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  Proverbs 22:6 "Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it."


Jequan 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
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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
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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.
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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.
Edgefield Daily

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. 
Edgefield Daily

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.
Edgefield Daily

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
Edgefield Daily

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.
Edgefield Daily

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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Herrin Joins STCTC Team
web posted August 30, 2017
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                                                          joins stctc
                                                          teamJOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) is excited to welcome former Health Science Instructor back to the STCTC staff to teach Sports Medicine.
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Social Media Exposes Local Students Running Amok
web posted August 30, 2017
JOHNSTON – On August 21st, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Department was notified of an Instagram video of individuals running across the rooftop of school buses.  The deputy was advised of another video showing unknown persons driving the green STHS golf cart on the football field.
Edgefield Daily

Car Break-Ins On the Rise in Merriwether Area
web posted August 30, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Seven different individuals have made contact with the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office after their vehicles were broken into.
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Edgefield County Labor Day Office Closings
web posted August 30, 2017
COUNTY – The following is a list of offices in Edgefield County that will be closed Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day.
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JES Treated to the Sun and Moon
web posted August 29, 2017
JES
                                                          treated to sun
                                                          and moonJOHNSTON – In preparation for the solar eclipse on August 21, every student at Johnston Elementary was taught a lesson about the eclipse. The lessons included the reasons the eclipse would occur, the safe way to view the eclipse, and some of the possible results of the eclipse.  To make the lessons even more fun, the students were given MoonPies and Sunny Delight, perfect snacks for a solar eclipse.
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Soda Cans Left Behind at Crime Scenes
web posted August 29, 2017
EDGEFIELD – In two separate crime scenes, both involving tractors, a soda can was left behind at both incident locations.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Aug 29- Sep 4
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 29, 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: Frankie Allen
web posted August 29, 2017
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Week 2;  Aiken Hornets vs.  Strom Thurmond Rebels
web posted August 28, 2017
SPORTS – The Rebels solidly defeated the Aiken Hornets 37-6 on Friday night in Johnston. 
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September is National Recovery Month, and Cornerstone invites you to celebrate With Them
web posted August 28, 2017
EDGEFIELD – This annual celebration began as a way to shine a light on substance use and mental health disorders and to honor individuals and families who are in long-term recovery while spreading the message to those still struggling with substance use disorders that recovery is possible!!!
Edgefield Daily

ECSD Free Parent Workshop; Managing Behavior at Home
web posted August 28, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE –  FREE Parent Workshop
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Strom Thurmond Vs. Aiken High School
web posted August 25, 2017
SPORTS– The Strom Thurmond Rebels will take on Aiken High School this afternoon.  The game begins at 7:30 pm, and will be played at Strom Thurmond. Come out and support your Rebels! 

Liens and Lawsuits Filed Against Local Church
web posted August 25, 2017
TRENTON – Public documents obtained by the Edgefield Daily reveal that a local Church has a mechanic's lien, and a lawsuit placed against them.
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Obituary: Eunice McDaniel Gilliland
web posted August 25, 2017
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Obituary: W. Hammond West
web posted August 25, 2017
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Social Security Card Uploaded to Social Media
web posted August 24, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A Merriwether man had his PlayStation stolen and his social security number compromised.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Aug 22- Aug 28
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 24, 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

Bids to Upgrade Fleet Fuel Management System.
web posted August 24, 2017
NOTICE – The Edgefield County Government is soliciting bids to Upgrade our Fleet Fuel Management System.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Football beat Saluda High School 35-6
web posted August 24, 2017
SPORTS – Strom Thurmond Rebels opened the 2017 season with a big win over rival Saluda 35-6.
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Watch the Eclipse Live With NASA
web posted August 21, 2017
NASA – On August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Viewers around the world will be provided a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station – each offering a unique vantage point for the celestial event.Watch live beginning at 12.
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Today Is the Big Day: The Great American Eclipse
web posted August 21, 2017
COUNTY – By now, most of you are prepared, and excited for what will take place this afternoon when the moon blocks out the sun, and an eclipse captivates the county.
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16th Annual Aiken Coin & Currency Show
web posted August 21, 2017
AIKEN – On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Aiken Coin Club will host its 16th annual show at the Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, in Aiken, SC.
Edgefield Daily

UPDATE: Caitlin Van Zant Made Contact With Family
web posted August 18, 2017
COUNTY – After seeing her story on Facebook, Caitlin Van Zant made contact with her family.
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MISSING PERSON:
Caitlin Van Zant
web posted August 17, 2017
COUNTY – The family of Caitlin Van Zant has reported their daughter missing, after being unable to contact her for several weeks.
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Edgefield County Solar Eclipse Information
web posted August 17, 2017
COUNTY – As the search for glasses to view the eclipse becomes harder every day, we asked the Town Hall of Edgefield for some information on the solar eclipse glasses, and the event they will be hosting August 21.
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Obituary: Mrs. Mary McCullough Moseley
web posted August 17, 2017
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Broken Hearts and Broken Windows
web posted August 16, 2017
TRENTON – A Trenton man called law enforcement after an argument escalated between him, and his girlfriend.
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Two Handguns Stolen from Vehicle 
web posted August 16, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Two handguns were reported stolen out of a white Ford Taurus.
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Press Release: a2b Fulfillment Adds Third Facility in Trenton, South Carolina
web posted August 16, 2017
TRENTON – a2b Fulfillment has announced that the company has added an additional 170,000 square foot facility in Trenton, S.C.   
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:Aug 15- Aug 21
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 15, 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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NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse
web posted August 15, 2017
STATE – More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely.
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Edgefield County Listening Tour
web posted August 14, 2017
EDGEFIELD – This week is the Listening Tour, which will be held in Edgefield.  The Listening Tours are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions. The meeting is for the entire county.
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Obituaries:
P. Marion Quarles Jr.
J. "Becky" Parkman Allen
Jerry Leon Gambrell Jr.
James B. Ryder
Jean Bonnette Holston
web posted August 14, 2017
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Engagement Announcement: Bowser - Thompson
web posted August 11, 2017
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                                                          engagementANNOUNCEMENT –  Mr. and Mrs. Scott Bowser of North Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kalei Mariah Bowser, to Mr. George Miller Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clay Thompson of Edgefield, South Carolina.
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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
web posted August 11, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by Edgefield County, South Carolina that a Public Hearing will be held relating to an ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a fee in lieu of tax agreement between the County and Project Satyr.
Edgefield Daily

Daughter Strikes Father Several Times With Hammer
web posted August 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – After discussing school issues with his daughter, an Edgefield father was struck in the back several times with a hammer.
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Mother In Violation of Child Restraints & Simple Possession 
web posted August 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield mother was issued a ticket for violating child restraints, and simple possession of marijuana after a traffic stop.
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Obituary: V. Dennis McDaniel
web posted August 9, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:Aug 8- Aug 14
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 8, 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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Greg Anderson Named Edgefield County Probate Judge
web posted August 7, 2017
COUNTY – Senator Shane Massey has informed Edgefield Daily that Mr. Greg Anderson has been appointed Edgefield County Probate Judge.
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Obituary: John Dennis Culbertson
web posted August 7, 2017
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Obituary: George Owen Fulmer
web posted August 7, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Joseph Emmet King
web posted August 7, 2017
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Fox Creek High School Registration
web posted August 4, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Fox Creek High School registration will be held August 8 and 9 in the Commons.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:August 1- August 7
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 4, 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: Steven Barry Blizard
web posted August 4, 2017
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Kids Korner Childcare Center Now Enrolling 
web posted August 2, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Kids Korner Afterschool and Homework Center program will begin on August 17, 2017.
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American Red Cross Assisting Family in Edgefield after Severe Weather
web posted August 2, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Buncome Street in Edgefield, was damaged by severe weather. The Red Cross is helping five adults by providing financial assistance for food, clothing, lodging and other essentials, and comfort kits containing personal hygiene items.
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