Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hayes Drive, Saturday, April 9, after receiving a call about an armed robbery involving a firearm.  Upon arrival, responding law enforcement spoke with the victim who stated that while at the Gregs Gas Plus gas station on Edgefield Rd. in Aiken County, he was approached […]

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

T. Holmes Joins Johnston Town Council

Following recognition of retiring Johnston Town Councilwoman Tara Miller last Monday evening City Attorney, Jenifer Sumner, swore in Thomas Holmes to fill Ms. Miller’s vacated Council seat.  Mr. Holmes was joined by Mayor Pro Tem Frank Nicholson and Councilman George Attaway, both incumbents, in taking the oath of office.  Councilman Holmes, a long time resident […]

American Legion to Retire Crosses

American Legion to Retire Crosses

  Metal Crosses Now in Use American Legion Post 30, Edgefield, SC will host a Ceremonial Retirement of the P.O.W. (Prisoner of War) and K.I.A. (Killed in Action) Wooden Crosses on Thursday April 21, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the American Legion Post 30, in Edgefield, SC. History of these Wooden Crosses — Many years ago, […]

Congratulations, Shane Massey!

Congratulations, Shane Massey!

As Shane related to the readers of his newsletter this week, he didn’t expect this! Congratulations to Shane Massey, as our state’s new Senate Majority Leader! It is indeed an honor that his peers elected him to such a responsible position, an honor in the long Edgefield tradition of providing political leaders for our state. […]

Remembering Tax Day…1986

Remembering Tax Day…1986

By Monday next week, all Americans should have filed their Federal Income Tax Forms.  When all is said and done, 54.3 % of American’s will have paid into the Federal Tax system and 45.7 % of American’s will “break even” or receive tax credits back from Uncle Sam (2015 Stats from Tax Policy Center Data). […]

Kathy “Kat” Jo (Ervin) Adams, Edgefield, SC

Kathy “Kat” Jo (Ervin) Adams, 56, of Edgefield, SC, passed away suddenly on Friday, April 8, 2016. She was born on August 18, 1959 in Huntington, WV to her late parents Edwin and Anna May Ervin. Kathy was a loving, generous woman who lived for her family; including her numerous friends. She is survived by […]

Mrs. Norma Jean Oden Boatwright, Aiken, SC

Mrs. Norma Jean Oden Boatwright, 82, passed away Thursday, April 14, 2016. She was a resident of Aiken and formerly of Ridge Spring. Mrs. Boatwright, born in Missouri, was the daughter of the late James C. Oden and Florence Casto Oden.  She was a graduate of the University of South Carolina at Aiken, and received […]

J. Keva Jackson, Edgefield, SC

J. Keva Jackson, 62, husband of Gail Murphree Jackson, died Thursday April 14, 2016. Funeral Services will be held Sunday April 17, 2016 at 3 PM at Edgefield First Baptist Church with burial in Eastview Cemetery with Masonic Rites. Mr. Jackson was a native of Edgefield County and was the son of the late J.C. […]

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former NAPS Officer Sentenced in Satterwhite Shooting

Former North Augusta Public Safety Officer, Justin Craven, was sentenced Monday, April 11, at the Edgefield County Court House to 1 year in prison which was suspended to 3 years probation for misconduct in office related to the Feb. 2104 shooting death of Ernest Satterwhite. ​Satterwhite was chased into Edgefield County on February 9, 2014, […]

Scott Bledsoe, Johnston, SC

Michael Scott Bledsoe, 47, died Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born in Greenwood County and a son of Monte Thomas Bledsoe and the late Maxine Perry Bledsoe, he was the husband of Kimberly Allison Tilley Bledsoe. Mr. Bledsoe was a dispatcher for Log Creek Timber Company in Edgefield and was a […]