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Explosives Unearthed at Residence in Merriwether

Explosives Unearthed at Residence in Merriwether

A man doing yard work at his home in the Merriwether district uncovered an explosive surprise, literally, Saturday, June 8.  According to Emergency Management Director Mike Casey, the homeowner unearthed…

Sealy Finds Reappearance of Orchid: Rudy Mancke Verifies

Sealy Finds Reappearance of Orchid: Rudy Mancke Verifies

  – By Karyn Sealy – Karyn Sealy of Aiken, who has many friends here in Edgefield and exhibits some of her art and writing at Mercy Me! on Main…

Strom Thurmond High School Graduates 191

Strom Thurmond High School Graduates 191

Friday night, June 7, saw Strom Thurmond High School graduate 191 seniors of the class of 2013.  …

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…