SCDPS Reports Eleven Killed on SC Roads April 11–April 13

SCDPS Reports Eleven Killed on SC Roads April 11–April 13

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of eleven persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, April 11, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, April 13, at midnight. Interstates 2 US routes, SC roads and secondary roads 9 County roads 0 Seat belt used 3 Seat belt not […]

Overturned Dump Truck Ties Up Traffic on the Westside

Overturned Dump Truck Ties Up Traffic on the Westside

An overturned dump truck tied up traffic on Hwy 23 West for over three hours Friday afternoon, Apr. 11.  According to sources at the scene, after getting off route around three o’clock in the afternoon, an out-of-town truck pulling a horse trailer was trying to turn around at the site of Sandy Oaks Rodeo when […]

Mom Returns From Tour of Duty to Surprise Son

Mom Returns From Tour of Duty to Surprise Son

On Wednesday, April 2, Amman Hill’s mother, Yolanda Hill, a Master Sergeant in the U.S. Army, came to his kindergarten class at W.E.Parker Elementary School to surprise him with her arrival home from her deployment which took her from him for over a year. While she was away, W. E. Parker Elementary had sent her […]

Johnston Elects New Mayor

Johnston Elects New Mayor

Unofficial results of the Johnston mayoral race held Tuesday, March 8, 2014. Terrence Culbreath 410 Andy Livingston 229

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

SCDPS, SCDOT Recognize Edgefield County as First-Ever “Target Zero Hero”

  The SC Department of Public Safety (SCDPS), joined by the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), recognized Edgefield County officials during an awards ceremony as the first ever “Target Zero Hero” Wednesday for their traffic safety accomplishments in 2013. Edgefield County recorded 445 consecutive days without a traffic fatality, including the entire calendar year […]

The Edgefield County Historical Society Gets Ready for Palm Sunday Event

The Edgefield County Historical Society Gets Ready for Palm Sunday Event

Members of the Edgefield County Historical Society worked this past weekend to get old Horn’s Creek Church into readiness for next Sunday’s Palm Sunday service.  The church has been vacant and vandalized for many years; however, the Historical Society is erecting a new caretakers cottage so that it can be safe-guarded and restored.     The Palm Sunday […]

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