Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club Showers Children with Gifts

Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club Showers Children with Gifts

In their 6th Annual Local Toy Drive for children at Christmas, The Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club filled the Discovery Center this past Saturday with excitement and a visit from Santa as they distributed Christmas gifts to families with children.  There were 100 children who received these gifts.  The Club would like to thank all of […]

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

A routine traffic stop Sunday, Dec. 9, lead to the arrest of two individuals on drug charges.  According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, deputies with the ECSO stopped a silver Lincoln Town Car that was traveling south on Hwy 25 South for erratic driving and for being registered to a […]

Beckman Center, Edgefield Native Director, Lauded by CARF

Beckman Center, Edgefield Native Director, Lauded by CARF

Columbia, SC – The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has accredited the Backman Center for Mental Health Services (Beckman), for a period of three years, in the following areas: Mental health Case Management/Services Coordination for Adults; Mental Health Case Management/Services coordination for Children and Adolescents; Mental Health Outpatient treatment for Adults; and Mental […]

Edgefield County Women Attend State Conference

Edgefield County Women Attend State Conference

Participants kicked off the conference with a motivational workshop presented by former Miss South Carolina and Farm Bureau member, Jane Jenkins Herlong.  SCFB Agricultural Literacy Director, Vonne Knight, spotlighted the 2012 Ag Book of the Year, “How Did That Get In My Lunchbox?”, and shared hands-on activities that volunteers can conduct with children to help […]

SC Drought Committee Upgrades Entire State

SC Drought Committee Upgrades Entire State

The SC Drought Response Committee, meeting via conference call on Dec. 11, upgraded the drought status one level in every county statewide. Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville, McCormick, Greenwood, Edgefield, Saluda, Newberry, Lexington, Aiken and Barnwell counties moved to the severe drought level. Greenville, Spartanburg, Cherokee, York, Laurens, Union, Chester, Fairfield, Richland, Sumter, Calhoun, Orangeburg, Clarendon, […]

Motorcyclist Struck and Killed [Updated]

A motorcyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle in the morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 11, on Hwy 25 near Hayes Drive in Edgefield County.  According to the Edgefield County Coroner’s office, the victim has been identified as Donald M. Robinson, 52, of North Augusta, SC.  Additionally, the coroner’s office stated that an autopsy […]

Auto Break-ins Continue – Auto Theft Reported

Auto Break-ins Continue – Auto Theft Reported

According to reports filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, 2 more auto break-ins and an auto theft occurred at the beginning of the month. In the first reported break-in, on Dec. 6 at 610 Rainbow Falls Rd., one vehicle located on a lot sustained damage when its steering column was cracked open. Another vehicle […]

Christmas Tour in Ridge Spring

Christmas Tour in Ridge Spring

Ridge Spring, through the Green Thumb Garden Club, hosted a tour of homes and churches on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 9.  There was a goodly number to see the two houses, four churches and The Arts Center “dressed” for Christmas. The houses and older churches seemed to be the most popular. Many enjoyed the drive out […]

New Options for Rehab Therapy in Edgefield

New Options for Rehab Therapy in Edgefield

Trinity Mission Health & Rehab of Edgefield is always seeking ways to better serve the community. Their mission statement is “Serving  the community one patient at a time.“ They are now featuring specialized short-term rehabilitation from post surgical recovery to skilled nursing treatment. Trinity understands that families want their love ones close to home and […]