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  2 Timothy 1:7  "For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self-discipline."


Inauguration Day
web posted January 20 , 2017
NATION –  Inauguration Day is today. President-Elect, Donald Trump will take the oath of office today at noon.
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Local Drug Treatment Agency Seeks Community Feeback
web posted January 20, 2017
GREENWOOD –  Cornerstone is seeking input from area residents regarding community issues surrounding alcohol, tobacco, marijuana, other drugs and related topics.
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Cumbee Center Hosts Training: “Enhancing Prevention and Changing the Culture”
web posted January 20, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  Cumbee Center is hosting another Sexual Assault training February 10, 2017 at the National Wild Turkey Federation in Edgefield, SC.
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STHS Boys Basketball Beats Pelion 63-52
web posted January 20 , 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys played Pelion High School on Tuesday, January 17, 2017.
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Obituary: Mrs. Patsy Rienzo
web posted January 20 , 2017
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Release: USFibers expanding Edgefield County manufacturing facility
web posted January 18, 2017
COUNTY –  USFibers, a manufacturer of recycled polyester fiber, today announced plans to expand its current operations in Edgefield County. The company intends to create more than 20 jobs to accommodate its continued growth and expand its product offerings.
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Edgefield County Young Farmers Informational Night
web posted January 18, 2017
JOHNSTON –  Do you miss being in FFA Or 4-H?  Want to learn more about agriculture? Like hands-on activities and want to join a local organization? If you answered YES to any of the questions above, come join an informative meeting about how you can become a part of the 2017 Edgefield County Young Farmer Chapter.
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Stolen Vehicle Recovered in Edgefield
web posted January 18, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  A vehicle reported stolen out of Aiken County was located in Edgefield Friday morning.
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball Play Gilbert and N. Augusta
web posted January 18, 2017
SPORTS –   The STHS Boys varsity basketball played Gilbert and North Augusta this past weekend.
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Release: Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications
web posted January 17, 2017
johnston
                                                          peach blossom
                                                          accepting
                                                          applicationJOHNSTON –  The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 34th annual event. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Jan 17- Jan 23
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web posted January 17, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Obituary: Jon William Prince
web posted January 17, 2017
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J-E-T Students Care about Food Waste
web posted January 13, 2017
JOHNSTON –  Eighth grade students in Miss Bryant’s class at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School read an article about the problems with food waste in America and the world. While thousands of pounds of food are being wasted, there are people starving. The students were given the task of creating a public service announcement to raise awareness about this problem and suggest possible solutions.
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Press Release: $5.4 Million investment will help to expand world-class genetic diagnostic laboratory testing in Greenwood
web posted January 13, 2017
GREENWOOD –  Greenwood, S.C., continues to increase its role and competitiveness as an international provider of genetic services with the commitment of more than $5.4 million from the Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) to expand and enhance molecular and metabolomic testing.
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Double Wide Home Vandalized and Destroyed
web posted January 13, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  After being vacant for nearly a month, a double wide trailer was reported vandalized and destroyed beyond repair.
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STHS Standout Teacher Winner of Golden Apple Award
web posted January 12, 2017
Denise
                                                          JacksonJOHNSTON –  Strom Thurmond High School history teacher, Denise Jackson, is a winner of the Golden Apple Award by WJBF-TV Channel 6 News. Teachers who “Believe in the true spirit of teaching by making classrooms a fun and safe place of learning,” are eligible for nomination of this award. 
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Fourth Border Bowl Game Set for Saturday
web posted January 12, 2017
COUNTY –  The Border Bowl, which is the high school football all-star game for the CSRA, will be held this upcoming Saturday.
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Unfinished Home Burglarized
web posted January 12, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  A man building a home in Merriwether, notices $940 worth of tools stolen from the unfinished residence.
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Release: Edgefield County Forestry Association Scholarship Opportunity
web posted January 12 , 2017
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County Forestry Association is pleased to announce it will offer a scholarship this year worth $1000.00 to a deserving student from Edgefield County.
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Crime Blotter
web posted January 10, 2017
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County Holiday Closings
web posted January 12 , 2017
COUNTY –  In Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Several Edgefield County Offices will be closed.  They are listed below.
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Edgefield County School District celebrates School Board Recognition Month
web posted January 11, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County School District will join school districts throughout the state and nation to celebrate School Board Recognition Month in January. More than 600 locally-elected and appointed school board members throughout the state will be recognized by schools and communities for their service and dedication to public education. 
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Job Fair at McCormick Correctional Institution
web posted January 11, 2017
RELEASE –  The South Carolina Department of Corrections (SCDC) is hosting a job fair at McCormick Correctional Institution (MCI) on Friday, January 13, 2017. The fair will take place from 9am-1pm.
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Money Missing from Teacher's Purse
web posted January 11, 2017
TRENTON –  A teacher at Douglas Elementary School found that $220 in cash was missing from her purse while she had been working.
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STHS Boys Basketball Defeats Swansea
web posted January 11 , 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Boys Varsity Basketball team gained another win last night against Swansea High School 68 - 49.
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Robber Leaves Evidence Behind
web posted January 10, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  Robbers came to a home off Woodlawn Road, but left behind evidence while at the residence.
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball Beats Edisto
web posted January 10, 2017
SPORTS –  The Rebels traveled to Edisto High School on Friday, January 6.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Jan 10- Jan 16
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted January 10, 2017
EDGEFIELD –   The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Crime Blotter
web posted January 10, 2017
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Suit Up…There’s Life in a LIFEjacket
web posted January 9 , 2017
JOHNSTON –  Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center’s (STCTC) DECA Chapter is working on a public relations project entitled “Suit Up…There’s Life in a LIFEjacket.”
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Edgefield Town Council January 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted January 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  In the first meeting of the new year held Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2017, the Edgefield Town Council received its annual audit review, and spent a large portion of the time with talk centering around the Community Development Block Grant Streetscape Project.
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Shooting Death of Graniteville Man Being Investigated
web posted January 9 , 2017
AIKEN –  A shooting death is being investigated by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office, and  Coroner's Office.
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Convenience Centers’ Delayed Opening
web posted January 6, 2017
PSA –  Edgefield County in preparation for the winter weather expected tonight and tomorrow is announcing a delay in opening for all the Convenience Centers in the county for Saturday January 7, 2017.  All the Convenience Centers in the county will open at 1:00 p.m. Saturday. 

Release: Winter Weather Begins in South Carolina/ State of Emergency
web posted January 6, 2017
STATE –  Governor Nikki Haley has declared a State of Emergency to mobilize additional state resources and the National Guard should they be needed in response to the impending hazardous weather.  
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Obituary: Karol Denise Keller,
web posted January 6, 2017
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Edgefield County Council January 2017 Meeting Re-Cap
By April Thomkinson
web posted January 5, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Council met for the first time of the new year on Tuesday, January 3, 2017 in the County Council Chambers.  Andrew Marine, County Attorney, facilitated the swearing in of council members.  Election of the chair and vice chair positions was also facilitated by Andrew Marine. 
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Welding, Automotive and Certified Nursing Assistant Training Opportunities Available at STCTC
web posted January 5, 2017
JOHNSTON –  Welding, Automotive and Certified Nursing Assistant certification and credential classes are available at STCTC (Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center) beginning Tuesday, January 10, 2017.
Edgefield Daily

Chevrolet Malibu Stolen from Edgefield Home
web posted January 5, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  After returning home from work, a friend of the victim called to inform him that his 1979 Chevrolet Malibu was missing from the yard.
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You Won't Believe Where this Woman Stored Her Pills...
web posted January 5, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  After an altercation with her family, a Merriwether woman was arrested, and transported to the hospital where they recovered 4 pills.
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Fox Creek New Student and 8th Grade Expo Announced
web posted January 5, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  Fox Creek High School will hold its annual New Student Orientation and 8th Grade Expo on Tuesday, January 24 at 6 pm in the Fox Creek gymnasium. 
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SCDOT Prepares for Winter Weather
web posted January 5, 2017
RELEASE –  Snowflakes could be possible for Edgefield County this upcoming Saturday, January 6.  The SCDOT is making preparations in the case snow flurries hit the ground. 
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Boil Water Advisory
web posted January 3, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  Parts of Edgefield County are under a boil water advisory after a line break on Martintown Road.
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Obituary: Connie Holmes Reynolds
web posted January 3, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Jan 3- Jan 9
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted January 3, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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UPDATE: House on Martintown Total Loss
web posted December 29, 2016
WESTSIDE –  Firefighters from both Westside and Merriwether responded to an early morning house fire on Martintown Road. 
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Obituary: Mrs. Annie Ripley Hall
web posted December 29, 2016
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Over $10,000 Worth of Items Stolen in Trenton
web posted December 28, 2016
TRENTON –  After returning home from work one afternoon, a Trenton man discovered his basement window had been busted out, and multiple items were taken from his home.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Dec 27- Dec 31
web posted December 27, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Happy New Year from the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop. We would like to thank everyone for your business in 2016 and we will look forward to severing each and everyone in 2017   We will be Closed January 2nd and will reopen January 3rd. at 9 am.
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Press Release: US Fibers Announces PET Fiber Line 
web posted December 26, 2016
RELEASE –  US Fibers announced today the commercialization of its newest PET fiber line.
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Obituary: Wayne Russell Swiger
web posted December 26, 2016
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MES Students Give Back
web posted December 21, 2016
mes gives
                                                          backMERRIWETHER –  The newly formed Student Council of Merriwether Elementary recently held a toy drive for the Toys for Tots program. 
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Update: Missing Girl Believed to be in Edgefield County Found
web posted December 21, 2016
sarah
                                                          barnesTRENTON –  The Lexington Police Department are searching for a missing girl, they believe may be in Edgefield County.
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Be on the Lookout for Scams
web posted December 20, 2016
scam
                                                          alertCOUNTY –  Several scams have been reported recently throughout the county.  If you are an SCE&G customer, or know an elderly person, these scams could be headed your way. 
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SRS Public Tour Registration Now Open, Historic Tours Offered for 2017
web posted December 20, 2016
srs 2017
                                                          tourRELEASE –  Registration is now open for the Savannah River Site (SRS) 2017 public tour program.  More than 1,000 seats are available during 22 tours to be held throughout the year.  The program is managed by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) for the Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office.
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Motorcycle Stolen on Woodlawn Road
web posted December 19, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  After having mechanical problems, a man from Fort Gordon left his motorcycle on Woodlawn Road.  When he returned it was no longer there.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Dec 19- Dec 24
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted December 19, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  We at the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop want to wish each and everyone a very Merry Christmas.Our hours this week are Monday through Friday 9-7 Saturday Christmas eve 9-4 and will be closed Monday12-26-16 and will reopen 12-27-16. 
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And The Winners of the Christmas Giveaway Are…
web posted December 16, 2016
JOHNSTON –   The winners of the Tidwell Jewelers - Edgefield Daily 2016 Christmas Giveaway were drawn just after 2pm at Tidwell Jewelers' Johnston location. Edgefield Daily would like to thank Danny and Linda Tidwell for their continued support for the annual giveaway, which would not be possible without them. We would also like to thank the several hundreds of readers who entered this year.
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Suspect Arrested in Connection to Fatal Structure Fire
web posted December 16, 2016
damieion
                                                          thomasEDGEFIELD –  A suspect has been arrested in connection with the deaths of Charles and Andrea Deas.
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Edgefield County Requests Bids for Motor Grader
web posted December 16, 2016
COUNTY –  Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy a motor grader.  Please price with the purchase of one (1) motor grader with trade-in.
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Writer Responds to Previous Electoral College Letter
web posted December 15, 2016
Dear Editor:
I read with interest Mr. Joe Bialek's letter concerning the Electoral College. Mr. Bialek's solution to his problem with the function of the Electoral College is nothing more than having the popular vote decide the election. 
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Park Row Market BBQ Buffet Thursday Night
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted December 15, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Park Row will be having their BBQ Buffet this Thursday, December 15.
The buffet will be an all you can eat BBQ buffet.  They will begin serving at 6 pm.
Entertainment will start at 7 and will be provided by Bogie. Click on their banner above for daily specials and Like them on FaceBook

Strom Thurmond Beats Evans High School
web posted December 15, 2016
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Boys traveled to Evans High School on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
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Merriwether Fire Department Christmas Party
web posted December 13, 2016
merriwether
                                                          Christmas
                                                          partyMERRIWETHER –  Last night, the Merriwether Fire Department held their annual Christmas Banquet with approximately 100 in attendance. 
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Intoxicated Man Breaks Into Home With Knife
web posted December 14, 2016
COUNTY –  Officers were called to a Merriwether home, after reports that a man with a knife broke a door open, and injured two people.
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Home Fire Safety Tips for Holiday Decorating & Entertaining
web posted December 14, 2016
PRESS RELEASE –  Holidays are a time for joy and celebration in South Carolina. A time when families come together, candles are light, homes are decorated, and feasts are prepared. Unfortunately it is also a time when there is an increased risk for fires.
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Obituary: Effie Moore McDowell
web posted December 13, 2016
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Johnston United Methodist Women and STCTC’s AWS Work Together
web posted December 13, 2016
JOHNSTON –  STCTC’s (Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center) AWS (American Welding Society) joined forces with Johnston United Methodist Women to produce a bench in memory of Mathew Argo. 
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Park Row Market BBQ Buffet Thursday Night
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted December 13, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Park Row will be having their BBQ Buffet this Thursday, December 15.
The buffet will be an all you can eat BBQ buffet.  They will begin serving at 6 pm.
Entertainment will start at 7 and will be provided by Bogie. Click on their banner above for daily specials and Like them on FaceBook.

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Dec 12- Dec 17
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted December 13, 2016
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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Missing Pets
web posted December 12, 2016
missing
                                                          petsEDGEFIELD –  Have you seen these pets? Their family is looking for any information on their whereabouts. 
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National Honor Society at Fox Creek
web posted December 12, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  The Predator Chapter of the National Honor Society 2016-2017 held its induction ceremony on Tuesday, October 18, in their NEW gymnasium.
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball Defeat 73-58
web posted December 12, 2016
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Boys exploded on the court Thursday night at JET Middle School where they played Saluda.
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Outstanding Scholars Inducted into STHS Beta Club
web posted December 9, 2016
outstanding
                                                          scholars
                                                          inducted into
                                                          sths beta
                                                          clubJOHNSTON –  Strom Thurmond High School recently inducted 38 new members into its Senior Beta Club, a national honor society distinguished by service to the community. 
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Email Scam Targeting Amazon Shoppers
web posted December 9, 2016
NATION –  Customers from Amazon are reporting a new email scam that is aiming to gain access to the customer’s personal information.
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Sarah's Santa needs your yard sale items...
web posted December 9, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Proceeds to Sarah’s Santa goes to provide Christmas for children who otherwise, would have nothing under the Christmas tree.
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Obituary: John Richard Williams
web posted December 9, 2016
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Edgefield County Council Meeting – Good Days Gone By
By April Thomkinson
web posted December 8, 2016
county
                                                          council
                                                          december 2016COUNTY –  Tuesday evening, December 6, 2016, Edgefield County Council met in the Council Chambers for what was the last meeting with current council members. 
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Strom Thurmond High School Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball Beat Airport High School
web posted December 8, 2016
JOHNSTON –  The boys and girls varsity basketball team took on Airport High School on Tuesday, December 6. Both teams came ready to compete, and defeated Airport.
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Geddes Wins MES Spelling Bee
web posted December 8, 2016
merriwether
                                                          spelling beeMERRIWETHER –  Merriwether Elementary recently held its annual Fifth Grade Spelling Bee. Each fifth grade homeroom held three spelling bees prior to the Fifth Grade Spelling Bee. The three winners from the five, fifth grade homerooms advanced to the school wide bee. 


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Christmas for Kids
web posted December 8, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  The Edgefield Community Development Association will be hosting Christmas for Kids this weekend on the square.
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Breaking
: Gas Leak
web posted December 7, 2016
MCCORMICK –  A gas leak has been reported in McCormick county. 
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Pearl Harbor, "A Day that will live in Infamy"
web posted December 7, 2016
NATION –  Today marks the 75th anniversary on the attacks on Pearl Harbor, a day that is unforgettable to the American people.
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Edgefield Town Council December Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted December 7, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Town Council met briefly Monday night for the last regularly scheduled meeting of the year. Several items of business were on the agenda.
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Jackie’s Sport’s Apparel and More Opens in Johnston
web posted December 7, 2016
JOHNSTON –  Just in time for the Christmas season, Jackie’s Sport's Apparel and More opened their doors to the public, Saturday December 3rd.
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Christmas Under the Stars Hosted by Grace UMC
web posted December 7, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  Grace UMC will be hosting "Christmas Under the Stars" at The Way property (corner of Sweetwater and Randall Rd) on Saturday, December 17, from 4-7 pm. This is a community gathering for the entire North Augusta/ Sweetwater/ Fox Creek/ and Mount Vintage community.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Specials Dec 6 - Dec 16
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted December 6, 2016
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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Santa and Mrs. Claus to Visit McCormick County Library
web posted December 6, 2016
MCCORMICK – Looking for a place to take the kids to see Santa? Look no further! Santa will be in McCormick on Saturday, December 10, from 1-4pm.  See the press release below for more information.
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Parkdale Mill Closes in Edgefield County
web posted December 5, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Will Williams, President and CEO, Economic Development Partnership, stated Parkdale Mills Plant #20 on Rabbit Trail Road announced to their employees on the morning of Nov 15 that they would be closing the plant right before Thanksgiving.
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Edgefield’s 43rd Annual Christmas Parade
web posted December 5, 2016
edgefield
                                                          christmas
                                                          paradeCOUNTY –  Edgefield held their annual Christmas parade Sunday afternoon.  A day full of rain brought few to the sidewalk streets, as most attendees watched from their vehicles, as the floats made their way down Main Street. 
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Coins, Firearms, and More Stolen from Edgefield Home
web posted December 5, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  After returning home from work, an Edgefield man noticed his backed door had been pried open, and over $4,000 worth of items had been stolen.
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Third Suspect in Sportsman’s Robbery Arrested
web posted December 1, 2016
rashawan
                                                          hairstonMERRIWETHER –  The third suspect involved in the armed robbery at Sportsman’s Corner on November 11th has been arrested. 
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Attention Edgefield County Veterans, VFW Ladies Auxiliary and American Legion Ladies Auxiliary
web posted December 1, 2016
COUNTY –  The following is a public service announcement regarding the Christmas parade this Sunday.
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Rebel Merchandise on Sale
web posted December 1, 2016
JOHNSTON –  Mark your calendars: December 12th & 13th there will be REDUCED PRICES on STHS merchandise.
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Obituary: Mary Louise Hammond 
web posted December 1, 2016
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Twelve teams advance to SC Bar State Mock Trial Competition 
web posted November 29, 2016
JET
                                                          middle at
                                                          state mock
                                                          trial
                                                          competitionRELEASE –  Twelve middle school teams throughout the state have advanced to compete in the SC Bar State Middle School Mock Trial Competition on Dec. 2-3 at the Marc H. Westbrook Lexington County Judicial Center, including J.E.T Middle School.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Specials Nov 29 - Dec 5
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted November 29, 2016
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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Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Holiday Market
web posted November 29, 2016
johnston
                                                          farmers
                                                          marketJOHNSTON –  This market will not only have vendors with fresh seasonal fruits and vegetables, and baked goods, but gifts to help with your Christmas list. 
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SCE&G Offers Holiday Lighting Safety and Energy Efficiency Tips
web posted November 28, 2016
RELEASE –  More than 86 percent of Americans decorate their homes as part of their winter holiday celebrations, according to a recent consumer survey from ESFI. With much of that beginning shortly after Thanksgiving, SCE&G is offering customers some tips for staying safe and saving energy when decorating this holiday. 
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Obituary: Mrs. Kathaleen Harris Chrisco
web posted November 28, 2016
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Obituary: William “Billy” Williams
web posted November 28, 2016
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Johnston 2017 Community Calendars Now on Sale
web posted November 28, 2016
JOHNSTON –  The Johnston Development Corporation’s annual Community Calendar is now on sale.
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Fox Creek High School Quarter 1 Honor Roll
web posted November 28, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  Below is a list of all the students who made the A and AB Honor Roll for the first nine weeks at Fox Creek High School.
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The First Official Thanksgiving Day 1789 Proclamation by George Washington
web posted November 24, 2016
COUNTY –  Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor -- and whereas both Houses of Congress have by their joint Committee requested me to recommend to the People of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts.  Edgefield Daily

Two Vehicles Reported Stolen
web posted November 24, 2016
stolen
                                                          vehiclesCOUNTY –  Two vehicles have been reported stolen, on separate occasions in Edgefield County. 
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Johnston Hosts Christmas Program and Tree Lighting on November 27
web posted November 24, 2016
JOHNSTON –  A community-wide Christmas Holiday kickoff will be held in Johnston the Sunday after Thanksgiving, November 27, 3-6 p.m., in downtown Johnston.
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Red Cross Issues Safe Cooking Tips as Thanksgiving Approaches
web posted November 24, 2016
RELEASE –  Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and the Red Cross has 10 tips to keep you safe in the kitchen
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Self Regional/ Edgefield County Hospital Groundbreaking Ceremony
web posted November 22, 2016
edgefild
                                                          county/ self
                                                          regional
                                                          grounbreakingEDGEFIELD –  Sunday, November 20th, Edgefield County Hospital held a ground breaking for a new medical office facility with Self Regional Memorial Hospital. 
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Letter to the Editor: Electoral college
web posted November 22, 2016
Dear Editor,
The framers of the US Constitution created the Electoral College as a result
of a compromise for the presidential election process.  During the debate,
some delegates felt that a direct popular election would lead to the
election of each state’s favorite son and none would emerge with sufficient
popular majority to govern the country. 
Edgefield Daily


Country Christmas 2016
web posted November 22, 2016
SALUDA –  John and Susan Benett invite you to share the Holiday season at their 11th Country Christmas. 
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Rebel Merchandise on Sale
web posted November 22, 2016
JOHNSTON –  Mark your calendars: December 12th & 13th there will be REDUCED PRICES on STHS merchandise.
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Release: Mobility Impaired Hunters and Wounded Warriors Aim for Success during Annual Deer Hunt at SRS
web posted November 21, 2016
AIKEN –  Thirty-nine physically disabled hunters recently participated in the 16th annual deer hunt for the mobility impaired and seventh annual Wounded Warriors deer hunt held at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS)
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Christmas Tree Lighting In Edgefield
web posted November 21, 2016