South Carolina’s Exports Reach Record: Nearly $25.3 Billion in 2012

South Carolina’s Exports Reach Record: Nearly $25.3 Billion in 2012

Ranks first among U.S. states in tire exports; Canada, Germany and China top export markets COLUMBIA, S.C. – March 1, 2013 – Gov. Nikki Haley, the South Carolina Department of Commerce and the State Ports Authority today announced the state’s 2012 exports totaled nearly $25.3 billion in goods sold to 197 countries around the world, according to data […]

Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off Deadline Approches

Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off Deadline Approches

Get Your tickets this week – the price goes up next week – and tickets will be limited – The Chamber needs to have a head count to order the Oysters. Also get in your Chili Cook-Off applications this week as well.  Email Donna Livingston your intentions !!!!!!!! Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce Oyster Roast/Chili Cook-Off Saturday, March 9th, 2013  1:00 until […]

Citizen Soldiers Deploy Again

Citizen Soldiers Deploy Again

By Jack Reece – Once again American men and women have laid down their plowshares and taken up arms in defense of freedom.  One unit of particular interest on the western side of South Carolina is the 122d Engineer Battalion. Elements of the 122nd Engineer Battalion, Headquartered in Edgefield, South Carolina, will be departing for training […]

Trenton Schedules Special Election

Trenton Schedules Special Election

The Town of Trenton will hold a special election July 9, 2013 to fill the seat currently held by Billy Padgett on the Town Council. Mr. Padgett will have to vacate this seat in order to assume his position as Mayor; a seat he acquired without need of an election because he ran unopposed for […]

ACSCAN Tells of Lights Ceremony in Columbia

ACSCAN Tells of Lights Ceremony in Columbia

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network officials were in town last Thursday to receive some funds, a donation from Chef Bob Brawner and his business, “Chef Bob’s Cafe,” as well as to announce, along with SC State Lead Ambassador for ACSCAN Lynn Rearden, the upcoming event in Columbia, SC, on the Statehouse grounds. The officials […]

Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County

Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County

The Distinguished Young Women of Edgefield County have been announced after a recent pageant held at Strom Thurmond High School: they are Kalei Bowser, Distinguished Young Woman of South Edgefield County 2014 and Lauren Williams, Distinguished Young Woman of North Edgefield County 2014. Preliminary winners were: scholastic, Kalei Bowser and Amanda Biddlecome; overall scholastic, Lauren […]

Annual Lawn Mower Exchange Encourages Residents to Go Electric

Annual Lawn Mower Exchange Encourages Residents to Go Electric

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina residents will have another alternative to using gasoline-powered lawn and garden equipment this summer, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today. “Annual Lawn Mower Exchange events provide residents the opportunity to purchase electric lawn and garden equipment at a discounted price. Those who trade in their gasoline-powered […]

Fraud at Local Tax Office

Fraud at Local Tax Office

An employee with H & R Block in Johnston is being investigated for fraud after she allegedly stole $2,000 from a client of the tax office. According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the agency was contacted after clients of the tax center became suspicious over charges associated with filing their […]

7th Annual Shamrock Run/Walk to be Held March 16th

7th Annual Shamrock Run/Walk to be Held March 16th

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Downtown Edgefield. Participate in the race or just visit the square and enjoy the events. This year’s Shamrock Run/Walk is being held in Memory of Dr. Ned Nicholson and Dr. Curly Watson. All proceeds from the event will be donated to benefit Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary. Registration forms are available at […]