Let’s Keep Our Town Beautiful!

Guest Editorial – By Bettis Rainsford – A decade ago the Town of Edgefield undertook its Main Street streetscape project in which the unsightly power lines on Main Street were put underground and trees planted. This project, which cost over a half million dollars, created a spectacular entrance into our town. The vista from the […]

Threats at Urban Outfitters

Threats at Urban Outfitters

January 20, 2015 – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Urban Outfitters in Trenton, Friday, Jan. 16, in reference to threats made at the distribution facility. Upon arrival, law enforcement was informed by an employee that sometime during the morning hours, someone went into the men’s bathroom and wrote a threat on the wall […]

Statement from Gov. Nikki Haley on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Statement from Gov. Nikki Haley on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

COLUMBIA, S.C. (January 19, 2015) – Governor Nikki Haley today released the following statement regarding the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday: “There is no better way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s memory and legacy – and his fight for equality – than working together to ensure that our children, no matter where […]

Rainfall Relieves Drought Conditions Statewide 

Rainfall Relieves Drought Conditions Statewide 

January 15, 2015 – The S.C. Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Jan. 15, removed the incipient drought declaration statewide. According to Hope Mizzell, South Carolina State Climatologist, “Since many counties were just on the cusp of drought when the Committee upgraded in late November it didn’t take excessive rainfall statewide to end […]

Mildred Quarles Watson

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mrs. Mildred Quarles Watson, 81, of W.A. Reel Dr., wife of the late Cooper Watson died Wednesday January 14, 2015 at her residence. Graveside Services will be held Friday January 16, 2015 at 3 P.M. at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. Mrs. Watson was born in Edgefield and was a retired […]

Mt. Vintage to Host Carolinas–Georgia Junior Championship January 18th and 19th

Mt. Vintage to Host Carolinas–Georgia Junior Championship January 18th and 19th

The 7th Annual Carolinas Georgia Junior Championship will be played January 18th and 19th at Mt. Vintage Plantation Golf Club in North Augusta, South Carolina.  The invitational event brings together the top boys and girls players from Georgia, South and North Carolina for an individual and team competition over the MLK Holiday Weekend.  College coaches will be on […]

Mildred Chandler Foster

CLEARWATER, S.C. – Mildred C. Foster “Granny” 98 of Hill St. Clearwater, SC, wife of the late Harrison “Dick” Foster, entered into rest January 13, 2015. We celebrate her life as Mother and Grandmother. A graveside service to celebrate her life will be held Saturday January 17, 2015 at 11 AM at Sunset Memory Gardens […]

Travis Hammond Miller

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Travis Hammond Miller, 88, husband of 65 years of Vera Dorn Miller, passed away January 13, 2015, joining his Savior and Lord, Jesus Christ, in Heaven. His funeral service will be Friday, January 16th, 11:00 a.rn., at Republican Baptist Church, Edgefield County, South Carolina. This service will be officiated by Rev. […]