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The Engineers are Home!

The Engineers are Home!

More than 150 members of the 122nd Engineer Battalion, with Headquarters in Edgefield South Carolina, were welcomed home from Afghanistan Monday at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.  The unit mobilized in…

Road Rage at Local Drive Thru Results in Charges

A 58 year old Johnston man was arrested Sunday, Dec. 15, after he assaulted a 31 year old woman from Griffin, GA, at the drive thru of the McDonalds in…

Goldberg Groundhog Kiln Gets Another Firing

Goldberg Groundhog Kiln Gets Another Firing

The Groundhog Kiln, poised on a rise near the entrance to old Pottersville, was heated up for the first time since September on December 3 as part of a weekend…

New Deputy Director of EMA

New Deputy Director of EMA

Suzy Spurgeon has been named the new Deputy Director of Edgefield County’s Emergency Management Agency.  Spurgeon, who assumed her role on Nov. 4, takes the place of Sandy Backensto who…

County Receives Positive Audit; Council Chooses Animal Shelter Site

County Receives Positive Audit; Council Chooses Animal Shelter Site

At their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Dec. 3, the Edgefield County Council was addressed by George Kennedy and Lee Wagner of the accounting firm Elliott, Davis, LLP, regarding the…

Edgefield Christmas Parade 2013

Edgefield Christmas Parade 2013

Despite the cold and wet weather, the Edgefield Christmas Parade took place as scheduled, Sunday, December 8, 2013. Photos by Robert Norris. To purchase high resolution prints of any of these…

Edgefield First Baptist to Host Christians United Open Forum

Edgefield First Baptist to Host Christians United Open Forum

Edgefield First Baptist Church will host a Christians United open forum on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 8:45 a.m.  Sam Crouch will be presiding over the forum that will include singing,…

Christmas Tree Lightings

Christmas Tree Lightings

The Edgefield square was filled with anticipation as children and adults settled in on Friday evening for a short program of carols, emceed by Caroline Bland, Clio Lampkin led in…

Tour of Churches – “Better & Better”

Tour of Churches – “Better & Better”

Many saw the Tour of Churches, sponsored by the Historical Society of the county on Sunday as “getting better and better,” especially with a larger attendance. The walking tour crowds…

A New Roof for the Courthouse

A New Roof for the Courthouse

Work began Monday, December 2, to replace the Edgefield County Courthouse. We caught the workers high on the roof removing the old to make way for the new.  …