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History Day Comes to the Heritage Jubilee

History Day Comes to the Heritage Jubilee

The Jubilee starts on September 26 with History Day.  The A.L. Hunley is a great attraction and will be at the PTC parking lot on Friday, Sept. 26. Already schools…

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

Abbeville and Edgefield are latest counties to provide the rapidly expanding public safety service that helps citizens to plan ahead for an emergency Two more counties in South Carolina have implemented…

Awards to Miller, Wilhelm and Swiger – COY, TOY and SSOY for 2014

Awards to Miller, Wilhelm and Swiger – COY, TOY and SSOY for 2014

Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014, Strom Thurmond High School was the setting for the awarding of Citizen of the Year, Teacher of the Year, and Support Staff of the Year…

Trash Truck Hits School Bus – No Injuries

Trash Truck Hits School Bus – No Injuries

– By Tiffani Ireland – An independent trash truck hit an Edgefield County school bus a little before 4:00 Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 2, on Walker Road in Edgefield.  According to…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft on Edgefield Road – Possible Suspects Identified Through Traffic Stop A resident of a home on Edgefield Road contacted the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, August 26, to report…

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – A room “full of red and blue,” as Chairman of Edgefield County’s Republican Party, Rodney Ashcraft, described it, greeted SC Rep. Bill Clyburn, Tuesday night, August…

Trenton Student Wins State Title

Trenton Student Wins State Title

To Compete for National Title in July ‘15 Rebekah Knowles, the daughter of Eric and Charlotte Knowles of Trenton, was crowned the USA National Miss South Carolina Jr. Teen!  She…

Carolina CoverTech: Local Company Breaks New Grounds

Carolina CoverTech: Local Company Breaks New Grounds

Local family-owned company, Carolina CoverTech, broke new ground for their 8,000 sq. ft. addition. Congressman Duncan from the SC 3rd district joined as owners, brothers Rian True and Lee Jones,…

The ALS Challenge Hits Our Area – JET Takes the Challenge

The ALS Challenge Hits Our Area – JET Takes the Challenge

The ALS Challenge (a focus on fundraising) has swept the nation with challenges met in every corner of the land, including Edgefield County and the Ridge.  The media reports that…

Scenes from Sandy Oak Pro Rodeo

Scenes from Sandy Oak Pro Rodeo

These photos were taken Saturday evening, August, 23, 2013 at the Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo in Edgefield. Photo Credit: Robert Norris – High resolution prints of these images can be purchased…