1% Sales Tax Project List Receives No Support From Council

1% Sales Tax Project List Receives No Support From Council

Fails for Lack of Motion The proposed project list for the 1% Capital Sales Tax was presented to Edgefield County Council, Tuesday evening, Apr. 1.  This was the project list’s first presentation and was billed as its first reading on the Council’s agenda.  However, the project will be receiving no further readings as it failed […]

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting.  The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]

Car in Ditch Leads to Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

Car in Ditch Leads to Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a suspicious vehicle on Windy Ridge Road and Nicholson Road Tuesday, March 25.  At the scene, an ECSO deputy located a silver Chrysler van bearing a South Carolina plate in a ditch on Windy Ridge.  He located the driver, an Aiken County woman, who stated […]

DHEC, Community Partners Unite to Fight Increase of Arthritis

DHEC, Community Partners Unite to Fight Increase of Arthritis

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Arthritis is the most common cause of disability in the nation, and the number of people with arthritis is growing. Due to the national increase in the number of people with arthritis, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and health care partners are uniting to encourage use of exercise […]

West Martintown Home Burglarized

West Martintown Home Burglarized

A home on West Martintown Road was burglarized sometime Monday, March 24, according to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Deputies with the ECSO responded to the home around 6:00 Monday evening after the homeowner notified law enforcement that he had returned home to find his front door had been kicked in.  […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Dog Killed and Man Bitten in Two Separate Animal Calls The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal at large call at Currytown Town Rd. North Augusta (Edgefield County) on Sun., Mar. 23.  According to the complainant, dogs belonging to the resident of 550 Currytown Rd. attacked her sister’s dogs, killing one and causing […]

American Legion Holds Flag Burning

American Legion Holds Flag Burning

On Thursday March 20th a flag burning ceremony was held at the American Legion Post #30 building in Edgefield.  Thirteen cadets from the JNROTC program including the color guard conducted the ceremony flawlessly before legionnaires and guests.  The worn, often tattered American flags were respectfully submitted for proper disposal, which is burning. Following  the event, […]

School Bus Accident

School Bus Accident

At approximately 6:40 am Friday, March 21st, an Edgefield County School bus with approximately 25 elementary school students was involved in an accident at the intersection of Jacob McKie Road and Highway 25. Seven (7) students were transported to MCG as a precaution. As of 10:45 a.m. all students have been released. The South Carolina […]

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