Clemson Precision-Ag Research Primed for New Heights

Clemson Precision-Ag Research Primed for New Heights

BLACKVILLE, S.C. (January 12, 2014) — Unmanned aircraft have been cleared for takeoff above the farm fields at Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. The eyes in the sky will monitor crop health and gather data to improve farming efficiency and productivity by letting growers know precisely when and where to water, fertilize or […]

Westside Shooting – Updated x3

Update: Westside Shooting Ruled a Homicide Jody Ray Jones, 42, has been charged with murder for the Sunday night shooting of Patricia Kay Love at their home on Red Hill Road. Love died yesterday, Jan. 13, at Georgia Regents University from a gunshot wound to the head. An autopsy was performed on her body Wednesday, […]

Eight Watson Superstars

Eight Watson Superstars

– By Owen Clark – Author’s Note: This article is based on a program I gave at the Watson reunion in August 2014. I purposely kept the program short because of an acoustics problem in the room where we met. Much more could be said about each of the superstars. – Superstars numbers one and […]

South Carolina Worst in the Nation for Drunk Driving

South Carolina Worst in the Nation for Drunk Driving

2013 fatality data reveals 44% of South Carolina traffic deaths related to drunk driving Columbia, S.C. (January 7, 2015) – Recently, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) South Carolina learned that South Carolina had 335 drunk driving deaths in 2013 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  While this represents 13 fewer drunk driving deaths than […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Two Area Churches Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gilgal Baptist Church and Liberty Springs Church, Sunday, Jan. 4, after it was discovered the two had been burglarized sometime between Saturday, Jan. 3, and Sunday morning. An estimated $8,000 worth of sound equipment was stolen from Gilgal. Additionally, in trying to enter this […]

Clemson University wins U.S. GameDay Recycling Challenge

Clemson University wins U.S. GameDay Recycling Challenge

CLEMSON, S.C. – A team of green-conscious Clemson University students topped a field of 90 colleges to win the 2014 GameDay Recycling Challenge by collecting more than 60,000 pounds of recyclables during the school’s football game against rival University of South Carolina. “This award is a great accomplishment for the many student volunteers and Clemson […]

Accused Murderer Faces Preliminary Hearing

Accused Murderer Faces Preliminary Hearing

Billy Sellars of Aiken County, the accused murderer of Johnny Hydrick, appeared before a magistrate judge at the Edgefield County Court House, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 to hear the evidence against him in this case. The judge found the evidence to be sufficient enough to forward the murder case to a grand jury. Sellars was […]

NFL Players’ Mothers Team Up with Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center

NFL Players’ Mothers Team Up with Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center

JOHNSTON, S.C., December 15, 2014 – “Holidays such as Christmas hit financially challenged families the hardest,” says Marcella Edwards, CEO of Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center (ECYEC). “When you are unable to feed and clothe your family, putting toys under the Christmas tree isn’t a priority. Over the past 3 years, we have been attempting […]

NWTF Partners Get Palmetto Shooting Complex Sneak Peak

NWTF Partners Get Palmetto Shooting Complex Sneak Peak

EDGEFIELD, S.C., Dec 12  — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) welcomed over 150 individuals to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF for a tour and an exclusive first run of the facility’s world-class sporting clays courses. The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF is a destination where like-minded people will flock to enjoy the […]

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