Students Love Clemson and are Among Nation’s Happiest

Students Love Clemson and are Among Nation’s Happiest

CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University students love their school and are among the happiest college students in the nation, according to The Princeton Review. In its new “The best 379 Colleges,” 2015 edition, the organization used student surveys to rank Clemson No. 1 among U.S. colleges in “Town-gown relations are great.” It is the fourth […]

Soliciting COY and TOY and SSOY Candidates

Chamber/Schools Sponsor this Special Event Acknowledgement of the Citizen of the Year and Teachers of the Year, Support Staff of the Year, and our District Teacher of the Year, as well as District Support Staff of the Year – Celebration of Success 2014 will be held Tuesday evening, September 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m., in […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Items Stolen from Vehicle at Dollar General in Trenton A customer who went into the Dollar General in Trenton, Monday, July 28, returned to her vehicle to find several items had been stolen from it while she shopped. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the customer left the driver’s side […]

Johnston Resident Retires from Military

Johnston Resident Retires from Military

Family and friends gathered at the Greene County Historical Society’s Vaughn-Morrow House in Eutaw, Ala., on July 19 for the retirement of COL Cheryl Ann Elliott-Dawe from the United States Army Nurse Corps following more than 30 years of service. COL Elliott-Dawe and her husband Dr. Lloyd A. Dawe who is an employee of the […]

Little Miss South Carolina State Royalty Crowned

Little Miss South Carolina State Royalty Crowned

The Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant was held recently in Hartsville, SC, with 126 contestants from across South Carolina competing during the week. Over $30,000 in scholarships were awarded along with other prizes. The pageant also presented a check for over $30,000 to Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital. For more information, please visit […]

Schools Lock Down While Sheriff Locks Up

Schools Lock Down While Sheriff Locks Up

Tuesday morning found Highway 23 near Strom Thurmond High School lit up with flashing blue lights as law enforcement agencies converged on two burglary suspects that had been pursued by sheriff’s deputies before daylight. The suspects had abandoned their vehicle near Highway 23 precipitating the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department to deploy bloodhounds and SLED helicopters […]

Notes from ECH July Board Meeting

Notes from ECH July Board Meeting

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Hospital board met Monday night, July 28, for their regularly scheduled monthly meeting.  After Chairman Tim Williams called the meeting to order, Chief Financial Officer Kelly Cox informed the board, “June was a very good month for us.”  Ms. Cox went on to say that “operationally, we are […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Tools Stolen from Business The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to a business on Sweetwater Road, Friday, July 25, after the owner arrived to find the lock to an enclosed trailer had been cut off. According to the ECSO report, further investigation revealed that a hole large […]

OEDGS/Civic League Plan for 2014 Southern Studies

OEDGS/Civic League Plan for 2014 Southern Studies

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting a “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 19 and 20, 2014. Genealogical and historical societies from all over South Carolina and parts of Georgia are being invited to participate in this two-day event. Last year the Showcase brought over 130 people from […]

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