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Judge Joe Anderson Recognized With Professionalism Award

Judge Joe Anderson Recognized With Professionalism Award

U. S. District Judge Joe Anderson was recently recognized in ceremonies at the Supreme Court in Washington as the 2013 recipient of the American Inns of Court Professionalism Award. The…

Hwy 221 Lane Closing for Spillway Gate Repairs at Thurmond Dam

Hwy 221 Lane Closing for Spillway Gate Repairs at Thurmond Dam

SAVANNAH, Ga. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District announces the closure of one lane on Highway 221 at the J. Strom Thurmond Dam (Clarks Hill, S.C.) while a repair project is underway on…

Local Potters Provide Art for Christmas Decoration Winners

Local Potters Provide Art for Christmas Decoration Winners

A brief interview with Thomas Koole and Justin Guy, two Edgefield potters of note, give explanations of interest to the style and form of their special gifts, made without charge…

SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

SCDHEC Helps Uninsured Smokers Quit

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today that free nicotine replacement therapy is available to smokers who do not have health insurance through the…

The Weather Makes the News

The Weather Makes the News

7 Degrees F in County Report of Outages Weather is a big topic of conversation and usually is more so about this time in January. The news came to the…

Intersection Became Four-Way Stop

Intersection Became Four-Way Stop

An intersection in Johnston that usually was directed by a stop light changed to a four-way stop with portable stop signs on Tuesday morning because of the energy outage that…

Mt. of Olives Cemetery Sees Great Improvement

Mt. of Olives Cemetery Sees Great Improvement

The Mount of Olives Cemetery in Johnston was in the news in 2013; the gateway arch fell and was in need of repair.  There was a call for donations from…

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

3 Signs It’s Time to Call 9-1-1

Each year, about 600,000 Americans – one in four deaths — in the United States are from heart disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of the 715,000 Americans…

Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Jan.3, at a residence on Briggs Avenue.  According to a report filed with the ECSO, the back door of…

Edgefield County Public School Opening Delays

Edgefield County Public School Opening Delays

Tuesday morning January 7, 2014 and Wednesday morning January 8, 2014  students will be on a two hour delay.  Staff will be on a one hour delay. Breakfast will not…