Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

A twenty-two year old man was shot multiple times during a home invasion at 103-A Johnson Street in Johnston around 10:30 Tuesday night, May 6. According to the Johnston Police Department, the victim was able to place the 911 call that informed law enforcement of the crime, to which the JPD as well as the […]

A Doggone Good Potter

A Doggone Good Potter

Michelle Clark of Johnston is the “Doggone Potter,” (her words as well as ours) because at some point her passion for caring for dogs and her passion for producing pottery merge, and they do so with all the bowls she makes for dog feeding.  Michelle owns “Clarks Cuts and Kennels” in Johnston, a thriving business […]

Just Keeps on Packing!

Just Keeps on Packing!

– By Jack Reece – One of several of the busiest men in Johnston, South Carolina took out a few minutes last week to try to educate me in the fundamentals of maintaining a first class agriculture business for more than 80 years over three generations. Sonny Yonce’s grandfather was mainly growing asparagus in the […]

Strollers Took to the Street for Cancer

Strollers Took to the Street for Cancer

Twenty-two strollers entered the “race” for the cure for cancer by strolling down Calhoun Street in Johnston this morning (Saturday) before the big parade at the 31st Annual Peach Blossom Festival in Johnston.  The amount of money they raised for the cancer cure is $260.00.  Thanks to these 22 people who had the energy and […]

Man Found Dead In Johnston Home

A man was found dead in his home on Country Club Road in Johnston, Tuesday, April 29.  According to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, the 57 year black male was found by a neighbor around 6:45 in the morning.  His death has been ruled the result of a self inflicted gun shot wound.  There was […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 2-3

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 2-3

Grand Marshals: Ice Storm Workers This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, rides for children, and a family-oriented street dance. The parade Grand Marshals this year are the local ice storm workers. These heroes helped many citizens who had power outages, and […]

Miniature Pony Killed By Dogs

Miniature Pony Killed By Dogs

A ten months old miniature paint pony was attacked and killed by dogs at a residence on Slide Hill Road in Johnston, Saturday, Apr. 19.  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the homeowner said that three dogs of undetermined breeds have been attacking and biting horses in her pasture in […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Livestock Stolen Three calves were stolen from a pasture on Country Club Road in Johnston between Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 5-6.  According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owner of the calves stated that sometime between Saturday and Sunday, thieves cut the lock to his pasture and stole three black […]

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