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 […]

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 […]

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