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  Philippians 4:7  "And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.."


UPDATE: Caitlin Van Zant Made Contact With Family
web posted August 18, 2017
COUNTY – After seeing her story on Facebook, Caitlin Van Zant made contact with her family.
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MISSING PERSON:
Caitlin Van Zant
web posted August 17, 2017
COUNTY – The family of Caitlin Van Zant has reported their daughter missing, after being unable to contact her for several weeks.
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Edgefield County Solar Eclipse Information
web posted August 17, 2017
COUNTY – As the search for glasses to view the eclipse becomes harder every day, we asked the Town Hall of Edgefield for some information on the solar eclipse glasses, and the event they will be hosting August 21.
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Obituary: Mrs. Mary McCullough Moseley
web posted August 17, 2017
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Broken Hearts and Broken Windows
web posted August 16, 2017
TRENTON – A Trenton man called law enforcement after an argument escalated between him, and his girlfriend.
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Two Handguns Stolen from Vehicle 
web posted August 16, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Two handguns were reported stolen out of a white Ford Taurus.
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Press Release: a2b Fulfillment Adds Third Facility in Trenton, South Carolina
web posted August 16, 2017
TRENTON – a2b Fulfillment has announced that the company has added an additional 170,000 square foot facility in Trenton, S.C.   
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:Aug 15- Aug 21
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 15, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse
web posted August 15, 2017
STATE – More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely.
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Edgefield County Listening Tour
web posted August 14, 2017
EDGEFIELD – This week is the Listening Tour, which will be held in Edgefield.  The Listening Tours are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions. The meeting is for the entire county.
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Obituaries:
P. Marion Quarles Jr.
J. "Becky" Parkman Allen
Jerry Leon Gambrell Jr.
James B. Ryder
Jean Bonnette Holston
web posted August 14, 2017
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Engagement Announcement: Bowser - Thompson
web posted August 11, 2017
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                                                          engagementANNOUNCEMENT –  Mr. and Mrs. Scott Bowser of North Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kalei Mariah Bowser, to Mr. George Miller Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clay Thompson of Edgefield, South Carolina.
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Notice Of A Public Hearing Prior to Final Action By The County Council Of Edgefield County to Enter Into An Ordinance
web posted August 11, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by Edgefield County, South Carolina that a Public Hearing will be held relating to an ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a fee in lieu of tax agreement between the County and Project Satyr.
Edgefield Daily

Daughter Strikes Father Several Times With Hammer
web posted August 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – After discussing school issues with his daughter, an Edgefield father was struck in the back several times with a hammer.
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Mother In Violation of Child Restraints & Simple Possession 
web posted August 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield mother was issued a ticket for violating child restraints, and simple possession of marijuana after a traffic stop.
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Obituary: V. Dennis McDaniel
web posted August 9, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:Aug 8- Aug 14
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web posted August 8, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Greg Anderson Named Edgefield County Probate Judge
web posted August 7, 2017
COUNTY – Senator Shane Massey has informed Edgefield Daily that Mr. Greg Anderson has been appointed Edgefield County Probate Judge.
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Obituary: John Dennis Culbertson
web posted August 7, 2017
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Obituary: George Owen Fulmer
web posted August 7, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Joseph Emmet King
web posted August 7, 2017
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Fox Creek High School Registration
web posted August 4, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Fox Creek High School registration will be held August 8 and 9 in the Commons.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:August 1- August 7
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 4, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Obituary: Steven Barry Blizard
web posted August 4, 2017
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Kids Korner Childcare Center Now Enrolling 
web posted August 2, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Kids Korner Afterschool and Homework Center program will begin on August 17, 2017.
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American Red Cross Assisting Family in Edgefield after Severe Weather
web posted August 2, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Buncome Street in Edgefield, was damaged by severe weather. The Red Cross is helping five adults by providing financial assistance for food, clothing, lodging and other essentials, and comfort kits containing personal hygiene items.
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Press Release: Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
web posted July 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Edgefield County Council invites the public to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony recognizing the completion of the second phase of the Kneece Building.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Oh my aching feet
web posted July 31, 2017
WJBF – Do you suffer from foot pain? If so, you are not alone. One type of foot problem can knock you off your feet. But thanks to a new procedure, some patients are up and running in half the time. “This is the only place in the CSRA where this procedure is being done.”
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ECSO and JPD Work Together to Lock Up Wanted Fugitive for Attempted Murder
web posted July 27, 2017
JOHNSTON – After Johnston Police Department began chasing the fugitive on foot, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Officer was called in to help Johnston gain custody of the fugitive.
Edgefield Daily

Police Chase Crosses Into Several Counties
web posted July 27, 2017
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                                                          lester cowartEDGEFIELD –  A deputy found a man sleeping in a car, and knocked on the window to check on him.  When the man realized law enforcement was at his window, he backed up, and sped off, leading several law enforcement agencies on a police chase.
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Edgefield is the Place to be for Total Solar Eclipse
web posted July 26, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. 
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Press Release: Repeat Sex Offender Sentenced to 25 Years in Edgefield County
web posted July 25, 2017
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                                                          heardEDGEFIELD – Jerry Dean Heard, age 65, has pled guilty in Edgefield County to criminal sexual conduct with a minor - 1st degree. Heard was sentenced to 25 years by Circuit Court Judge R. Scott Sprouse.
Edgefield Daily


 

Johnston Listening Tour Tonight
web posted July 25, 2017
JOHNSTON/ TRENTON – Tonight is the Trenton and Johnston Listening Tour.  The Listening Tours are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 25- July 31
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 25, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Obituary: Mark Steven Brodie
web posted July 25, 2017
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Ford Taurus Stolen Out of Merriwether
web posted July 19, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  A man called police early Sunday morning, after leaving work and discovering his car missing.
Edgefield Daily

School Supplies List for Edgefield County Schools
web posted July 20, 2017
COUNTY – As summer is coming to a close, it's almost time for the back to school shopping to commence.  We have a list of school supplies your child will need for the new school year.  
Edgefield Daily

Vandalism at Riverside Church of Christ
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Officers responded to an alarm at Riverside Church of Christ, when they noticed damages to the window caused by a firearm.
Edgefield Daily

Drop Those Buns!
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A Merriwether woman calls police after her niece and nephew steal her honey buns.
Edgefield Daily

Fox Creek Cheerleading Cheer Camp
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – The Fox Creek Cheerleading Team presents Mini cheer camp for ages K5-6th.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 18- July 24
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 18, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
Edgefield Daily

Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 18, 2017
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Girls’ Power Summer Camp 2017
web posted July 14, 2017
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                                                          2017EDGEFIELD – Cumbee Center hosts first annual Girls’ Power Summer Camp. Six young women from Edgefield County were invited to attend the week-long camp, July 10th -July 14th.
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Johnston Town Council July Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted July 14, 2017
JOHNSTON – At Monday night’s Johnston Town Council meeting, Council upped the Boot/Shoe stipend for the Police and Public Works Departments and approved the new Town Employee Handbook.
Edgefield Daily

Revolutionary War musket ball discovered by South Carolina students
web posted July 14, 2017
STATE – First-of-its-kind archeological evidence of the Revolutionary War has been uncovered by a team of students in a major South Carolina city.
Fox News

Palmetto Predators Competing for National Title in Cooperstown, NY:  Edgefield Youth to Play
web posted July 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The Palmetto Predators from North Augusta have been selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament during the week of July 29, 2017  in the Magical and Mythical Home of Baseball ... Cooperstown, NY.
Edgefield Daily


Notice of a Public Hearing Prior To Final Action by The County Council of Edgefield County To Enter Into An Ordinance
PAID PUBLIC NOTICE
web posted July 13, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by the County Council of Edgefield County (the "County Council") that a public hearing for the below-referenced Ordinances will be held at the Council Chambers of the County Council, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield, SC 29824, at 6:00 p.m. on August 3, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
Edgefield Daily

Hunter education class set Aug. 2 at NWTF Hunting Heritage Center in Edgefield
web posted July 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A hunter education class taught by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Hunting Heritage Center at 770 Augusta Road in Edgefield.
Edgefield Daily

2017 Cruise In Downtown Edgefield This Saturday
By Anne Waits
web posted July 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD – If you’re an antique/classic car enthusiast, get ready to cruise in to downtown Edgefield this Saturday, July 15,  for fun, food and fellowship. The Fourth Annual Cruise-in will be held on the Town Square and down Main Street from 4 to 7 p.m.
Edgefield Daily

Woman Threatens and Attacks Family
web posted July 11, 2017
TRENTON – A woman went to visit her father, but after breaking windows, and threatening family, she left in the back of a police car.
Edgefield Daily

CBDG Streetscape Project Main Topic of Edgefield Town Council Meeting 
By Anne Waits
web posted July 11, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Mayor Ken Durham laid out the proposed plans for the CDBG Streetscape Project at Monday night’s Edgefield Town Council meeting.
Edgefield Daily


Public Notice: Bids for Two Marked Ford Explorer Patrol Vehicles
web posted July 11, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy two marked 2017-2018 Ford Explorer 4 Door Patrol Vehicles.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 11- July 17
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 11, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Mrs. Joanne Stone Dowd
web posted July 11 , 2017
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 11, 2017
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Turkey Shoppe on Main Closes it's Doors, Thirteen Pistols Reported Stolen Two Days Later
web posted July 7, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Turkey Shoppe on Main has closed its doors effective immediately.
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Edgefield County Council July Meeting 2017 Edgefield County Council July Meeting 2017
web posted July 7, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Council held their meeting on July 6th this month.  Council started by approving the minutes for the June 6th regularly scheduled meeting and the June 13th Listening Tour meeting.
Edgefield Daily 


Urgent Need for Blood/ Local Blood Drive
web posted July 7, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – There is less than a 1day supply of O+, O-, B+ and B- blood types on the shelves for local patients in need.
Edgefield Daily

Public Notice: Bids for Ford Explorer Patrol Vehicle
web posted July 7, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE– Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy one unmarked 2017 - 2018 Ford Explorer 4 Door Patrol Vehicle.
Edgefield Daily

Judge Robert "Bobby" Peeler To Retire
web posted July 6, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County Probate Judge Robert "Bobby" Peeler will be stepping down from his position after 26 years of service.
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Burglar Takes $8,000 Worth of Items from Merriwether Home
web posted July 6, 2017
MERRIWETHER – After being away for over a month, a Merriwether resident noticed his residence had been broken into.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 6- July 8
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD – he Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 6, 2017
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Safety Tips from American Red Cross
web posted July 4, 2017
COUNTY – This summer, many people will be enjoying the summer weather, firing up the backyard grill, or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the summer.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Home Affected from Storm Damage
web posted July 4, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A single family home was damaged by storms this past weekend, leaving one person in need.
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Edgefield County Office Closings
web posted July 3, 2017
COUNTY – The following Edgefield County offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Edgefield Daily

Press Release: SCDOT Embarks on a 10-Year Plan to Rebuild South Carolina’s Highway System
web posted July 3, 2017
STATE – SCDOT has mapped out a decade-long plan designed to rebuild decayed roads and replace structurally deficient bridges all across the state. The foundation of this mission begins on Saturday, July 1. The Roads Bill passed by the General Assembly will become law on that day.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Linda G. Willis
web posted July 3 , 2017
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Couple Breaks Into Elderly Woman's Home
web posted June 29, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A couple recently broke into an elderly woman's home on Ridge Road, taking important documents with them.
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Obituary: Helen Carolyn Strom
web posted June 29, 2017
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 29, 2017
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Edgefield County Hospital Board Meeting June 2017
By April Tomkinson
web posted June 28, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Hospital Board of Trustees met in the conference room of the hospital Monday evening for the regular monthly meeting.  Everything was business as usual with friendly conversation being centered around the progress of the new building.
Edgefield Daily

American Red Cross Assisting Fire Fighters in Edgefield County after Traffic Accident
web posted June 28, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting first responders who are working on an overturned tanker, located on Woodlawn Road in Edgefield County, that is leaking after a traffic accident. 
Edgefield Daily

Part Of Woodlawn Road Closed After Tanker Truck Overturns
web posted June 27, 2017
MERRIWETHER – An overturned tanker truck has been reported to be leaking fuel, and parts of Woodlawn Road is shutting down because of it.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County 12U All Stars Defeat Batesburg-Leesville 11-0
By Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted June 27, 2017
SPORTS – The Edgefield County 12U All Stars opened District 3 tournament play with a big win over Batesburg-Leesville
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 27- July 3
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 27, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer
Edgefield Daily

Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 27, 2017
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Press Release: Piedmont Tech Ties in with Yellow Ribbon to Make Veterans’ Tuition Affordable
web posted June 26, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – College is going to be more affordable for veterans in the area thanks to a new initiative at Piedmont Technical College.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County 10U All Stars Begin Title Defense With Win
By Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted June 26, 2017
SPORTS – Bryston Bryant would get the start on the bump for the Edgefield County and pick up the win as the defending District 3 Champions shut out Upper Abbeville, 10-0. 
Edgefield Daily

Listening Tour: McKendree Life Center
web posted June 26, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Tuesday night is the second meeting for the Listening Tour. It will be held in Edgefield. These are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions. Attached you will find the June 27, 2017 Listening Tour meeting agenda. The meeting will start at 7:00 PM in the McKendree Life Center located at 565 Hwy 378 E. in Edgefield.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Mr. John Albert Misner
web posted June 26, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: June 20- June 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted June 20, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer
Edgefield Daily

Crime Blotter Update
web posted June 20, 2017
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Touch an Animal Day
web posted June 19, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, Georgia – The University of Georgia’s Savannah River Ecology Lab, studies the environment and puts an emphasis on being hands-on with their education.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Town Council June 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted June 19, 2017
JOHNSTON – Annette Holloway, a Johnston entrepreneur, challenged the Johnston Development Corporation, the Town of Johnston and its residents to do more to promote tourism and growth at Monday night’s Town Council meeting.
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