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Living History Saturdays – Continue Saturday, June 8

Living History Saturdays – Continue Saturday, June 8

The next Living History Saturday in Edgefield will be held on June 8th and spectators can anticipate some real excitement! Members of the South Carolina Independent Civil War Re-enactors Association…

Council Holds Public Hearing – Votes Once More to Lift Hiring Freeze

Council Holds Public Hearing – Votes Once More to Lift Hiring Freeze

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The Edgefield County Council held a joint public hearing regarding two ordinances at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, June 4.  Neither the ordinance to…

ECH Cuts Trees – New Look Coming for Hospital

ECH Cuts Trees – New Look Coming for Hospital

 – By Tiffani Ireland – If you have driven by the Edgefield County Hospital lately, chances are you have noticed the agency’s new look due to the absence of the…

SCDOT Closes Road – Could Be Closed For Month [Updated]

SCDOT Closes Road – Could Be Closed For Month [Updated]

 – By Tiffani Ireland – The SC Department of Transportation closed Country Club Hills Drive from Gregory Lake Road to Mealing Road Thursday afternoon, June 6, due to damage sustain…

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

A routine traffic stopped resulted in the arrests of three individuals, two 18 year old men and a 26 year old man, Tuesday, May 28.  According to a report filed…

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

A woman who claimed her 2 year old infant had drowned over the weekend has been arrested and is facing charges of breach of peace and filing a false police…

Small Towns Flooded with Peachtree 23 Shoppers, June 1

Small Towns Flooded with Peachtree 23 Shoppers, June 1

Peachtree 23, The Longest Yard Sale in the State, attracted thousands on Saturday, June 1.  As seen in the gallery below, Main Street in Ridge Spring was overrun with shoppers…

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

The Westside Volunteer Fire Department and the Merriwether Fire Department held a BBQ plate sale to benefit Wesley Spires, Saturday, June 1, at the Westside Community Center. While an exact…

Dr. Mick Zais to Address STHS Class of 2013

Dr. Mick Zais to Address STHS Class of 2013

State Superintendent of Education Dr. Mick Zais will provide remarks at commencement ceremonies for the class of 2013 of Strom Thurmond High School which is scheduled for Friday, June 7,…

STHS Graduation Ceremonies to be Streamed Online

STHS Graduation Ceremonies to be Streamed Online

Edgefield County School District announced Monday, June 3, that the public will be able to view the graduation exercises for the class of 2013 live on the computer, at home.…