Chalk Marks With Japanese Flavor

Chalk Marks With Japanese Flavor

July 28, 2015 – Recent visitors to Edgefield were the Hirai family from Kanaya, Shizuoka, Japan. The story of their coming to Edgefield is worth telling! Rob Hirai and his wife Eriko arrived in Edgefield with their two sons last week following a time in Florida. Rob was there for training and recertification courses; he is […]

Sting Nets 73 Cases of Unlicensed Builders/Contractors in State

Sting Nets 73 Cases of Unlicensed Builders/Contractors in State

Investigators for the S.C. Residential Builders Commission (RBC) and S.C. Contractor’s Licensing Board (CLB) found 73 cases of unlicensed activity when they participated in a national sting operation during the week of June 16, 2015, with NASCLA, the National Association of State Contractors Licensing Agencies. Six investigators from the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and […]

Spirited Comedy at the Discovery Center

Spirited Comedy at the Discovery Center

Blithe Spirit, a Noel Coward comedy of manners and social interactions of the mid 20th century, holds much entertainment for those attending. The play being produced in the theatre at the Discovery Center is a surprise for all since the staging is changed to “in the round.” Kudos to those who staged this play! Scene […]

Santorum Returns to South Carolina

Santorum Returns to South Carolina

Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA) will return to South Carolina on Tuesday, June 28th. All events noted below are open to the press.  All times are local. Tuesday, July 28th: 8:00am ET:      Senator Santorum will participate in the Inside Sources and American Sources Energy Policy Summit in Columbia, SC. Location:  […]

Local Trenton Girl Heads to National Pageant

Local Trenton Girl Heads to National Pageant

July, 24, 2015 – Rebekah Knowles, the 14-year-old daughter of Eric and Charlotte Knowles will be competing this week in her National Pageant in Orlando, Fla., at Disney World.  She was awarded her state title of USA National Miss South Carolina Jr. Teen last August and will be competing in various stages of competition during […]

South Carolina’s 2015 Annual Sales Tax Holiday is August 7-9

South Carolina’s 2015 Annual Sales Tax Holiday is August 7-9

The popular Sales Tax Holiday weekend in South Carolina will begin Friday, August 7 at 12:01 a.m. and end Sunday, August 9 at midnight. During the annual Sales Tax Holiday, shoppers will benefit from an exemption of the 6% state sales tax and any applicable local taxes on the purchase of school supplies. In addition to shoppers saving approximately […]

Eddie Woods Recounts Friendship with Clementa Pinckney

Eddie Woods Recounts Friendship with Clementa Pinckney

Feature – By Sigrid H. Fowler and Sam Fowler – When asked if the news made him angry, the Rev. Eddie J Woods of Trinity Community Church in Edgefield, thought a bit then said, “No, I wasn’t angry with the individual. The spirit that drives something like that is what we wrestle with. That is […]

Edgefield County Delegation and the Flag Vote

Edgefield County Delegation and the Flag Vote

– By Tiffani Ireland – Only one of the three legislative delegation members from Edgefield County actually cast a vote on the historical decision to remove the Confederate Flag from the State House grounds, July 9, 2015. Representative Bill Clyburn was that one as Rep. Bill Hixon and Senator Shane Massey were not in attendance […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Burglary at Murder Site The former home of murder victim Johnnie Hydrick was the site of a burglary last week according to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. The property, located at 103 Windy Ridge Road, is being cared for by a family member. That family member stated to law enforcement that […]

Cruise-In Returning to Town Square

Cruise-In Returning to Town Square

Come enjoy the annual Edgefield Cruise-In this Saturday, July 18th, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m., rain or shine. Car lovers will be gathering around Edgefield Square to show off their vehicles and visit with other car enthusiasts. Even with poor weather last year’s event drew over 100 cars. People with classic cars, trucks or […]

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