding current and future needs.
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U. S. Attorney Announces Local Meme Winners
web posted May 9, 2018
JOHNSTON - In light of the gun atrocities affecting public schools, the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice provided a statewide contest for students to inform our state of their vision to deter school gun atrocities and make sure school environments stay safe.
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The Science of Mother's Day
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted May 9, 2018

GARDEN - In 1914, the United States government officially recognized Mother's Day as a national holiday.  Typical celebrations honor the family matriarch with gifts, one of the top gifts being…flowers. 
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Obituary: Mr. Milledge H. Hall, Jr
web posted May 9, 2018
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UPDATE: One Dead Following Pool Room Shooting
web posted May 8, 2018
JOHNSTON - We have learned that one person has passed following last night's shooting at the Johnston Pool Rom.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 8 - May 14
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web posted May 8, 2018
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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DES Students Read
web posted May 8, 2018
050818DESTRENTON - Students in Mrs. Michelle Smith’s third grade class at Douglas Elementary School have been learning how to read with expression.
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UPDATE: Johnston Pool Room Shooting
web posted May 7, 2018
JOHNSTON - Edgefield Daily has confirmed with the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office that the suspect in tonight's shooting has been detained.
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BREAKING: Shooting at Johnston Pool Room
web posted May 7, 2018
JOHNSTON - A shooting occurred late afternoon on Monday. May 7 at the Johnston Pool Room.
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Students Receive Hagan Scholarships
web posted May 7, 2018
050718STHSJOHNSTON - Bethany Crawford, Avion Mahoney, Thomas McCain and Gracie Herrin each received a Hagan Scholarship.
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S.T.E.A.M. at WEP
web posted May 7, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Jennifer Rice, third grade math and science teacher at W. E. Parker Elementary School, wrote a grant which was funded by the Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County.
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer falls to Bishop England High School 3-0 In Second Round Action of The AAA Playoffs
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Agenda For Edgefield County Council Meeting For May 8th at 6:00 PM
See the agenda for the Edgefield County Council Meeting here.
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JES 3rd Graders Rock
web posted May 5, 2018
050518JESJOHNSTON - Johnston Elementary 3rd grade students have been learning about the composition of Earth and the processes that shape its surface.
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Congressman Jeff Duncan Community Office Hours
web posted May 5, 2018
STATE -  Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) just wrapped up a robust district work period meeting with hundreds of constituents throughout the Third Congressional District.
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BBQ Fundraiser for S.C State Trooper
web posted May 4, 2018
COUNTY - There will be a BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser may 12th at The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop.
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Edgefield Baptist Association Receives Honor
web posted May 4, 2018
050418BaptistsEDGEFIELD - On Sunday, April 15, Carolina Health Centers, Inc.  headquartered in Greenwood, S.C., presented Edgefield Baptist Association with a plaque expressing their gratitude for contributions to the CHC Migrant Program.
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Strom Thurmond DECA Competes in International Competition
web posted May 4, 2018
050418DECAJOHNSTON - Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center students competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on April 20th through April 25th.
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MMS Goes to Engineering Competition
web posted May 4, 2018
050418MMSMERRIWETHER - Merriwether Middle School students from Ms. Amber Bryan’s Gateway Technology class went to USC on March 13, 2018 for the annual Engineering Competition.
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May 3rd - National Day Of Prayer
web posted May 3, 2018
NATION - Dr. Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, announced last week that the theme of the 2018 observance will be “Pray for America – Unity,” based upon Ephesians 4:3, which challenges believers to mobilize unified public prayer for America, "Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace."
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Unusual Visitors Come to J-E-T
web posted May 3, 2018
050318JETJOHNSTON - Sixth grade science teacher Ms. Pamela Bates was pleased to invite Mr. Sean Poppy of the Savannah River Site Ecology Lab to Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School.
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The Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo Scheduled For May 12
web posted May 3, 2018
COUNTY - Everyone is invited to attend the Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo on May 12th.
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Water Gardens - General Tips For Your Tranquil Paradise

By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted May 3, 2018
GARDENING -  Water gardens are definitely my favorite style of gardening.  Probably, because you don't have to water plants as much and I enjoy the peace and tranquility a water garden provides.
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A Night Of Games - Hosted By Edgefield County Chamber Of Commerce and Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted May 3, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival will host A Night of Games, Thursday, May 3rd   beginning at 6:00 pm at the American Legion Building, 99 Lee Street, Johnston, SC.
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4-H Summer Fun - Registration Information For Camps
web posted May 3, 2018
4H Emblem
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer beat Georgetown High School 4-1 In First Round of Playoffs
web posted May 3, 2018
SPORTS - In the first round of the AAA playoffs, the Rebels came back from a 1-0 deficit to record a 4-1 victory over Georgetown High School.
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Bee-Bots on the Move at WEP
web posted May 2, 2018
050218WEPEDGEFIELD - The first through third grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classes at W. E. Parker Elementary School have been learning to code computers with a curriculum from CODE.org.
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Pistol and Stereo Equipment Taken
web posted May 2, 2018
JOHNSTON - A sheriff's deputy was dispatched to Berry Farm Road on Sunday, April 29th, in reference to a larceny.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Timberland High School 4-3
web posted May 2, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Rebels fell to Timberland 4-3 on Monday on the final play of the game, ending their season.
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Strom Thurmond Varsity Baseball - District V Champions!
web posted May 1, 2018
SPORTS - The Rebels win in dramatic fashion, 5-2 over Bluffton.
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Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 5 - Grand Marshal: Monroe Kneece; Scholarship Winner Gracie Herrin
web posted May 1, 2018
JOHNSTON - This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, a cruise-in, and much more. The popular Festival is now in its 35th year.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 1 - May 7
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web posted May 1, 2018
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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J-E-T Students Sample the Swamp
web posted May 1, 2018
050118JETJOHNSTON - During the week of March 26, 2018, 7th grade science classes at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School took field trips to Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta, GA.
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Johnston to Hold Second Community Concert in the Park
web posted May 1, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) second springtime Concert in the Park will be held on May 4, 7-8 p.m., in Mims Park and will feature the Edgefield County Mass Gospel Choir.
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Episcopal Church of the Ridge’s Participation In Peach Blossom Festival Benefits Johnston Food Bank
web posted May 1, 2018
TRENTON - The Episcopal Church of the Ridge is participating in Johnston’s Peach Blossom Festival on Saturday, May 5. The church is setting up a tent to sell Watsonia Peach Ice Cream and bottled water. All proceeds will be donated to the Johnston Food Bank.
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DES Students Gets A Surprise Visit
web posted April 30, 2018
043018DESTRENTON - Students at Douglas Elementary School were surprised to get a visit from the Augusta Green Jackets mascot “Auggie."
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Strong Week For Rebel Varsity Baseball
web posted April 30, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond High School varsity baseball program had a strong week last week during their games.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball beat Wade Hampton High School 4-3 In Exciting Finish
web posted April 30, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Rebels entered the seventh inning down a run and facing the end of their season Saturday.
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Living Word Fellowship Youth Fundraiser Fish Plate Sale
web posted April 30, 2018
TRENTON - Living Word Fellowship Youth Fundraiser Fish Plate Sale. 
When: May 5, 2018 starting at 11:30am-until.
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted April 30, 2018
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JES Artists of the Month
web posted April 28, 2018
042818JESJOHNSTON - There is an artist in each of us and Bailey Amick, Johnston Elementary art teacher, has worked diligently this year to prove that adage.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Aynor High School 5-0
web posted April 28, 2018
SPORTS - Strom Thurmond opened the AAA State Playoffs with a 5-0 loss to Aynor on Thursday. The Rebels got solid pitching and defense, but could not get any runners across the plate against stout Blue Jacket pitching and defense.
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Obituary: Payne Whatley, Jr.
web posted April 28, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball Loses to Edisto High School 2-1
web posted April 28, 2018
SPORTS - A walk-off left Strom Thurmond on the wrong end of a 2-1 defeat to Edisto on Wednesday. The game was a tiebreaker to settle third and fourth place in Region V-AAA.
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STCTC Selects Outstanding Students for Third Nine Weeks
web posted April 27, 2018
JOHNSTON - Twelve Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center students were recognized for academic achievement and outstanding performance.
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When You Believe Prom
web posted April 27, 2018
COUNTY - When you Believe Prom; an exceptional night for exceptional guests.  This is an open invitation to guest ages 12-80 with special needs.  Spread the word!
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IRS, Security Summit Partners warn of new twist on phone scam; crooks direct taxpayers to IRS.gov to “verify” calls
web posted April 27, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - The Internal Revenue Service today warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills.
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Lady Rebels Take 2nd At Varsity Track Meet - Boys Team Also Secures 2nd
web posted April 26, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond High School Girls Varsity Track team placed 2nd out of six teams at a Region V AAA track meet in Gilbert, S.C.
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New Posts In The Wandering Minds
web posted April 26, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer beat Brookland-Cayce High School 2-1
web posted April 26, 2018
SPORTS - In the final region game of the season, Strom Thurmond High School defeated Brookland-Cayce by the score of 2-1.
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Classifieds: Check Out The Yard Sale Coming Up
web posted April 26, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Edisto High School 7-2
web posted April 26, 2018
SPORTS - Strom Thurmond lost to Edisto on Tuesday night. The loss creates a tie for third place in Region V-AAA.
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Break-In On Bettis Academy Extension
web posted April 25, 2018
TRENTON - The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office was called Sunday when a Bettis Academy Extension woman noticed items missing from her home.
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Long Cane Road Home Burglarized
web posted April 25, 2018
EDGEFIELD - A Long Cane Road resident called the police when she discovered that her home had been broken in to.  She had left home Sunday morning, and was notified around 12:30 pm that her back door was open.
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Classifieds; New Job Listing & Home For Sale