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Damage Found in Three County Buildings Attributed to Earthquake

Damage Found in Three County Buildings Attributed to Earthquake

 – By Tiffani Ireland –  The Edgefield County Court House, the County Council Chambers, and the Auditors Building have all been determined to have sustained damage due to last week’s…

Steele Named SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Steele Named SC Young Farmer Agribusinessman of Year

Michael Steele of Ridge Spring, SC, has been named the SC Agribusinessman of the Year Award by the SC Young Farmer and Agribusiness Association. He received an engraved plaque and…

China Grove Baptist Church Damaged by Earthquake

China Grove Baptist Church Damaged by Earthquake

 – By Tiffani Ireland – China Grove Baptist Church, located on North Martintown Road, sustained damage from the 4.1 earthquake that shook Edgefield County and beyond, Friday, February 16.  The…

Lot’s Happening in the Print Edition in the Coming Weeks

From the Editor: Just a forewarning of some changes in the newspaper.  We will be announcing a new writer as an “old” favorite ends.  The “old” favorite is the Piper…

USC President Pastides to be in Edgefield February 24th

USC President Pastides to be in Edgefield February 24th

Alumni and friends of the University of South Carolina are invited to an evening with University President Harris Pastides on February 24th.  The reception, hosted by friends and alumni of…

Earthquake Planning Information

Earthquake Planning Information

James Courtney, Head of the Edgefield County School District’s Transportation Office, shares the following Earthquake Planning information. What to Tell Children Find safe places inevery room of your home and…

Schools to Reopen Tuesday

Schools to Reopen Tuesday

All Edgefield County Schools will resume their regular schedules on Tuesday, February 18. Students at Strom Thurmond High School will follow the schedule for A Day.  …

Aftershock Rocks County

Aftershock Rocks County

A 3.2 aftershock rocked Edgefield County Sunday afternoon, February 16, at 3:23.  This tremor originated in the same vicinity in which Friday’s 4.1 earthquake occurred; 7 miles WNW from Edgefield…

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Edgefield County

4.1 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Edgefield County

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck Edgefield County Friday night, February 14, jolting residents in South Carolina, Georgia, North Carolina, and as far away as Alabama, Tennessee and Virginia. According to…

Forest Commission Gauging Storm Damage to State’s Forest Resource

Forest Commission Gauging Storm Damage to State’s Forest Resource

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Foresters and technicians with the South Carolina Forestry Commission have taken initial steps in what will be the long process of assessing the impact of this week’s winter storm…