Edgefield Town Council

Edgefield Town Council

The Mayor and Council presented City Attorney Greg Anderson a plaque in appreciation of his years of service to the Town of Edgefield.  Mr. Anderson has been selected for the position of Superintendent of Education for the Edgefield County Schools and will be putting his legal practice aside during his tenure as the chief education […]

Homicide in the City of Edgefield – Updated

Homicide in the City of Edgefield – Updated

The Edgefield City Police Department responded to a stabbing call Monday night, May 28, around 10:30 at 218 Holmes Street. According to Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, four individuals, two males and two females, were at the residence drinking when the women left to go get more alcoholic beverages. Reports are that all seemed well […]

Shooting in Domestic Altercation

Shooting in Domestic Altercation

A domestic altercation at Silverbell Street in the city of Edgefield led to a shooting Monday afternoon, May 28, around 5:00. According to Edgefield City Police Chief Ronnie Carter, the estranged husband of the victim arrived at the victim’s home on the afternoon in question and tried to force his way into her home. The […]

Our Finest Citizens

Our Finest Citizens

By Jack Reece  “They are taking real good care of me sir,” was the response I received from the young soldier at Walter Reed.  “Please let everyone know how much I thank those who provided support from the Wounded Warrior Foundation while I was recovering in Afghanistan before being transferred back to the U.S. for […]

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

The Edgefield County Hospital Board and administrative staff were hosts for an appreciation dinner at Pine Ridge Club on Tuesday night, May 8. It was the 40th year of the hospitals existence. Pins were distributed to a number of employees for years-of-service. The real excitement came when one day of paid vacation was given to […]

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens in Edgefield held their ribbon cutting and formal opening between 11:00 a.m. and noon on Wednesday.  The lobby of the bank was filled with well wishers, including elected officials and leaders from over the county.  The staff of the new bank site were greeting guests and reminding them of lunch to follow out […]

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

The first ever Edgefield Turkey Palooza will take place June 30 at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s campus just south of Edgefield. The event will include a large fireworks display, entertainment by several live bands, food, games for adults and youth, fishing, prize raffles and silent auctions. The Town of Edgefield, the NWTF, WJBF Channel […]

Glitter and Glamour at the Theatre Gala

Glitter and Glamour at the Theatre Gala

It was a glittering night at the William Bouknight Theatre as theatre board members treated the contributors who have given great support to the theatre. This was Wednesday evening, April 18. These steady supporters were given an invitation to a special showing of Always, Patsy Cline, a musical written by Ted Swindley and directed here […]

Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites

Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites

On April 21st, Edgefield County Historical Society and the Edgefield Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy are joining together in sponsoring a tour of homes that will be open to the public and is called “The First Annual Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites.” The list of sites is long and rich […]

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

The Edgefield County Council unanimously passed the first reading of the 2012-2013 General Operating Budget at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 3. The budget did receive two small amendments before its passage.  One included amending the budget so that the county pays 100% of the recreation centers’ utility fees versus the 75% that […]