Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Livestock Stolen Three calves were stolen from a pasture on Country Club Road in Johnston between Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 5-6.  According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owner of the calves stated that sometime between Saturday and Sunday, thieves cut the lock to his pasture and stole three black […]

A Fashion Show for a Cause

A Fashion Show for a Cause

So Much Fun! So Much Beauty! Are Johnston women more “in vogue” than others?  (Are we setting up a challenge here?)  At Saturday’s fashion show, the Johnston Woman’s Club hosting and Mercy Me! contributing the clothes, everyone had spring fashion in mind – coming from all parts of the county.  And Johnston women were spotlighted […]

Mom Returns From Tour of Duty to Surprise Son

Mom Returns From Tour of Duty to Surprise Son

On Wednesday, April 2, Amman Hill’s mother, Yolanda Hill, a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army, came to his kindergarten class at W.E.Parker Elementary School to surprise him with her arrival home from her deployment which took her from him for over a year. While she was away, W. E. Parker Elementary had sent her […]

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

  The SC Department of Public Safety (SCDPS), joined by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), recognized Edgefield County officials during an awards ceremony as the first ever “Target Zero Hero” Wednesday for their traffic safety accomplishments in 2013. Edgefield County recorded 445 consecutive days without a traffic fatality, including the entire calendar year […]

The Edgefield County Historical Society Gets Ready for Palm Sunday Event

The Edgefield County Historical Society Gets Ready for Palm Sunday Event

Members of the Edgefield County Historical Society worked this past weekend to get old Horn’s Creek Church into readiness for next Sunday’s Palm Sunday service.  The church has been vacant and vandalized for many years; however, the Historical Society is erecting a new caretakers cottage so that it can be safe-guarded and restored.     The Palm Sunday […]

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting.  The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]

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