Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

Edgefield Country Voting Precinct Changes

The following changes to county voting precincts has been submitted by the Edgefield County Voter Registration Office. If additional information is needed, please contact the Voter Registration Office at 803-637-4072. TRENTON 2 VOTING PRECINCT Voters in Trenton received new voter registration cards with the new polling location and address. The voting location is at Bettis Academy […]

DHEC Issues Air Construction Permit to Wood Chipper Plant

– By Tiffani Ireland – The Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday, May 6, that it has decided to issue an air construction permit to Piedmont Wood Pellet Johnston, LLC, the wood chipper plant Enova plans to build at a site on Hwy 121.  This permit allows for the building and operation of […]

Just Keeps on Packing!

Just Keeps on Packing!

– By Jack Reece – One of several of the busiest men in Johnston, South Carolina took out a few minutes last week to try to educate me in the fundamentals of maintaining a first class agriculture business for more than 80 years over three generations. Sonny Yonce’s grandfather was mainly growing asparagus in the […]

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 find a truck and several other items had been stolen from his home. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the […]

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 of Health and Environmental Control held a public hearing on the matter Tuesday, April 15. The public hearing, to decide whether or not the agency […]

A Fashion Show for a Cause

A Fashion Show for a Cause

So Much Fun! So Much Beauty! Are Johnston women more “in vogue” than others?  (Are we setting up a challenge here?)  At Saturday’s fashion show, the Johnston Woman’s Club hosting and Mercy Me! contributing the clothes, everyone had spring fashion in mind – coming from all parts of the county.  And Johnston women were spotlighted […]

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

Final List for 1% Sales Tax to be Presented to Council April 1

– By Tiffani Ireland – The 1% Sales Tax Commission has completed their list of proposed projects they will be presenting to the Edgefield County Council at their Apr. 1 meeting.  The following is a list of the projects and their costs: Build 5 new Fire Dept. Substations $700,000 (at Hwy 191, Miller Cross Rd., […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Dog Killed and Man Bitten in Two Separate Animal Calls The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an animal at large call at Currytown Town Rd. North Augusta (Edgefield County) on Sun., Mar. 23.  According to the complainant, dogs belonging to the resident of 550 Currytown Rd. attacked her sister’s dogs, killing one and causing […]

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

Local D.A.R. Turns 100

The Old 96 District Chapter of the Daughter’s of the American Revolution, celebrated their 100th year anniversary on the very day, March 14, 1914–2014 at Pine Ridge Country Club. On that day 100 years ago, Twelve strong minded and patriotic women, came together to begin an Edgefield chapter. These women and their story of fortitude […]

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