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Edgefield to Welcome Southern Studies Showcase

Edgefield to Welcome Southern Studies Showcase

Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Old District African American Genealogical Society are hosting the Southern Studies Showcase on Sept. 28-29.  The two-day showcase features approximately 20 speakers with sessions…

Make Plans to Attend the Annual Midlands Plant & Flower Festival

Make Plans to Attend the Annual Midlands Plant & Flower Festival

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Hugh Weathers, South Carolina’s Commissioner of Agriculture, reminds gardeners to mark their calendars for the Midlands Fall Plant & Flower Festival coming up September 28-30 at the State Farmers…

Congressman Jeff Duncan’s First Bill Passes US House

Congressman Jeff Duncan’s First Bill Passes US House

Washington, DC — South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan achieved a major legislative victory on Wednesday afternoon after one of his bills, the Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act (HR…

Senator Lindsey Graham Awarded for Conservation Legacy

Senator Lindsey Graham Awarded for Conservation Legacy

United States Sen. Lindsey Graham was honored by a coalition of conservation groups with the 2012 Conservation Excellence Award on Monday, Sept. 17, praising him for his help with protecting…

Save the Date: Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Oct. 5 & 6

Save the Date: Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Oct. 5 & 6

A peek into Oakley Park where the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee will be October  5 & 6; there will be antique tractors on display as seen in the foreground of this…

Sweetwater Community Center to be Resurrected

Sweetwater Community Center to be Resurrected

In an interview with the Coopers (Hank and Bobbie who live in Virginia) this newspaper heard confirmed on Tuesday that the Sweetwater Community Center is being taken over by the…

Republican Women Hear from Senator Davis

Republican Women Hear from Senator Davis

On Monday, September 17th, the Republican Women of Edgefield County (RWEC) held their monthly meeting at Town Hall. Senator Tom Davis of District 46 in Beaufort was the guest speaker. Senator Davis…

Trash Pile Leads to Arrests for Stolen Vehicles

Trash Pile Leads to Arrests for Stolen Vehicles

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a call earlier in the week Sept. 10 of a pile of trash on the road near Brewer’s Scrap Iron.  Noted to be in…

September is Voter Education Month

September is Voter Education Month

Governor Nikki Haley Recognizes September as Voter Education Month;  South Carolina State Election Commission Encourages South Carolina’s 600,000 Eligible Voters to Register by Oct. 6 COLUMBIA, S.C. (Sept. 6, 2012)…

Westside Home Ransacked – Several Items Stolen

Westside Home Ransacked – Several Items Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at a residence on Cold Springs Road Wednesday, Sept. 12. The home was ransacked and guns, credit cards, and jewelry are…