Corps Waives Day Use Fees at Lake Thurmond for Veterans Day

Corps Waives Day Use Fees at Lake Thurmond for Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Savannah District will waive day use fees for all veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at Corps-managed recreation areas throughout the Veterans Day holiday weekend, Nov. 9 through Nov. 11. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service and is […]

SRR Zero Injuries Nets $500 to the United Way of Edgefield County

SRR Zero Injuries Nets $500 to the United Way of Edgefield County

AIKEN, S.C. – U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) liquid waste contractor Savannah River Remediation (SRR) employee Roger Staten presents a $500 check to Craig McMullin, board member for the United Way of Edgefield County, as part of SRR’s Zero Injuries campaign  The Zero Injuries campaign means that when SRR employees work a month without any […]

Winner of Fall Festival Basket

Winner of Fall Festival Basket

The winner of last Saturday’s Fall Festival Shop Around was Janice Presley of Edgefield.  Janice attended the festival with her daughter, Hannah.  Janice was wearing her new silver bracelet she purchased from Still Magnolia’s during the day.  She also picked up a new piece of pottery from Jane Bess Pottery.  Hannah got a neat new […]

Old Macedonia Site of “Lights On” Celebration

Old Macedonia Site of “Lights On” Celebration

Last Thursday morning an appreciation breakfast was held for the “Lights On After School” program that is in its second year, in Edgefield County.  The breakfast was held in the spacious banquet room of the Old Macedonia Baptist Church whose congregation holds members of the board that runs this nonprofit organization.  This is a program, […]

S.C. Offers Free Identity Theft Protection with CSID

S.C. Offers Free Identity Theft Protection with CSID

As Contract with Experian Expires  – By Tiffani Ireland – The contract that South Carolina had negotiated with Experian for one year of free credit protection has expired.  However, free protection is still available to SC taxpayers whose personal information was compromised as a result of the 2012 hacking of SC tax records.  CSID, a […]

Sunny Day: A Love Letter to Edgefield!

Sunny Day: A Love Letter to Edgefield!

Audiences are calling Sunny Day, the new hit musical from The Edgefield County Theatre Company, “a love letter to Edgefield.” That was the reaction last Wednesday night, when the play, which is about our town, was presented for the first time. Sixty guests attended a black-tie reception at the Discovery Center, then entered the William […]

Rebel Regiment to Defend their State Championship Title

Rebel Regiment to Defend their State Championship Title

The Strom Thurmond Rebel Regiment competed in the SCBDA 2A Lower State Prelims Saturday at West Ashley High School in Charleston SC. The Rebel Regiment was named the SCBDA Lower State 2A Runner Up with Swansea being named the Champion. The two bands were separated by .15. The Rebel Regiment will compete in the SCBDA […]

Streaker Caught in Edgefield

Streaker Caught in Edgefield

Law enforcement officials from both the Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of naked man in the town of Edgefield around nine o’clock Saturday evening, Oct. 19. According to Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter, the 46 year old Johnston man had apparently begun to undress at Edgefield Fuel […]

Town Hall Meeting

Town Hall Meeting

Sen. Shane Massey will hold a town hall meeting on Thursday, Oct. 24, at the Edgefield County Council Chambers, 6 -7:30 p.m. Senator Massey will provide an update on the 2013 session of the General Assembly, look ahead to the 2014 session, and answer questions. Everyone is invited to attend.  

Researchers Investigating Ways to Protect Turtles

Researchers Investigating Ways to Protect Turtles

CLEMSON, S.C. – Despite the Clemson Tigers’ hopes to crush the Maryland Terrapins on the football field Saturday, Clemson researchers are dedicated to protecting turtles in a human-altered ecosystem. “A healthy planet relies on biodiversity, and turtles are an intricate part of a healthy ecosystem,” said Robert Baldwin, an associate professor in Clemson’s School of Agricultural, Forest, […]

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