LeDuc’s Contract as Interim Extended

Edgefield County Council held a special called meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16 at which they unanimously voted to extend acting Interim Administrator Roger LeDuc’s contract for another two months. If a new administrator is not hired by the end of that term, the extension agreement will continue on a month to month basis unless either party […]

Barbara L. Walsh

FLAGLER BEACH, FLA. – Barbara L. Walsh, 71, passed away on December 10, 2015. Barbara was born in Miami, Florida on August 30, 1944 to Bartow L. Walsh and Catherine Stubbs Walsh. She moved to Flagler Beach in 2002 from Charlotte, N.C. Barbara received her Bachelor’s degree from Erskine College in South Carolina and her […]

$40,000 Worth of Stolen Items Recovered

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office along with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office recovered over $40,000 worth of stolen items from a residence at 893 West Five Notch Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) Wednesday, Dec. 9. According to an ECSO incident report, the ACSO contacted the ECSO after the ACSO received an anonymous tip that […]

Dog Saves Woman in Break-in

A Trenton woman has her dog to thank for thwarting a criminal act at her residence on Tuesday, Dec. 8. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the woman reported that she was inside her Watson Road home around nine in the morning when she heard someone breaking glass. The woman […]

Three Auto B&Es on Diggs Road

Three automobiles were broken into at two separate locations on Diggs Road in Trenton, Thursday, Dec. 10. Two of the vehicles were located at GLEAMS Headstart and the third at Douglas Elementary. In all three instances, the victims report leaving their vehicles in the parking lots around in 7:00 in the morning as they reported […]

Drugs Found in Re-possessed Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified Wednesday, Dec. 9, by Carolina Auto in North Augusta (Edgefield County) that drugs had been found in a vehicle the company had re-possessed. According to the ECSO report, an employee with Carolina Auto found a small clear plastic bag containing a small hard, rock-like substance in the middle […]

Tour of Churches — a Full Church

Tour of Churches — a Full Church

There was a large attendance at the 2015 Tour of Churches on Sunday past. Young people and adults from the church communities participated as actors in tableaux (non speaking vignettes) in the four churches – St. Mary’s Catholic, First Baptist, Trinity Episcopal and Edgefield United Methodist. These tableaux presented to the audience the characters in […]

ECDA Home for the Holidays

ECDA Home for the Holidays

CELEBRATING CHRISTMASES PAST Saturday, December 19, 2015 The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) invites everyone to Home for the Holidays by enjoying “Celebrating Christmases Past” on the Square in Historic Edgefield on Saturday, December 19, 2015. Activities on the square begin at 11:00 a.m. with a display of antique tractors and automobiles and their owners […]

Ghost Walk in the Cemetery

Ghost Walk in the Cemetery

As part of the Heritage Holidays 2015 celebration, there will be a “Ghost Walk” tour in Willowbrook Cemetery on December 19th at 6:00 p. m.  Attendees will have the rare opportunity to meet historic characters from Edgefield’s colorful past, including Mr. Preston Smith Brooks and Mrs. Lucy Pickens.  Tickets are $10.00 each (children under 12 […]

Square and Restaurants Alive with Music

Square and Restaurants Alive with Music

  On Saturday past, the second weekend of Christmas events in Edgefield, music and poetry rang out over the square. Music even went down Main Street, as the Springfield Church Children’s Choir serenaded customers and shop keepers with Christmas tunes. Later the Springfield Children’s Choir performed on stage, along with the W. E. Parker Choir. […]

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