T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

Following recognition of retiring Johnston Town Councilwoman Tara Miller last Monday evening City Attorney, Jenifer Sumner, swore in Thomas Holmes to fill Ms. Miller’s vacated Council seat.  Mr. Holmes was joined by Mayor Pro Tem Frank Nicholson and Councilman George Attaway, both incumbents, in taking the oath of office.  Councilman Holmes, a long time resident […]

American Legion to Retire Crosses

American Legion to Retire Crosses

  Metal Crosses Now in Use American Legion Post 30, Edgefield, SC will host a Ceremonial Retirement of the P.O.W. (Prisoner of War) and K.I.A. (Killed in Action) Wooden Crosses on Thursday April 21, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the American Legion Post 30, in Edgefield, SC. History of these Wooden Crosses — Many years ago, […]

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former North Augusta Public Safety Officer, Justin Craven, was sentenced Monday, April 11, at the Edgefield County Court House to 1 year in prison which was suspended to 3 years probation for misconduct in office related to the Feb. 2104 shooting death of Ernest Satterwhite. ​Satterwhite was chased into Edgefield County on February 9, 2014, […]

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Sen. Massey Elected SC Senate Majority Leader

Edgefield Senator Promises To Shake Things Up In Senate (Columbia, SC) – South Carolina’s Republican state senators today elected Shane Massey (R-Edgefield) as their new GOP caucus leader. Massey, known as a young conservative reformer who often bucks senior leadership, is only the third Republican Majority Leader in 15 years. Upon his election, Massey, 40, […]

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Candidates Wishing to Serve Edgefield County

Filing day ended last week for those wishing to run in this year’s election.  The following is a list, relative to Edgefield County, of offices, candidates, and their associated parties who have filed to run this year.  Incumbents are marked with an (I). U.S. Senate –Bill Bledsoe (Libertarian),Thomas Dixon (Democrat),Bill Bledsoe (Constitution), (I) Tim Scott […]

Palmetto Pipeline Project Suspended

Palmetto Pipeline Project Suspended

Kinder Morgan has announced that they have suspended their planned project; the construction of which they had reported earlier last year.  The news of the suspension came after a Georgia appeals court denied the company a certificate of need which would have allowed the company to use eminent domain to acquire private property for the […]

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Dedicated Edgefield Dixie Youth Supporters Recognized

Pictured are Charlotte and Bill Cheatham next to the sign dedicating the Edgefield 2016 Dixie Youth Season to them in appreciation for their years of service to the program. The first pitch was thrown by Bill Cheatham, joined by his wife Charlotte.  The Cheathams were recognized for their contributions to the Dixie Youth Program that […]

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

SC Senator Graham visits NWTF

Senator Lindsay Graham was in Edgefield last week and he sat with NWTF executive staff and learned about the Save the Habitat. Save the Hunt. initiative, and also got a tour of the Palmetto Shooting Complex where he busted a few clays.

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Sen. Massey Given Evening Fundraiser

Shane Massey spoke to constituents Monday night, March 28, at a “Shane Massey for Senate” fundraiser held at Harwood, home of Susan and Herbert Yarborough on Main Street in Edgefield. Seen in the rocking chair of the accompanying photo is Senator Massey’s son, Truman. Senator Massey answered questions and thanked the hometown crowd for their […]

Pettigrew for Senate

Pettigrew for Senate

John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the SC Senate District 25 seat which includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. Pettigrew is a small businessman and owner of Pettigrew Properties. He has previously been elected to serve as Mayor of […]

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