Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

Carolina Brotherhood Rolls Into Edgefield

 – By Jack Reece – If you were in Edgefield last Wednesday morning you probably saw a large group of cyclists pedaling into the fire station.  No, they had not been arrested; in fact they are police officers, firefighters and emergency medical personnel from across North and South Carolina who volunteer their time for a […]

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

Theatre Review: The Hallelujah Girls

– By Karyn Sealy – Enter the world of “Spa-dee-dah” salon in a small Georgia town called Eden Falls. Their t-shirts are hot pink and their laughter is intoxicating. The recent production of “The Hallelujah Girls” (a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten) at the Edgefield County Theatre Company is a warming […]

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

Seven county employees were trapped for nearly 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, in an elevator at the Edgefield County Court House. The Edgefield Fire Dept. responded to the scene and pried open the elevator which became stuck between the third and second floors as the employees were attempting to leave the building for the […]

Edgefield Native Asked to Dance as Dave the Potter

Edgefield Native Asked to Dance as Dave the Potter

Vincent Thomas, a choreographer/dancer living in Baltimore, Md., was approached by a professor at the University of Delaware recently who asked him if he would be interested in doing a solo dance about Dave the Potter.  Imagine, knowing yourself to be from Edgefield and hearing a “foreigner” ask you such a question, to do a […]

Socialize and Philosophize Among the Fruits & Vegetables

Socialize and Philosophize Among the Fruits & Vegetables

 – Farmers Markets in the Edgefield County-Ridge Area –  Hugh Weathers, South Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture, is asking South Carolinians to join him in celebrating Farmers Market Month in August by shopping at a farmers market in their community. Governor Nikki Haley has again proclaimed August as Farmers Market Month in South Carolina. Farmers Market […]

Council Lifts County Wide Hiring Freeze – Controversial Rezoning Request Fails

Council Lifts County Wide Hiring Freeze – Controversial Rezoning Request Fails

 – By Tiffani Ireland – In a 2-1 vote at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 6, (Councilwoman Genia Blackwell was absent and Councilman Dorn left mid-meeting) Edgefield County Council passed a measure to lift the county-wide hiring freeze that has been in place since May 2011.  Originally instituted to save County funds and […]

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