Fight at Dollar General Leads to Car Chase and Arrest

Fight at Dollar General Leads to Car Chase and Arrest

The Edgefield Police Department was called to the Dollar General on Augusta Road on Sunday, April 24, in response to a fight between two subjects at the business.  However, en route to the location, dispatched notified responding law enforcement that one of the suspects had left the scene.  A deputy with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s […]

Youths Work with Clay at Local Studio

Youths Work with Clay at Local Studio

Making mud pies is a rite of passage of sorts for children.  However, the Edgefield Clay Studio hopes to turn that passing fascination with mud into a life-long appreciation for the art of pottery.  Most citizens of Edgefield County are probably familiar with the new pottery studio that has opened in the town of Edgefield, […]

Rebels Win Region Championship!

Rebels Win Region Championship!

    The Rebels picked up a big win on the road over Saluda 10-5! Henry Cartrett pitched four innings and Payton Smith picked up the win finishing the last three innings. Leading hitters tonight for the Rebels was Michael Green who was 3-3 with a double and three RBIs. Rebels move to 12-5 (7-1). […]

Stolen ATV

Stolen ATV

An ATV was reported stolen from a residence on Pardue Lane in Johnston, Tuesday, April 5.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the ATV was last seen in the backyard of the residence on the preceding Saturday. The ATV is described as a green 2004 Honda Rancher 2×4.  The victim […]

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hayes Drive, Saturday, April 9, after receiving a call about an armed robbery involving a firearm.  Upon arrival, responding law enforcement spoke with the victim who stated that while at the Gregs Gas Plus gas station on Edgefield Rd. in Aiken County, he was approached […]

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

Following recognition of retiring Johnston Town Councilwoman Tara Miller last Monday evening City Attorney, Jenifer Sumner, swore in Thomas Holmes to fill Ms. Miller’s vacated Council seat.  Mr. Holmes was joined by Mayor Pro Tem Frank Nicholson and Councilman George Attaway, both incumbents, in taking the oath of office.  Councilman Holmes, a long time resident […]

American Legion to Retire Crosses

American Legion to Retire Crosses

  Metal Crosses Now in Use American Legion Post 30, Edgefield, SC will host a Ceremonial Retirement of the P.O.W. (Prisoner of War) and K.I.A. (Killed in Action) Wooden Crosses on Thursday April 21, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the American Legion Post 30, in Edgefield, SC. History of these Wooden Crosses — Many years ago, […]

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former North Augusta Public Safety Officer, Justin Craven, was sentenced Monday, April 11, at the Edgefield County Court House to 1 year in prison which was suspended to 3 years probation for misconduct in office related to the Feb. 2104 shooting death of Ernest Satterwhite. ​Satterwhite was chased into Edgefield County on February 9, 2014, […]

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Edgefield Senator Promises To Shake Things Up In Senate (Columbia, SC) – South Carolina’s Republican state senators today elected Shane Massey (R-Edgefield) as their new GOP caucus leader. Massey, known as a young conservative reformer who often bucks senior leadership, is only the third Republican Majority Leader in 15 years. Upon his election, Massey, 40, […]

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Filing day ended last week for those wishing to run in this year’s election.  The following is a list, relative to Edgefield County, of offices, candidates, and their associated parties who have filed to run this year.  Incumbents are marked with an (I). U.S. Senate –Bill Bledsoe (Libertarian),Thomas Dixon (Democrat),Bill Bledsoe (Constitution), (I) Tim Scott […]

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