Edgefield Food Bank to Hold Fundraiser

Edgefield Food Bank to Hold Fundraiser

The Edgefield Food Bank is having a fundraiser for the purpose of filling their shelves with food for the hungry.  The event will be a part of Peachtree 23, this Saturday, June 7, at the Piedmont Tech Parking Lot. Look for the Food Bank sign (much like the image here) and their tents where they […]

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

The Edgefield Scouts held their 2014 Court of Honor and Bridging over Ceremonies Saturday May 31. The Troop awarded Ranks and Merit badges earned during the year. The Boy Scouts earned a total of 18 Ranks and 53 Merit Badges for the year.  Troop 30 has participated in numerous community events over the past 11 […]

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn equipment, guns, and electronics were the targets of thieves in three separate incidents recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. In the first incident, a Kubota lawn mower valued at over $5000 was stolen from a residence on Capers Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) sometime between Tuesday, May 27, and Thursday, May […]

Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Aiken Electric Cooperative, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, celebrated 76years during its annual meeting Saturday, May 17th, 2014. A total of 3,819 member-owners registered and family members enjoyed the many festivities. Three incumbent candidates for the Board of Trustees were re-elected during the Annual Meeting. They were: Theo R. Williams, Trustee District No. 2; Linda S. […]

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

It’s End is Definite This Time – By Tiffani Ireland – Treasure Chest, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ (SPCA) thrift store, is leaving Edgefield. Martha MacDonald, manager of the store, confirmed the store’s closing saying she is “heart broken.” She went on to thank the “wonderful, wonderful customers” that have faithfully […]

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Edgefield United Methodist Church held Open House at their new parsonage on Buncombe Street, Edgefield. The home is placed on property the church bought under the leadership of the late Dr. Ned Nicholson. It was known as “Four Square” by the family selling the property, and now holds a beautiful home, almost fully furnished, ready […]

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Law enforcement leaders, including Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey, met with President Obama Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, to discuss Immigration Policy and the urgency for Congress to vote on Commonsense Immigration Reform. Forty (40) law enforcement officials from across the country (only two from South Carolina) met with President Obama, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) […]

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Alice Denham signed her new book from which she read on Saturday afternoon, May 10, at the Discovery Center.  A guest of Bettis Rainsford, she responded to his invitation to read three times during her stay here. “I am taken with the South, again,” she said in a brief interview on Tuesday morning, before leaving […]

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