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                                                      AndersonVerse for the Day: Joshua 22:5 "Take careful heed to do the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, to love the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways, to keep His commandments, to hold fast to Him, and to serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul."

Fox Creek High School - Class of 2018
web posted May 23, 2018
COUNTY - The graduation for Fox Creek High School is May 31 at 7 pm.  It will be held in the gym.  The Valedictorian is Briannah Lea Woodhams, and the Salutatorian is Adam Jeffrey Weeks.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018!
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SC Ranks No. 9 in National Review of State Transparency Websites
web posted May 23, 2018
STATE -  Columbia, S.C. – State Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom’s S.C. Fiscal Transparency Website ranks No. 9 nationally in a new report evaluating the quality and user-friendliness of all 50 states’ transparency websites.
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Obituary; Lawrence “Larry” D. Oliveri
web posted May 23, 2018
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Pampered Chef Party to Benefit State Trooper Tim Edwards
web posted May 22, 2018
COUNTY - There will be an online pampered chef party to help raise funds for state trooper Tim Edwards.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 22 - May 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 22, 2018
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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Edgefield County Republican Party Entertaining Primary Candidates; Invites Public
web posted May 22, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield County Republican Party would like to remind all Republican Primary Voters about our meeting tonight at 7pm at the County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield (behind the Courthouse).
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New Classifieds; Rental Home and Job Opportunity
web posted May 22, 2018
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JES Young Authors Join in Celebration
web posted May 21, 2018
JES Young
                                                        AuthorsJOHNSTON - The Edgefield Reading Council recently honored Edgefield County School District Young Authors at a ceremony hosted by Fox Creek High School.
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Memorial Day Office Closings
web posted May 21, 2018
COUNTY -  The following Edgefield County offices will be closed Monday, May 28, 2018 in observance of Memorial Day.
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Community Yard Sale
web posted May 21, 2018
PSA -  Community yard sale and booth spaces available in Strom Thurmond High School parking lot for the annual Hwy 23 Yard Sale at 1131 Columbia Rd, Johnston hosted by Strom Thurmond Band Booster Club and SC State Champion Rebel Regiment Marching Band.
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Obituary; Sarah H. Wates
web posted May 21, 2018
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Obituary; James C. Wise, Jr.
web posted May 21, 2018
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Winners announced for Johnston Peach Blossom Festival’s Bass Fishing Tournament
web posted May 17, 2018
peach
                                                        blossom bass
                                                        fishing
                                                        tournamentJOHNSTON - The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival announced today the winners of the 5th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, held as part of the Festival.
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J-E-T Sixth Grade Math and Science Grant
web posted May 17, 2018
JOHNSTON - The sixth grade math and science teachers at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School were awarded the Savannah River Nuclear Solutions Grant this spring.
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Obituary: M. Janet Morgan Hill
web posted May 17, 2018
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Name Released in Fatal Accident
web posted May 16, 2018
TRENTON -  The name of the deceased from yesterday's accident has been released.
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STCTC Students Pass Cosmetology State Board Examination
web posted May 16, 2018
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                                                        boardJOHNSTON - Seven STCTC (Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center) seniors traveled to Columbia, SC on April 9, 2018 to take the six and half hour Practical Examination for their Cosmetology license.
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American Red Cross Reminds South Carolina to Stay Weather Aware
web posted May 16, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - As the threat of heavy rains and the potential for flooding comes to South Carolina this week, the Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross is reminding everyone to stay weather aware.
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Update on Fatal Accident in Edgefield County
web posted May 15, 2018
TRENTON - We have learned new information from the fatal accident that happened this afternoon.
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Fatal Accident in Edgefield County
web posted May 15, 2018
EDGEFIELD - A fatal accident this afternoon claims the life of one person.
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Kangaroo Spotted in Clarks Hill
web posted May 15, 2018
MCCORMICK - The McCormick County Sheriff's Office is responding to an unusual animal call this morning
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Tillman Law Firm Expresses Gratitude to Emergency Personnel
web posted May 15, 2018
COUNTY - The Tillman Law Firm would like to express their gratitude to all EMS, Fire, and Law Enforcement Personnel, by offering free snacks and drinks.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 15 - May 21
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web posted May 15, 2018
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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BBQ Fundraiser a Big Success
web posted May 14, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The BBQ Fundraiser held at the Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop last Saturday, was a huge success.
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Strom Thurmond Basketball Camp
web posted May 14, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Strom Thurmond Basketball Programs are hosting a basketball camp.
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When You Believe Prom
web posted May 14, 2018
COUNTY - When you Believe Prom; an exceptional night for exceptional guests.  This is an open invitation to guest ages 12-80 with special needs.  Spread the word!
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Obituary: Alleen Mathis Miller
web posted May 12, 2018
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STCTC Building Construction Student Build Deer Stands
web posted May 10, 2018
051018STCTCJOHNSTON - First year Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) Building Construction students recently built dear stands for a community member.
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HOSA Sponsors Blood Drive at Strom Thurmond Career Center
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - The Blood Mobile will be at Strom Thurmond Career Center on Friday, May 11th from 10am-2pm.
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Reminder: The Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo Scheduled For May 12
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - Everyone is invited to attend the Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo on May 12th.  The event will be held at Lick Fork Lake from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM.  Ages 12 and under accompanied by an adult can enter the event.
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Reminder: BBQ Fundraiser for S.C State Trooper
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - There will be a BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser may 12th at The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop.
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County - Notice of a Public Hearing Prior to Final Action by The County Council of Edgefield County to Enter Into Ordinances
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - Pursuant to South Carolina Code Section 4-9-140, 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 Tuesday, June 5, 2018 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Summer Feeding Program For At Risk Children
web posted May 10, 2018
COUNTY - Hungry No More, a non-for-profit serving Aiken, Edgefield and Barnwell counties of South Carolina, feeds at risk children through after school and summer feeding programs.
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New Post: Wandering Minds
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Greg Anderson Announces Candidacy for Probate Judge
web posted May 9, 2018
Greg
                                                        AndersonPRESS RELEASE - Probate Judge Greg Anderson has announced his candidacy for Probate Judge in the following press release.
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Edgefield County School District Discusses Facility Needs
web posted May 9, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - With the assistance of a consulting firm, the district has completed the first steps of a facility needs assessment.  The purpose of the study is to provide factual information regarding current and future needs.
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U. S. Attorney Announces Local Meme Winners
web posted May 9, 2018
JOHNSTON - In light of the gun atrocities affecting public schools, the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice provided a statewide contest for students to inform our state of their vision to deter school gun atrocities and make sure school environments stay safe.
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The Science of Mother's Day
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted May 9, 2018

GARDEN - In 1914, the United States government officially recognized Mother's Day as a national holiday.  Typical celebrations honor the family matriarch with gifts, one of the top gifts being…flowers. 
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Obituary: Mr. Milledge H. Hall, Jr
web posted May 9, 2018
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UPDATE: One Dead Following Pool Room Shooting
web posted May 8, 2018
JOHNSTON - We have learned that one person has passed following last night's shooting at the Johnston Pool Rom.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 8 - May 14
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 8, 2018
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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DES Students Read
web posted May 8, 2018
050818DESTRENTON - Students in Mrs. Michelle Smith’s third grade class at Douglas Elementary School have been learning how to read with expression.
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UPDATE: Johnston Pool Room Shooting
web posted May 7, 2018
JOHNSTON - Edgefield Daily has confirmed with the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office that the suspect in tonight's shooting has been detained.
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BREAKING: Shooting at Johnston Pool Room
web posted May 7, 2018
JOHNSTON - A shooting occurred late afternoon on Monday. May 7 at the Johnston Pool Room.
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Students Receive Hagan Scholarships
web posted May 7, 2018
050718STHSJOHNSTON - Bethany Crawford, Avion Mahoney, Thomas McCain and Gracie Herrin each received a Hagan Scholarship.
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S.T.E.A.M. at WEP
web posted May 7, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Jennifer Rice, third grade math and science teacher at W. E. Parker Elementary School, wrote a grant which was funded by the Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County.
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer falls to Bishop England High School 3-0 In Second Round Action of The AAA Playoffs
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Agenda For Edgefield County Council Meeting For May 8th at 6:00 PM
See the agenda for the Edgefield County Council Meeting here.
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JES 3rd Graders Rock
web posted May 5, 2018
050518JESJOHNSTON - Johnston Elementary 3rd grade students have been learning about the composition of Earth and the processes that shape its surface.
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Congressman Jeff Duncan Community Office Hours
web posted May 5, 2018
STATE -  Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) just wrapped up a robust district work period meeting with hundreds of constituents throughout the Third Congressional District.
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BBQ Fundraiser for S.C State Trooper
web posted May 4, 2018
COUNTY - There will be a BBQ chicken dinner fundraiser may 12th at The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop.
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Edgefield Baptist Association Receives Honor
web posted May 4, 2018
050418BaptistsEDGEFIELD - On Sunday, April 15, Carolina Health Centers, Inc.  headquartered in Greenwood, S.C., presented Edgefield Baptist Association with a plaque expressing their gratitude for contributions to the CHC Migrant Program.
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Strom Thurmond DECA Competes in International Competition
web posted May 4, 2018
050418DECAJOHNSTON - Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center students competed at the DECA International Career Development Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on April 20th through April 25th.
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MMS Goes to Engineering Competition
web posted May 4, 2018
050418MMSMERRIWETHER - Merriwether Middle School students from Ms. Amber Bryan’s Gateway Technology class went to USC on March 13, 2018 for the annual Engineering Competition.
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May 3rd - National Day Of Prayer
web posted May 3, 2018
NATION - Dr. Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, announced last week that the theme of the 2018 observance will be “Pray for America – Unity,” based upon Ephesians 4:3, which challenges believers to mobilize unified public prayer for America, "Making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace."
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Unusual Visitors Come to J-E-T
web posted May 3, 2018
050318JETJOHNSTON - Sixth grade science teacher Ms. Pamela Bates was pleased to invite Mr. Sean Poppy of the Savannah River Site Ecology Lab to Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School.
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The Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo Scheduled For May 12
web posted May 3, 2018
COUNTY - Everyone is invited to attend the Jimmy Shay Memorial Youth Fishing Rodeo on May 12th.
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Water Gardens - General Tips For Your Tranquil Paradise

By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted May 3, 2018
GARDENING -  Water gardens are definitely my favorite style of gardening.  Probably, because you don't have to water plants as much and I enjoy the peace and tranquility a water garden provides.
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A Night Of Games - Hosted By Edgefield County Chamber Of Commerce and Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted May 3, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival will host A Night of Games, Thursday, May 3rd   beginning at 6:00 pm at the American Legion Building, 99 Lee Street, Johnston, SC.
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4-H Summer Fun - Registration Information For Camps
web posted May 3, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer beat Georgetown High School 4-1 In First Round of Playoffs
web posted May 3, 2018
SPORTS - In the first round of the AAA playoffs, the Rebels came back from a 1-0 deficit to record a 4-1 victory over Georgetown High School.
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Bee-Bots on the Move at WEP
web posted May 2, 2018
050218WEPEDGEFIELD - The first through third grade STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) classes at W. E. Parker Elementary School have been learning to code computers with a curriculum from CODE.org.
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Pistol and Stereo Equipment Taken
web posted May 2, 2018
JOHNSTON - A sheriff's deputy was dispatched to Berry Farm Road on Sunday, April 29th, in reference to a larceny.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Timberland High School 4-3
web posted May 2, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Rebels fell to Timberland 4-3 on Monday on the final play of the game, ending their season.
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Strom Thurmond Varsity Baseball - District V Champions!
web posted May 1, 2018
SPORTS - The Rebels win in dramatic fashion, 5-2 over Bluffton.
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Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 5 - Grand Marshal: Monroe Kneece; Scholarship Winner Gracie Herrin
web posted May 1, 2018
JOHNSTON - This coming weekend, the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival will showcase great entertainment, arts and crafts, food concessions, a parade, games for children, a cruise-in, and much more. The popular Festival is now in its 35th year.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 1 - May 7
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 1, 2018
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


J-E-T Students Sample the Swamp
web posted May 1, 2018
050118JETJOHNSTON - During the week of March 26, 2018, 7th grade science classes at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School took field trips to Phinizy Swamp Nature Park in Augusta, GA.
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Johnston to Hold Second Community Concert in the Park
web posted May 1, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) second springtime Concert in the Park will be held on May 4, 7-8 p.m., in Mims Park and will feature the Edgefield County Mass Gospel Choir.
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Episcopal Church of the Ridge’s Participation In Peach Blossom Festival Benefits Johnston Food Bank
web posted May 1, 2018
TRENTON - The Episcopal Church of the Ridge is participating in Johnston’s Peach Blossom Festival on Saturday, May 5. The church is setting up a tent to sell Watsonia Peach Ice Cream and bottled water. All proceeds will be donated to the Johnston Food Bank.
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DES Students Gets A Surprise Visit
web posted April 30, 2018
043018DESTRENTON - Students at Douglas Elementary School were surprised to get a visit from the Augusta Green Jackets mascot “Auggie."
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Strong Week For Rebel Varsity Baseball
web posted April 30, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond High School varsity baseball program had a strong week last week during their games.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball beat Wade Hampton High School 4-3 In Exciting Finish
web posted April 30, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Rebels entered the seventh inning down a run and facing the end of their season Saturday.
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Living Word Fellowship Youth Fundraiser Fish Plate Sale
web posted April 30, 2018
TRENTON - Living Word Fellowship Youth Fundraiser Fish Plate Sale. 
When: May 5, 2018 starting at 11:30am-until.
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted April 30, 2018
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JES Artists of the Month
web posted April 28, 2018
042818JESJOHNSTON - There is an artist in each of us and Bailey Amick, Johnston Elementary art teacher, has worked diligently this year to prove that adage.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Aynor High School 5-0
web posted April 28, 2018
SPORTS - Strom Thurmond opened the AAA State Playoffs with a 5-0 loss to Aynor on Thursday. The Rebels got solid pitching and defense, but could not get any runners across the plate against stout Blue Jacket pitching and defense.
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Obituary: Payne Whatley, Jr.
web posted April 28, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball Loses to Edisto High School 2-1
web posted April 28, 2018
SPORTS - A walk-off left Strom Thurmond on the wrong end of a 2-1 defeat to Edisto on Wednesday. The game was a tiebreaker to settle third and fourth place in Region V-AAA.
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STCTC Selects Outstanding Students for Third Nine Weeks
web posted April 27, 2018
JOHNSTON - Twelve Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center students were recognized for academic achievement and outstanding performance.
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When You Believe Prom
web posted April 27, 2018
COUNTY - When you Believe Prom; an exceptional night for exceptional guests.  This is an open invitation to guest ages 12-80 with special needs.  Spread the word!
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IRS, Security Summit Partners warn of new twist on phone scam; crooks direct taxpayers to IRS.gov to “verify” calls
web posted April 27, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - The Internal Revenue Service today warned of a new twist on an old phone scam as criminals use telephone numbers that mimic IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers (TACs) to trick taxpayers into paying non-existent tax bills.
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Lady Rebels Take 2nd At Varsity Track Meet - Boys Team Also Secures 2nd
web posted April 26, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond High School Girls Varsity Track team placed 2nd out of six teams at a Region V AAA track meet in Gilbert, S.C.
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New Posts In The Wandering Minds
web posted April 26, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer beat Brookland-Cayce High School 2-1
web posted April 26, 2018
SPORTS - In the final region game of the season, Strom Thurmond High School defeated Brookland-Cayce by the score of 2-1.
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Classifieds: Check Out The Yard Sale Coming Up
web posted April 26, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Edisto High School 7-2
web posted April 26, 2018
SPORTS - Strom Thurmond lost to Edisto on Tuesday night. The loss creates a tie for third place in Region V-AAA.
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Break-In On Bettis Academy Extension
web posted April 25, 2018
TRENTON - The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office was called Sunday when a Bettis Academy Extension woman noticed items missing from her home.
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Long Cane Road Home Burglarized
web posted April 25, 2018
EDGEFIELD - A Long Cane Road resident called the police when she discovered that her home had been broken in to.  She had left home Sunday morning, and was notified around 12:30 pm that her back door was open.
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Classifieds; New Job Listing & Home For Sale

web posted April 25, 2018
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Updated Crime Blotter

web posted April 25, 2018
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When You Believe Prom
web posted April 24, 2018
EDGEFIELD - When you Believe Prom; an exceptional night for exceptional guests.  This is an open invitation to guest ages 12-80 with special needs.  Spread the word!
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 24 - April 30
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted April 24, 2018
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: Glenn L. Whitlock
web posted April 24, 2018
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Obituary: Sylvester John “Bud” Deao
web posted April 24, 2018
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Missing Cat - Reward Offered
web posted April 24, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Missing from Main Street in Edgefield.  Black and white short haired male neutered cat answering to the name Oreo.  There is a reward for any information leading to his recovery.  Call Dee at 803-480-6050.
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District 4 Representative James Bibbs Calls For Community Meeting
web posted April 23, 2018
EDGEFIELD - There will be a community meeting on May 5th, at 10am at the Bettis Academy District 4 voters location.
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Fertilizing – All the Crap You Need To Know
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted April 23, 2018
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STHS Varsity Baseball Completes Regular Season With Win Over Fox Creek
web posted April 23, 2018
SPORTS - Rebels win 5-3 over Fox Creek to complete the regular season 19-4 (9-1). Playoffs begin at the Rebel Zone on Tuesday 6:00 vs Lake City.
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Obituary: Marvin H. Sears, III
web posted April 23, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Baseball beats Brookland-Cayce High School 9-3
web posted April 21, 2018
SPORTS - Rebels win their final game of the Region Schedule over Brookland Cayce 9-3. Smith, Childress, and Ortega all threw for the Rebels.
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STHS Varsity Track Teams Perform Well at Ninety-Six
web posted April 21, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Boys Varsity Track team finished 3rd overall with 88 points.The Lady Rebels also had a good outing, placing 6th, with 43 points.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball beats Brookland-Cayce High School 1-0
web posted April 21, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Strom Thurmond scored the only run Brianna Walden and a timely defense would need in the first inning on the way to a Region V-AAA victory over Brookland-Cayce on Thursday.
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Obituary: W. Tandy Bailey
web posted April 21, 2018
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Soccer falls to Fox Creek High School 3-2
web posted April 21, 2018
SPORTS - In a hard fought game between local rivals, the Strom Thurmond Rebels lost to Fox Creek in overtime by the score of 3-2.
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Singers, Bands Headline the Entertainment at This Year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 20, 2018
042018JohnstonJOHNSTON - The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 5 event.
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Obituary; Rev. J. Brantley Bryan
web posted April 20, 2018
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Meg’s House Shelter for Abused Women and Children Provided Training for 12 Agencies from 6 Counties
web posted April 20, 2018
042018Meg'sEDGEFIELD - On April 18, 2018, Meg’s House Shelter for Abused Women and Children hosted and provided training on “Trauma Informed Care” and “Safety Planning” to service providers from twelve agencies in the upstate.
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Brush Fire In Trenton
By Anthony Crane
web posted April 19, 2018
041918BrushTRENTON - A Rosebud Lane resident was awakened by her children Wednesday when they saw smoke and flames near their home.
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Rebels Varsity Baseball Clinches Region V AAA Championship
web posted April 19, 2018
SPORTS- The Strom Thurmond Rebels defeated Pelion 15-6 on Tuesday night to clinch the Region V AAA Championship. The Region title is the Rebels 4th in school history and the 2nd in 3 years.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball Shuts Out Pelion High School 8-0
web posted April 19, 2018
SPORTS - Brianna Walden didn't allow a single Pelion Panther to score as Strom Thurmond won the Region V-AAA match-up 8-0 on Tuesday. Walden allowed just one hit over seven innings, striking out 11 and walking zero.
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Gilbert Comes Out On Top In Soccer Match
web posted April 19, 2018
SPORTS - The trip to Gilbert didn't fair to well with the Rebel soccer teams.
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Thurmond Burnett Awarded The Order of The Palmetto
web posted April 18, 2018
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STATE- According to the South Carolina Coroner's website, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster presented former Edgefield County Coroner Thurmond Burnett with the state's highest civilian honor, The Order Of The Palmetto in his office at the State House Tuesday morning.
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Riverfront Area Team Calls On Volunteers To Spread Joy To Children In Need Overseas
web posted April 18, 2018
NORTH AUGUSTA - During National Volunteer Week (April 15 – 21), Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, and Edgefield county residents have an opportunity to join a local volunteer team making a difference in children’s lives around the world in Jesus’ Name.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball Beats Fox Creek High School 7-0
web posted April 18, 2018
SPORTS - Brianna Walden didn't allow a single run against Fox Creek, throwing a complete game shutout and leading Strom Thurmond to a 7-0 victory on Monday.
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Attempted Murder And Strong Armed Robbery In Trenton
web posted April 17, 2018
TRENTON - A man visiting his girlfriend on Padgett Road in Trenton, was shot and robbed Saturday night. 
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Man Accidentally Shoots Himself In The Leg
web posted April 17, 2018
MERRIWETHER - A Hayes Drive man accidentally shot himself in his left leg, above the knee, Saturday evening.  A deputy responded to the incident location to find the victim using his belt as a tourniquet. 
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Rebel Without a Trace
web posted April 17, 2018
MERRIWETHER - A Clarks Hill woman summoned deputies Saturday afternoon to report an illegal entry into her home, and the theft of a Canon "ESO Rebel" camera, along with several lenses. 
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 17 - April 23
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted April 17, 2018
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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Edgefield County Republican Party Invites Public to Meet State Candidates
web posted April 17, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Republican Party would like to invite all Republican Primary Voters to their meeting at 7pm on April 24, 2018 at the County Council Chambers located at 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield (behind the Courthouse).
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Strom Thurmond High School Girls Varsity Track finishes 2nd place at Batesburg-Leesville High School
web posted April 17, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond High School Girls Varsity Track team finished 2nd in this event at Batesburg-Leesville, with a team total of 60 points.
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Track finishes 1st place at Batesburg-Leesville High School
web posted April 17, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmaond High School Boys Varsity Track team finished the event at Batesburg-Leesville in first place with a team score of 88 points.
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STHS Tops Gilbert In Varsity Baseball
web posted April 16, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Rebels defeated Gilbert on Friday night in dramatic fashion.
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STHS Boys Varsity Soccer beat Swansea High School 3-1
web posted April 16, 2018
SPORTS - The Rebels brought their region record to 3-3 with a convincing 3-1 win over Swansea High School.
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Followup; Grand Larceny On Sweetwater Road
web posted April 16, 2018
MERRIWETHER - In following up on a story originally published on April 11th, it was learned that the Dodge truck that was reported to be in Aiken County, was recovered that day.
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted April 16, 2018
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Obituary; Mrs. Lois Wilson Berry
web posted April 16, 2018
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STHS Band Booster Club Announces Yard Sale
web posted April 14, 2018
JOHNSTON - STHS State Champion Rebel Regiment Marching Band will host a community wide yard sale event in the parking lot on June 2, 2018.
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Letter To The Editor; Reader Laments About Condition of Highway 23
web posted April 14, 2018
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Leadership South Carolina Invests In Rural Community Initiative
web posted April 14, 2018
JOHNSTON - Johnston SC Community Park Selected as Annual Class Project.  Leadership South Carolina believes the best way to positively impact the state is through education and awareness of the most pressing challenges facing the state. The Leadership South Carolina Class of 2018 selected the Johnston Park Partnership as their community investment project.
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New Post In Wandering Minds
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D.W. Daniel Student Wins The "Tori", Will Play National Event

web posted April 13, 2018
041318toriSTATE -  A couple of years ago, looking for a way to celebrate her work and accomplishments, the South Carolina Chess Association named an award after Edgefield County native, Tori Whatley.  The Hannah "Tori" Whatley G.R.I.T. Award is the only state-level award that is named after a player.
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted April 13, 2018
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The Fruits of Our Labor
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted April 13, 2018
GARDENING -  Spring Fever is approaching fast, if it has not already hit you.  Besides the blooming trees, and flowering shrubs it is time to start planting your fruit trees.  To me, nothing says summer better than fresh, home grown fruit.
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Thurmond Falls to Swansea in Varsity Softball

web posted April 13, 2018
SPORTS- The base paths were crowded Tuesday evening for both offenses in a high-scoring game where Swansea came out on top against Strom Thurmond, 10-7.
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Varsity Baseball; Thurmond Defeats Swansea
web posted April 12, 2018
SPORTS - The Strom Thurmond Rebels went on the road and defeated Swansea Tuesday night in a game that had huge implications for the race for the Region V AAA title.
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Fox Creek High School Announces Dates For End-Of-Year Activites
web posted April 12, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Fox Creek High School has announced the dates of several of their end of the year activities.  See the schedule below.
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Second Generation Rural Carrier Retires
web posted April 11, 2018
041118saludaSALUDA - J. Robert Herlong, Jr. retired from the Saluda Post Office and Route #1 on Friday, March 30, 2018.
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Grand Larceny On Sweetwater Road
web posted April 11, 2018
MERRIWETHER -  A landscaping business on Sweetwater Road was the victim in a grand larceny that took place early Monday morning.  Some $50,000 dollars worth of items were taken or damaged.
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Duncan Applauds Designation of Opportunity Zones
web posted April 11, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Duncan (SC-03) applauds the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s designation of “Opportunity Zones” in the Third Congressional District as a result of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted April 11, 2018
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 10 - April 16
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web posted April 10, 2018
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; Patricia Ann Mills Feagin
web posted April 10, 2018
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SCDOT Advisory; Bridge Replacement
web posted April 10, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield Daily has received the following SCDOT Advisory concerning the replacement of the bridges on McKendree Drive and Old Plank Road.
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Saluda Deputy Dies Responding To Call
web posted April 9, 2018
SALUDA - Saluda County is reeling over the loss of one of it's police officers in the line of duty Friday morning.  Corporal Dale Hallman, 29, described as a "great guy" by his fellow officers, lost his life while responding to a crime scene, according to a report by WLTX in Columbia.
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Chamber Sponsors Night of Games as Lead-in Event to the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 7, 2018
040718johnstonJOHNSTON - Citizens can participate in a Peach Blossom Festival tradition in Johnston that leads into the Festival: A Night of Games sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce.
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County Will Hold Second Reading and Public Hearing On Budget
web posted April 7, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield County Council will hold second reading and a public hearing on Ordinance No. 17-18-739.
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DES Teacher Receives Grant
web posted April 6, 2018
040618DESTRENTON - Mrs. Burton, who teaches third grade at Douglas Elementary School, was recently chosen as the recipient of the “Reflex Educator Grant.”   Mrs. Burton applied for the grant in February and was excited when she received the news that she had won.

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Dirt Bike Swiped From Plum Branch Road
web posted April 6, 2018
EDGEFIELD - A Plum Branch Road man called police Monday, April 2nd to report that someone had taken his Kawasaki dirt bike from the back of his truck.
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Notice Of Public Hearing

web posted April 6, 2018
EDGEFIELD - NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING PRIOR TO FINAL ACTION BY THE COUNTY COUNCIL OF EDGEFIELD COUNTY TO ENTER INTO ORDINANCES.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop; One Day Sale on April 7th
web posted April 5, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield Butcher Shop will hold a one day sale.  Delectable Delights will be on hand selling side dishes!
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 3 - April 9
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web posted April 5, 2018
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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New Employment Opportunity in The Classifieds
web posted April 5, 2018
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New Wandering Minds Post
web posted April 5, 2018
With the town elections of Edgefield and Johnston behind us, what positive changes do you think the elected officials ought to pursue?
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A New Brand On The Way For Edgefield County
web posted April 5, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield County- Edgefield County has contracted with the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor (SCNHC) team to develop a first-of-a-kind branding package for the county.
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Unofficial Election Results
web posted April 3, 2018
COUNTY - Here are the unofficial results for Edgefield and Johnston elections.
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Fun Kid's Projects While Enjoying Spring Break
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted April 2, 2018
GARDENING - Spring Break for me as a child was always a fun time to be outside in the yard exploring, and playing.  I always loved playing in my little garden on the side of the house planting daffodils. keeping the weeds out, and turning the soil to keep it fresh.  While you may have your own little helpers in the yard this week here are three fun garden activities to try, you may even enjoy doing them yourself.
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Merriwether Fire Department Clean Up Day A Huge Success
web posted April 2, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Councilman Scott Cooper and Councilman Art Biggs were in attendance as the Merriwether Fire Department hosted their annual Community Clean Up Day on Saturday, March 31st.
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FBLA Students Are Successful at State Competition
web posted March 31, 2018
033118FBLAJOHNSTON - On March 15th, eight FBLA members traveled to North Charleston for the FBLA State Leadership Conference and Competition.  Over 1,100 members and advisers were present for the conference.
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County Council Meeting April 3rd
web posted March 31, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Edgefield County Council will meet on April 3, 2018.  The meeting will start at 6:00 PM in the County Council Chambers.
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Classifieds: Hospice Volunteers Needed
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Johnston to Hold First Community Concert in the Park
web posted March , 2018
Johnstons
                                                        first concert in
                                                        the parkPRESS RELEASE - The Johnston Development Corporation (JDC) is sponsoring three springtime Community Concerts in the Park in Johnston, the first starting on Friday, April 6.
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Merriwether Fire Department Annual Community Cleanup
web posted March 30, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Everyone is invited and challenged to participate at the Merriwether Fire Department annual community cleanup.
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Obituary: Queen Collins Miller
web posted March 30, 2018
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Mastering Your Spring Planters
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted March 29, 2018
GARDENING -  This week so many folks around our area are focusing on cleaning their home, and preparing for guests to arrive.  They will be enjoying another wonderful spring break watching golf and hosting festivities at their home.....or they may be packing for Florida for the week.  If you are one of those who enjoy accommodating guests and hosting gatherings, then this is for you!
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Notice to the Public – Request for Community Input
web posted March 29, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield County Schools receives funding from the following federal programs: Title I, Title II Teacher Quality, and Title III English Language Acquisition. The District agrees to comply with Title VIII Section 9501 by inviting private schools to participate in each program.
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Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice
web posted March 29, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Planning Commission Public Hearing Notice:  Regarding the zoning of unzoned property at Mt. Vintage and Shaw Estates.
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Pleasant Lane Baptist Church Will Hold Sunrise Service
web posted March 28, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Pleasant Lane Baptist Church, 12 Peterson Lane, Edgefield S.C. will be having a Sunrise Service on April 1, 2018 @6:00 am. Our Guest Speaker will be Minister Emanuel Gilchrist of Rosa Spring Baptist Church, Johnston S.C.
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Obituary: Chuck Carlton Lacey
web posted March 28, 2018
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Updated Crime Blotter
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J-E-T Seventh Graders Get Hands-on in Science Class
web posted March 27, 2018
032718JETJOHNSTON - Mr. Donald Barnhart’s seventh grade students at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School have been learning about the different systems of the human body. In each of the classes, students were divided into groups and assigned a different system to study.


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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: March 27 - April 2
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web posted March 27, 2018
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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Students Partake in National Walkout
web posted March 26, 2018
032618STHSJOHNSTON - In a show of solidarity, students at Strom Thurmond High School walked out of their classrooms peacefully into the cafetorium, the designated gathering area, to join the rest of our nation in an effort to defeat the gun violence rampant in our schools and residential areas.
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Obituary: Ola L. Jolly
web posted March 26, 2018
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Obituary: David C. Padgett
web posted March 26, 2018
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6th Annual Agriculture Day Spreads Community Awareness For Agriculture
web posted March 24, 2018
032418stctcJOHNSTON - The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center Agriculture Department along with the Edgefield County Young Farmer Association held the 6th Annual Edgefield County Agriculture Day on Saturday March 10, 2018 on the campus of Strom Thurmond High School with an estimated 1200 in attendance.
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Merriwether Fire Department Annual Community Cleanup
web posted March 24, 2018
MERRIWETHER - Everyone is invited and challenged to participate at the Merriwether Fire Department annual community cleanup.
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Classified Update: Rental In Edgefield
web posted March 24, 2018
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Strom Thurmond CTC Sporting Clays Team Claims State Championship
web posted March 24, 2018
032418stctc1JOHNSTON - Congratulations to the following Strom Thurmond CTC Sporting Clays team members for being named the 2018 South Carolina DNR Scholastic Clay Target Program State Skeet Shooting Champions.
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MMS Hosts Guest Engineers
web posted March 23, 2018
032318MMSMERRIWETHER - Merriwether Middle School hosted a Savannah River Site engineer, Ms. Bell, to show the students the variety of jobs that an engineer can hold. In the process, the students were able to participate in activities in science and technology that would peak their interest in this exciting field.

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DES Students of the Month
web posted March 23, 2018
032318DESTRENTON - Each month teachers at Douglas Elementary School select one student from their class who exhibits great qualities and leadership skills in the classroom. These students are rewarded with a certificate and a special treat.
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Items Taken From Storage Building
web posted March 23, 2018
MERRIWETHER - On Tuesday, a resident of "The Oaks" subdivision noticed that his storage building had been broken into, and called police.
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Duncan Opposes Irresponsible Omnibus Spending Bill
web posted March 23, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) released the following statement regarding the Omnibus spending bill that passed the House the Representatives today:
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Test Drive Piedmont Tech and Walk Away with a Certification ― For Free
web posted March 23, 2018
GREENWOOD -  There’s nothing like that first time you ease into the seat of a new car and grasp the steering wheel. How does it fit? How does it feel? Like purchasing a car, entering higher education can be a significant investment. It would be imprudent not to try it out before buying. Right?
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Johnston Elementary School’s Got Talent
web posted March 22, 2018
032218JESJOHNSTON -  Each Friday, Mrs. Naidu’s music students in grades 2-5 are given the opportunity to share their talents with their classmates.  During the last 15 minutes of the last class of the week, students have a chance to showcase a musical performance that is either prepared or impromptu.  It may be a solo or a group effort.
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Edgefield County Holiday Office Hours - Voter Registration and Elections Open Until Noon on March 30th

web posted March 22, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The following Edgefield County Offices will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Good Friday.  Voter Registration and Elections office will be open Friday, March 30, 2018 from 8:00am-12:00 noon.  Last day for Candidate filing.
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Leadership South Carolina Announces Rural Community Investment
web posted March 22, 2018
JOHNSTON -  Leadership South Carolina believes the best way to positively impact the state is through education and awareness of the most pressing challenges facing the state. The Leadership South Carolina Class of 2018 selected the Johnston Park Partnership as their community investment project.
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Classifieds; Check Out The Upcoming Yard Sale
web posted March 22, 2018
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 21, 2018
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: March 20 - March 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 20, 2018
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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American Red Cross Reminds South Carolinians to Stay Weather Aware
web posted March 20, 2018
North Charleston, S.C., March 19  – With less than one day until the start of spring, severe weather is already threatening South Carolina.
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County Office Holiday Closings
web posted March 20, 2018
The following Edgefield County Offices will be closed Friday, March 30, 2018, in observance of Good Friday.
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Classifieds;  One updated Listing and More Clean Up
web posted March 20, 2018
We've been cleaning up some old ads and have updated an existing ad.  Let us know if we can list something for you!
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Two Favorites Are Back! Fishing Tournament and Cruise In Are A Part of the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival