New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

New Dollar General Coming to Edgefield

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Advertiser has confirmed that a new Dollar General store is being built in Edgefield between McDonalds and The Edgefield Inn. According to a spokesperson with Dollar General who spoke with The Advertiser, Wednesday, August 26, the new building is being constructed to add “more space to better serve customers” […]

NWTF’s Thornton Named American Outdoorsman of the Year

NWTF’s Thornton Named American Outdoorsman of the Year

In recognition of his dedication to preserving our hunting heritage and furthering conservation efforts, National Wild Turkey Federation CEO George Thornton received the first-ever American Outdoorsman of the Year award by Garry Mason’s “Legends of the Outdoors.” NWTF spokesperson and 2003 “Legends of the Outdoors” Hall of Fame inductee Brenda Valentine presented Thornton the award […]

Fatal Hit and Run in Johnston

Fatal Hit and Run in Johnston

Richard Broadwater, 47, of Johnston, was killed in a hit and run on Monument Drive in Johnston, Saturday, Aug. 22, around 8:40 in the evening. According to the SC Highway Patrol, Broadwater was in the roadway when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle. The SCHP is investigating this incident. As they have no information […]

NWTF Turkey Shoot Vitalizes Youth Shooting Sports

NWTF Turkey Shoot Vitalizes Youth Shooting Sports

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation welcomed more than 400 competitors and their guests to the new Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF for the annual Turkey Shoot sporting clays competition. More than 25 percent of the competitors were under the age of 21. “Since the first event in 1994, the Turkey Shoot has been […]

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Officer recovered a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16. According to an incident report detailing the matter, an ECSO deputy was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Hwy 25 when a man approached the deputy’s vehicle. The man told the deputy that a white male […]

Southern Studies Showcase to Return September 18 & 19

Southern Studies Showcase to Return September 18 & 19

Press release from Old Edgefield Genealogical Society. The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting the “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 18 and 19, 2015. Twenty-two workshop classes will be held over the course of the two days, with local and out-of-town speakers giving lectures on a variety of […]

Edgefield County Back to School – What You Need to Know

Edgefield County Back to School – What You Need to Know

The Edgefield County Schools first day of classes for 2015-2016 will be Tuesday, August 18. August 18 will be a full length school day. Breakfast and lunch will be served. Personnel at the schools and district staff will be on hand to answer questions or handle situations not otherwise planned. The school district encourages anyone […]

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