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 […]

A Fashion Show for a Cause

A Fashion Show for a Cause

So Much Fun! So Much Beauty! Are Johnston women more “in vogue” than others?  (Are we setting up a challenge here?)  At Saturday’s fashion show, the Johnston Woman’s Club hosting and Mercy Me! contributing the clothes, everyone had spring fashion in mind – coming from all parts of the county.  And Johnston women were spotlighted […]

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting.  The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]

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