SRS Public Tour Registration Now Open, Historic Tours Offered for 2017

SRS Public Tour Registration Now Open, Historic Tours Offered for 2017

AIKEN, S.C. (Dec. 8, 2016) – Registration is now open for the Savannah River Site (SRS) 2017 public tour program.  More than 1,000 seats are available during 22 tours to be held throughout the year.  The program is managed by Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) for the Department of Energy Savannah River Operations Office. A […]

Crime Beat – Dec. 20th, 2016 – Scams & Thefts

Crime Beat – Dec. 20th, 2016 – Scams & Thefts

Beware of Scams An Edgefield County woman is out of $2000 after she became a victim to scam artists.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report that was filed on the incident, the woman was contacted by someone who stated that her grandson been in an automobile the name Peter Walsh and said that […]

Arrest Made in Deas Murders

Arrest Made in Deas Murders

On Dec. 15, 2016, the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dameion Edwin Thomas (36-year-old) of Aiken, S.C., on 2 counts of murder in connection with the October 9, 2016, deaths of Charles and Andrea Deas of Edgefield. Mr. and Mrs. Deas were found deceased following a fire at 374 Marigold St. in Edgefield. Mr. Thomas […]

Dave on Display

Dave on Display

This has been a very big year for David Drake, the superb 19th-century Edgefield artisan also known as Dave the Potter. In April, he entered the South Carolina Hall of Fame; in July, over thirty members of what is thought to be his family came from as far away as Washington, DC, to honor him […]

Numerous Car Batteries Reported Stolen

Numerous Car Batteries Reported Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified Dec. 6 of the suspected theft of 19 car batteries from a location on Mosely Drive in Trenton.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, the property owner stated that unknown subjects had entered the property and taken the Delco batteries which were, in total, estimated to […]

American Legion Post 30 Provides Flags for Classrooms

American Legion Post 30 Provides Flags for Classrooms

Johnston Edgefield Trenton Middle School’s Library Media Specialist, Betsy Painter, took on the mission to acquire American Flags for each of the JET Middle School classrooms.  Mrs. Painter did not have to go far.  American Legion Post 30 of Edgefield took on the project to provide the needed flags and last Monday presented 35 classroom […]

Tour of Churches, This Weekend – Sunday, December 11th

Tour of Churches, This Weekend – Sunday, December 11th

This year the Edgefield County Historical Society is once again sponsoring the Christmas Tour of Churches in Edgefield.  This annual event will be held on Sunday, December 11th at 3:00 pm, beginning at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.  A walking tour will then proceed to the Edgefield First Baptist Church, Trinity Episcopal Church and the Edgefield […]

Christmas for Kids – Come One, Come All! — On the Square

Christmas for Kids – Come One, Come All! — On the Square

The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) is excited to invite everyone to the square Saturday, December 10, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., to celebrate “Christmas for Kids”!  Excitement will fill the square with live, continuous entertainment on the stage.  The schedule includes the W.E. Parker Chorus, the Timmerman Dance Group directed by Liz Jordan, […]

New business in Johnston – Jackie’s Sports Apparel & More

New business in Johnston – Jackie’s Sports Apparel & More

The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting on Saturday, December 3 at Jackie’s Sports Apparel & More located at 608 Railroad Avenue in Johnston, SC.  Jacqueline Cummings and her family welcome this new business to Edgefield County, just in time for the Christmas season.  Her store carries sports apparel for the whole […]