High Tech Investigation Nets Stolen Goods

High Tech Investigation Nets Stolen Goods

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recently used some high tech investigative techniques that led to the recovery of stolen goods taken in a burglary that occurred on May 30, 2012.  On that date, thieves broke into a home on Rainforest Drive and stole a Play Station 3 (PS3), several PS3 games, a flat screen television, […]

Early Morning Break-In at Pine Ridge

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an alarm at Pine Ridge Country Club in the early morning hours of Friday, July 6.  Upon arriving at the scene, deputies spotted a man who fled the area on foot.  A perimeter was established and the canine unit deployed, but the suspect alluded capture.  However, […]

Edgefield Town Council

Edgefield Town Council

During regular session for July 2012 the Edgefield Town Council approved Antioch Baptist Church’s request to use the town soccer complex for a sports summer camp, Mentoring Brick Strong Group’s request to use the town gym July 21st for a youth rally and John Brown’s request to have a Meet the 11-12 Year Old Team […]

Rural Church Targeted by Thieves Twice

One would think that the sanctity and sacredness of a church would afford it some protection from crime but not so in our day and age as many churches across Edgefield County have come to realize. Red Oak Grove Baptist Church on the far west side of the county is but the latest in a […]

Escaped Convict Captured in Aiken County

Escaped Convict Captured in Aiken County

C. J. Weaver, an Edgefield County man who was serving time at the Lower Savannah River Detention Center, escaped from the facility early Monday morning, July 2, only to be caught again a few hours later in Aiken County. Weaver was serving an 11 year sentence at the work release center for his part in […]

Large Crowd Braves Heat for Turkey Palooza

Large Crowd Braves Heat for Turkey Palooza

Capped off by a tremendous fireworks display, the Edgefield Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation and the Town of Edgefield concluded the inaugural Edgefield Turkey Palooza with a thunderous bang before an estimated crowd of 2,500 people. Despite the record heat of 106 degrees, the crowd turned out to support the Edgefield area, NWTF, […]

Mr. Smith’s Peach Seeds

Mr. Smith’s Peach Seeds

Tennessee farmer, artisan, carves peach pits into tiny works of art. Thanks to our dear friend Jessica Hundhausen Derrick with Garden & Gun Magazine for bringing this interesting video to our attention here in peach paradise.    

Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in SC

Cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in SC

COLUMBIA — Two cases of eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) were confirmed in two South Carolina horses in June, according to Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health. A 10-year-old horse from Horry County and a 4-month-old horse from Marion County recently tested positive for the disease. EEE is a serious, […]

AEC Warns of Lottery Phone Scam

AEC Warns of Lottery Phone Scam

AIKEN – Aiken Electric Cooperative reports receiving information about a lottery phone scam.  The caller claims the Aiken Electric Cooperative member has won $250,000 from a lottery based on names the electric provider has supplied.  The caller claimed to be based in Jamaica. Aiken Electric Cooperative does not share member information with any company or service […]

Marine Walks the Countryside With a Purpose

Marine Walks the Countryside With a Purpose

Mac McQuown was “holding court” at Jim Satcher Ford in Johnston, Wednesday afternoon, June 20, and he was surrounded by many interested people who wanted to know about this journey he is taking.  Already he has walked over a thousand miles as a way to bring awareness to the wounded veterans and their needs, as […]