Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Edgefield Christmas Parade Draws a Huge Crowd

Over 90 entries cruised through Edgefield Sunday afternoon, a parade that lasted close to two hours and ended with Santa Claus greeting children under the Christmas tree on the square. There were three judges — Sam Crouch, Tony Frazier and Maggie Williamson (new to the community, now the director of the Piedmont Tech Pottery Center) […]

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

Walking Tour of Churches Set for December 13, 3 PM

  The writer asks: What would the 2015 Edgefield Christmas Season be without the Annual Walking Tour of Churches? This year’s walk is scheduled for Sunday, December 13 at 3 o’clock. This beloved tradition began over 20 years ago and continues to inspire the community during this seasonal event. The Tour begins at St. Mary’s […]

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

A New Eating Place Just Off the Square

Welcoming a new business to Edgefield, on Saturday morning, with a Ribbon Cutting were the following in this photo: left to right, Mayor Ken Durham, ECCC Dir. Donna Livingston; business owner, holding scissors, Kenneth Tatisaul and his two grandsons (Harrison and Greydon Ellington); the assist. manager Haley Merritt, Patsy Smith (in plaid shirt) representing Wells […]

Prison Tear Gas Release Affects NWTF

– By Tiffani Ireland – A tear gas release that was part of training exercises by the federal prison which neighbors the National Wild Turkey Federation affected several NWTF employees and construction workers at the site Thursday morning, Oct. 22, according to Ken Durham, Facilities Director, with NWTF. Durham said that employees reported seeing a yellowish […]

SRP Fun Shoot to Benefit Healthcare Foundation

SRP Fun Shoot to Benefit Healthcare Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital Healthcare Foundation has announced a “SRP Fun Shoot” to be held at the NWTF Palmetto Shooting Complex in Edgefield on October 24. They have opened the event up for sponsorships at several costs: $10,000; $2500; $1000; and $500. Each sponsorship carries perks from the ten thousand dollar one, which gives two […]

Ham-Burglar Strikes McDonalds

Ham-Burglar Strikes McDonalds

McDonalds located in Edgefield on Augusta Road was hit by a thief, Thursday, Oct. 15. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a witness observed a man exit a vehicle in the drive-thru line and then go into the eatery’s storage freezer. The man was next seen exiting the freezer with […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft Caught on Tape at Cross Roads Motel A visitor from Tamassee, SC, staying at the Cross Roads Motel in Trenton became another victim of theft over the weekend, and it was all caught on tape. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the victim arrived at the motel around midnight […]

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival – September 26

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival – September 26

The festival, the 14th Edgefield Heritage Jubilee, begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 26, and will run through the day with events into the evening. This year, besides the over 90 vendors and crafters stretching from the Square to Piedmont Tech, there will be special shows and events to look out for – the […]

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