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Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in call at a vacant mobile home on Casalina Drive, Sunday, Dec. 30.  According to the incident report filed by the ECSO,…

Many Animals Benefit from Snags, so Leave Some Standing Dead Trees

Many Animals Benefit from Snags, so Leave Some Standing Dead Trees

Standing dead trees, or snags, may appear to be useless, even eyesores, but a state wildlife biologist says actually they are important components of wildlife habitat and frequently in short supply.…

New State Temperature Record Set in 2012

New State Temperature Record Set in 2012

As South Carolina is preparing to turn the calendar to 2013 in a few weeks, it was announced that 2012 will go down in South Carolina’s weather history. According to…

After the Holidays, Let Christmas Trees Benefit Fish and Wildlife

After the Holidays, Let Christmas Trees Benefit Fish and Wildlife

Instead of letting your Christmas tree take up space in a landfill this year, state natural resources officials suggest giving it a second life by putting it to good use…

Edgefield is Now Home of the Oldest Living American

Edgefield is Now Home of the Oldest Living American

Following the death of Dina Manfredini, 115, of Iowa on Dec 17, Mamie Rearden, 114, of Edgefield, SC is in line for the “Oldest Living American” title. Yes, she is…

Edgefield County Man Killed in Accident on Hwy 19

Benjamin “Peanut” Riley, 60, from Edgefield was killed Thursday evening, Dec. 20, at approximately 6 p.m. in a vehicle accident on Hwy 19 in Aiken County. According to the SC…

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

A local DUI crash prevention coalition has purchased equipment for area Highway Patrol officers in support of their efforts to keep Edgefield County’s roads safer. The Community Action for a…

Clemson Awards 1,200 degrees; Honors Astronaut Charles Duke Jr.

Clemson Awards 1,200 degrees; Honors Astronaut Charles Duke Jr.

Charles Moss Duke Jr. attended elementary school in Johnston, S.C., where he lived with his mother, Willie Waters Duke, while his father, Charles Duke Sr., was in World War II.…

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office made 3 arrests and confiscated what is believed to be illegal drugs and alcohol from 2 different residences in separate raids conducted on Friday, Dec.…

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of counterfeit money at McDonalds, Monday, Dec. 17.  Upon arriving, an employee with the restaurant informed deputies that an unidentified black…