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An Inside Look At How Our County is Growing

Opinion Last month the County Council passed the millage rate for the current tax year. We did not increase the amount you pay in County Government taxes.   That’s the…

A Special Thank You

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: My church, The Episcopal Church of the Ridge (including Edgefield, Trenton and Ridge Spring parishes), has The Harvest Food Bank as one of our…

Domestic Violence Continues

– By Josie Rodgers – Domestic violence continues to be in the forefront of the media, and SC still ranks at the top for the number of women killed due…

Politics and Religion

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – Those of you who have been following my occasional OpEds may recognize this title. It’s one that has been used before – on my…

Thank You for Making the Festival a Success

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Sonny and I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our volunteers, sponsors, mayor, city council, and the town employees who made…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

October 3, 2014 Comprehensive Plan on Tap for County Council It probably doesn’t sound like a very sexy topic, but the Comprehensive Plan is about to be discussed by County…

Everyone Needs Compassion

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – In a small mountainous village of El Salvador lives a precious little four-year-old girl.  Even at such a young age, she is expected…

Our (yes, our) Royal Family

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – As both a member of the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society (OEDGS) and a mathematician, I have often thought about how sure we all…

If Not You, Then Who?

Opinion  – By G. Miller Thompson – When I got back to Clemson last month, I was greeted by an email letting students and faculty know they would be required…

We’re Number Two!

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – In this case, that’s better than being number one – but not much. It turns out that the state with the highest per capita…