We are not the enemy

We are not the enemy

To Our Readership We are the oldest newspaper in S.C. and we have battled so many times, over 182 years, to stay alive — sometimes of our own doing, other times the “undoing” coming from the outside.  Vicissitudes of this nature tend to keep one strong.   This newspaper stands for the right of a […]

Federal Property Tax Credit Championed By Local Realtor Passed By Edgefield County Council 

Summers Pendarvis of Weichert, Realtors® – Pendarvis Company excited for passage of “Baily Bill” EDGEFIELD, S.C. / Aug. 14, 2018 – Weichert, Realtors® – Pendarvis Company is proud to announce that Summers Pendarvis, the company’s broker-in-charge, helped pass a federal property tax credit for Edgefield County. Known as the Baily Bill, the historic legislation was […]

Poet Laureate Drew Lanham Induction October 2

Poet Laureate Drew Lanham Induction October 2

  The Poet Laureate Committee received Dr. Drew Lanham recently for a sit-down, informational meeting. Pictured here are: his wife Janice Lanham, Laurie Prince, Drew Lanham, Pam Andrews and Nancy Cowart.  Not pictured, Jessica Harris.   When did you write your first poem? was a question posed to Drew Lanham recently when he met with […]

American Heart Association Honors EMS 

American Heart Association Honors EMS 

The American Heart Association presented Edgefield County EMS with the Mission Lifeline EMA Silver Plus Achievement Award at the Aug. 7 meeting of Edgefield County Council.  Kayla Yate Kraneberg, Executive Director of the CSRA American Heart Association (pictured on the right), along with another representative on the left, presented the award to Raymond Batchelor (center). […]

Business and Residence Broken Into

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a business and a residence being broken into on Sunday, Aug. 12.  Although both were reported on the aforementioned date, the break-in at the residence could have happened anytime between 10:00 on the evening of Aug. 10 to almost midnight on the 12th.  According to […]

Man sentenced to 45 years in prison for Home Invasion

Man sentenced to 45 years in prison for Home Invasion

Robert Goodwin, Jr., age 29, of Maryland, pleaded guilty Wednesday for his role in the home invasion in Saluda County of the owners of Tidwell Jewelers, Lynda and Danny Tidwell. Goodwin was sentenced to forty-five (45) years in the South Carolina Department of Corrections by Circuit Court Judge Eugene C. Griffith, Jr., for Burglary First […]

Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park Underway

Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park Underway

Tommy Tripp, JoJo Doolittle, Vernon Holmes, Jimmy Painter and Roger Ellis.   The Edgefield Veterans’ Memorial Park Committee, members of Hezzie Griffis Post 30, gathered last Tuesday morning at the site of the long-anticipated project to honor military veterans of The United States of America who are currently living in Edgefield County, who have lived […]

BreakingNews –The Rubble Begins in Edgefield Square

BreakingNews –The Rubble Begins in Edgefield Square

  The equipment rolled into town today, August 7, to begin the destruction and reconstruction for the Improvement Program for the Edgefield Town Square.  It is starting at the site of Park Row Restaurant, a popular sandwich/delicatessen/bistro.  The widening of the sidewalks is their goal at this point. Business owners came out to take note […]

Break-in on Bobwhite Lane

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a break-in at a residence on Bobwhite Lane, Aug. 8.  According to an ECSO incident report on the matter, the victim noticed that his home and his shop had been broken into when he arrived at the scene to find drop cords running from his shop […]

Second Saturday

  Inflatables, including Water Slide   Second Saturday, the weekend celebration with fun and fellowship among the citizens—young and not-so-young– as an encouragement for local businesses, will be held for the third time this weekend, August 11. This is under the sponsorship of ECDA. Inflatables, located this weekend at the PTC parking lot, will be […]

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