Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Tools Stolen from Business The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call to a business on Sweetwater Road, Friday, July 25, after the owner arrived to find the lock to an enclosed trailer had been cut off. According to the ECSO report, further investigation revealed that a hole large […]

OEDGS/Civic League Plan for 2014 Southern Studies

OEDGS/Civic League Plan for 2014 Southern Studies

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League are hosting a “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 19 and 20, 2014. Genealogical and historical societies from all over South Carolina and parts of Georgia are being invited to participate in this two-day event. Last year the Showcase brought over 130 people from […]

Mukashy Glass Sign Going Back Up

Mukashy Glass Sign Going Back Up

As the Thorntons have progressed with working on the building that is to become a General Store, changes have taken place such as the removal of the old sign from the 20s-30s.  Many feared it was gone, but it is NOT.  It was  put back up all clean and ready for the continuing restoration of […]

Cruise-In Wrap Up

Cruise-In Wrap Up

On Saturday, July 19 Edgefield held its first Cruise-In on the Square where over 100 classic cars, trucks and motorcycles filled the Main Street, side streets and around Edgefield’s Courthouse Square. Over 5 car clubs from around the CSRA were represented as well as people coming from as far as Savannah and Bishopville.   There were […]

Tom Stuckey Joins NWTF Management Team

Tom Stuckey Joins NWTF Management Team

Tom Stuckey, a well-respected and seasoned outdoor industry professional, recently joined the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) as senior vice president of development. Stuckey will lead the development department, which is responsible for discovering and cultivating relationships with upper-level donors to the NWTF. The Palmetto Shooting Complex will be a premiere destination for shooting and […]

“This is Where I Want to Be!” says Archeologist

“This is Where I Want to Be!” says Archeologist

Edgefield Has “Nonrenewable Resources” Laura Clifford had made a long journey of study and discovery before she said, “This is where I want to be!” This was when she landed at the Piedmont Pottery Center under the teachings of Thomas Koole. She had been a teacher with higher degrees in archeology and education and more […]

Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Ervin Visits Edgefield

Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Ervin Visits Edgefield

Recently, self-proclaimed “Independent Republican” candidate Tom Ervin stopped in Edgefield as he canvasses South Carolina in his quest to be elected Governor on November 4, 2014. Tom is a former legislator and state circuit court judge who is originally from Honea Path, but now lives in Greenville. He chose to forego the traditional party nomination […]

Theft on Audubon Circle

Theft on Audubon Circle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call on Audubon Circle, North Augusta (Edgefield County), Sunday, June 13.  According to the ECSO report, an electric wheelchair, which was kept in the basement of the vacation home located on the property, was  missing.  The wheelchair is described as being three-wheeled, burgundy and silver in color, […]

Self Regional Healthcare Announces $143,000 In Community Health Improvement Grants

Self Regional Healthcare Announces $143,000 In Community Health Improvement Grants

GREENWOOD, S.C. – Improving the community’s health is a core component of Self Regional Healthcare’s mission, and this quarter the Community Outreach Committee has selected five local nonprofits to receive a total of $143,000 to: Establish and maintain Wi-fi for ambulances in Greenwood and Abbeville counties to communicate heart attack test results between the paramedics and […]

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