Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Multiple Car Break-ins Sixteen separate car break-ins were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, Aug. 5, all centered around the same area in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County. According to the multiple reports filed with the ECSO regarding these crimes, the thefts occurred sometime during the night time hours between Monday […]

Class of 2014 Makes History at Strom Thurmond High School

Class of 2014 Makes History at Strom Thurmond High School

It is now official. Although it was one of the smallest senior classes in recent times, the class of 2014 at Strom Thurmond High School shattered all previous records in the amount of money that was awarded to members of this class in scholarships. The total amount of $4,022,280.00 broke all previous records at the […]

Senator Tim Scott Honors Vietnam Veterans

Senator Tim Scott Honors Vietnam Veterans

On Saturday August 2, 2014, Senator Tim Scott hosted a Vietnam War Era Veterans Honor Event at the First Baptist Church in Columbia, SC. This was to thank the Veterans for their service during the Vietnam War, as their return was not what it should have been. The Keynote Speaker was Major General James E. […]

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 […]

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