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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…

Edgefield County School Closings

Edgefield County School Closings

Edgefield County Schools will be closed on Monday, February 17 for teachers and students. 240 Day Staff are required to report. Check the district website for updates.…

Trenton Town Council Meeting Cancelled

Trenton Town Council Meeting Cancelled

As a result of the inclement weather, the Trenton Town Council meeting scheduled for February 12, has been postponed until Wednesday, February 19, at 6:00.  …

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Edgefield County Government Offices Closed Wednesday and Thursday

Due to inclement weather, the Edgefield County government offices will be closed Thursday, February 13. If there are any other alterations to the County schedule, it will be posted it…

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

The National Weather Service in Columbia has issued a Winter Storm Warning… Expires 12:00 PM EST on February 13, 2014 Statement as of 2:31 PM EST on February 12, 2014…