Awards to Miller, Wilhelm and Swiger – COY, TOY and SSOY for 2014

Awards to Miller, Wilhelm and Swiger – COY, TOY and SSOY for 2014

Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014, Strom Thurmond High School was the setting for the awarding of Citizen of the Year, Teacher of the Year, and Support Staff of the Year for Edgefield County.  A tradition of some years now, The Chamber and the School District co-sponsor this event which includes these special awards with dining […]

Trash Truck Hits School Bus – No Injuries

Trash Truck Hits School Bus – No Injuries

– By Tiffani Ireland – An independent trash truck hit an Edgefield County school bus a little before 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 2, on Walker Road in Edgefield.  According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County School District’s Transportation Department, the bus driver was stopped and letting a child off when the driver of the […]

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 […]

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