Explosion at TranTech – Updated

Explosion at TranTech – Updated

An explosion at TranTech on Highway 25 in Edgefield resulted in two men being rushed to the George M. Still Burn Center at Doctor’s Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, Monday morning, June 9. According to the Emergency Management Director Mike Casey, the accident is being classified as an electrical explosion with fire. The two injured men […]

New BBQ Restaurant Opens in Johnston

New BBQ Restaurant Opens in Johnston

Hunter’s Real Pit BBQ held at ribbon cutting ceremony, Friday, June 6th @ 11:00 AM to open their business at 259 Lee Street, Johnston, SC.  Formally the PK Restaurant, the Hunter’s have spruced up the building with a new handicap ramp, flowers, and a new paint scheme to welcome their guests.  Grand Opening Menu included […]

Edgefield Food Bank to Hold Fundraiser

Edgefield Food Bank to Hold Fundraiser

The Edgefield Food Bank is having a fundraiser for the purpose of filling their shelves with food for the hungry.  The event will be a part of Peachtree 23, this Saturday, June 7, at the Piedmont Tech Parking Lot. Look for the Food Bank sign (much like the image here) and their tents where they […]

Primary Elections Set for Tuesday, June 10

Primary Elections Set for Tuesday, June 10

All Voters Must Present Valid Photo ID Voters Not Bound to Party Vote in Primary The South Carolina Primary Elections will be held Tuesday, June 10. All voters must present a valid photo identification to be eligible to vote. Valid forms of identification include a South Carolina driver’s license, a SC Motor Vehicle identification card, […]

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

Scouts Hold Court of Honor and Bridging Ceremonies

The Edgefield Scouts held their 2014 Court of Honor and Bridging over Ceremonies Saturday May 31. The Troop awarded Ranks and Merit badges earned during the year. The Boy Scouts earned a total of 18 Ranks and 53 Merit Badges for the year.  Troop 30 has participated in numerous community events over the past 11 […]

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn Equipment, Guns, and Electronics Targets in Recent Thefts

Lawn equipment, guns, and electronics were the targets of thieves in three separate incidents recently reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. In the first incident, a Kubota lawn mower valued at over $5000 was stolen from a residence on Capers Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) sometime between Tuesday, May 27, and Thursday, May […]

Feed Summer Hummingbirds for Entertainment, Beauty

Feed Summer Hummingbirds for Entertainment, Beauty

Hummingbirds, which artist John J. Audubon called “glittering fragments of the rainbow,” are once again darting around flowers and feeders in South Carolina, say state natural resources officials. Hummingbirds are as fascinating to study as they are beautiful to watch. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) encourages South Carolina residents to landscape with flowers, […]

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