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Verse for the Day: James 4:7-8 "Submit to God.  Resist the devil and he will flee from you.  Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.  Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded."

Strong Backfield Leads Thurmond to Victory Over Saluda
web posted August 18, 2018
SPORTS - Football season officially got underway for the Strom Thurmond Rebels last night against local rival, Saluda.  Playing on Matthews Field in Saluda's, Herlong stadium, the Rebels lost the coin toss, but received the kickoff as the Tigers elected to defer until the second half.
Edgefield Daily

County Seeking Bids For Pest Control
web posted August 17, 2018
COUNTY - The County of Edgefield is soliciting bids for Pest Control Services.  Subject to the conditions and provisions set forth in the request for bid.
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Obituary: Mrs. Juanita Bledsoe Willing Smith
web posted August 17, 2018
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Reminder: 13th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Coming Soon
web posted August 16, 2018
COUNTY - The Helios Equine Rehabilitation Center presents the 13th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo at the Lazy J Arena on August 24th and 25th.
Edgefield Daily


Merriwether Fire District To Hold Annual Meeting
web posted August 16, 2018
MERRIWETHER - The annual meeting of the Merriwether Fire District will be held on
Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
Edgefield Daily


South Carolina’s Riverfront Team To Host Operation Christmas Child Project Leader Workshop

web posted August 15, 2018
NORTH AUGUSTA - Operation Christmas Child, a project of Samaritan’s Purse, collects shoebox gifts—filled with fun toys, school supplies and hygiene items—and delivers them to children in need around the world to demonstrate God's love in a tangible way.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary; Dr. Arthur A. Hagelstein
web posted August 15, 2018
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Educational Broadband WI-FI Access Project
web posted August 15, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The South Carolina Afterschool Alliance (SCAA) in partnership with South Carolina Educational Television (SCETV) will present a professional development opportunity on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 9:30 am – 11:30 am at 3 Pecan Park, Edgefield, SC 29824 (Women In Unity).
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Aug 14 - Aug 20

web posted August 14, 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

Bettis Prep to Host Open House
web posted August 14, 2018
TRENTON - Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy, a new public, charter school in Trenton, SC, will host an Open House and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Sunday, August 19, beginning at 3 p.m.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary: Robert Lee “Bob” Bowie

web posted August 13, 2018
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Cornerstone Offers Suggestions To Help Your College-Bound Student Succeed
web posted August 11, 2018
OPINION - Teresa Roy, the Director of Community Outreach urges frank discussions concerning alcohol when talking to your college-bound teenager.
Edgefield Daily


Crime Blotter Update
web posted August 11, 2018
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Man sentenced to 45 years in prison for Home Invasion      
web posted August 10, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - Robert Goodwin, Jr., age 29, of Maryland, pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the home invasion in Saluda County of the owners of Tidwell Jewelers, Lynda and Danny Tidwell.
Edgefield Daily

Ordinance Authorizing the Negotiation, Execution, and Delivery of an Agreement of Purchase and Sale, and the Conveyance of Certain Properties
web posted August 10, 2018
Edgefield County has received a request to purchase a portion of the property county property known as the Manor House to construct an assisted living facility.
Edgefield Daily


Classifieds: New Listing Under Pets
web posted August 10, 2018
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Edgefield County Educators Complete Santee Cooper’s Energy Educators Institute Summer Session
web posted August 9, 2018
COUNTY - Santee Cooper provided South Carolina Educators with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry through its annual Energy Educators Institute at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis, S.C.
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County Administrator Explains Significance of EMS Award, Adds Praise
web posted August 9, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield County EMS has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks.
Edgefield Daily

Weichert, Realtors - Pendarvis Company Adds New Agent
web posted August 9, 2018
BUSINESS - Weichert, Realtors® - Pendarvis Company, located in Edgefield, is proud to announce that REALTOR Gary Neuberg has joined their team.
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County Administrator Seeks Approval To Apply For Grant
web posted August 8, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Administrator, Tommy Paradise, sought the approval of the council to apply for $25,431,400 in grant funding.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County EMS Receives Accolades at Council Meeting
web posted August 8, 2018
COUNTY - Edgefield County EMS was deservedly recognized twice Tuesday evening at the Edgefield County Council meeting.
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Updated Agenda For Tonight's County Council Meeting
web posted August 7, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Here's an updated agenda for tonight's county council meeting.
Edgefield Daily

South Carolina Red Cross Volunteers Deploy to California
web posted August 7, 2018
STATE - Several volunteers from the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross are heading to California as wildfires continue to burn throughout many parts of the state.
Edgefield Daily


The Societal Value of American Legion Baseball
by Richard Eckstrom, South Carolina Comptroller
web posted August 7, 2018
STATE - The American Legion plays a special role in the lives of military veterans. It’s a source of fellowship, advocacy, healing, and support, as well as a venue through which its members give back to their communities.
Edgefield Daily


Classifieds:  Free Kittens
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Fatal Hit and Run
web posted August 6, 2018
EDGEFIELD - A fatal hit and run happened Saturday morning around 1:15 am, near the intersection of Jeter Street and Maple Avenue.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Police Asks Citizens to Join Them For National Night Out on August 7th
web posted August 6, 2018
JOHNSTON - On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, neighborhoods throughout Johnston are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "35th Annual National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event.
Edgefield Daily


Obituary: Charles B. “Charlie” Brown
web posted August 6, 2018
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Obituary: Mrs. Eleanor Lybrand Shealy
web posted August 6, 2018
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Ridge Healthcare Foundation Board Targets September 22 For SRP Federal Credit Union Fun Shoot
web posted August 4, 2018
TRENTON -- The Ridge Healthcare Foundation has set Saturday, September 22nd as the date for its 4th Annual SRP Federal Credit Union Fun Shoot at the NWTF’s Palmetto Shooting Complex.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield County Council Meeting Agenda for August 7th
web posted August 4, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Council will meet at 6:00 PM at the County Council Chambers.  Among other items, the agenda includes the third reading for Sunday alcohol sales and consideration to authorize the Administrator to write a letter of support for Fox Creek High School to the USDA Office of Rural Development to receive funding for additions to the current facility.
Edgefield Daily


SCDOT Advisory:  Plans to Replace Bridge On Old Chappells Ferry Road
web posted August 4, 2018
COUNTY -  The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to replace the bridge on S-39 (Old Chappells Ferry Road) over Turkey Creek in Edgefield County.
Edgefield Daily

Man's Handgun Missing From Residence
web posted August 3, 2018
TRENTON - On Monday, a Herbert Lane man alerted authorities that his handgun was missing from his residence.
Edgefield Daily


County Seeks Bid For Ambulance
web posted August 3, 2018
COUNTY - The County of Edgefield is soliciting bids for a new 2018 or 2019 Type 1 Ambulance. Subject to the conditions and provisions set forth in the request for bid.
Edgefield Daily


Classifieds: Commercial Property For Sale In Edgefield
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Letter from Edgefield Mayor Ken Durham
web posted August 2, 2018
Dear Edgefield, Pardon our progress!! As we begin construction on the Downtown Improvement Plan, there will be some short term challenges around the square.
Edgefield Daily

Request for Proposal: For Sale of Real Estate
web posted August 2, 2018
COUNTY - The County of Edgefield hereby requests proposals for the sale and redevelopment of real estate currently owned by the County of Edgefield located at 400 Church Street, Edgefield SC 29824.
Edgefield Daily

Request for Multiple Bids
web posted August 2, 2018
COUNTY - The County of Edgefield is soliciting bids for a new 2018 or 2019 Ford Explorer 4 Door marked patrol vehicle. Subject to the conditions and provisions set forth in the request for bid.
Edgefield Daily

Apprenticeships:  Going With the Flow at Menardi in Edgefield County
Apprenticeships:  Going With the Flow at Menardi in Edgefield County
web posted August 1, 2018
BUSINESS - Navigating a sometimes turbulent marketplace requires vision, experience ― and the right balance to stabilize the ship. Management at Menardi Filter Elements in Edgefield County realized that sailing along the same way as always only brings the same results.
Edgefield Daily

Wandering Minds: Writer Wants To Know About Edgefield's Downtown Improvement Plan
web posted August 1, 2018
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Kindred Hospice - Aiken Launches Food Drive to Benefit Golden Harvest and ACTS
web posted July 31, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - Team members from Kindred Hospice will be canvassing the Aiken area throughout August, distributing food collection bags and gathering donations for the Golden Harvest Food Bank and ACTS, two of many benefactors of Kindred’s 14th Annual Food Drive.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 31 - Aug 6
web posted July 31, 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

Barricade Situation Resolved
web posted July 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The situation on Buncombe Street has been resolved.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Man Barricaded Inside Home
web posted July 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - An Edgefield man is barricaded inside his home.  Law enforcement is on scene.
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13th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Coming August 24th & 25th
web posted July 30, 2018
COUNTY - The Helios Equine Rehabilitation Center presents the 13th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo at the Lazy J Arena on August 24th and 25th.  The arena is located 10 miles west of Edgefield on Highway 23.  Gates will open at 5:30 PM and the performance is at 8:00 PM.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County 4-H Looking For Volunteers
web posted July 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield County 4-H is looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to start and assist with 4-H clubs and projects. 4-H clubs can be general 4-H clubs or project specific clubs.
Edgefield Daily


Two Car Accident with Injuries
web posted July 28, 2018
JOHNSTON - We have learned there is a two vehicle crash on 121 just before Long Cane Road. 
Edgefield Daily

Pistol Stolen From Automobile
web posted July 27, 2018
NORTH AUGUSTA - A Casalina Drive man called the Edgefield County Sheriff's Department Wednesday morning, after noticing that a pistol was missing from his wife's car.
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Onstar Leads Police To Stolen Vehicle
web posted July 27, 2018
EDGEFIELD - On Wednesday, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Jeter Street in reference to a vehicle that was stolen from Clinton, S.C.  Onstar had tracked the vehicle through GPS.
Edgefield Daily


Mayor Culbreath Elected to the Municipal Association Board of Directors for Three Year Term
web posted July 26, 2018
072618culbreathJOHNSTON - Delegates at the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Annual Meeting elected officers and board members to the Association's board of directors.
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Obituary: Mr. Ronald Garrison Pardue
web posted July 26, 2018
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Johnston Councilman Awarded Certificate From Municipal Elected Officials Institute

web posted July 25, 2018
072518nicholsonJOHNSTON - Councilmember Frank Nicholson from the Town of Johnston has graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.
Edgefield Daily




Birth: Lucas Wayne Mattson
web posted July 24, 2018
BIRTH - Welcome to the world Lucas Wayne Mattson, son of Joel and Leia Mattson.
Luke was born Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:57 am at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 24 - July 30
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 24, 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

Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Edgefield County

web posted July 24, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Edgefield County.  The goals of the program are to supplement the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and to support South Carolina's small farmers.
Edgefield Daily

Concealed Weapons Permit - Is It Time To Get Yours?
web posted July 23, 2018
EDGEFIELD -  Have you given much thought to whether you should have a concealed weapons permit (CWP)?  It's a decision that shouldn't be taken lightly, and one that comes with a number of responsibilities.  It's a decision that many people in the CSRA, and a number of people in Edgefield County have made.
Edgefield Daily


NWTF To Hold Summer Clean-Out & Auction Sale
web posted July 23, 2018
EDGEFIELD -  The National Wild Turkey Federation located at 770 Augusta Road in Edgefield, wiil be holding a Summer Clean -Out & Auction Sale on August 3rd, 2018.  The event is scheduled from 8:00 AM - Noon.  The auction portion of the sale will take place at 11:00 AM.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Rosalie Kerr Hicks Eldridge
web posted July 23, 2018
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted July 23, 2018
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Grand Larceny At Trenton Jobsite
web posted July 21, 2018
TRENTON - A contractor contacted the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office after returning to work Tuesday and discovering tools missing.  The extensive list of tools totaled about $9,500.00.
Edgefield Daily

SCDOT Reminds Drivers About Bettis Academy Road Closure
web posted July 21, 2018
TRENTON - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announces that Bettis Academy Road (S-19-37) in Edgefield County will be closed from the intersection of US 25 to 1,000 feet east of US 25.  The remainder of Bettis Academy Road will be open to traffic.
Edgefield Daily

Second Burglary This Week On Edgefield Road
web posted July 20, 2018
TRENTON - Another burglary took place Tuesday on Edgefield Road.  Two men who are business partners summoned police when they discovered that wire, and electrical boxes were stolen from a building that they were renovating.
Edgefield Daily

Mayor Urges Support For Businesses As Construction Gets Underway
web posted July 20, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Mayor Ken Durham sent a letter urging Edgefield neighbors and friends to support the businesses downtown that will be impacted by the construction that will begin the week of July 23rd.
Edgefield Daily

SCDOT Advisory: Bettis Academy Road To Be  Closed For a Month Beginning Monday
web posted July 19, 2018
TRENTON -  SCDOT and Satterfield Construction Company are working on the US 25 Widening Project in Edgefield County.
Edgefield Daily


Building and Planning Director Informs Public About Upcoming Meetings

web posted July 19, 2018
PSA - Mr. Hart “Doc” Clark, the Edgefield County Building and Planning Director notes that on Tuesday July 24, 2018, at 6:00pm, at the Edgefield County Council Chamber the Steering Committee will have it’s first meeting with Robert and Company to begin the process of updating the Edgefield County Comprehensive Plan.
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Obituary: Rev. Toney E. Jackson, Sr.
web posted July 19, 2018
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Wandering Minds: Advise About The Library
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Edgefield Road Man Reports Burglary
web posted July 19, 2018
TRENTON -  The Edgefield County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the 1700 block of Edgefield Road to speak to a man regarding a burglary at his residence on Saturday, July 14th.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 17 - July 23
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 17, 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

Classifieds; New Job Listing
web posted July 17, 2018
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Duncan Visited Yucca Mountain
web posted July 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) visited Yucca Mountain, Nevada this past weekend to tour the long-term nuclear waste repository with several Members of Congress.
Edgefield Daily

Updated Crime Blotter
web posted July 16, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Author Tom Poland On Hand Saturday For Book Signing
web posted July 14, 2018

EDGEFIELD - The Tompkins Library website announced that a book signing will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at their location, 104 Courthouse Square, from 2:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. for Mr. Tom Poland.
Edgefield Daily


Local Woman's Grandson To Teach Music in Nepal
web posted July 14, 2018

JOHNSTON - Taylor James Ouzts, grandson of Crystal Stone of Johnston, S.C, has been selected by Radford University to participate in a research project in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Edgefield Daily


Morgan N. Reel of Edgefield named to Clemson University President's List

web posted July 13, 2018
071318ReelEDGEFIELD - Morgan N. Reel, of Edgefield, has been named to the President's List at Clemson University for the spring 2018 semester.   Edgefield Daily





New Fire Station Clears Edgefield County Planning Commission

web posted July 13, 2018
MERRIWETHER -The Merriwether Fire Department's newest proposed substation cleared it's final hurdle with a unanimous vote from the Edgefield County Planning Commission.
Edgefield Daily


ECSD Announces New J-E-T Middle School Assistant Principal

web posted July 13, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Edgefield County School District (ECSD) welcomes Jason Schumpert to Johnston – Edgefield – Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School as the new assistant principal.
Edgefield Daily

Aiken Electric Cooperative - Bustin' Clays For The United Way
web posted July 12, 2018
PSA - Aiken Electric Cooperative would like to cordially invite you to join them for their 2nd annual, Bustin’ Clays event.  Bustin’ Clays is an exciting new event for shooters of all levels, and offers a day full of competitive shooting, games and prizes.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Annabelle Griffis Nicholson
web posted July 12, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Wandering Minds: Poster Wants Better Traffic Law Enforcement
web posted July 12, 2018
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New STEM School Construction Complete - Bettis Prep in Need of Teachers
web posted July 11, 2018
TRENTON - The new science, technology, engineering and mathematics school, Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy, will officially have a completed building on Friday, July 13. The school is set to open for the 2018 fall school semester with students in grades 5K to fifth grade.
Edgefield Daily


The Secret Weapon of the Carolinas
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted July 11, 2018
GARDENING -The Carolinas, especially South Carolina, has always been known for its beautiful, sandy beaches.  There are also numerous other things these coastal waters are known for, but many do not know the secret plant that lies in the marshes and wetlands of these coastal waters.  The Venus Fly Trap.
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Family Dentistry of Edgefield Announces Local Scholarship Winner
web posted July 10, 2018
071018scholarshipEDGEFIELD - Family Dentistry of Edgefield is pleased to announce the recipient of the Family Dentistry of Edgefield Academic Scholarship Program for $1,000 for the spring 2018 semester.
Edgefield Daily



Gun Play Involved in Road Rage Incident
web posted July 10, 2018
MERRIWETHER - A young woman found herself in a frightening situation on Martintown Road on Thursday night, when a man pointed a gun at her during a road rage incident.
Edgefield Daily

Driver With a Child Passenger Speeds Away From Checkpoint
web posted July 10, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Police from the S.C. Highway Patrol, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office, and the Town of Edgefield were conducting a safety checkpoint Sunday night at Bauskett Street and Penn Street, when a car suddenly sped away from the checkpoint.
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Planning Commission Will Meet Thursday
web posted July 10, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield County Planning Commission will hold it's next meeting on Thursday, July 12th at the Edgefield County Council Chambers.  The agenda for the meeting is below.  There will also be a workshop meeting to continue discussions on the zoning of Sweetwater Rd. and Hwy. 25 corridors.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 7 - July 11
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 9, 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

Updated Crime Blotter
web posted July 9, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Mandy's Friendly Garden To Return This Week
web posted July 9, 2018
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Obituary: Dabney "Bubba" B. Timmerman, Sr.
web posted July 7, 2018
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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 July 6, 2018
PSA - 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

Classifieds: Auto For Sale
web posted July 6, 2018
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Obituary: Lori Hood Holmes
web posted July 5, 2018
Edgefield Daily

Happy Independence Day
web posted July 4, 2018
COUNTY - As we approach the celebration of our nation's independence this 4th of July, let us take a few moments to reflect on how blessed we are to live in this great country.
Edgefield Daily


Firework Safety
web posted July 2, 2018
NSC - As the Fourth approaches, we have some tips from the National Safety Council on how to keep you and your family safe while handling fireworks.
Edgefield Daily

Stolen Trailer
web posted June 30, 2018
MERRIWETHER - A reader is seeking information after a trailer went missing from his Merriwether home. 
Edgefield Daily

Classifieds: Lost & Found
web posted June 30, 2018
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Stolen Classic Cars Recovered
web posted June 29, 2018
JOHNSTON - Classic cars that went missing from a Johnston residence have been recovered.
Edgefield Daily

Agenda For July 2018 Edgefield County Council Meeting
web posted June 28, 2018
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Arguement Leads to Arrest For Domestic Violence and Possession
web posted June 29, 2018
MERRIWETHER - A man arguing with his girlfriend ended up in jail after police discovered more than just a couple having a disagreement.
Edgefield Daily


Updated Crime Blotter
web posted June 28, 2018
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American Red Cross Assisting Family in Trenton after Storm Damage
web posted June 28, 2018
TRENTON - American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Edgefield Road in Trenton, was damaged by a storm. Edgefield Daily
 

Strom Thurmond Athletics Announces Inaugural Class For Athletic Hall of Fame
web posted June 27, 2018
The Strom Thurmond High School Athletic Department is proud to announce the inaugural class of its Athletic Hall of Fame.
Edgefield Daily

Classic Cars Stolen From Calhoun Street
web posted June 27, 2018
JOHNSTON - An Edgefield County Sheriff's Deputy met with a woman on June 21st, who stated that two Ford Mustangs were stolen from her Calhoun Street residence. Edgefield Daily

Vehicle Stolen From U-Ride on Augusta Road
web posted June 27, 2018
EDGEFIELD - An employee of U-Ride on Augusta Road in Edgefield called the Sherrif's office Monday, June 25th, to report a stolen vehicle from their lot.
Edgefield Daily


Duncan on Supreme Court Decisions on National Security and Freedom of Speech
web posted June 27, 2018
WASHINGTON,D.C. -  Today, the Supreme Court decided two major cases regarding President Trump’s temporary travel ban for national security purposes and pro-life center free speech in California. Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) released the following statement.
Edgefield Daily


Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 26 - July 3
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 26, 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


The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program 2018

web posted June 26, 2018
PSA - The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Edgefield County.  The goals of the program are to supplement the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and to support South Carolina's small farmers.
Edgefield Daily

List of County Office Closings For July 4th
web posted June 26, 2018
COUNTY - In observance of Independence Day, the following Edgefield County offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4th, 2018.
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Obituary: Mr. William Homer Vaughn
web posted June 26, 2018
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Errol Thomas Honored With Governor's Order of The Silver Crescent
web posted June 25, 2018
COUNTY - Edgefield County citizen, Errol Thomas had no idea that he was being honored Sunday afternoon at a banquet held at Old Macedonia Baptist Church.
Edgefield Daily
 

Seawright Cleaners - The Closing of Edgefield County's Last Dry Cleaner

web posted June 25, 2018
EDGEFIELD -  Edgefield Daily recently spoke with Mr. "Sonny" Seawright who has closed the family dry cleaning business that was began by his uncle, John Carroll Seawright in 1929.
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Classifieds - Lost & Found: Kayaker Lost Paddle
web posted June 25, 2018
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted June 25, 2018
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Mayor Culbreath Issues an Apology
web posted June 25, 2018
COUNTY - After a controversial post made on Mayor Culbreth's Instagram page, the Johnston Mayor has formerly shared an apology with the public.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Mayor Shares Controversial Post on Social Media
web posted June 24, 2018
JOHNSTON - Citizens throughout Edgefield County are voicing their opinions after Mayor Terrence Culbreath shares a post on social media that has many citizens outraged.
Edgefield Daily

Saluda County Home Invasion results in Life Sentence
web posted June 23, 2018
PSA - Abin Lee Lowman, age 40, of Edgefield, was found guilty today by a Saluda County Jury after a week-long trial for the home invasion of the owners of Tidwell Jewelers, Danny and Lynda Tidwell.
Edgefield Daily

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.
Edgefield Daily

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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. 
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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.
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Free Introductory Pickleball Class Set For June 19th at Edgefield Town Gym