Burglary and Car Chase Leads to Three Arrests

Burglary and Car Chase Leads to Three Arrests

A morning burglary at the former South Sea Packing shed in Johnston, which is currently being leased by the Carlisle Company in Aiken and is used to store rims, led to a car chase and multiple arrests, Friday, Oct. 2. According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the ECSO had been informed […]

State Upgrades to OPCON 3, Preparations Continue for Severe Flooding

October 3, 2015 – At 12:00 p.m. the South Carolina Emergency Management Division will increase the state’s operational condition to Level 3. OpCon3 means a disaster or emergency situation is likely in our state and that state agencies have been notified to staff positions at the State Emergency Operations Center in West Columbia. The SEOC is […]

SCDOT Prepares for Major Flooding

October 3, 2015 – South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) crews in every county across the state spent Thursday preparing for floodwaters predicted to impact South Carolina from Hurricane Joaquin. Crews in each county spent Thursday gathering and preparing debris-clearing equipment, including heavy equipment, chainsaws, and other items used to remove tree limbs and debris […]

2015 Celebration of Success – 9-28

2015 Celebration of Success – 9-28

Eight Teachers & Staff Await Selection The Chamber of Commerce and the Edgefield Public Schools are hosting a banquet on Monday evening, Sept. 28, at Strom Thurmond High School –the 2015 Celebration of Success – to announce to the communities the Citizen of the Year and the Teacher of the Year. The Citizen of the […]

New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Thrive

New Technology Can Help Small Businesses Thrive

(StatePoint) Only half of U.S. small businesses survive more than five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This data underscores that small business ownership is no cakewalk. Beyond the classic entrepreneurial challenge of making and sustaining a profit, small business owners now struggle to find time and resources to adapt to new technology, […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft Caught on Tape at Cross Roads Motel A visitor from Tamassee, SC, staying at the Cross Roads Motel in Trenton became another victim of theft over the weekend, and it was all caught on tape. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the victim arrived at the motel around midnight […]

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival – September 26

Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival – September 26

The festival, the 14th Edgefield Heritage Jubilee, begins at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 26, and will run through the day with events into the evening. This year, besides the over 90 vendors and crafters stretching from the Square to Piedmont Tech, there will be special shows and events to look out for – the […]

NWTF and SFI Sign Agreement for Forest Health

NWTF and SFI Sign Agreement for Forest Health

The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc. (SFI) announced an exciting new partnership for future forests. The two organizations have established a memorandum of mutual support that promotes forest management for the benefit of the nation’s forests and wildlife. “Every year, millions of people enjoy recreational opportunities in forests managed […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Seven Vehicles Discovered Broken Into Over $40,000 of Merchandise Stolen From One Truck The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday, Sept. 10, to a total of seven vehicles that were reported broken into in the Stephens Mill Drive and Fox Chase Circle areas of the county. At one scene on Fox Chase Circle, over $40,000 […]

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