Miss Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Beauty Pageant Winners

Miss Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Beauty Pageant Winners

The Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Beauty Pageant was held Saturday at the Ridge Spring Civic Center. The morning session winners: The Baby Miss was Juliann Edwards; the Toddler Miss was Aria Watts; Tiny Miss was Emma-Quinn Hare; and the Little Miss was Janie Powell. The afternoon session winners (seen on front page) were: Young Miss […]

Kevin Beck, Libertarian, Offers For Probate Judge

Kevin Beck, Libertarian, Offers For Probate Judge

In a brief interview, offered to all candidates by this newspaper, Kevin Beck (Libertarian) gave reasons for running for Probate Judge in this county as well as what he would like to do if he should win in the November election. Kevin is an attorney practicing in Langley, South Carolina, and whose family resides in […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Strong Armed Robbery on Hwy 378 A convenience store on Hwy 378 West in McCormick (Edgefield County) was the site of a strong armed robbery, Tuesday, Oct. 14. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, a woman stopped at the store and asked the clerk for directions to Callison Hwy. After getting the directions, […]

Council Approves Slight Rise in County Millage Rate; No Change to Tax Levy

Council Approves Slight Rise in County Millage Rate; No Change to Tax Levy

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council heard from County Auditor Bill Gilchrist at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Oct. 7. Gilchrist informed Council that based on assessed values of homes, vehicles, business, etc., the county saw a slight increase in the value of a mill this year; $72,957 from $71,834. However, […]

Ready to be entertained? Then get your ticket now!

Ready to be entertained? Then get your ticket now!

If entertainment is what one is seeking, the answer is at the William M. Bouknight Theatre in Edgefield where The Marvelous Wonderettes are playing, with energy and desire like one does not often experience. These “Wonders” have been practicing with their coaches (Musical Director Karlton Timmerman and Choreographer Kelly Harris) for four months and, to […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Sweetwater Baptist Church Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Wednesday, Oct. 8.  According to the ECSO report, thieves entered two storage buildings behind the church office on Sweetwater Road and took numerous tools and equipment.  The responding deputy was able to locate a chainsaw in an […]

Trenton Man Found Dead In Home [Updated]

Trenton Man Found Dead In Home [Updated]

• ECSO Has Ruled the Death a Homicide Johnnie Hydrick, 50, of Trenton, was found dead in his home at 103 Windy Ridge Road shortly before noon, Saturday, Oct. 11. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was found by his brother after he had gone to check on him because he had not […]

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine Opens Business in Edgefield

Wilson Mold & Machine a company specializing in tire, bladder and tube molds has moved into the location on Rabbit Trail in Edgefield most recently occupied by SWEP. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held, Thursday, October 9, 2014. Wilson Mold & Machine is a ISO:9001 certified company based in Wilson, N.C.

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

Fall Antiques Festival Draws a Crowd

A beautiful October day, October 3, which meant blue skies and good weather (a light breeze and an invigorating temperature) helped to bring a good crowd to the Fall Antiques Festival that Beth Padgett and her crew, have been opening to the public for several years now. The site is the rustic House Next Door […]

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