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Lee Terrell Mathis, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Lee Terrell Mathis, Sr., 94, of Edgefield, husband of Katherine Hammond Mathis, died Wednesday December 19, 2012 at the Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held…

Duncan’s Iran Bill Passes Congress, Heads to the President’s Desk to be Signed into Law

Washington, DC–Congressman Jeff Duncan’s legislation, the “Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act,” (H.R. 3783) passed the U.S. Congress by a vote of 386-6, and now awaits the President’s signature…

Clemson Awards 1,200 degrees; Honors Astronaut Charles Duke Jr.

Clemson Awards 1,200 degrees; Honors Astronaut Charles Duke Jr.

Charles Moss Duke Jr. attended elementary school in Johnston, S.C., where he lived with his mother, Willie Waters Duke, while his father, Charles Duke Sr., was in World War II.…

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office made 3 arrests and confiscated what is believed to be illegal drugs and alcohol from 2 different residences in separate raids conducted on Friday, Dec.…

Former Thurmond Player Signs with Youngstown State

Former Thurmond Player Signs with Youngstown State

Strom Thurmond graduate and star football player, Octavious Brown, signed to play football for Youngstown State last Wednesday morning at the high school library.  Joining Octavious for the ceremony were…

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of counterfeit money at McDonalds, Monday, Dec. 17.  Upon arriving, an employee with the restaurant informed deputies that an unidentified black…

Local 8th Grader Places 2nd in National PP&K

Local 8th Grader Places 2nd in National PP&K

Keeley Marchant, an 8th grader at Merriwether Middle School, finished second in the National Punt, Pass & Kick competition this past weekend in Charlotte, North Carolina at the Atlanta-Carolina pro…

Red Hill Houndsmen Host Squirrel Hunt Championship

Red Hill Houndsmen Host Squirrel Hunt Championship

Former Squirrel Champion Bounces Back –  The Red Hill Houndsmen Hunt Club hosted the SC State Championship Squirrel Hunt, Saturday, Dec. 1, at the Brunson Community Center.  Dogs from across…

Frances Busbee Green

BELVEDERE, S.C. – Graveside services for Mrs. Frances Busbee Green, age 81, will be held Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 2 pm at Busbee Cemetery off Luke Bridge Road, Johnston,…

Bennie Mae Calliham Gordon

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Mrs. Bennie Mae Calliham Gordon, 65, of Eastview Road, entered into rest December 16, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Gordon, a native of…