Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft on Edgefield Road – Possible Suspects Identified Through Traffic Stop A resident of a home on Edgefield Road contacted the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, August 26, to report a theft at his home.  According to the ECSO report, the man told law enforcement that he was taking a nap when he was awakened […]

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – A room “full of red and blue,” as Chairman of Edgefield County’s Republican Party, Rodney Ashcraft, described it, greeted SC Rep. Bill Clyburn, Tuesday night, August 26, as he arrived as guest speaker at the Republican’s meeting held at the Edgefield County Council Chambers. Taking the floor, the seasoned politician who […]

Trenton Student Wins State Title

Trenton Student Wins State Title

To Compete for National Title in July ‘15 Rebekah Knowles, the daughter of Eric and Charlotte Knowles of Trenton, was crowned the USA National Miss South Carolina Jr. Teen!  She is an 8th grader at Wardlaw Academy and is involved in many school and community related activities.  Rebekah will compete the week of July 27-Aug 1, […]

Carolina CoverTech: Local Company Breaks New Grounds

Carolina CoverTech: Local Company Breaks New Grounds

Local family-owned company, Carolina CoverTech, broke new ground for their 8,000 sq. ft. addition. Congressman Duncan from the SC 3rd district joined as owners, brothers Rian True and Lee Jones, broke ground along with their 80-year-old father, Skip, whom they purchased the company from years ago. Carolina CoverTech has been hand-crafting quality products that cover, […]

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Returns Aug. 22 & 23

Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Returns Aug. 22 & 23

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 9th annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo is once again coming to the Lazy J Arena on Hwy 23 West, Friday and Saturday nights, August 22 & 23.  Gates will open at 6:00 each evening, and the performances will start at 8:00.  Tickets are on sale now and prices can […]

The Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75 Years

The Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75 Years

– By Bettis Rainsford – The Edgefield County Historical Society traces its beginning to the year 1939. In that year, inspired by the planning for the Centennial Celebration of the Edgefield County Courthouse which occurred in July of 1939, Mrs. Agatha Abney Woodson, a longtime local historian, brought together a group of Edgefield leaders to […]

Preparing for a New School Year with Tips on Internet Safety

Preparing for a New School Year with Tips on Internet Safety

As the new school year begins and students head back to school, it is important to consider planning online safety for your family. While the internet is a great resource for research and information, parents must be aware of the dangers of unsupervised online activity. Surfing the web can lead to viruses, scams, and inappropriate […]

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Wednesday, August 20, Congressman Duncam of the Third Congressional District will be covering the County, meeting with constituents and attending events from morning throughout the day. He will be at the Carolina CoverTech Expansion groundbreaking in N. Augusta (Edgefield County) 10:30 -11:30 a.m.  At noon he has a meeting with constituents (place unannounced).  In the […]

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