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Violent Crime Rate Decreases

Violent Crime Rate Decreases

Edgefield County Has Lowest Violent Crime Rate in SC – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release in which they highlighted a recent report by the South Carolina…

Historical Society to Place Marker at Darby Plantation

Historical Society to Place Marker at Darby Plantation

Bring Your Own Folding Chair for this outdoor event.  Clarice Wise has fulfilled the legacy left to her by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Wise: that their home…

Seniors Enjoy a Festival Event

Seniors Enjoy a Festival Event

A very large turnout of senior citizens showed at the Edgefield gym on Thursday, mid day, for the fall festival activities that bring them together in October for fun, recognition…

Foundation for Public Schools Makes Teacher Vision Grants

Foundation for Public Schools Makes Teacher Vision Grants

The Foundation for Public Schools recently held a reception for board members, contributors and teachers who have received Vision Grants through the Foundation. These grants act as incentives to excellent…

DHEC Confirms Flu’s Arrival in South Carolina

DHEC Confirms Flu’s Arrival in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Influenza, or “the flu,” has officially arrived in South Carolina, the state Department of Health and Environmental Control reported today. “Our agency’s Bureau of Laboratories has confirmed…

31st Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Oct. 25 – 27

31st Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Oct. 25 – 27

The Ridge Spring Harvest Festival is coming. On October 25, there will be a super Bingo night with at least 18 games and cards costing $10.00 each or two for…

More Guns Stolen in Another County Burglary

More Guns Stolen in Another County Burglary

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call on Youngblood Road, Monday, Oct. 15.  Upon arrival, deputies found that a flat screen television as well as a safe…

Death of a Policeman: Birth of a Baby – Author Dorn Brings Ghent to Edgefield

Death of a Policeman: Birth of a Baby – Author Dorn Brings Ghent to Edgefield

Author Felder Dorn brought the subject of his recent book, Death of a Policeman: Birth of a Baby, to town on October 1.  She is Jean Ghent, the daughter (baby…

Saluda Historical Society Issues Invitation

Saluda Historical Society Issues Invitation

By Bela Herlong – The Saluda County Historical Society invites all of you to come on Sunday afternoon, October 21, at 2:30 p.m. to the Saluda Theater and Museum where…

Republicans Open Headquarters

Republicans Open Headquarters

Citizens have been reporting work on the interior of the Presley building since the shootout (re-enactment) that took place there last week.  In the windows appeared Romney/Ryan posters.  All the…