Couple Turns Tragedy into Fairy Tale

Couple Turns Tragedy into Fairy Tale

Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee to Wed  – By Tiffani Ireland – For Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee, May 3 will forever be a date etched into their minds.  It was on this date last year that the two were viciously attacked while on a date at the River Walk in Augusta, Ga.  The attack, […]

Hospital CEO Meets for Healthy Outcomes Plan

Hospital CEO Meets for Healthy Outcomes Plan

This Program Involves Care of High Utilizers & Uninsured South Carolina’s Proviso 33.34 (A(1),C,D) Healthy Outcomes Plan (HOP)  supports participating hospitals proposing service delivery models to coordinate care for chronically ill, uninsured, high utilizers of emergency department (ED) services. Meeting with Hospital CEO Brandon Clary were: Tony Keck, South Carolina Medicaid Director, Thornton Kirby, President […]

Lithuanian Born; Longtime South Carolinian

Lithuanian Born; Longtime South Carolinian

“Everything I need is here.” She has a flag on her car; she says it is to help her find it when she is in town.  This may be because she is short, but her height is no measure of a vigorous spirit found in her energies and enjoyment of life. And she takes care […]

Intergovernmental Meeting Held Thursday

– By Tiffani Ireland – The annual Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting was held Thursday night, Jan. 30, at the Senior Citizen Center.  The catered event was a chance for local governmental officials to meet as one to share updates and ideas from their different agencies.  Speakers for the evening included Sen. Shane Massey, County Council […]

Infant Dies of Natural Causes

Infant Dies of Natural Causes

A three month old female infant was discovered dead Thursday night at a home on Ridge Road, North Augusta (Edgefield County).  According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, one of the agencies that responded to the scene, the mother of the infant stated the child had been alert, happy, and playing […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Soldier’s Belongings Stolen While She Was Deployed A Johnston woman serving in the military thought she had secured her belongings by placing them in a storage unit while she was deployed.  However, when she returned to the storage unit Tuesday, Jan. 21, she found the unit completely empty.  According to a report filed by the […]

Snow Day Pictures

Snow Day Pictures

Here are a few pictures we captured around Edgefield on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Send us your best snow day pictures and we will pick some to add here and publish in next week’s print edition. Please include your name so we can give your pictures proper credit.

SCDPS Advises Motorists to Monitor Road Conditions

SCDPS Advises Motorists to Monitor Road Conditions

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Public Safety, in conjunction with other state and local agencies, is preparing for winter weather and urging motorists to stay off the roadways as much as possible during inclement weather.   Early weather predictions are for the heaviest impact to be in the Midlands and the coastal areas […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Investigates Larceny of Nearly $9,000 Of Scrap Metal and Auto Parts  A caretaker of a property on Rainbow Falls Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) reported the theft of nearly $9,000 worth of scrap metal and auto parts Wednesday, Jan. 22.  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the caretaker stated […]

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