Candidates Make Stop in Johnston

Candidates Make Stop in Johnston

Two Democratic candidates running in the General Election made their way to Edgefield County and Johnston on Friday, October 31, a few days before the November 4 election. They are Bakari Sellers, running for Lieutenant Governor of S.C. and Barbara Jo Mullis running for Congress, District III. They came to expound on issues and to […]

Kevin Beck, Libertarian, Offers For Probate Judge

Kevin Beck, Libertarian, Offers For Probate Judge

In a brief interview, offered to all candidates by this newspaper, Kevin Beck (Libertarian) gave reasons for running for Probate Judge in this county as well as what he would like to do if he should win in the November election. Kevin is an attorney practicing in Langley, South Carolina, and whose family resides in […]

Molly Spearman, State-Wide Candidate, to Speak in Edgefield [Update – Cancelled]

Molly Spearman, State-Wide Candidate, to Speak in Edgefield [Update – Cancelled]

10/17/14 – This event has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.  — Molly Spearman, a native of Saluda County and candidate for S. C. Superintendent of Education, will be in Edgefield on Monday, October 20, at 6:30 p.m., to speak.  The event will be held at Piedmont Technical College Community Conference Center at 506 Main Street. […]

Candidates Lining Up for Election, Nov. 4

Candidates Lining Up for Election, Nov. 4

As the political fervor grows with statewide candidates making their rounds – even to Edgefield – folks are making their commitments to their preferred candidates. It is time to look at the list of those we will be choosing from and to review the list of our leaders in County Government – provided by our […]

Solicitor Pascoe Announces Indictments of S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell

COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 10, 2014 — First Circuit Solicitor David Pascoe announces that the Richland County Grand Jury indicted Robert W. Harrell, Jr., Speaker of the South Carolina House of Representatives, today on nine charges.  The nine indictments are for two counts of Misconduct in Office (statutory and common law), six counts of Using Campaign […]

Deerin’s Small Business Listening Tour comes to Edgefield

Deerin’s Small Business Listening Tour comes to Edgefield

On Friday, August 29, 2014, Ginny Deerin, candidate for Secretary of State, kicked off day four of her statewide small business listening tour by visiting the Edgefield downtown business district, and speaking with members of the Edgefield business community about their experiences with the Secretary of State’s office involving transactions and information retrieval from the […]

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

Dem. State Representative Bill Clyburn Speaks to County Rep. Party

– By Tiffani Ireland – A room “full of red and blue,” as Chairman of Edgefield County’s Republican Party, Rodney Ashcraft, described it, greeted SC Rep. Bill Clyburn, Tuesday night, August 26, as he arrived as guest speaker at the Republican’s meeting held at the Edgefield County Council Chambers. Taking the floor, the seasoned politician who […]

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Congressman Duncan to be in Edgefield

Wednesday, August 20, Congressman Duncam of the Third Congressional District will be covering the County, meeting with constituents and attending events from morning throughout the day. He will be at the Carolina CoverTech Expansion groundbreaking in N. Augusta (Edgefield County) 10:30 -11:30 a.m.  At noon he has a meeting with constituents (place unannounced).  In the […]

Republicans Invite Democrats, in Return

Republicans Invite Democrats, in Return

The Edgefield County Republican Party has invited Representative William D. “Bill” Clyburn (D) to be the speaker at their next meeting scheduled for Tuesday, August 26 at the Edgefield County Council chambers. Mr. Clyburn has been in the legislature since 1994 and represents Aiken, Edgefield and Saluda Counties. He will be updating those in attendance about the past […]