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Verse for the Day:
  Isaiah 40:30-31  "Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.."


Press Release: Piedmont Tech Ties in with Yellow Ribbon to Make Veterans’ Tuition Affordable
web posted June 26, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – College is going to be more affordable for veterans in the area thanks to a new initiative at Piedmont Technical College.
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Edgefield County 10U All Stars Begin Title Defense With Win
By Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted June 26, 2017
SPORTS – Bryston Bryant would get the start on the bump for the Edgefield County and pick up the win as the defending District 3 Champions shut out Upper Abbeville, 10-0. 
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Listening Tour: McKendree Life Center
web posted June 26, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Tuesday night is the second meeting for the Listening Tour. It will be held in Edgefield. These are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions. Attached you will find the June 27, 2017 Listening Tour meeting agenda. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM in the McKendree Life Center located at 565 Hwy 378 E. in Edgefield.
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Obituary: Mr. John Albert Misner
web posted June 26, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 20- June 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 20, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 20, 2017
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Touch an Animal Day
web posted June 19, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Georgia – The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Lab, studies the environment and puts an emphasis on being hands-on with their education.
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Johnston Town Council June 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted June 19, 2017
JOHNSTON – Annette Holloway, a Johnston entrepreneur, challenged the Johnston Development Corporation, the Town of Johnston and its residents to do more to promote tourism and growth at Monday night’s Town Council meeting.
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Riot at Trenton Correctional Institute
web posted June 15, 2017
TRENTON – Just before midnight, on June 14, a riot broke out at the Trenton Correctional institute, where 6 officers were injured.
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Shots Fired at Truck on Woodlawn Road
web posted June 15, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Last week. a man contacted law enforcement after his truck was shot at while traveling down Woodlawn Road.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 13- June 19
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 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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Ham Radio Emergency Exercise
web posted June 15, 2017
PSA – Members of the Edgefield County Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 – 25, 2017 at the Edgefield City Police and Fire Station.
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Notice Of A Public Hearing Prior to Final Action By The County Council Of Edgefield County to Enter Into An Ordinances
web posted June 15, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by the County Council of Edgefield County (the “County Council”) that a public hearing for the below-referenced Ordinances will be held at the Council Chambers of the County Council, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield, SC 29824, at 6:00 p.m. on July 6, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Obituary: Johanna S. Starr
web posted June 15, 2017
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 15, 2017
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Strom Thurmond FFA Turfgrass Team Wins State Title
web posted June 12, 2017
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                                                          turfgrass
                                                          teamJOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center FFA Turfgrass team won the State Title at the State Turfgrass Career Development Event (CDE) held at Piedmont Technical College in Saluda, SC on Saturday, May 13th.
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Press Release: Pendarvis Chevrolet Receives CarGurus’ “2017 Top Rated Dealer” Award for Highest Shopper Ratings
web posted June 12, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – CarGurus, a leading consumer automotive car shopping website, today announced it has named Pendarvis Chevrolet a “2017 CarGurus Top Rated Dealer.”
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Fox Creek High School Fourth Nine Weeks Honor Roll
web posted June 12, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Fox Creek High School has released their Honor Roll for the Fourth Nine weeks. Edgefield Daily congratulates the students' hard work to excel in their education.
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Updated Information on the "Bookman"
web posted June 9, 2017
COUNTY – We have heard from several of our readers over their concern of the "Bookman" showing up on their door, and we have some updated information for you.
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Be On the Lookout for Man in Blue Car Selling Books
web posted June 9, 2017
COUNTY – Over the past week, nearly 5 police reports have been filed in reference to a young man in a blue car stopping by homes attempting to sell books. All reports have been filed in the Merriwether area,
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Summer Reading Kick-Off At WEP
web posted June 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – W. E. Parker kicked off its summer reading program on Thursday, May 25. At 8:30 am, the program began with Coach Antwaun Hillary introducing four outstanding athletes, Carolyn Guess, Ashlee Chinn, Dalton Bodie, and Ty Johnson.
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Edgefield Town Council June 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted June 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – At Monday night’s Edgefield Town Council meeting, much of the talk still centered around the Streetscape Project, In that respect, Council adopted a resolution to approve a land appraisal for tax map #137-02-02-014 for the Streetscape CDBG Grant.
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Notice Of A Public Hearing Prior to Final Action By The County Council Of Edgefield County to Enter Into An Ordinances
web posted June 9, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by the County Council of Edgefield County (the "County Council") that a public hearing for the below-referenced Ordinances will be held at the Council Chambers of the County Council.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 9, 2017
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Edgefield County EMS receives American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Award
web posted June 8, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Edgefield County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Bronze Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
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Edgefield County Council June 2017 Meeting
By April Tomkinson
web posted June 8, 2017
COUNTY – June’s County Council meeting was held Tuesday evening in the Council Chambers. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 6- June 12
web posted June 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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Edgefield County Law Officers Association Donates to the Local FFA Chapter
web posted June 5, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Edgefield County Law Officers Association presented a $200 donation to the Strom Thurmond FFA Chapter at the Annual Fishing Rodeo on Saturday, May 13th to help support their trip to the State FFA Convention in Clemson this summer.
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Gleamns: Head Start/  Early Head Start Applications
web posted June 5, 2017
EDGEFIELD – GLEAMNS Head Start/Early Head Start is accepting applications for the 2017 – 2018 school year. 
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Lost Dog: Last Seen in Trenton Area
web posted June 5, 2017
TRENTON – Bailey, a beagle mix was last seen in the Trenton area on Windy Ridge Road.  If you have any information please contact the owners.  They're information can be found by clicking on the link.
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ECDYB Names All Stars
web posted June 5, 2017
SPORTS – Edgefield County Recreational Director, Nick Wates is proud to announce the members of 2017 Edgefield County Dixie Youth Machine Pitch and Minor League All Star teams.
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Johnston Farmer's & Artist's Market
web posted June 5, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Johnston Farmer's and Artist's Market will begin its new season on Thursday, June 8th.
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STCTC Selects Outstanding Students for Fourth Nine Weeks
web posted May 31, 2017
JOHNSTON – Twelve Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center students were recognized for academic achievement and outstanding performance.
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Memorial Day
web posted May 30, 2017
COUNTY – ”Greater love hath no man than he give his life for another,” the Bible tells us and with yesterday being Memorial Day it is so befitting those who have given their life so that we may enjoy the freedom we take for granted
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Obituary: Wayne E. Langley
web posted May 30, 2017
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STHS Track Members Exceled In State Championship
web posted May 26, 2017
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                                                          trackSPORTS– The Strom Thurmond High School track members competed in the State Championship on May 13th, 2017 at Spring Valley High School.
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Memorial Day Closings
web posted May 26, 2017
COUNTY – The following is a list of all the county offices that will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
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Vehicle Pursuit Leads to the Arrest of Man Facing Felony Charges
web posted May , 2017
COUNTY – A vehicle pursuit that started in Greenwood County made its way into Edgefield, where a man facing two counts of attempted murder was arrested.
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Sheriff's Office Arrests 6 for Drug Violation/Possession
web posted May 24, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office made at least 6 arrests last week for drug violation and possession.
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School District Participates in Summer Food Service Program
web posted May 24, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 23- May 27
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 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

Merriwether Students are Running with the Wind
web posted May 22, 2017
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                                                          students
                                                          running with
                                                          the windMERRIWETHER – Each spring, Merriwether Elementary students in first through fifth grades are invited to join the Charging Colts Running Club.
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Alumni Basketball Tournament
web posted May 22, 2017
JOHNSTON – FORMAT  A Strom Thurmond alumni basketball tournament will be held next month, as a fundraiser for back to school items for Edgefield County.
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Act Now to Recognize Loved Ones in the 2018 Johnston Community Calendar
web posted May 22, 2017
JOHNSTON – What’s more important than recognizing a loved one’s birthday or anniversary or to memorialize a family member who has passed?
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Strom Thurmond DECA Attends International Competition in California
web posted May 19, 2017
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                                                          decaJOHNSTON – Four DECA members from Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center had the privilege of traveling to Anaheim, California April 25-30, 2017 to compete on the International level.
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Public Notice: Bid for Storm Water Planning
web posted May 19, 2017
COUNTY – he County of Edgefield is seeking the services of a qualified consulting engineering firm to prepare a study of funding sources to develop and implement a comprehensive Storm Water Master Plan.
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Press Release: Cumbee Center Hosts Training
web posted May 19, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Cumbee Center is hosting a series of free trainings this summer at the Aiken Technical College Amphitheater. 
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Obituary: Adam Wesley Crow
web posted May 19, 2017
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STHS Hosts Awards Night, and College and Military Signing Day
web posted May 17, 2017
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                                                          awards nightJOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond High School held Awards Night May 8th.  College and military signing day were held the following day.  Numerous students were recognized during these special events.
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Mount Vintage Ranked One of Three Top Courses
web posted May 17, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel has ranked Mount Vintage Golf Club as one of three top courses in the "Best You Can Play" for the Midland's region.
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WEP’s Kristi Palma Honored at Golden Apple Ceremony
web posted May 16, 2017
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                                                          palma golden
                                                          apple awardEDGEFIELD – W. E. Parker’s fourth grade teacher, Kristi Palma, was honored at the Golden Apple Black Tie Ceremony on Friday, May 5 at six in the evening.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 16- May 22
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 16 , 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

Press Release: Petroleum Pipeline Study Committee
web posted May 16 , 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The General Assembly's Petroleum Pipeline Study Committee is considering matters concerning private petroleum pipeline companies and the authorization of eminent domain in South Carolina under limited circumstances.
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Obituary: Mr. James Fann
web posted May 16, 2017
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Winners announced for Johnston Peach Blossom Festival’s Bass Fishing Tournament
web posted May 15, 2017
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                                                          blossom
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON – The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival announced today the winners of the 4th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, held as part of the Festival.
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STHS/STCTC Student Selected for Boeing’s STEM Signing Day
web posted May 15, 2017
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                                                          bellJOHNSTON – Dalton Bell is representing Strom Thurmond High School and Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) as a top STEM student.
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Exploring the West: My Graduation Trip
web posted May 15, 2017
COLUMN – After completing my graduation from the University of South Carolina- Aiken, I had the opportunity to travel through the Western part of the United States.
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Edgefield Town Council May 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted May 15 , 2017
EDGEFIELD – First Reading of the Budget Ordinance and requests for use of Town property took up much of the agenda at Monday night’s meeting of the Edgefield Town Council.
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Johnston Town Council May 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted May 15, 2017
JOHNSTON – In spite of clean-up efforts from within and help from without, the Town of Johnston is still very much recovering from the ill weather and tornado that rolled through Johnston on April 5. Citizen clean-up is on-going and neighboring towns have pitched in to help.
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Parents Save Time Using On-line Registration
web posted May 15, 2017
COUNTY – Almost ten percent of the district’s currently enrolled students have registered for the ’17-’18 academic year using the new on-line registration software, InfoSnap.
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Obituary: Betty Ann Sharpe
web posted May 15, 2017
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Obituary: Clifford Williamson
web posted May 15, 2017
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Obituary: Frank Boyce Boatwright, Jr
web posted May 15, 2017
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For the Next Week....
web posted May 4, 2017
COUNTY – Some of you may know, my graduation was held last night.  For the completion of my degree, I have the opportunity to travel cross country from May 4- May 12.  Access to a computer during the travel will be rare.  Therefore, we have decided that any breaking info will be posted on our Facebook page, until I return.  Remember, even if you do not have a Facebook account, you can still see what we are posting by following this link. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

J-E-T Boys to Men Mentoring Club Holds Fifth Annual Mother and Son Banquet
web posted May 4, 2017
JOHNSTON – Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School established a club four years ago for eighth grade boys in the school who seemed to be having a difficult time, especially those who kept getting sent to in-school suspension (ISS).
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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 May 4, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by the County Council of Edgefield County (the "County Council") that a public hearing for the below-referenced Ordinances will be held at the Council Chambers of the County Council,
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Singers, Dancers and More Headline the Entertainment at This Year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted May 4, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 6 event.
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Edgefield County Council May 2017 Meeting
web posted May 4, 2017
COUNTY – There was a small crowd at the County Council meeting in early May.  Council started off by approving minutes from the Budget Work Session and the April 4th regular meeting. 
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Edgefield County Sheriff's Office Makes 39 Drug Arrests
web posted May 2, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The following is a press release from the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office in reference to the drug arrests they have made during the first quarter of the year.
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STHS Track Teams Prepare for Lower State Competition
web posted May 2, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School Boys, and Girls Track Team will be headed to Bishop England High School on May 6 to compete in the lower state competition.
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STHS H.O.S.A to Host Spaghetti Dinner
web posted May 2, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond High School HOSA club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on May 4th. Plates must be picked up between 5:30 and 7:30 in the Career Center lobby. This will benefit the trip to international competition in June. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time.

Obituary: Henry Tillman Snead
web posted May 2, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Lewis Maxwell Rutland
web posted May 2, 2017
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Fatal Accident on Columbia Road
web posted May 1, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  A tragic accident yesterday afternoon claimed the life of an elderly Edgefield man.
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STCTC FBLA Chapter Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
web posted May 1, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center FBLA Chapter is now taking orders for chicken dinner plates to support their National Trip this summer.
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Obituary: Walter Hugh Clark
web posted May 1, 2017
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Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 6
web posted April 28, 2017
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                                                          petersonJOHNSTON – 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 34th year.
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More Reports of Cars Being Shot On Martintown Road
web posted April 28, 2017
MERRIWETHER – We first reported several weeks ago about 5 cars reported being shot at on Martintown Road.  We have now learned of 2 more vehicles being shot at.
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J-E-T FCA Gives Back at Easter
web posted April 28, 2017
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                                                          easter
                                                          basketsJOHNSTON – Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) students donated items and made Easter baskets for patients at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
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Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected for Third Nine Weeks
web posted April 26, 2017
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                                                          outstanding
                                                          studentsJOHNSTON – The teachers of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) selected students for each program who excelled during the third nine weeks.
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Notice to the Public – Request for Community Input
web posted April 26, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – The followingnotice to the public has been issued by the Edgefield County School District.
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STHS Varsity Baseball falls to Wade Hampton High School 6-5
web posted April 26, 2017
SPORTS – The Rebels dropped a heart breaker on the road at Wade Hampton 6-5 to open the district playoffs.
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Obituary: Mrs. Joan Boatwright
web posted April 26, 2017
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Press Release: Community Storm Clean Up Day Announced For Johnston, SC
web posted April 25, 2017
JOHNSTON – As Johnston continues to recover from the storm that swept through the town earlier this month, April 29 has been designated as the day for the community to come together to help clean up debris from yards and the side of the road.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 25- May 1
web posted April 25, 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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STHS Baseball and Softball Beat Fox Creek,  Brookland- Cayce
web posted April 25, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School varsity baseball team played Fox Creek Friday night.  The girls varsity softball team played Brookland-Cayce Friday night.
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Chamber Sponsors Bingo as lead-in events to the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 21, 2017
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                                                          festival
                                                          bingoJOHNSTON – Citizens can participate in a Peach Blossom Festival tradition in Johnston that leads into the Festival: Bingo sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce.
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Fox Creek Seniors Enjoy “HOTLANTA!”
web posted April 21, 2017
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                                                          hotlantaMERRIWETHER – The class of 2017 from Fox Creek High School enjoyed their annual trip to Atlanta, Georgia.
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STHS Varsity Softball and Baseball
web posted April 21, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School baseball and softball teams faced off against Pelion and Swansea Wednesday night.
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STCTC Students Partner with Elementary Schools to Learn About Agriculture
web posted April 19, 2017
JOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center Agriculture Students recently got a taste of what the district focus really means, “Engaging, Empowering and Enriching” by working with local elementary students to learn about the agriculture industry.
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Job and Community Fair
web posted April 19, 2017
COUNTY – The Edgefield Council Chamber of  Commerce and the Interagency Council is sponsoring a job fair and community fair May 12 at the Edgefield PTC campus.
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Cumbee Center Hosts Trainings
web posted April 19, 2017
COUNTY – Cumbee Center is hosting a series of free trainings this summer at the Aiken Tech Amphitheater. 
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STHS Varsity Softball Beats Pelion 13-0
web posted April 19, 2017
SPORTS – Madelyn Wise didn't allow a single run as Strom Thurmond defeated Pelion 13-0 on Tuesday.
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Several Vehicles Damaged After Being Shot At
web posted April 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Several reports were filed with the Sheriff's Office after numerous cars were shot at, and damaged.
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Edgefield County School District Honor Roll 3rd Nine Weeks
web posted April 18, 2017
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County School District has released their 2nd 9-Weeks Honor Rolls below. Each school is listed independently starting with the Elementary Schools. Edgefield Daily salutes all of the students making the rolls and their hard work to maintain the high standards needed to be listed.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 18- April 24
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted April 18, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Obituary: Kathryn Rebecca Day
web posted April 18, 2017
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Two Favorites Are Back! Fishing Tournament and Cruise In Are A Part of the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 17, 2017
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                                                          festivalJOHNSTON – Two favorites – the Bass Fishing Tournament and Cruise In – are back this year at the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival, May 6, 2017.
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Johnston Town Council April 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted April 14, 2017
JOHNSTON – Johnston Town Council met Monday night following a hectic week during which a EF-2 tornado touched down in the town of Johnston and Ward, leaving extensive damage.
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Fox Creek Events: Community Cookout, and Clinic
web posted April 14, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Fox Creek High School will be hosting a community cookout, along with a free baseball and softball clinic.
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ARMC Honors Sexual Assault Survivors By Promoting Awareness
web posted April 14, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – This April, Aiken Regional Medical Centers is honoring sexual assault survivors by participating in The Clothesline Project; a nationally recognized campaign that addresses the issue of violence against women.
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Obituary: Alice Walker Robinson
web posted April 14, 2017
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Lost Dog
web posted April 12, 2017
lost dogEDGEFIELD – This dog is missing from its home on Hunter's Run in Edgefield. If you have any information on its whereabouts, please contact Edgefield Daily with any information. Thank you.


Press Release: Edgefield County Receives First Place Award
web posted April 12, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County received a first place award from the S.C. Association of Counties for prompt reporting of property and liability claims, a key factor in lowering claims cost.
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Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Power Camp
web posted April 12, 2017
EDGEFIELD – FORMAT  The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Power Camp this summer.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 11- April 17
web posted April 12, 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: Mary “Lib” Riley
web posted April 12, 2017
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Obituary: Shirley Temple Ouzts
web posted April 12, 2017
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Early Morning School Bus Fire
web posted April 7, 2017
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                                                          busJOHNSTON –  An early morning passer-by, noticed thick, dark smoke rising from the area between J.E.T and Strom Thurmond.
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EF-2 Tornado Confined in Johnston
web posted April 7, 2017
COUNTY –  The following statement is from the National Weather Service out of Columbia.
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Notice of A Public Hearing Prior to Final Action by the County Council of Edgefield County to Enter Into Ordinances
web posted April , 2017
COUNTY –  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 May 2, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Tornado Hits Johnston
web posted April 6, 2017
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                                                          tornadoJOHNSTON –  As bad weather tore through the county, Johnston seemed to get the brunt of the bad weather.
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Edgefield Town Council April 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted April 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Town Council met Monday night, April 3, with several items of interest on the agenda.
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Construction Update of the New Medical Building
web posted April 6, 2017
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                                                          hospital
                                                          buildingEDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Daily met with Carlos Milanes, CEO with Edgefield County hospital along with Travis Haltiwanger, Director of Facilities Management, to get a feel of the progress being made with the new medical center.
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From The NWTF: Humphries Appointed NWTF CEO
web posted April 6, 2017
COUNTY –  The National Wild Turkey Federation Board of Directors announced Becky Humphries as its new chief executive officer, a role she will assume effective April 10, 2017.
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Severe Weather Update

web posted April 5, 2017
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County EMA director is suggesting that