Two Burglaries Reported

Two Burglaries Reported

Two burglaries were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office in the first week of September.  The first occurred on Sept. 2 at a residence on Lott Road in Johnston.  According to the ECSO report, the homeowner stated that unknown subjects entered her home and stole 2 black revolver pistols (brand and caliber unknown) as […]

Assault of Inmate at Detention Center

According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, an inmate was assaulted at the Edgefield County Detention Center, Sept. 5.  The report details that the victim stated he had been having problems with his cellmate.  That cellmate allegedly attacked the victim in their cell.  During the attack, three other inmates entered the cell to also […]

Edgefield Groundhog Kiln Opening

Edgefield Groundhog Kiln Opening

The Phoenix Factory’s Old Edgefield Pottery will have an Edgefield Groundhog Kiln Opening on Saturday, September 15th, from 9:00 a. m. to 10:00 a. m.  The kiln is located approximately 1 mile north of Edgefield at 54 Crest Road (near the intersection of Buncombe Street).  After that, wares will be returning to The Phoenix Factory’s […]

Scholarship Golf Tournament at Mt. Vintage

Scholarship Golf Tournament at Mt. Vintage

  The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Scholarship Golf Tournament at Mount Vintage Golf Plantation with proceeds supporting the Chamber of Commerce’s Good Citizenship Scholarship.  This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from each of the three Edgefield County high schools.  The sum of this monetary award will be determined by funds […]

Celebrated Nonagenarians Enjoy a Kitchen Peach Fest

Celebrated Nonagenarians Enjoy a Kitchen Peach Fest

Imagine the fun and comfort of gathering in a Trenton kitchen to can peaches, surrounded by family and close friends.  That was the enjoyment found in Trenton at the Carpenter home on last Wednesday as nonagenarians Helen Carpenter (to be 98, Sept. 15) and her sister-in-law Mae Padgett (age 92) were peeling peaches and sharing […]

Marijuana Found Growing in Garden

Marijuana Found Growing in Garden

Marijuana was found growing in a garden at a home on Aviary Lane in Johnston by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 16.  According to an ECSO report, law enforcement received information of the drug crop being grown at the site by a concerned citizen.  When law enforcement rode by the home, the report states […]

RECENT NEW OWNERSHIP BRINGS CHANGE

RECENT NEW OWNERSHIP BRINGS CHANGE

 This is the first in a three-part series on new ownerships of buildings/businesses that are impacting the community. Jake Jacobsen is a personality with talent, and his knowledge is available if one asks. Keeping the Blacksmith Shop a Working Shop A Blacksmith Shop that is open on a regular basis – Edgefield has that now.  […]

Felicia Carson-Wallace, New York Bound

Felicia Carson-Wallace, New York Bound

September 5-9, Hairstylist Ted Gibson and Colorist Jason Backe, of celebrity status, will host Felicia Carson-Wallace of Johnston on their Artistic Team as they participate in this season’s Spring/Summer 2019 New York Fashion Week.  She will join the team in contributing hairstyling talents. “Fashion and hair dictate each other and it’s so great to have […]

13thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo This Weekend

13thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo This Weekend

Pictured is 2017 World Champion Bull Rider, Rowdy Rice, riding 2017 World Champion Bucking Bull, Jose Cuervo.  Both will be participating in the 13thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo this weekend   The 13thannual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo will be this weekend, Aug. 24-25, at the Lazy J Arena off Hwy 23 West in Edgefield.  Gates […]

Drowning at Rock Quarry on Lewis Rd.

A Cherokee, North Carolina, man was discovered drowned at a rock quarry off Lewis Road in Edgefield County, Saturday morning August 18.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, Jess McCoy, 39, who was originally from Cherokee but had been living most recently in Bradley, SC, had arrived at the site earlier on Friday […]