Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites

Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites

On April 21st, Edgefield County Historical Society and the Edgefield Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy are joining together in sponsoring a tour of homes that will be open to the public and is called “The First Annual Spring Tour of Homes and Historic Sites.” The list of sites is long and rich […]

NASCAR ticket giveaway at Edgefield businesses

NASCAR ticket giveaway at Edgefield businesses

The National Wild Turkey Federation and the Edgefield Community Development Association are teaming up to give away NASCAR tickets in the Edgefield community. By shopping at participating businesses between now and May 4, shoppers will be entered to win one of 12 sets of four tickets for NASCAR races at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, […]

Johnston Yard of the Season

Johnston Yard of the Season

The Peach Blossom Garden Club has chosen the yard of Chris and Linda Clancy of 1045 Calhoun Street in Johnston as Spring Yard of the Season.  The yard features beautiful red and pink roses now in bloom.

LeDuc Addresses Alliance With the Strategic Plan

LeDuc Addresses Alliance With the Strategic Plan

Monday night, in an hour of reporting on the Strategic Plan for Edgefield County by Roger LeDuc, Edgefield County Alliance members heard another step in putting the plan out there for people and encouraging leadership in the community and county government to make it work. This plan was passed on by the County Council in […]

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

County Council Passes First Reading of Budget

The Edgefield County Council unanimously passed the first reading of the 2012-2013 General Operating Budget at their regularly scheduled monthly meeting, Tuesday, April 3. The budget did receive two small amendments before its passage.  One included amending the budget so that the county pays 100% of the recreation centers’ utility fees versus the 75% that […]

Motorcyclist Killed

Motorcyclist Killed

On Easter Sunday a Barnwell man, David Richard Fallaw, was killed after he was ejected from his motorcycle  on Highway 23 West in Edgefield County on a stretch that is often known as Dead Man’s Curve. The 55 year old man was taken to Edgefield County Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1:48 p.m. […]

Man Killed in Accidental Electrocution

Man Killed in Accidental Electrocution

One man was killed Thursday, April 5, in an accidental electrocution in a field off Bauknight Road according to the Edgefield County Coroner’s Office. Mauricio Martinez, 27, died when an irrigation pole he and fellow workers were trying to move hit a power line.  Reports were that another worker was also injured in this accident, […]

Special Easter Services at Spann

Special Easter Services at Spann

Always a devoted group joins together at Spann Church, devoted to the old church and its history and mission.  Some are members; some are friends. They were there on Good Friday evening to follow a service led by Pastor John Kneece. Kneece read from the Book of John, a new translation, and talked of who […]

Town Council Election Results

Town Council Election Results

Burton is New Councilman – Culbreath Wins over Felder Edgefield and Johnston held elections on Tuesday for Town Council. Only one Ward in each town had candidates vying for the seats — Ward 1 in Johnston and Ward 6 in Edgefield. Winner of Ward 1 in Johnston is Terrence Culbreath with 76 votes, winning over Calvin […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale in Edgefield & Greenwood Counties

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale in Edgefield & Greenwood Counties

Local potters in the Greenwood and Edgefield area are collaborating to host the first Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale, a series of events from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6. The Pottery Tour & Sale kicks off with joint receptions at The Museum in Greenwood and the Discovery Center in Edgefield during which […]