Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Over $11,000 Stolen From Home on Hwy 19 Over $11,000 worth of items were stolen from a home on Hwy 19 in Trenton, Thursday, Nov. 13. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the homeowner received unexpected guests from Aiken County around 11:00 Thursday night, friends of a family member, who stated they just […]

Local Christmas Tree Wins Best in Show

Local Christmas Tree Wins Best in Show

Turkey Creek Christmas Tree Farm owners Dale and Sheila Cullum were awarded Best of Show at the 2014 SC State Fair in Columbia with a beautiful 8 foot Eastern White Pine. Each year Christmas Tree Farmers from across the state enter their Christmas Trees to be judged by variety,  from all of the first place trees […]

The Old Hotel Seems Asleep, Waiting to be Awakened

The Old Hotel Seems Asleep, Waiting to be Awakened

The Edgefield Hotel seems to be sleeping now, with its new window treatments. These closures were given the windows as a protection from any falling pieces. Like the Phoenix, it has risen up from disrepair (not quite ashes) several times, and with its new windows the building seems to be sleeping, waiting for the next […]

Veterans Honored on Tuesday at STHS

Veterans Honored on Tuesday at STHS

The date for Veterans Day, November 11, harkens back to World War I when the peace treaties were signed on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11the month. At the ceremony Tuesday morning, the Presentation of Colors, Pledge of Allegiance, the National Anthem with the help of the STHS Band and Mrs. […]

Edgefield County Delegation Meets

Edgefield County Delegation Meets

The Edgefield County Delegation, comprised of SC Representatives Bill Clyburn and Bill Hixon and SC Senator Shane Massey, held a public meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers. The delegation heard from various county agencies among which included the Veterans Affairs Office, the County Transportation Committee, the SC Department of Transportation, all […]

Singing, Snow and Santa will be Filling the Air!

Singing, Snow and Santa will be Filling the Air!

The 41st Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 7, 2014 at 4:00 p.m.  Our 2014 Grand Marshal is Mr. J. P. Calliham, Owner and Operator of Calliham’s TV & Furniture for 62 years. Bring the family and enjoy special entertainment before the parade, beginning at 1:00 pm, on the Edgefield Town Square. […]

Edgefield Is A Purple Heart Town

Edgefield Is A Purple Heart Town

• Town Council Holds Monthly Meeting As members of the Military Order of Purple Heart looked on Mayor Ken Durham delivered a town proclamation declaring Edgefield a Purple Heart Town. In attendance was Dr. Jim Hawk, an Edgefield Citizen and Purple Heart recipient, who served in Europe with the Third Army during World War II. […]

Small Ruminant’s Nutritional Needs

Small Ruminant’s Nutritional Needs

– By Gary Coleman of the Clemson Extension Office – Feed is the single largest cost related to raising small ruminants, more often accounting for 63 percent or more of the total production costs. It goes without saying that nutrition utilizes a very large influence on flock reproduction, milk production, and lamb and kid growth. […]

Candidates Make Stop in Johnston

Candidates Make Stop in Johnston

Two Democratic candidates running in the General Election made their way to Edgefield County and Johnston on Friday, October 31, a few days before the November 4 election. They are Bakari Sellers, running for Lieutenant Governor of S.C. and Barbara Jo Mullis running for Congress, District III. They came to expound on issues and to […]

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