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Moped Blaze in Church Parking Lot

Moped Blaze in Church Parking Lot

The usually quiet 300 block of Norris Street in Edgefield saw some excitement Saturday, April 26, 2014. Just before 6:00 PM, an abandoned moped caught fire in the parking lot across from…

Wild Winter Weather Hurts Early Peaches

Wild Winter Weather Hurts Early Peaches

Should See “Good Volume” From July On – By Tiffani Ireland – March 26, 2014, will be a day peach growers in Edgefield County and the Ridge area will not soon…

Wood Chipper Plant Closer to Reality

Wood Chipper Plant Closer to Reality

DHEC Holds Public Hearing – By Tiffani Ireland – The heretofore controversial wood chipper plant is a one step closer to becoming a reality in Edgefield County as the Department…

Miniature Pony Killed By Dogs

Miniature Pony Killed By Dogs

A ten months old miniature paint pony was attacked and killed by dogs at a residence on Slide Hill Road in Johnston, Saturday, Apr. 19.  According to a report filed…

Nearly $5,000 Worth of Items Stolen in Auto Break-In

Nearly $5,000 Worth of Items Stolen in Auto Break-In

Sometime in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Apr. 22, thieves broke into a 2005 GMC Yukon located at a home on Caslina Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) and…

Antwaun Hillary Named Rebel Head Football Coach

Antwaun Hillary Named Rebel Head Football Coach

The Edgefield County School District has selected Coach Antwaun Hillary as Head Football Coach of the Strom Thurmond High School Rebel Football Program.  Head Coach Hillary is filling the position…

OEDGS to Hold Book Signing Event for “Our Ancestors, Our Stories”

OEDGS to Hold Book Signing Event for “Our Ancestors, Our Stories”

The public is invited to a book signing on Sunday, April 27, 2014 at 3:00 p. m. for a new book, Our Ancestors, Our Stories, in the Lynch Building Annex…

Growing-Season Burns a Natural Ecological Process in S.C.

Growing-Season Burns a Natural Ecological Process in S.C.

If you see or smell smoke near one of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ heritage preserves or wildlife management areas this spring and summer, it may be coming from…

Horn’s Creek Church on the Mend; and a Resolve to Protect It

Horn’s Creek Church on the Mend; and a Resolve to Protect It

A beautiful Sunday afternoon it was, with the new-green of leaves appearing on the trees and a wooded backdrop of dogwood in bloom, as Horn’s Creek Church was filled to…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Livestock Stolen Three calves were stolen from a pasture on Country Club Road in Johnston between Saturday and Sunday, Apr. 5-6.  According to a report filed with the Edgefield County…