122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

The returning forces – 122nd Engineering Battalion based in the Edgefield Armory – were the true stars of the morning event.  This was a breakfast for all the Battalion returning from their deployment in Afghanistan, held at Strom Thurmond High School, on a beautiful Sunday morning. However, not taking from the worthy work and certain […]

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154, of Johnston, South Carolina, awarded certificates of appreciation to businesses that participated in their recent fund raising campaign in support of our “Wounded Warriors.”  Collectively the businesses have raised over $1,500 that will be distributed to wounded servicemen and women and their families to buy necessities used in their daily lives.  […]

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

So far, March 15 looks like a clear, green day. If you have not registered yet for the 11 a.m. walk/run, late registration is at Bi-Lo, Saturday, between 9 and 10:45 a.m. The fee is $20. If running is not your thing, come and enjoy the festivities on the square starting at 10:45 with our […]

Town Council Receives More Positive Economic News

Town Council Receives More Positive Economic News

New Pottery Studio Projected to Open in July At the regularly scheduled meeting of Edgefield Town Council for March Mrs. Beth Thornton announced that she and her husband George had purchased the Israel Mukashy building on the square and the old Super 10 building on Buncombe Street.  Plans for the Mukashy building include an up […]

Scouts Hold Pinewood Derby Race

Scouts Hold Pinewood Derby Race

The Scouts had a Pinewood Derby Race in Edgefield Tuesday March 4, 2014.  The Bear Den winners were 1st place William Bush-Jackson, 2nd place Jonah Corley and 3rd place Caleb Torgesen. The Tiger Den 1st place was Kottn Dukes.  They will go to the District race on Saturday March 15 to compete against other Scout […]

122nd Engineer Battalion to Hold Freedom Salute

122nd Engineer Battalion to Hold Freedom Salute

The 122nd Engineer Battalion, based out of Edgefield, SC has recently returned from their deployment to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.  They will hold a Freedom Salute at Strom Thurmond High School’s Gymnasium, March 9, 2014 at 9:30 am.  It is opened to the public and everyone is invited to attend.    

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

First Traffic Fatality in 445 Days

Edgefield County has had its first traffic fatality in 445 days. We all knew that Edgefield County’s fatality-free streak would eventually end. Unfortunately, it ended early yesterday (Sunday) morning when 28-year-old Wesley D. Lawrence, of Modoc, died in one-vehicle crash. You can read the details at the two story links below. Going 445 days without […]

Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital

Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital

Friday, February 28 is Rare Disease Day at Edgefield County Hospital.  The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness amongst the general public and decision-makers about rare diseases and their impact on patients’ lives. The campaign targets primarily the general public but it is also designed for patients and patient representatives, as well […]

ChocAround Rescheduled for Thursday, February 27

ChocAround Rescheduled for Thursday, February 27

The Edgefield Community Development Association is sponsoring a new ChocAround, Thursday, February 27, from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m.  The first ChocAround had been planned for the 13th of February, but due to the storm that brought ice and cold, which froze all plans for the Valentine weekend, the ChocAround was postponed. This Thursday, the event […]

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