Town Council Election Results

Town Council Election Results

Burton is New Councilman – Culbreath Wins over Felder Edgefield and Johnston held elections on Tuesday for Town Council. Only one Ward in each town had candidates vying for the seats — Ward 1 in Johnston and Ward 6 in Edgefield. Winner of Ward 1 in Johnston is Terrence Culbreath with 76 votes, winning over Calvin […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale in Edgefield & Greenwood Counties

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale in Edgefield & Greenwood Counties

Local potters in the Greenwood and Edgefield area are collaborating to host the first Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale, a series of events from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6. The Pottery Tour & Sale kicks off with joint receptions at The Museum in Greenwood and the Discovery Center in Edgefield during which […]

Pettigrew Announces for S.C. Senate

Pettigrew Announces for S.C. Senate

John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the newly drawn SC Senate District 25 seat which now includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. Pettigrew is the broker in charge/ owner of Pettigrew Properties. He has previously been elected to serve […]

A New Sign Going Up

A New Sign Going Up

A new business is coming to town, as seen in this sign going up where the former Carolina First stood for many years. First Citizens is opening a new branch in Edgefield and they plan to be open for business, Monday, April 23.

Town Council Elections, April 3

Town Council Elections, April 3

The Towns of Johnston and Edgefield will hold elections on Tuesday, April 3. In each of these Town Councils there is an incumbent. The following information may aid in getting voters to the precincts involved. In Johnston, Ward 1 has two candidates vying for that seat. It was vacated by Buddy Smith when he retired […]

Anderson Named School Superintendent

Anderson Named School Superintendent

  The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday, Mar. 27, to name Edgefield County School Board Attorney Greg Anderson as the new Superintendent for the county’s schools. While Mr. Anderson has been named Superintendent and does have authority at this time, he has not actually assumed the position yet. According to a source close […]

SC Arts Commission to Honor Ferrell

SC Arts Commission to Honor Ferrell

COLUMBIA– The South Carolina Arts Commission and McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina announce winners of the Folk Heritage Award. The S.C. State Legislature will present the awards upon adjournment in the House Chamber, midday on May 3 at the Statehouse. Fiddle player Carder, of Leesville, gained a good deal of his knowledge […]

First Citizens to Open New Branch in Edgefield

First Citizens to Open New Branch in Edgefield

COLUMBIA – First Citizens today announced that it plans to open a new branch in Edgefield, S.C., located at 309 Main Street. The new banking location, which will open for business Monday, April 23, will feature an ATM and drive-thru, and will operate on a full-time schedule. “First Citizens is excited about the opportunity to […]

St. Patrick’s Day on the Square

St. Patrick’s Day on the Square

Photos and race results from Saint Patrick’s Day festivities on the square in Edgefield.                 Shamrock Run Results (Top Male and Female in each category won $50) Top Male Elem. School Rhett Jolly 16:59 Middle School Ed Williams 14:19 High School Robert Boland 13:31 Non-High School – 29 […]

American Flags Burned in Edgefield

American Flags Burned in Edgefield

The first Flag Burning ceremony, sponsored by the American Legion Post #30, was held Thursday evening, March 15. A gathering at the Legion Hut in Edgefield saw the Strom Thurmond High School ROTC assisting legion post officers as they assembled the flags for a solemn flag burning ceremony. The Navy JROTC presented the colors and […]