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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…

New Life Planned for Edgefield’s Old Hotel Building

New Life Planned for Edgefield’s Old Hotel Building

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The old hotel building that has stood vacant and deteriorating for some many years on Edgefield’s Town Square may have a new life if the…

Socialize and Philosophize Among the Fruits & Vegetables

Socialize and Philosophize Among the Fruits & Vegetables

 – Farmers Markets in the Edgefield County-Ridge Area –  Hugh Weathers, South Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture, is asking South Carolinians to join him in celebrating Farmers Market Month in August…

Dam Operators Urged to Prepare for Storms

Dam Operators Urged to Prepare for Storms

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Owners and operators of reservoirs throughout South Carolina should check their dams immediately and during the next several days for possible problems caused by heavy rainfall, the…

Upper Savannah SC Works System Warns of Possible Job Opening Scams

Upper Savannah SC Works System Warns of Possible Job Opening Scams

The Upper Savannah SC Works System is warning job seekers about scams after a victim who was interviewed and trained online sent money for “work materials” that were never received.…

Clarification of Possible Rezoning of Hwy 121 Property

 _ By Tiffani Ireland – Nearly a year ago, Enova Energy Group, a wood pellet processing company from Georgia, announced that it would be opening a processing plant in Edgefield…

Council Lifts County Wide Hiring Freeze – Controversial Rezoning Request Fails

Council Lifts County Wide Hiring Freeze – Controversial Rezoning Request Fails

 – By Tiffani Ireland – In a 2-1 vote at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 6, (Councilwoman Genia Blackwell was absent and Councilman Dorn left mid-meeting) Edgefield County…

Edgefield County Considers Adding Tax – WJBF-TV

Edgefield County Considers Adding Tax – WJBF-TV

Edgefield County, SC - Another sales tax on pretty much everything Edgefield County consumers purchase – one percent: “Nobody ever wants to pay more taxes, that’s a standard answer,” says Brian…

Edgefield Library Throws a Celebration

Edgefield Library Throws a Celebration

For Close of the Summer Reading Program The Edgefield County Library served hot dogs, drinks and chips in celebration of the ending of the Summer Reading Program.  This was on…

Edgefield County Teen Victim in Parental Kidnapping; Located in Arizona

A fifteen-year-old Edgefield County girl was abducted Fri., Aug. 2, by her mother after the mother lost custody to the child’s paternal grandparents that same day.  Reportedly, the child’s grandparents,…