DAYS LEFT TO COMPLETE BRANDING SURVEY FOR COUNTY

DAYS LEFT TO COMPLETE BRANDING SURVEY FOR COUNTY

  Edgefield County- A survey for local input into the branding message has been available on the Edgefield County website since March 19th and will remain available until April 13th.  A link to the survey can be found on the homepage www.edgefieldcounty.sc.gov Edgefield County has contracted with the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor (SCNHC) team […]

Teen Missing from Edgefield

Teen Missing from Edgefield

Makai Blassingame, 15, of Edgefield, has been reported missing to the Edgefield Police Department.  Makai was last seen on the night of March 19 when she left her parents’ Edgefield apartment.  Makai is described as a black female who is approximately 5’7” tall and weighs about 180 lbs.  She also wears white or silver rimmed […]

Spartanburg Group Tours Edgefield

Spartanburg Group Tours Edgefield

 Six of the 21 who toured Edgefield on February 27. Dr. Charlie Grey, far left, led the group. With the Civil War and Reconstruction in mind, a history study group, led by Dr. Charlie Grey, came from Spartanburg to see what Edgefield had to say about those topics.  The group was quite pleased with the […]

Edgefield County 19th in State to Receive Award  

Edgefield County 19th in State to Receive Award   

  Edgefield County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for it comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). According to GFOA, “the Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and […]

STAR Grants to Edgefield County Teachers

STAR Grants to Edgefield County Teachers

Savannah River Remediation (SRR) President and Project Manager Tom Foster (right) awarded educational grants of up to $1,000 to two Edgefield County elementary school teachers at a reception on February 27, 2018. Eleven SRR Students/Teachers Achieving Results (STAR) grants totaling nearly $10,000 were awarded to elementary teachers from Aiken, Columbia, Richmond, and Edgefield Counties to […]

School District and Community Benefits from Solar Projects

School District and Community Benefits from Solar Projects

  Edgefield County School District is reaping benefits from a federal law requiring power companies to invest in green energy. “Because we are a public institution,tax credits were of no use to school districts, so the SCE&G developed a program that would make solar energy an option for us,” explained James Courtney, ECSD Director of […]

   Cumbee Center Announces 2018 Writing Contest

   Cumbee Center Announces 2018 Writing Contest

Due to the recent attention brought to sexual assault and harassment issues, our goal is to present students with the opportunity to use their voices to empower survivors. Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons therefore is pleased to announce the 2018 writing contest beginning March 1, 2018.  Entrants may submit an original short story or […]

The Community Helps Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s  

The Community Helps Seniors Celebrate Valentine’s   

  Members from the community who assisted in the Bags of Love project, sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce.   The Edgefield County Senior Center celebrated Valentines Day on Tuesday, February 13th.  Forty-eight seniors showed up for the party.  They enjoyed a game of Bingo led by volunteer Darleen Abraham.  The new valentine […]

Incident on School Bus Spills Over at Bus Stop

Incident on School Bus Spills Over at Bus Stop

Unloaded Pellet Gun Brandished              A fight between two juveniles on a school bus Feb. 20 spilled over to a bus stop according to a spokesperson with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office who spoke to the Advertiser.  According to the ECSO, two male Merriwether Middle School children got into a […]

Edgefield Native. Crowned Miss Greenville County

Edgefield Native. Crowned Miss Greenville County

Davis Wash was crowned Miss Greenville County this past weekend. She also won Talent and Evening Gown. She is the daughter of Melanie and Matt Wash and the granddaughter of Jackee and Doug Wash. She is a junior at Wardlaw Academy. She will compete for the Miss South Carolina Teen Scholarship Organization in June.

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