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Flu Cases Spiking Early, First Flu Death in S.C.

Flu Cases Spiking Early, First Flu Death in S.C.

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control notes the state’s first flu-associated death of the season, as well as a significant and earlier-than-normal increase in influenza…

Edgefield Christmas Parade

Edgefield Christmas Parade

A few photos from the Edgefield Christmas Parade, held Sunday, December 2, 2012. And the Winners Were. . . Cross Country Float won the People’s Choice Award in Sunday’s parade.…

Johnston’s Final Farmers Market of Year a Great Success

Johnston’s Final Farmers Market of Year a Great Success

The town of Johnston saw “bumper to bumper” traffic at what Donna Livingston of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce called the “last hoorah” of the year for the town’s…

Sign #1 Wins Popularity Vote – Awaiting Council’s Approval

Sign #1 Wins Popularity Vote – Awaiting Council’s Approval

The town of Edgefield will soon have a new welcoming sign. The citizens have spoken and Sign #1 (pictured here) is the clear winner. Pictures of all 3 signs can be…

Rash of Break-ins to Vehicles in County

Rash of Break-ins to Vehicles in County

Between the late evening hours of Tuesday, Nov. 27, and the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 28, a total of 11 vehicles break-ins occurred in the southern portion of…

Don’t Miss the Parade This Sunday

Don’t Miss the Parade This Sunday

Singing, Snow and Santa will be filling the air! The 39th Annual Edgefield Christmas Parade will be on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. Our Grand Marshal this year…

Children’s Hope Store Delivers Aid Materials to Sandy Victims

Children’s Hope Store Delivers Aid Materials to Sandy Victims

By Bob Stockton – “Savannah Lakes Village people are the greatest people in the world,” said Martin Bailey of the Children’s Hope Store in McCormick. Bailey and a half dozen…

Area Law Enforcement Trained in Public Safety Checkpoints

Area Law Enforcement Trained in Public Safety Checkpoints

More than 60 area police officers and sheriff’s deputies were trained earlier this year in conducting public safety checkpoints. The training was sponsored by the Community Action for a Safer…

The Johnston Tree Lighting Features Santa and a Cake

The Johnston Tree Lighting Features Santa and a Cake

At 6:00 p.m., Monday evening, Johnston began the traditional tree-lighting program that sparkled with the excitement of young voices and the sentiment of Christmas long ago. Among the special parts…

Edgefield Christmas Tree Lighting

Edgefield Christmas Tree Lighting

On Friday night a crowd of residents and visitors gathered on the town square in Edgefield for the annual lighting of the Christmas tree. Following the lighting, the movie The…