All-Stars Are Headed to State

All-Stars Are Headed to State

By Kaeli Wates For the first time since 1993, the Edgefield Major League All-Stars have qualified for the State All-Star tournament in Florence, SC. They finished up their District tournament undefeated by beating Saluda 5-2 Friday night, Clinton 10-0 Saturday morning, and Iva 8-1 Monday night to win the District 3 Title. The state tournament […]

Mary Louise Cantelou

EDGEFIELD – Mary Louise Chadwick Cantelou of Edgefield, South Carolina died Thursday, June 28, 2012. Born January 7, 1913 to Junius Whittiker Chadwick and Nora Ownby Chadwick. She was a caring wife, mother, and homemaker. She enjoyed painting, gardening, antiques, genealogy, and DAR. She taught Sunday School and defined her life by her Christian faith. […]

Large Crowd Braves Heat for Turkey Palooza

Large Crowd Braves Heat for Turkey Palooza

Capped off by a tremendous fireworks display, the Edgefield Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Town of Edgefield concluded the inaugural Edgefield Turkey Palooza with a thunderous bang before an estimated crowd of 2,500 people. Despite the record heat of 106 degrees, the crowd turned out to support the Edgefield area, NWTF, […]

Mr. Smith’s Peach Seeds

Mr. Smith’s Peach Seeds

Tennessee farmer, artisan, carves peach pits into tiny works of art. Thanks to our dear friend Jessica Hundhausen Derrick with Garden & Gun Magazine for bringing this interesting video to our attention here in peach paradise.    

Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in SC

Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in SC

COLUMBIA — Two cases of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) were confirmed in two South Carolina horses in June, according to Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health. A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive for the disease. EEE is a serious, […]

Eleanor Gingrey Murphy

EDGEFIELD – Ms. Eleanor Gingrey Murphy, 98, of Edgefield, wife of the late William A. Murphy, died Monday June 25, 2012. A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday June 30, 2012 at 10 A.M. at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in North Augusta with burial to follow in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Edgefield. […]

AEC Warns of Lottery Phone Scam

AEC Warns of Lottery Phone Scam

AIKEN – Aiken Electric Cooperative reports receiving information about a lottery phone scam.  The caller claims the Aiken Electric Cooperative member has won $250,000 from a lottery based on names the electric provider has supplied.  The caller claimed to be based in Jamaica. Aiken Electric Cooperative does not share member information with any company or service […]

Marine Walks the Countryside With a Purpose

Marine Walks the Countryside With a Purpose

Mac McQuown was “holding court” at Jim Satcher Ford in Johnston, Wednesday afternoon, June 20, and he was surrounded by many interested people who wanted to know about this journey he is taking.  Already he has walked over a thousand miles as a way to bring awareness to the wounded veterans and their needs, as […]

$15,000 Worth of Tennis Shoes Stolen

$15,000 Worth of Tennis Shoes Stolen

Vacationing residents of Moore Road in Edgefield County returned home over the weekend to find their home had been burglarized. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the crime occurred sometime between June 16 and June 23, 2012.  Evidence suggests the burglars gained entrance to the home by breaking out the windows of a laundry […]

Atlanta Braves Treat Youth

Atlanta Braves Treat Youth

Through the generous support of Atlanta Braves players, 25 youth from Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center were able to attend braves baseball game on Saturday, June 16. They watched with excitement as the Braves played the Baltimore Orioles at Turner Field. Many who attended currently play recreational baseball, so they were ecstatic, says Marcella Edwards, […]