Multiple Shots Fired on Eastview Road

Multiple Shots Fired on Eastview Road

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of multiple discharging weapons on Eastview Road, Wednesday, June 9.  An ECSO report gives details two eyewitnesses were able to provide to law enforcement regarding the shoot out.  According to those two witnesses, several vehicles pulled up at a mobile home located on one of the […]

Johnston Appoints Lt. Lamaz Robinson Interim Police Chief

Johnston Appoints Lt. Lamaz Robinson Interim Police Chief

Town of Johnston officials have appointed Lieutenant Lamaz Robinson as the Interim Police Chiel for the Johnston Police Department, effective July 9, 2014. Robinson served as the Lieutenant of the Johnston Police Department and was sworn in as Interim Chief on July 9, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. On Monday, June 9, 2014 Police Chief Chris Aston announced […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Break-In on Rainbow Falls Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in at a residence on Rainbow Falls Road, North Augusta (Edgefield County), Sunday, July 6. According to the ECSO report, the homeowner returned to her residence on Sunday to find that the front door, which had not been opened in nearly 20 […]

Every Veteran Father is a War Hero to His Son; A Story in Letters

Every Veteran Father is a War Hero to His Son; A Story in Letters

As we celebrate the July 4th weekend and the excitement of patriotism, our country’s Constitution, and the meaning of freedom that one has in these United States, this story falls in line as one of a man who helped to protect our freedom in WWII. It is also interesting to note that there were four brothers (Robert, […]

Execution of Search Warrant Leads to Drug Charges

Execution of Search Warrant Leads to Drug Charges

The culmination of a criminal investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office and the Edgefield Police Department at a home on Silverbell Street, Thursday, June 26.  According to the ECSO report, the subject of the investigation, a 27 year old black male who was a resident of […]

Edgefield County Non Partisan Office Filing Deadline

Edgefield County Non Partisan Office Filing Deadline

The Edgefield County School Board will hold the school board elections for Districts 1,2 and 6 on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.  Any candidate for a nonpartisan office, multi-county district, countywide, or less than countywide office to be voted on at the time of the general election, who qualifies by statement of candidacy, shall file the statement […]

Building the Caretaker’s Cabin at Horns Creek

Building the Caretaker’s Cabin at Horns Creek

The Caretaker’s Cabin at Horns Creek is under way, a project of the Edgefield County Historical Society, and these are the builders: L to R, Junior Singleton, Scotty Brown, William Singleton, Alex Glanton & Greg Moore. The cabin is for a caretaker who will protect the site which has been treated badly by marauders in […]

Burglary on Double Creek Road

Burglary on Double Creek Road

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at a residence on Double Creek Road, Saturday, June 28, but according to the ECSO report, the crime could have been perpetrated as far back as June 13. A broken kitchen window located on the side of the home is believed to be how thieves […]

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