Copper Stolen From Home on Hwy 19

Copper Stolen From Home on Hwy 19

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home on Hwy 19, Wednesday, May 7, in response to stolen copper. According to the ECSO report, the victim was checking the home when he found an ammunition can near the crawl space of the home.  Inside of the can were sockets to a wrench.  The victim […]

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

Man Shot in Home Invasion in Johnston

A twenty-two year old man was shot multiple times during a home invasion at 103-A Johnson Street in Johnston around 10:30 Tuesday night, May 6. According to the Johnston Police Department, the victim was able to place the 911 call that informed law enforcement of the crime, to which the JPD as well as the […]

DHEC Issues Air Construction Permit to Wood Chipper Plant

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday, May 6, that it has decided to issue an air construction permit to Piedmont Wood Pellet Johnston, LLC, the wood chipper plant Enova plans to build at a site on Hwy 121.  This permit allows for the building and operation of […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Estimated $15,000 Worth of Items Stolen From Home on Jacob McKie A burglary at a home on Jacob McKie Road in Trenton resulted in the loss of an estimated $15,000 worth of items. According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, some time during the evening hours of Wednesday, April 30, unknown […]

A Doggone Good Potter

A Doggone Good Potter

Michelle Clark of Johnston is the “Doggone Potter,” (her words as well as ours) because at some point her passion for caring for dogs and her passion for producing pottery merge, and they do so with all the bowls she makes for dog feeding.  Michelle owns “Clarks Cuts and Kennels” in Johnston, a thriving business […]

Just Keeps on Packing!

Just Keeps on Packing!

– By Jack Reece – One of several of the busiest men in Johnston, South Carolina took out a few minutes last week to try to educate me in the fundamentals of maintaining a first class agriculture business for more than 80 years over three generations. Sonny Yonce’s grandfather was mainly growing asparagus in the […]

Strollers Took to the Street for Cancer

Strollers Took to the Street for Cancer

Twenty-two strollers entered the “race” for the cure for cancer by strolling down Calhoun Street in Johnston this morning (Saturday) before the big parade at the 31st Annual Peach Blossom Festival in Johnston.  The amount of money they raised for the cancer cure is $260.00.  Thanks to these 22 people who had the energy and […]

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