Bettis Prep Meets the Capital!

Bettis Prep Meets the Capital!

Fourth Grade and Whig While Trenton’s Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy continues to celebrate its inaugural school year, we’re continuing our focus with a trip to the state’s capital city with a visit at the South Carolina State Museum. The museum, located at 301 Gervais Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, hosted the Bettis scholars during their […]

Sharing Christmas with 118 Nursing Home Residents

Sharing Christmas with 118 Nursing Home Residents

Pictured are Ridge Nursing Home staff (on the left) who oversaw the presentation of the gifts, donated by Fred’s managers and employees. They are, in front, Lisa Hamilton, Brooke Horne, Lynne Green; in back, left to right, Nikki Morgan, Sara Medlin, Samanda Werts .On the right of the tree: Sarah Cannon, Tracy Cunningham of Fred’s […]

Crime in Edgefield County

Crime in Edgefield County

Another Break-in at Rolling Hills Home For the second time in as many weeks, a home on the 600 block of Rolling Hills Court in Trenton reported a break-in to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The previous break-in at this residence was to a shed on the property (see our 12/19 edition’s story on this […]

Tennessee is added to the list of states with carcass import restrictions for South Carolina hunters

Tennessee is added to the list of states with carcass import restrictions for South Carolina hunters

PRESS RELEASE South Carolinians planning out-of-state trips to hunt big game this winter should be aware of restrictions on importing deer and elk parts into the Palmetto State. With big game seasons open in many other states, the S. C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) would like to remind hunters traveling out-of-state not to import into South […]

Town of Ridge Spring, City of Greenwood Receive CDBG Grant Awards for Projects

Town of Ridge Spring, City of Greenwood Receive CDBG Grant Awards for Projects

            The Town of Ridge Spring will receive funding for a downtown streetscape project while the City of Greenwood will tear down a vacant, dilapidated community center, thanks to Community Development Block Grant awards announced in December 2018. The Town of Ridge Spring will receive $500,000 in CDBG funds and add a $56,000 match […]

Holiday Market December 22

Holiday Market December 22

20 Vendors Showing their Wares The Edgefield Farmers Market is sponsoring a Holiday Market this Saturday, December 22, 2018, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for the convenience of shoppers, to enjoy making purchases and to enjoy the offerings of the ECDA – and on the Square.  Those offerings include taking pictures with Santa, enjoying […]

Edgefield Scout Troop 30 Announces Eagle Scouts

Edgefield Scout Troop 30 Announces Eagle Scouts

Edgefield Scouts Troop 30 is excited to announce we have 3 new Eagle Scouts. These Scouts went through their Eagle Board of Review on Thursday December 13, 2018 and all 3 of them did an excellent job and earned their Eagle Scout Status. These 3 young men have grown together through the years and experienced […]

Council Approves Incentives for Investment Zones

Council Approves Incentives for Investment Zones

Edgefield County Council voted on the third reading of an ordinance to authorize Council to provide economic incentives to certain businesses at their most recent monthly meeting, Dec. 4.  However, the vote did not come before four citizens gave input on the measure during the public comments portions of the meeting.  Two of those speakers, […]

Package Stolen from Mailbox

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a package being stolen from a mailbox on Country Club Road in Edgefield, Dec. 10. According to the ECSO report, the post office was able to confirm the package’s delivery and that it was placed in the appropriate mailbox.  However, the package was stolen before the homeowners […]

Break-ins on Rolling Hills Court

Two break-ins were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Dec.11; both occurring on the 600 block of Rolling Hills Court in Trenton. According to the ECSO reports, each incident involved enclosed sheds.  Both of those sheds were not unlocked at the time of the break-ins although one is usually kept locked.  From one of the […]