Edgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities

Edgefield’s Annual Tree Lighting Festivities

This weekend marks the beginning of the Christmas season with the Biggest Shopping Day of the year beginning Friday, November 29, and the Christmas tree lighting and snow on the square. The Mayor’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting tradition will be Friday night at 6 p.m. on the town square.  Mayor Durham invites everyone to join […]

Plane Crash In Trenton Claims Life – UPDATED

Plane Crash In Trenton Claims Life – UPDATED

A privately owned twin engine plane crashed into a wooded area near the Twin Lakes Air Field in Trenton, SC, around six in the evening Monday, Nov. 25, killing the pilot, Richard Showalter, 56, of Graniteville, SC. Mr. Showalter was dead at the scene and an autopsy is being done on his body to determine […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Nearly $2500 in Damages and Stolen Items in Auto Break In The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an auto break in at Lick Fork Lake on Sunday, Nov. 24.  According to the report filed with the ECSO, the victim in this incident parked her vehicle on Lick Fork Lake Road to […]

Disappearing Man on the Westside

Disappearing Man on the Westside

An apparent homeless man has been spotted by numerous residents of the Westside over the weekend of Nov. 23.  The man, described by one witness as wearing rags and having a dirty beard, has been seen on Hwy 23, Key Rd., and Georgia Rd.  It is believed he may be sleeping in the woods at […]

567,000 South Carolinians Will Hit the Road This Thanksgiving Weekend

567,000 South Carolinians Will Hit the Road This Thanksgiving Weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – About 567,000 South Carolinians are expected to drive to their destination this Thanksgiving weekend, an increase of about 11,600 travelers over last year. A total of 630,000 South Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, with motorists composing about 90% of all travelers. The Thanksgiving holiday period is defined as […]

The Turtle Man Enjoys Lunch at the Triangle Restaurant

The Turtle Man Enjoys Lunch at the Triangle Restaurant

The Turtle Man of “Turtle Man” TV fame was in the county recently and enjoyed a meal at the Triangle in Johnston.  He was in the county on a hunting trip with the Welsh family, and Robert Welsh brought him to the restaurant. Pictured are waitresses Maggie Figueroa, Nikki Jackson and Rianna Prince joined by […]

Local Huddle House Back in Business

Local Huddle House Back in Business

After having been closed for well over a year, The Huddle House in Edgefield has reopened its doors under new management and is serving hungry locals. When we stopped by late Sunday morning, the restaurant was full of customers and the staff was busy preparing and serving their meals.  

It’s a What? No, It Is Not a Tomato

It’s a What?  No, It Is Not a Tomato

 – By Tiffani Ireland – Recently my son showed me a picture of some produce a family friend had brought by his place of employment to share.  Upon seeing the photograph, I remarked how pretty were her tomatoes.  But, no, my son insisted.  The pictured fruit was not a tomato.  Not a tomato?  Well, that […]

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