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SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today that free nicotine replacement therapy is available to smokers who do not have health insurance through the…

The Weather Makes the News

The Weather Makes the News

7 Degrees F in County Report of Outages Weather is a big topic of conversation and usually is more so about this time in January. The news came to the…

Intersection Became Four-Way Stop

Intersection Became Four-Way Stop

An intersection in Johnston that usually was directed by a stop light changed to a four-way stop with portable stop signs on Tuesday morning because of the energy outage that…

Mt. of Olives Cemetery Sees Great Improvement

Mt. of Olives Cemetery Sees Great Improvement

The Mount of Olives Cemetery in Johnston was in the news in 2013; the gateway arch fell and was in need of repair.  There was a call for donations from…

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

Each year, about 600,000 Americans – one in four deaths — in the United States are from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of the 715,000 Americans…

Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Jan.3, at a residence on Briggs Avenue.  According to a report filed with the ECSO, the back door of…

Edgefield County Public School Opening Delays

Edgefield County Public School Opening Delays

Tuesday morning January 7, 2014 and Wednesday morning January 8, 2014  students will be on a two hour delay.  Staff will be on a one hour delay. Breakfast will not…

Cat Exposes Oconee County Woman to Rabies

Cat Exposes Oconee County Woman to Rabies

COLUMBIA, S.C. – An Oconee County woman is under a physician’s care after being exposed to rabies in the Seneca area of the county by a cat that tested positive…

Two States to Use Clemson Voting Technology in Elections

Two States to Use Clemson Voting Technology in Elections

CLEMSON, S.C. — New voting technology that was pioneered by a Clemson Universitycomputer science professor soon will be deployed to Wisconsin and Florida for pilot programs that he expects will begin…

New Members of the Old 96 District DAR

New Members of the Old 96 District DAR

The Old 96 District Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American welcomed new members: Lynn Adams Melton, of Edgefield, Mary Lake Watson of Johnston and Kelly Hagens- Swart of Vaucluse.…