Edgefield County School Closings

Edgefield County School Closings

Edgefield County Schools will be closed on Monday, February 17 for teachers and students. 240 Day Staff are required to report. Check the district website for updates.

Doris McDaniel Bussey

MODOC, S.C. – Mrs. Doris McDaniel Bussey, 81, of Hwy 23 West, wife of the late Claude Curtis Bussey, passed away Thursday December 19, 2013 after a brief illness. Funeral Services will be held Sunday December 22, 2013 at 3 P.M. at Red Oak Grove Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Bussey […]

Earline Reynolds Price

McCORMICK, S.C. – Earline Reynolds Price, 66, of 1715 Walker Road, the wife of Johnny L. Price, died on December 7, 2013, at her home. Born in Edgefield, SC, she was a daughter of the late James and Charlotte Simpkins Reynolds. She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a 1965 graduate of W.E. […]

Plane Crash In Trenton Claims Life – UPDATED

Plane Crash In Trenton Claims Life – UPDATED

A privately owned twin engine plane crashed into a wooded area near the Twin Lakes Air Field in Trenton, SC, around six in the evening Monday, Nov. 25, killing the pilot, Richard Showalter, 56, of Graniteville, SC. Mr. Showalter was dead at the scene and an autopsy is being done on his body to determine […]

Billy John White, Sr.

Mr. Billy John White, Sr. of Plum Branch Rd., died Friday November 1, 2013 at Georgia Regents Medical Center. A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday November 5, 2013 at 4 P.M. at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home. The family will receive friends after the service. Mr. White was born in Hagerstown, Md. And was of […]

We’re Losing A Pound Per Person Per Day!

We’re Losing A Pound Per Person Per Day!

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Director Catherine Templeton announced today that South Carolinians have reduced the amount of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) thrown away for the seventh consecutive year from 4.5 lbs. per person/per day to 3.4 in FY12.* “We’re losing a pound per person every day! This is […]

Augustus “Gus” Elliott Padgett Jr.

SALUDA, S.C. – Augustus “Gus” Padgett 87, husband of Kathleen Caughman Padgett, died Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at his home in Saluda, SC. He was a son of the late Gus and Essie Stone Padgett and a lifelong resident of Saluda, SC. Graveside services will be held Saturday, August 3, at 4:00 p.m. at Travis […]

Baiting for Deer Now Legal in All of SC

Baiting for Deer Now Legal in All of SC

​By Tiffani Ireland – On Friday, Mar. 1, 2013, SC Governor Nikki Haley signed into law an amendment to the state’s current law that officially makes deer baiting legal in all parts of South Carolina. Before its passage, deer bating had been legal in certain areas of the state. However, gray areas in the law […]

Edna Mance

TRENTON, S. C. – Ms. Edna Mance, entered into rest January 21, 2013. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Ms. Mance, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Science Hill Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Rev. Charlie (Leatta) Johnson, Sr., Trenton, SC; 4 daughters, Lucille East, Trenton, SC, Juanita (Charlie) Nixon, Edgefield, […]

Lillie M. Garrett Callaham

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Mrs. Lillie M. Garrett Callaham, of Promised Land Road, entered into rest November 14, 2012. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, November 19, 2012 at Mt. Olive Baptist Church with the Rev. Alex Pope, Jr., officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Callaham, a native of Edgefield […]