Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets Receive Grant from AgSouth

Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets Receive Grant from AgSouth

AgSouth Farm Credit Regional Vice President Matt Riddle of the Batesburg-Leesville location announced today that the Johnston and Ridge Spring Farmers Markets were recipients of a $500 grant awarded by the cooperative. The markets were two of the 41 South Carolina and 22 Georgia community based farmers markets to receive the grants. In all, the […]

SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Inducts Nine

SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame Inducts Nine

COLUMBIA – The Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame held induction ceremonies today for nine South Carolina law enforcement officers, representing the State Constabulary and State Law Enforcement Division. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, or SLED, is essentially the modern-day evolution of the old State Constabulary. The SC Law Enforcement Officers Hall of Fame is part […]

Trenton Council Deals With Rental Issues

Trenton Council Deals With Rental Issues

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Trenton Town Council approved a rental for $500 a month with Norfolk Southern for railroad easement at their monthly meeting, Wednesday, May 14.  In a related matter, Council was made aware that the Episcopal Church on the Ridge will be terminating its lease with the town for space they […]

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Sheriff Dobey Invited to White House to Meet with President

Law enforcement leaders, including Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey, met with President Obama Tuesday, May 13th, 2014, to discuss Immigration Policy and the urgency for Congress to vote on Commonsense Immigration Reform. Forty (40) law enforcement officials from across the country (only two from South Carolina) met with President Obama, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Trailer and Other Items Stolen From Murrah Road A metal homemade trailer as well as other items were stolen from a property on Murrah Road. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the scene Sunday, May 18, after the property owner discovered someone had kicked in the door […]

UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ Set for September

UGA’s ‘Vet School for a Day’ Set for September

ATHENS, Ga. – The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has set Sept. 24 as the date for its 2014 Vet School for a Day program. The annual event will be held on the college’s campus and educates high school juniors and seniors about the wide variety of careers in veterinary medicine. Students from […]

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Book Signing for Alice Denham

Alice Denham signed her new book from which she read on Saturday afternoon, May 10, at the Discovery Center.  A guest of Bettis Rainsford, she responded to his invitation to read three times during her stay here. “I am taken with the South, again,” she said in a brief interview on Tuesday morning, before leaving […]

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

Greater Tuna of Texas Invades Edgefield

For those who have not seen Greater Tuna, it is one of the funniest shows ever.  This writer saw it several times at least 20 years ago, and it holds such fun.  It takes two remarkable actors to play the role of numerous characters in a small town in Texas. (Remember, Edgefield helped settle Texas!) […]

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

The following changes to county voting precincts has been submitted by the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office. If additional information is needed, please contact the Voter Registration Office at 803-637-4072. TRENTON 2 VOTING PRECINCT Voters in Trenton received new voter registration cards with the new polling location and address. The voting location is at Bettis Academy […]

Over $4,000 Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Home

Over $4,000 Worth of Jewelry Stolen From Home

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Currytown Road, Friday, May 9, in reference to missing jewelry. According to the ECSO, a relative of the victim had lived in the home but had recently moved out.  After his leaving, the victim was contacted by someone knowing the relative and notified […]

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