What Are All the Yellow Ribbons For?

What Are All the Yellow Ribbons For?

 – By Jack Reece –  A couple of weeks ago my editor sent me a memo indicating that she had received numerous requests to explain the yellow ribbons in town and asked that I research and publish an explanation.  The short version is that a number of soldiers from the 122nd Engineer Battalion, headquartered in Edgefield, […]

Bury Me With My Pearls

Bury Me With My Pearls

Jane Jenkins Herlong is launching a new book, today!  Her book is Bury Me With My Pearls whose title reaches back to her mother, according to Jane.  She first heard that expression from her mother many years ago. This new book is billed as “a real-life, roller-coaster ride of laughter, tears, and stomach-churning truths written […]

A Salute to Edgefield County Veterans

A Salute to Edgefield County Veterans

 – By Robert Loar – The afternoon shadows were lengthening in Edgefield town square as 50 U.S. veterans of all services stood silently in formation, for many it was filled with memories or past formations when they were active duty.  Many were in their youth again if only in their thoughts.  Chests were swelled with […]

Accused Murderer of Mark Meadows Acquitted

Accused Murderer of Mark Meadows Acquitted

John Herndon, the accused murderer of Mark Meadows, was found not guilty Friday, Nov. 8, after a week long trial at the Edgefield County Court House. Herndon had pled not guilty to the 2012 murder of Meadows citing self defense.  Meadows died from stab wounds to the throat, stomach, and lower chest after an evening […]

Carolina Moon Distillery to Open Soon On Town Square

Carolina Moon Distillery to Open Soon On Town Square

Edgefield County corn in a mason jar at last.  Edgefield is now the home of a licensed micro-distillery, Carolina Moon, located at 116 Courthouse Square.  Distillers David Long and Cal Bowie of Edgefield have the mash barrels bubbling, as the yeast converts Edgefield County corn into alcohol.  Soon the 70 gallon still in the back […]

Looking Toward the Christmas Season

Looking Toward the Christmas Season

Friday morning at 9:30, at Town Hall, the Edgefield Community Development Association served early morning traditional treats to a host of retail and service organizations in preparation for the big Christmas events to come. The Town of Edgefield is planning to host a number of attractions between November 14 and December 21 promising a memorable […]

Come Celebrate the Season in Historic Downtown Edgefield

Come Celebrate the Season in Historic Downtown Edgefield

It is time for the Christmas Open House – the official kickoff of Heritage Holidays in Historic Edgefield, SC.  The Christmas Open House will be Thursday, November 14, 2013 from 10am-8pm.  Join the downtown merchants and restaurants for a magical day as they unveil their newest products and show off their beautiful decorations while you […]

Missing Edgefield Woman Found

Maria Roserio Bryant, a 54 year old Edgefield woman, was reported missing by a relative Sunday morning, Nov. 3.  The Hispanic woman, who was last seen at a neighbor’s house on Parker Road, was found late Monday afternoon, and returned home to her family. According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Mrs. […]

Edgefield Woman Reported Missing [Update: FOUND]

Maria Rosserio Bryant, 54, of Edgefield, was reported missing Sunday by a relative.  According to reports, the Hispanic woman was last seen at neighbor’s house on Parker Road around 10:00 a.m., however, she was not missed until later that day.  Mrs. Bryant, who does not drive and does not know a lot of people in […]

Butcher Shop Opens Doors for Business

Butcher Shop Opens Doors for Business

The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop cut the ribbon today to open wide its doors for the citizenry to enjoy a new place to shop for meats, in Edgefield. The shop is located at 715 Augusta Road (across from McDonald’s) where Robert Brazell,  and his son-in-law Eric Hutto, have been busy readying the building for fresh […]

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