Town Hall Attendees Hear of Roads & Bridges by Tiffani Ireland

Town Hall Attendees Hear of Roads & Bridges by Tiffani Ireland

South Carolina Senator Shane Massey held two town hall meetings recently in Edgefield County; one at Merriwether Middle School on Monday, Feb. 15, and the other Thursday, Feb. 25, at the County Council Chambers in Edgefield.  The non-partisan meetings were well attended and lasted about an hour and a half each.  And while each saw […]

Blue Birds: Conservation Project

Blue Birds: Conservation Project

This weekend, March 4-6, approximately 100 boy scouts and their families will be doing conservation projects on the Outdoor Education Center at the National Wild Turkey Federation. The South Carolina Bluebird Society and the South Carolina DNR are donating 50 cypress bluebird boxes complete with predator baffles and poles to improve nesting habitat at the 700-acre […]

Over $1000 in Counterfeit Money Passed at Local Store

Over $1000 in Counterfeit Money Passed at Local Store

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was recently notified of over $1000 in counterfeit money that was for purchases at the Dollar General on Edgefield Road in Trenton.  According to an incident report on the matter, the ECSO found out about the crime when advised by the Edgefield Police Department that the money had been seized […]

A New American Century

A New American Century

The stakes of this election are high.  We are reminded of this reality with the passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the inevitable battle that will soon take place to name his successor.  The next president, like the forty-four who have preceded him, will inherit remarkable power and influence.  What is done with […]

The Camellia Club’s Annual Tea “In the Bleak Mid-Winter, Frosty Wind Doth Moan.

The Camellia Club’s Annual Tea “In the Bleak Mid-Winter, Frosty Wind Doth Moan.

The annual Edgefield Camellia Tea was held on the afternoon of Thursday, February 11, at Magnolia Dale, home of the Edgefield County Historical Society.  The week of the yearly event dawned bleak and cold; the wind blew relentlessly, with an icy edge.  The  “Mid-Winter Afternoon of Beauty,” as the Tea is described, seemed threatened by the […]

Herlong Ford to Celebrate Grand ReopeningWith Drive 4Ur Com. and Ribbon Cutting

Herlong Ford to Celebrate Grand ReopeningWith Drive 4Ur Com. and Ribbon Cutting

Herlong Ford of Edgefield is celebrating a re-opening with a Special Sales Event, Drive 4Ur Community and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on 3-5 March, 2015. This year marks the company’s 83rd year in business. Officials with the company noted: “We are excited to welcome the public to tour this brand new facility.” The facility can be […]

FIRST ANNUAL POETRY MEETS POTTERY TO BE HELD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

FIRST ANNUAL POETRY MEETS POTTERY TO BE HELD SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27

The first ever POETRY MEETS POTTERY event, which will include the first rhymed couplets contest, will be held at the Clay Studio on Saturday, February 27, at 2:30 PM. The Poet Laureate of Edgefield, Laurel Blossom, would like to invite all and sundry to attend the event, at which the winners of the couplets contest […]

Couplets Contest Deadline This Friday, Feb. 12

$100 First Prize to be Awarded the Winning Couplet The Fist Annual Couplets Contest, part of the POETRY MEETS POTTERY event to be held at the end of the month, closes this Friday, February 12, when all couplets must be delivered to The Clay Studio on Buncombe St. in Edgefield by the end of the […]

PUBLIC MEETING

PUBLIC MEETING The Town of Edgefield and Edgefield County will be holding a Public Meeting at Edgefield Town Hall on February 17, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to receive public input on the possibility of extending the Ten Governor’s Trail. If you have any questions or concerns about this project please contact Charlotte Cheatham at 803-637-4014.