Cimes for This Week

Cimes for This Week

Attempted Murder on Padgett Rd. in Trenton The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspected attempted murder Apr. 16 that is believed to have taken place at a home on the 700 block of Padgett Road in Trenton.  While the actual event is believed to have taken place at the Padgett Road location, according […]

An Afternoon of Celebration at Horn’s Creek

An Afternoon of Celebration at Horn’s Creek

The celebration of the 250th anniversary of Horn’s Creek Church, April 15, 2018, and its recent renovation came with rains, testing its new, red tin roof, and an outpouring of interested persons as well as members of the Edgefield County Historical Society who sponsored the event. Guest speaker was Dr. A. V. Huff, Jr., of […]

Peach Blossom Pageant Chooses Queens

Peach Blossom Pageant Chooses Queens

Left to right: Logan Timmerman, Carrie Ann Yonce, Winner Miss Hattie-Grace Summers, and Addy Grace Dukes The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival began it’s 2018 season by holding the Miss Peach Blossom beauty pageant on Saturday, April 7th at the Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium.  The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is sponsored by the Johnston Development Board, […]

Edgefield Mental Health Clinic has New Home

Edgefield Mental Health Clinic has New Home

Monday morning, April 9, the former Edgefield Medical Clinic of 200 Ridge Medical Plaza opened its doors to a new clientele, ones seeking service at the Edgefield Mental Health Clinic which moved there on Friday. The Mental Health Clinic finished its move to the building, located at the Edgefield County Hospital grounds, and closed the […]

SCDOT Advisory on Bridge

SCDOT Advisory on Bridge

Old Plank Road, Change in Schedule   With reference to the advisory attached below, the SCDOT District Two bridge replacement crew had planned to replace the Old Plank Road bridge over South Edisto River as their next project beginning April 23. Due to concerns about the impact this closure will have on the peach industry […]

First Johnston ‘Concert in the Park’ Success

First Johnston ‘Concert in the Park’ Success

A large crowd gathered in Johnston last week for the first of three springtime Community Concerts in the Park.   Held April 6, the first concert in the series featured Joyce Rude and the Rude Dudes, who have been performing classic country and oldies in the area for almost two decades.   The concerts, being […]

Line of Duty Death – Saluda Deputy Hallman  

Line of Duty Death – Saluda Deputy Hallman   

  News of the death of a Saluda County Deputy Sheriff on April 6, a “Line of Duty Death,” according to Saluda County Sheriff John C. Perry. The Sheriff disseminated the following statements to the press. “We lost one of our deputies last night/early this morning in a Line of Duty death.  The Uniform Road […]

DAYS LEFT TO COMPLETE BRANDING SURVEY FOR COUNTY

DAYS LEFT TO COMPLETE BRANDING SURVEY FOR COUNTY

  Edgefield County- A survey for local input into the branding message has been available on the Edgefield County website since March 19th and will remain available until April 13th.  A link to the survey can be found on the homepage www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov Edgefield County has contracted with the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor (SCNHC) team […]

Edgefield County Historical Society

Edgefield County Historical Society

To Celebrate the Restoration and 250th Anniversary of Horn’s Creek Church on April 15, 2018   The Edgefield County Historical Society will celebrate the completion of the restoration of Horn’s Creek Church and the 250th Anniversary of its founding at its Spring Meeting on Sunday afternoon, April 15, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  Dr. A.V. Huff, […]

Veterans Affairs Office of the County Salute Vietnam Vets

Veterans Affairs Office of the County Salute Vietnam Vets

  Veterans of Edgefield County and surrounding area who were honored for their service in Vietnam: Pictured, not in order, are James Slater, Johnny Abney, William Thomas, Linley Montgomery,  William Haug, Jerome Coleman, David Butler, Bruce Morgan, Bud Hoag, MC Abney, and James Jay (Not pictured).   On March 29, 2018 Edgefield County and surrounding […]

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