October 5, 2015 – The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) is continuing to monitor and make emergency repairs to roads and bridges in the state as a result of the historic, record-breaking levels of rain and flooding that began on Saturday and are expected to continue into early this week. The agency’s primary mission is […]
October 5, 2015 – One of Edgefield and McCormick Counties’ major creeks was overflowing its banks on Sunday as seen from the Modoc Hwy. (23) bridge. Currents were moving swiftly toward the Savannah River. It continued to move beyond its banks into back waters at the Woodlawn Rd. Bridge.
October 4, 2015 – The recent heavy rains have overflowed creek beds, saturated the soil, and downed trees in the area. If you have photos of damage to property in the area, please send it to email@example.com.
October 4, 2015 – Edgefield County Schools will be closed on Monday, October 5, 2015 for students and staff.
A morning burglary at the former South Sea Packing shed in Johnston, which is currently being leased by the Carlisle Company in Aiken and is used to store rims, led to a car chase and multiple arrests, Friday, Oct. 2. According to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the ECSO had been informed […]
October 3, 2015 – At 12:00 p.m. the South Carolina Emergency Management Division will increase the state’s operational condition to Level 3. OpCon3 means a disaster or emergency situation is likely in our state and that state agencies have been notified to staff positions at the State Emergency Operations Center in West Columbia. The SEOC is […]
October 3, 2015 – South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) crews in every county across the state spent Thursday preparing for floodwaters predicted to impact South Carolina from Hurricane Joaquin. Crews in each county spent Thursday gathering and preparing debris-clearing equipment, including heavy equipment, chainsaws, and other items used to remove tree limbs and debris […]
Eight Teachers & Staff Await Selection The Chamber of Commerce and the Edgefield Public Schools are hosting a banquet on Monday evening, Sept. 28, at Strom Thurmond High School –the 2015 Celebration of Success – to announce to the communities the Citizen of the Year and the Teacher of the Year. The Citizen of the […]
(StatePoint) Only half of U.S. small businesses survive more than five years, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. This data underscores that small business ownership is no cakewalk. Beyond the classic entrepreneurial challenge of making and sustaining a profit, small business owners now struggle to find time and resources to adapt to new technology, […]
Theft Caught on Tape at Cross Roads Motel A visitor from Tamassee, SC, staying at the Cross Roads Motel in Trenton became another victim of theft over the weekend, and it was all caught on tape. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the victim arrived at the motel around midnight […]