Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Man Caught Stealing Electricity Officials with Aiken Electric Cooperative and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to 810 Briggs Rd. in North Augusta (Edgefield County), Friday, Mar. 14, in regards to someone stealing electricity.  At the location, it was determined that the resident had manipulated the meter so as to “jump the power” so he […]

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

Applications Available for 2014 SC Commissioner’s School for Agriculture

COLUMBIA, S.C. – High School juniors and seniors interested in exploring agricultural careers can apply now for the South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture (SCCSA), held at Clemson University, July 19-25, 2014. SCCSA is an academic summer program coordinated by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. […]

Strom Thurmond High School Head Football Coach Retires

Strom Thurmond High School Head Football Coach Retires

Strom Thurmond Head Football Coach Lee Sawyer announced his retirement today from the game of football. Coach Sawyer has been the head football coach at Strom Thurmond since 2004 and is the winningest coach in Strom Thurmond football history. Coach Sawyer coached 131 games and posted an overall record of 107-24 (.817%).  He won the 3A […]

2014 Shamrock Run Results

2014 Shamrock Run Results

See our Shamrock Run Photo Gallery Runner’s Name Place  Time Hammond Manly 1  12.00 Alex Berry 2  13.04 Ed Williams 3  13.17 Holton Manly 4  13.56 Britt Gossett 5  14.31 Kyle Cox 6  14.58 Rycharte Coates 7  15.08 Patrick Robles 8  15.09 James Corder 9  15.21 Dylan Strickland 10  15.38 Bill Manly 11  15.41 Todd […]

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

122nd Battalion Given Freedom Salute

The returning forces – 122nd Engineering Battalion based in the Edgefield Armory – were the true stars of the morning event.  This was a breakfast for all the Battalion returning from their deployment in Afghanistan, held at Strom Thurmond High School, on a beautiful Sunday morning. However, not taking from the worthy work and certain […]

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154 Completes Wounded Warrior Campaign

American Legion Post 154, of Johnston, South Carolina, awarded certificates of appreciation to businesses that participated in their recent fund raising campaign in support of our “Wounded Warriors.”  Collectively the businesses have raised over $1,500 that will be distributed to wounded servicemen and women and their families to buy necessities used in their daily lives.  […]

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

Shamrock Run/Walk is March 15

So far, March 15 looks like a clear, green day. If you have not registered yet for the 11 a.m. walk/run, late registration is at Bi-Lo, Saturday, between 9 and 10:45 a.m. The fee is $20. If running is not your thing, come and enjoy the festivities on the square starting at 10:45 with our […]

Gaming House Raided in Trenton

Gaming House Raided in Trenton

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has released the details of a raid they conducted at a residence on Tanglewood Drive in Trenton, Thursday, Feb. 28.  According their report, the ECSO’s narcotic’s unit as well as their SWAT team, ECSO investigators, and the Trenton Police Department executed a search warrant on the address for an illegal […]

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