Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

Council Allots $8835 to Bettis Park and $347,000 to Sweetwater Community Center

– By Tiffani Ireland – There was no old business to discuss at Edgefield County Council’s regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, August 5, but Council did cover many new business items including allotting money to both Bettis Park and Sweetwater Community Center. In a 4-1 vote, Councilman Norman Dorn being the dissenting vote, Council approved […]

Sober or Slammer! DUI Enforcement Blitz Begins

Sober or Slammer! DUI Enforcement Blitz Begins

COLUMBIA, S.C. –  The South Carolina Department of Public Safety partnered with local hospitals, first responders, and law enforcement agencies across the state today to launch the annual Sober or Slammer! impaired driving crackdown, which begins August 15 and runs through the end of Labor Day. The campaign includes high visibility enforcement and public education efforts aimed at […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Dog Stolen From Augusta Road Residence A dog was reported stolen from a residence on Augusta Road in Trenton, Friday, August 8. According to an incident report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owners of the dog heard the animal growling during the previous night, and the following morning found the dog had […]

9th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

9th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo

The Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo is on schedule for August, 22nd and 23rd, at the Lazy J. Arena on Hwy. 23 West. This rodeo is a part of the International Professional Rodeo Association, and always brings the largest sporting crowd of any sports here in the county, good weather or bad. The performances are at […]

Prescribed Burning Certification Courses to be Offered

Prescribed Burning Certification Courses to be Offered

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Land managers who conduct outdoor burning can reduce their liability by becoming Certified Prescribed Fire Managers.  The South Carolina Forestry Commission has scheduled fourtraining sessions statewide: October 8, 2014      Columbia October 22, 2014    Florence Nov. 13, 2014           Walterboro January 2015           Columbia Conducted by Forestry […]

Trenton Council Holds Record Breaking Meeting

Trenton Council Holds Record Breaking Meeting

– By Tiffani Ireland – In what was believed by all in attendance at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wednesday, August 13, Trenton Council broke their record for the shortest council meeting in the town’s history; Wednesday night’s meeting last only three minutes! This was attributed by one councilman to the fact that Trenton Council […]

Megan Gordon Crowned Miss Collegiate American 2014

Megan Gordon Crowned Miss Collegiate American 2014

On July 6, 2014 Megan Gordon, native of  North Augusta, South Carolina, was crowned Miss Collegiate America 2014! She represented the state of South Carolina as she traveled to Orlando, Florida, and competed for the crown. While there she took home the awards of best overall interview, best overall evening gown and most photogenic. Megan is […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Trailer Stolen from Local Peach Business A forklift trailer was reported stolen from J.W. Yonce and Sons, Saturday, August 9. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the trailer was stolen sometime after 6:30 on Friday, August 8. The trailer is described as being black, 14 feet long, and having fold […]

Gov. Haley & Sen. Graham to Join Sen. Marco Rubio at Rep. Duncan’s Faith & Freedom BBQ

Gov. Haley & Sen. Graham to Join Sen. Marco Rubio at Rep. Duncan’s Faith & Freedom BBQ

ANDERSON, S.C. – South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan announced today that in addition to keynote speaker Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Governor Haley and Senator Graham would also be in attendance for his annual Faith & Freedom BBQ being held on August 25th at the Anderson Civic Center. Duncan, a two-term Congressman from Laurens is holding the event […]

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