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Citizen of the Year Award

Citizen of the Year Award

It time to acknowledge the 18th Annual Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce’s Citizen of the Year. If you know someone who deserves this award (good leadership or community service role,…

State Veterinarian Reports Rise in Mosquito-Borne Horse Illness

State Veterinarian Reports Rise in Mosquito-Borne Horse Illness

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Dr. Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and director of Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health, today announced 24 new confirmed cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in horses since the…

Replacement of Bridge on Hwy 25 Slated to Begin Monday

Replacement of Bridge on Hwy 25 Slated to Begin Monday

The SC Department of Transportation confirmed Friday, Aug. 16, that construction on Turkey Creek Bridge on Hwy 25 is slated to begin Monday although crews have been active clearing trees…

Trenton Council Elects Mayor Pro-tem

Trenton Council Elects Mayor Pro-tem

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council unanimously elected Councilman Keith Sexton to serve as Mayor Pro-tem at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Wed., Aug. 14.  As Mayor…

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – August 23 & 24

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo – August 23 & 24

The 8th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo will be held at Lazy J Arena (10 mi. west of Edgefield on Hyw. 23) on August 23 & 24 at 8 p.m.…

Accused Murderer Pleads Guilty

 – Sentenced to 25 Years –  Accused murderer, Fredrick Dale Harvey, Jr., 27, of Allendale, SC, pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter as part of a plea agreement, Wed., Aug. 14,…

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

County Employees Trapped in Court House Elevator

Seven county employees were trapped for nearly 20 minutes Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, in an elevator at the Edgefield County Court House. The Edgefield Fire Dept. responded to the scene…

Edgefield Native Asked to Dance as Dave the Potter

Edgefield Native Asked to Dance as Dave the Potter

Vincent Thomas, a choreographer/dancer living in Baltimore, Md., was approached by a professor at the University of Delaware recently who asked him if he would be interested in doing a…

Gate At Mount of Olives In Need of Repair

Gate At Mount of Olives In Need of Repair

Recently, the arch over the gate at Mount of Olives Cemetery in Johnston collapsed in a high wind.  The arch, made of cast iron, is dated 1876, when the cemetery…

Johnston Town Council Hears of “Jurassic Park”

Johnston Town Council Hears of “Jurassic Park”

The ongoing struggle with property maintenance within the city limits of Johnston received another very high billing on the Town Council agenda last Monday night. Ms. Brinalynn Burt, owner of…