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An Open Letter from Mayor Durham

Dear Edgefield: Thank You to the many volunteers who worked so hard last week during our winter storm. We ask for your patience as our Public Works Department works diligently…

Thanks to Aiken Electric

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I would like to express my appreciation to all Aiken Electric Cooperative employees for their faithful work during the ice storm They were so…

Good People Helped During Strom

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Times like the recent ice storm show how neighbors and people come together to help each other. I have the world champion limb yard…

True Leaders

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Whether it be the line leader from elementary school, student body president, principal of a high school, or president of the United States,…

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

February 6, 2014 First, thanks to the many of you who commented on the State of the County report I issued last month. I appreciate the kind notes and words,…

One Reason Why Congress is Dysfunctional

OPINION By Dr. Mims Mobley Our president’s approval rating, on essentially every parameter of what he is supposed to oversee, is at an all-time low as he enters the sixth…

A Whole Lot of Nothing

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson –  In last week’s State of the Union address, the President attempted to convey a message of hope.  The speech, however, was tainted by…

The Edgefield Farmers Market

Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: I would like to thank the citizens of Edgefield County for their support of the Farmers Market this past year.  There are a number…

A Personal Story from Sen. Tim Scott

When I was growing up, my now 93-year-old grandfather would hold the paper – just right, in plain view – at the breakfast table every day. He looked like an…

State of the Union

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – The United States of America has made a name for itself to the world as a resilient people.  The Union we are so…