BreakingNews –The Rubble Begins in Edgefield Square

BreakingNews –The Rubble Begins in Edgefield Square

  The equipment rolled into town today, August 7, to begin the destruction and reconstruction for the Improvement Program for the Edgefield Town Square.  It is starting at the site of Park Row Restaurant, a popular sandwich/delicatessen/bistro.  The widening of the sidewalks is their goal at this point. Business owners came out to take note […]

Break-in on Bobwhite Lane

  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a break-in at a residence on Bobwhite Lane, Aug. 8.  According to an ECSO incident report on the matter, the victim noticed that his home and his shop had been broken into when he arrived at the scene to find drop cords running from his shop […]

Second Saturday

  Inflatables, including Water Slide   Second Saturday, the weekend celebration with fun and fellowship among the citizens—young and not-so-young– as an encouragement for local businesses, will be held for the third time this weekend, August 11. This is under the sponsorship of ECDA. Inflatables, located this weekend at the PTC parking lot, will be […]

Pedestrian Dies in Edgefield on Hwy 23

Pedestrian Dies in Edgefield on Hwy 23

A pedestrian who has been identified as Lonnie Edward Glanton, 53, of Edgefield, died on Hwy 23 near Maple Avenue in the town of Edgefield around 1:00, Saturday morning, Aug. 4.  Glanton died on the scene from what an autopsy on Monday determined to be multiple blunt force injuries to his body.  The Edgefield Police […]

Edgefield County Bridge Replacement

Edgefield County Bridge Replacement

SCDOT Advisory The South Carolina Department of Transportation plans to replace the bridge on S-39 (Old Chappells Ferry Road) over Turkey Creek in Edgefield County. This project is part of SCDOT’s strategic Ten-Year Plan. This bridge is currently posted with 20-percent of the timber piles deteriorated or spliced. This bridge is to be replaced in-house […]

SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF ON FRIDAY AUGUST 3

SALES TAX HOLIDAY KICKS OFF ON FRIDAY AUGUST 3

  Get ready for South Carolina’s annual Sales Tax Holiday weekend from Friday, August 3, through Sunday, August 5, 2018. During tax free weekend, a variety of back-to-school essentials are exempt from the state’s 6% Sales Tax and any applicable local taxes. Tax free items range from clothing, accessories, and shoes to school supplies, book […]

Complaint of Property Damage Due to Hwy 25 Construction

Complaint of Property Damage Due to Hwy 25 Construction

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s was contacted by a resident of the 1300 block of Bettis Academy Road in Trenton, July 26, to report property damage that is occurring to her property as a result of the construction on Hwy 25. According to the report, since the closure of Bettis Academy Road at Hwy 25 by the […]

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

A car was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, July 25. According to an ECSO report, a resident of Casalina Drive in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County noticed her driver’s side door open to her vehicle when she got ready to take it to work. She then discovered that the Smith & […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a vehicle estimated to be worth $50,000 last week that was reported stolen by the Clinton Police Department in Clinton, SC.  According to an ECSO report on the matter, the Clinton PD notified the ECSO that the OnStar in the stolen vehicle had tracked it to […]

35th Annual National Night Out

35th Annual National Night Out

August 7, 2018, the Johnston community joining in a national event,  is asking residents in neighborhoods throughout Johnston and across the nation to lock their doors, turn on the outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. Johnston will have a cook-out (free of charge) along with a Back-To-School Drive from 5:30-8:00 […]