ECYEC Gives Special Holiday Event to Children

ECYEC Gives Special Holiday Event to Children

NFL Mothers and 30 High School Football Players, along with their coaches, teamed up with Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center (ECYEC) to bring joy and good tidings to financially challenged families during ECYEC’s Annual “Christmas in the Community Festivity.” “The event is geared toward easing the stress of financially challenged families during the Christmas Holidays […]

Religion and our American Founding Fathers by Robert Scott

There has been a lot of talk lately about the prospect of denying Syrian refugees entry to the United States, but only if they are Muslim. Christians would be allowed in, or so some politicians in and out of office have argued. One Presidential candidate recently went so far as to say that, in his […]

Local Youth On Rob’s Bass Outdoor World Show Sat., Jan. 9

Rob Keck called in to tell us that two local students, Jacob Kemp and Ed Williams, will be featured on his radio show Saturday, January 9, at 10 a.m. on SiriusXM channel 147. They will be on Rob’s Bass Outdoor World Show. Jacob will talk about the gun he used to kill a deer, a […]

Third Annual Border Bowl Saturday January 9th

Third Annual Border Bowl Saturday January 9th

The best high school football players in the Central Savannah River Area, as selected by head football coaches, will meet at Lucy Laney High School Stadium this Saturday at high noon for the Third Annual “Battle for the Paddle”. Assisting Coach Rick Knight this year will be Coach Antwaun Hillary, Coach Darrell Lilly and Coach […]


The Town of Edgefield is accepting applications for a police officer. Each applicant must hold a high school diploma, a valid SC driver’s license, be 21 years of age, and have no felony arrest. Salary is dependent on experience and ability. All interested persons may apply at the Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, […]

Armed Robbery and Drive-by Shooting

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a drive-by shooting at 31 Jacob McKie Road, Thurs., Dec. 31, shortly after 1:30 in the morning. According to an ECSO report on the matter, as responding law enforcement was in route to the Jacob McKie location, a second call came into dispatch about shots fired on Winding […]

Daniel Wilkins Fort

Dr. Daniel Wilkins Fort, beloved father, brother, partner, and friend, died peacefully at home in Charlottesville, Va., surrounded by loved ones, on December 21, 2015. Daniel was born on November 10, 1958, in Johnson City, Tenn., to The Reverend David Acrill Fort and Margaret Poole Fort. He attended The Hill School in Pottstown, Pa., and […]

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