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Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Investigates Larceny of Nearly $9,000 Of Scrap Metal and Auto Parts  A caretaker of a property on Rainbow Falls Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) reported the theft of nearly…

Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week

Our staff photographer, Robert Norris, captured this hearty Pink Perfection camellia that has survived the recent bitterly cold temperatures. High resolution prints of this image are available for purchase at…

Winter Storm Warning

Winter Storm Warning

U.S. National Weather Service Alerts for Edgefield, SC Winter Weather Advisory Expires 9:00 AM EST on January 29, 2014 Statement as of 3:25 am EST on January 29, 2014 ……

ECSO Recovers Stolen Aluminum Boat

ECSO Recovers Stolen Aluminum Boat

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a 12 foot aluminum boat that was stolen from property on Edgefield Road in Trenton only hours after the theft, Monday, Jan. 20. According…

Forestry Commission Issues Red Flag Alert [Update - Alert Lifted]

Forestry Commission Issues Red Flag Alert [Update - Alert Lifted]

UPDATE: The Red Flag Fire Alert in force since Saturday morning is now lifted by the South Carolina Forestry Commission.   Fire managers ended the Red Flag Alert based on…

The Edgefield County Hospital Names Their Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital Names Their Foundation

The Edgefield County Hospital announced the forming of The Ridge Healthcare Foundation to raise money “to help with additions to the hospital,” as the CEO expressed in his remarks on…

Republicans Present their Political Agendas in Edgefield

Republicans Present their Political Agendas in Edgefield

 – By John Pettigrew, Guest Writer –  The Edgefield County Republican Party met this past Tuesday, January 14, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers with Chairman Rodney Ashcraft presiding over…

35 Years of Service and a Celebration

35 Years of Service and a Celebration

The Rev. Dr. Geo. L. Brightharp is being recognized this coming week for having served one church, his home church, Mount Canaan Baptist for 35 years as pastor.  This gave…

A Play Well Worth Seeing!

A Play Well Worth Seeing!

Bus Stop by William Inge was well done by the Edgefield County Theatre Company, as seen by a full audience on Sunday afternoon’s matinee. A bus station in the cold…

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 31st annual event. The Festival will be held…