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Strollers Took to the Street for Cancer

Strollers Took to the Street for Cancer

Twenty-two strollers entered the “race” for the cure for cancer by strolling down Calhoun Street in Johnston this morning (Saturday) before the big parade at the 31st Annual Peach Blossom…

Man Found Dead In Johnston Home

A man was found dead in his home on Country Club Road in Johnston, Tuesday, April 29.  According to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office, the 57 year black male was…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Vehicle and Other Items Stolen A man living at a residence on Paces Creek Road in Trenton went out of town in March only to return Saturday, April 26, and…

A Book Signing and a Celebration at Tompkins Library

A Book Signing and a Celebration at Tompkins Library

At a book signing on Sunday, April 27th at the Tompkins Library, the five authors of Our Ancestors, Our Stories explained to a standing-room-only audience how their long journey to…

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 2-3

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 2-3

Grand Marshals: Ice Storm Workers This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, rides for children, and a…

Moped Blaze in Church Parking Lot

Moped Blaze in Church Parking Lot

The usually quiet 300 block of Norris Street in Edgefield saw some excitement Saturday, April 26, 2014. Just before 6:00 PM, an abandoned moped caught fire in the parking lot across from…

Wild Winter Weather Hurts Early Peaches

Wild Winter Weather Hurts Early Peaches

Should See “Good Volume” From July On – By Tiffani Ireland – March 26, 2014, will be a day peach growers in Edgefield County and the Ridge area will not soon…

Wood Chipper Plant Closer to Reality

Wood Chipper Plant Closer to Reality

DHEC Holds Public Hearing – By Tiffani Ireland – The heretofore controversial wood chipper plant is a one step closer to becoming a reality in Edgefield County as the Department…

Miniature Pony Killed By Dogs

Miniature Pony Killed By Dogs

A ten months old miniature paint pony was attacked and killed by dogs at a residence on Slide Hill Road in Johnston, Saturday, Apr. 19.  According to a report filed…

Nearly $5,000 Worth of Items Stolen in Auto Break-In

Nearly $5,000 Worth of Items Stolen in Auto Break-In

Sometime in the early morning hours on Tuesday, Apr. 22, thieves broke into a 2005 GMC Yukon located at a home on Caslina Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County) and…