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Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

The Edgefield Scouts held their 2014 Court of Honor and Bridging over Ceremonies Saturday May 31. The Troop awarded Ranks and Merit badges earned during the year. The Boy Scouts…

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn equipment, guns, and electronics were the targets of thieves in three separate incidents recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. In the first incident, a Kubota lawn mower…

Sen. Shane Massey Named to “Top 40 Under 40” by The Washington Post

Sen. Shane Massey Named to “Top 40 Under 40” by <i>The Washington Post</i>

Senator Shane Massey has been named by The Washington Post as one of the “top 40 political rising stars under 40.”  The Post made the announcement through “The Fix” on…

Man Dies in Accident at Tides International

Man Dies in Accident at Tides International

John W. Varner, 62, of Edgefield, was killed Thursday afternoon around 1:00 in a work related accident at Tides International on Hwy 430 in Edgefield County.  According to Edgefield County…

Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Theo Willimas Reelected as Aiken Electric Cooperative Trustee

Aiken Electric Cooperative, a Touchstone Energy Cooperative, celebrated 76years during its annual meeting Saturday, May 17th, 2014. A total of 3,819 member-owners registered and family members enjoyed the many festivities.…

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

SPCA’s Treasure Chest Leaving Edgefield

It’s End is Definite This Time – By Tiffani Ireland – Treasure Chest, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals’ (SPCA) thrift store, is leaving Edgefield. Martha MacDonald,…

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Methodists Hold Open House in New Parsonage

Edgefield United Methodist Church held Open House at their new parsonage on Buncombe Street, Edgefield. The home is placed on property the church bought under the leadership of the late…

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Law enforcement leaders, including Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey, met with President Obama Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, to discuss Immigration Policy and the urgency for Congress to vote on Commonsense…

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Alice Denham signed her new book from which she read on Saturday afternoon, May 10, at the Discovery Center.  A guest of Bettis Rainsford, she responded to his invitation to…

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

For those who have not seen Greater Tuna, it is one of the funniest shows ever.  This writer saw it several times at least 20 years ago, and it holds…