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Man Charged in Virgil Wall Burglary Sentenced

Man Charged in Virgil Wall Burglary Sentenced

Julius L. Rogers, the man charged in the June 13, 2013, Virgil Wall Road burglary in which over $12,000 worth of items including firearms was stolen, was sentenced Mon., Aug.…

Scams and Fraud Continue to Trouble the County

Scams and Fraud Continue to Trouble the County

Reports filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend of Aug. 2 show scams and fraud continue to plague the county.  One report details how a suspect attempted…

COY–TOY Celebration of Success 2013

COY–TOY Celebration of Success 2013

It’s that time of the year again when we acknowledge our Citizen of the Year and Teachers of the Year, Support Staff of the Year, and our District Teacher of…

Leader of the Band

Leader of the Band

This article originally ran in the print edition on July 3, 2013. Brian Walden, Senior Musician in the entire U. S. Navy and Senior Band Master for the U.S. Navy…

A Herd of Buffalo in Edgefield County

A Herd of Buffalo in Edgefield County

 – By Susan Conley, Guest Writer – It’s not every day you see buffalo grazing in the South, but Edgefield County residents have that opportunity just five minutes outside the town…

Con Artist Targets Would-Be Tutor

Con Artist Targets Would-Be Tutor

The public has long been warned of scams to defraud the elderly, internet fraud scams, and identity theft scams.  A recent report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, however,…

Aiken County Suspect Wanted in Edgefield County

Aiken County Suspect Wanted in Edgefield County

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that it uncovered a theft ring involving stolen golf carts and ATVs.  At press time, one man had been arrested in this…

SCDHEC to Offer Free Tdap (whooping cough) Vaccinations

SCDHEC to Offer Free Tdap (whooping cough) Vaccinations

Shot is a new requirement for 7th graders to attend school this year COLUMBIA, S.C. – In an effort to assist parents in meeting new school requirements, the S.C. Department…

Fireflies Glowing in S.C.; Conservation Needed

Fireflies Glowing in S.C.; Conservation Needed

GEORGETOWN, S.C. – Results from the 2013 firefly count are in. There’s a steady glow in many parts of the state, but conservation efforts are needed, say Clemson firefly project…

STHS Ag Students Attend Commissioner’s School of Agriculture

STHS Ag Students Attend Commissioner’s School of Agriculture

Karson Barrett and Brittany Hutchins, seniors at Strom Thurmond Career Center, were recently selected by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University to attend the 2013 South Carolina…