New Banners to Adorn Downtown Johnston

New Banners to Adorn Downtown Johnston

• Johnston Development Corporation donates 3 sets of banners The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) has donated three sets of banners for downtown Johnston, one set for the fall, one set for the spring, and one set for patriotic holidays. The JDC has now donated five sets of banners to the down over the past three […]

Robbery at BP Station on Hwy 25

The BP gas station on Hwy 25 in Edgefield was robbed a little after 8:00 Monday night, Nov. 24. According to Edgefield Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, two unidentified black males entered the store when the clerk was mopping for the night and ordered her to give them money. At least one of the robbers […]

Wild Weather Continues in County

Wild Weather Continues in County

The strange weather that kicked off the month of November with snow in Edgefield County, Nov. 1, and lingered with unseasonably cold temperatures throughout the month seems to be continuing still with Sunday night’s wind storm. While no tornado was reported, the Westside of the county experienced high winds that, according to Emergency Management Director […]

An Attempt to Correct “a Travesty of Justice”

An Attempt to Correct “a Travesty of Justice”

Read it in this week’s print edition. Be sure to pick up your copy at local convenience stores. November 6, 2014, the jury in the Edgefield County Criminal Court found two defendants “not guilty” in a case involving alleged burglary, kidnapping and armed robbery. Mr. A. Roger Lamb of Johnston was the victim in the case, […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Dog Stolen on Hwy 191 The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a dog being stolen from a residence on Hwy 191 in Johnston, Saturday, Nov. 22. According to the ECSO report, the owner and his dog, which is described as a chocolate colored Labrador retriever, were outside in his yard when […]

Missing Edgefield County Man Found

A thirty-two year old Edgefield County man with down syndrome that went missing from his North Martintown Road home around 2:00 Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 19, was located by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office shortly before nightfall Wednesday evening. The ECSO canine tracking team as well as other deputies from the ECSO, the SC Department of […]

Celebrate the Season Before the Parade

Celebrate the Season Before the Parade

Bring the family and your chair to the Edgefield Town Square and enjoy Christmas music and performances beginning at 1 p.m. on Sunday, December 7. Performers include First Baptist Youth Hand Bell Choir, Old Macedonia Male Choir, Timmermans Performing Arts, Tasha’s Little Angels and Mr. Joe Bolden. Entry forms can be obtained from Edgefield, Johnston […]

Trenton Man Hit and Killed in Aiken County

Trenton Man Hit and Killed in Aiken County

Nathaniel Jones, 62, of Trenton, was struck and killed by a vehicle around 6:50 Sunday evening on Hwy 19 in Aiken County. According to preliminary investigations by the Aiken County Coroner’s Office and the SC Highway Patrol, Jones was walking in the roadway on Hwy 19 North when he was struck by a 2004 Chevy […]

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 […]

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