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  Isaiah 40:31  "But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint."


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Chamber Sponsors Bingo as lead-in events to the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 21, 2017
peach
                                                          festival
                                                          bingoJOHNSTON – Citizens can participate in a Peach Blossom Festival tradition in Johnston that leads into the Festival: Bingo sponsored by the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce.
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Fox Creek Seniors Enjoy “HOTLANTA!”
web posted April 21, 2017
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                                                          hotlantaMERRIWETHER – The class of 2017 from Fox Creek High School enjoyed their annual trip to Atlanta, Georgia.
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STHS Varsity Softball and Baseball
web posted April 21, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School baseball and softball teams faced off against Pelion and Swansea Wednesday night.
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STCTC Students Partner with Elementary Schools to Learn About Agriculture
web posted April 19, 2017
JOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center Agriculture Students recently got a taste of what the district focus really means, “Engaging, Empowering and Enriching” by working with local elementary students to learn about the agriculture industry.
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Job and Community Fair
web posted April 19, 2017
COUNTY – The Edgefield Council Chamber of  Commerce and the Interagency Council is sponsoring a job fair and community fair May 12 at the Edgefield PTC campus.
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Cumbee Center Hosts Trainings
web posted April 19, 2017
COUNTY – Cumbee Center is hosting a series of free trainings this summer at the Aiken Tech Amphitheater. 
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STHS Varsity Softball Beats Pelion 13-0
web posted April 19, 2017
SPORTS – Madelyn Wise didn't allow a single run as Strom Thurmond defeated Pelion 13-0 on Tuesday.
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Several Vehicles Damaged After Being Shot At
web posted April 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Several reports were filed with the Sheriff's Office after numerous cars were shot at, and damaged.
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Edgefield County School District Honor Roll 3rd Nine Weeks
web posted April 18, 2017
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County School District has released their 2nd 9-Weeks Honor Rolls below. Each school is listed independently starting with the Elementary Schools. Edgefield Daily salutes all of the students making the rolls and their hard work to maintain the high standards needed to be listed.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 18- April 24
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted April 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.
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Obituary: Kathryn Rebecca Day
web posted April 18, 2017
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Two Favorites Are Back! Fishing Tournament and Cruise In Are A Part of the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 17, 2017
peach
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON – Two favorites – the Bass Fishing Tournament and Cruise In – are back this year at the Johnston, SC, Peach Blossom Festival, May 6, 2017.
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Johnston Town Council April 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted April 14, 2017
JOHNSTON – Johnston Town Council met Monday night following a hectic week during which a EF-2 tornado touched down in the town of Johnston and Ward, leaving extensive damage.
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Fox Creek Events: Community Cookout, and Clinic
web posted April 14, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Fox Creek High School will be hosting a community cookout, along with a free baseball and softball clinic.
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ARMC Honors Sexual Assault Survivors By Promoting Awareness
web posted April 14, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – This April, Aiken Regional Medical Centers is honoring sexual assault survivors by participating in The Clothesline Project; a nationally recognized campaign that addresses the issue of violence against women.
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Obituary: Alice Walker Robinson
web posted April 14, 2017
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Lost Dog
web posted April 12, 2017
lost dogEDGEFIELD – This dog is missing from its home on Hunter's Run in Edgefield. If you have any information on its whereabouts, please contact Edgefield Daily with any information. Thank you.


Press Release: Edgefield County Receives First Place Award
web posted April 12, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County received a first place award from the S.C. Association of Counties for prompt reporting of property and liability claims, a key factor in lowering claims cost.
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Fellowship of Christian Athletes – Power Camp
web posted April 12, 2017
EDGEFIELD – FORMAT  The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting a Power Camp this summer.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 11- April 17
web posted April 12, 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: Mary “Lib” Riley
web posted April 12, 2017
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Obituary: Shirley Temple Ouzts
web posted April 12, 2017
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Early Morning School Bus Fire
web posted April 7, 2017
school
                                                          busJOHNSTON –  An early morning passer-by, noticed thick, dark smoke rising from the area between J.E.T and Strom Thurmond.
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EF-2 Tornado Confined in Johnston
web posted April 7, 2017
COUNTY –  The following statement is from the National Weather Service out of Columbia.
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Notice of A Public Hearing Prior to Final Action by the County Council of Edgefield County to Enter Into Ordinances
web posted April , 2017
COUNTY –  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 May 2, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Tornado Hits Johnston
web posted April 6, 2017
johnston
                                                          tornadoJOHNSTON –  As bad weather tore through the county, Johnston seemed to get the brunt of the bad weather.
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Edgefield Town Council April 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted April 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Town Council met Monday night, April 3, with several items of interest on the agenda.
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Construction Update of the New Medical Building
web posted April 6, 2017
edgefield
                                                          hospital
                                                          buildingEDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Daily met with Carlos Milanes, CEO with Edgefield County hospital along with Travis Haltiwanger, Director of Facilities Management, to get a feel of the progress being made with the new medical center.
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From The NWTF: Humphries Appointed NWTF CEO
web posted April 6, 2017
COUNTY –  The National Wild Turkey Federation Board of Directors announced Becky Humphries as its new chief executive officer, a role she will assume effective April 10, 2017.
Edgefield Daily

Severe Weather Update

web posted April 5, 2017
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County EMA director is suggesting that anyone living in a mobile home, or an apartment, to leave their home, and find a family or friend to stay with during the storm. These storms are expected to be severe. Edgefield County has been upgraded from tornado watch to tornado warning until 2:02 pm. If you see any damage contact EMA Director Suzy Spurgeon at 803-637-2123. From 3pm- 9pm is the greatest chance of severe weather. Please check our Facebook page for update information throughout the storm.  Even if you do not have an account you can still view our page. View Our Page Here.

Burger King Coming to Edgefield
web posted April 5, 2017
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                                                          king edgeifeld
                                                          scEDGEFIELD –  The Burger King Franchise has broken ground, and is in the beginning stages of developing the restaurant.
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Severe Weather Expected this Afternoon
web posted April 5, 2017
COUNTY –  Severe thunderstorms are expected to hit Edgefield County this afternoon.
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STHS Varsity Baseball beat Edisto High School 10-3
web posted April 5, 2017
Sths Vs.
                                                          EdistoSPORTS –  The Rebels picked up a big Region win at home Friday night against Edisto.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 4- April 10
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted April 5, 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

Release: Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 3, 2017
johnsto
                                                          peach
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON –  Festivals are fun for everyone, but great sponsors make it possible.
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Public Notice of Candidate Filing and Primary for County Council District 4
web posted April 3, 2017
COUNTY –  With the loss of County Council member Betty Butler, a special election will be held for the Edgefield County Council District 4 seat. Candidate filing, and primary information is listed below.
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Release: Edgefield County Republican Party 2017 County Convention
web posted April 3, 2017
COUNTY –  Please Join the Edgefield County Republican Party for The 2017 County Convention.
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County of Edgefield Soliciting Proposals for HVAC Maintenance and Repairs
web posted April 3, 2017
COUNTY –  The County of Edgefield is soliciting proposals for HVAC Maintenance and Repairs for a term contract of one year beginning on July 1, 2017 with the option to renew. 
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Four Vehicle Accident on Augusta Road
web posted March 30, 2017
four
                                                          vehicle
                                                          accidentEDGEFIELD–  A four vehicle crash happened yesterday afternoon in front of the No.1 China in Edgefield.
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Break in on Copeland Circle
web posted March 30, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  Over $1,000 worth of items were taken from a home on Copeland circle, after suspects busted out a window to gain entry.
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County of Edgefield accepting Bids for Re-roofing Dispatch Center
web posted March 30, 2017
COUNTY –  The County of Edgefield is accepting bids for reroofing the Dispatch Center located at the Edgefield County Law Enforcement Center, 200 Railroad Street, Edgefield S C.
Edgefield Daily

J-E-T Receives Foundation Grant
web posted March 30, 2017
J.E.TJOHNSTON –  Create! Communicate! Collaborate! is the title of a grant designed by Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School master teacher Carolyn Gilchrist.
The purpose of her project is to engage sixth grade students in a problem-based learning environment by creating a digital-rich classroom.
Edgefield Daily


Press Release: Sexual Assault Awareness Month
web posted March 29, 2017
COUNTY –   Sexual assault is a public health issue affecting women, children, men, and entire communities. Nearly 1 in 5 women will experience rape or attempted rape in their lifetimes, and 1 in 10 children will be the victim of sexual assault.
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Subjects Vandalize Trenton Home and Steal Boat
web posted March , 2017
TRENTON –  A man who has a weekend home in Trenton, went to visit his residence and noticed his home was vandalized, and his jon boat was missing.
Edgefield Daily

Books Are Fun: Book and Gift Fair
web posted March 29, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield County Hospital will be hosting a book and gift fair Monday, April 10.
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STHS Varsity Softball beat Pelion High School 9-1
web posted March 29, 2017
SPORTS –  Strom Thurmond grabbed an early lead on its way to a 9-1 victory over Pelion on Tuesday. Strom Thurmond scored on a walk and a single by Truett Taylor in the second inning.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Mar 28- April 4
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 29, 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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Listen Up, MES Second Graders!
web posted March 27, 2017
listen up
                                                          mes second
                                                          gradersMERRIWETHER –  The second grade students in Janice Bass’ class have been listening to books on CD all year thanks to a grant that was funded by the Foundation for Public Schools in Edgefield County.
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Edgefield County Council to Read Budget
web posted March 27, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Council will hold first reading of the FY 2017-2018 General Operating Budget at its regular meeting Tuesday April 4, 2017.  The meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. in the County Council Chambers at 225 Jeter Street.

Under the Big Top at WEP
web posted March 27, 2017
under the
                                                          big top at
                                                          wepEDGEFIELD –  Jennifer Rice, W. E. Parker teacher, was awarded a Foundation grant. The name of her grant is “Under the Big Top”.
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STHS Softball and Baseball Team Win Against Gilbert and Pelion
web posted March 27, 2017
SPORTS –  The Girls softball team played Gilbert, and the boys baseball team played Pelion. Both teams successfully defeated their opponent.
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Merriwether Middle School Clean Up Day
web posted March 24, 2017
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                                                          middle clean
                                                          up dayMERRIWETHER –  Merriwether Middle School (MMS) Beta Club students spent their Saturday helping with the latest clean up effort on the campus of MMS.
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Belk’s “Charity Day Sale” Benefits Local Drug Treatment Agency
web posted March 24, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  Spring showers often bring proms, weddings, babies, and other blessings. Did you know that it can also bring a great excuse for new clothes and accessories. On April 29, you can shop Belk for great deals and benefit local charities at the same time.
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STHS Varsity Softball beat Midland Valley High School 8-7
web posted March 24, 2017
SPORTS –  Rebel Head Softball Coach Kelly McIlvried was in the 8th grade the last time Strom Thurmond beat Midland Valley in softball.
Edgefield Daily

Guess Named SC Miss FFA Queen
web posted March 22, 2017
sths ffa
                                                          pageantJOHNSTON –  The Miss South Carolina FFA Pageant was held Friday evening, March 10, 2017, at 7:00 PM, in the Batesburg-Leesville High School Fine Arts Center, Batesburg-Leesville, SC.
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Merriwether Clean-Up Day
web posted March 22, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  The Merriwether Clean Up Day, hosted by the Merriwether Fire Department, is set for this Saturday.
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Two STHS Athletes Named Region Player of the Year
web posted March 21, 2017
region
                                                          player of the
                                                          year sthsJOHNSTON –  Strom Thurmond High School (STHS) is proud to offer students many avenues to hone and perfect their athletic talents. In August, with the opening of school, begins earnest competition in volleyball, cross country, swimming, cheerleading, and football. These athletes were honored at a recent banquet for Fall sports.
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Deputy Sheriff, Dispatch, and Jail Positions Available

web posted March 21, 2017
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County Detention Center is currently accepting applications for Dispatch/Jail positions. The Sheriff's Office has an immediate opening for Deputy Sheriff.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Mar 21- Mar 27
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 21, 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

Rural Health Conversation
web posted March 21, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Edgefield County Hospital, and the South Carolina Office of Rural Health are inviting you to join your friends and neighbors to give feedback on how to improve the health of our state's rural communities for the SC Rural Health Action Plan.
Edgefield Daily

The Jo-Nathan Foundation Prepares for 2017 Fundraising Weekend
web posted March 21, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  The Jo-Nathan Foundation is gearing up for their annual fundraising weekend.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston's Hidden Gem: Keliance Eastwind
web posted March 20, 2017
keliance
                                                          eastwindJOHNSTON –  If you have ever traveled down Johnston Highway, you may have noticed a castle off the side of the road.  That place is called Keliance Eastwind, and we were invited to see what it was all about. 
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Dixie Youth to Celebrate Opening Day
web posted March 20, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Dixie Youth will hold Opening Day ceremonies on Saturday, March 25 at the baseball complex in Edgefield.
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J-E-T Middle School Honors Students at Junior Beta Club Induction Ceremony
web posted March 20, 2017
JOHNSTON –  Johnston-Edgefield-Middle (J-E-T) Middle School inducted more than seventy members from sixth, seventh, and eighth grades into its revived National Junior Beta Club on Tuesday, February 28, in the school’s gymnasium. 
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Historical Society to Hold Meeting: World War I to be the Subject
web posted March 20, 2017
PSA –  The Edgefield County Historical Society will hold its Spring Meeting next Sunday, March 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church in Edgefield.  The subject of the meeting will be Edgefield County’s participation in World War I
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Obituary: Mrs. Betty Ann Butler
web posted March 17, 2017
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Obituary: Brett Douglas Godfrey
web posted March 17, 2017
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Strom Thurmond's Mock Trial Team Wins State Competition
web posted March 16, 2017
sths mock
                                                          trialJOHNSTON –  Strom Thurmond High School competed in the 35th annual SC Bar State Mock Trial Competition March 10-11, where they took home first place..
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Edgefield County School District Offers On-line Student Registration
web posted March 16, 2017
RELEASE –  Completing school registration for students in Edgefield County School District is about to become much easier for parents and guardians with internet access.
Edgefield Daily

Proof of Residence Process Changes for Edgefield County School District
web posted March 16, 2017
COUNTY –  Families and guardians of Edgefield County School District students will provide proof of residence annually beginning with 2017-2018 academic year during registration.
Edgefield Daily

PSA: Edgefield County Republican Party Invites Members to Precinct Reorganization
web posted March 16, 2017
PSA –  We want to invite all members of the Edgefield County Republican Party to the precinct reorganization Wednesday March 22nd. 
Edgefield Daily

2nd Annual Cosmic Fun- Night Golf Tournament
web posted March 14, 2017
cosmic
                                                          fun night golf
                                                          tournamentEDGEFIELD –  The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their second annual Cosmic Fun- Night Golf Tournament. 
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Driver Rolls Car Trying to Avoid Deer
web posted March 14, 2017
briggs
                                                          road accidentMERRIWETHER –  Briggs Road is known for the sharp curve in the road.  This weekend there was yet another car accident on Briggs Road. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Mar 14- Mar 20
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 14, 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

Council Woman Betty Butler Passes at 66
web posted March 13, 2017
Mrs.
                                                          betty ButlerCOUNTY –  Edgefield Daily has learned that council woman Betty Butler passed away Sunday afternoon.
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Inmate Charged With Possession of Meth
web posted March 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  An inmate at the Edgefield County Detention Center attempted to bring drugs inside the jail.
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 March 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  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,
Edgefield Daily

STHS Varsity Baseball Beats Ninety-Six
web posted March 13, 2017
SPORTS –  Friday night, the Rebels played at Ninety Six, where the picked up another win.
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Couple shares story after they were tied up, interrogated
web posted March 10, 2017
(WRDW/WAGT) -- The Saluda County Sheriff's Office says two people, a husband and wife, were separated, tied up and interrogated at their home off Johnston Highway.
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Statewide Red Flag Alert: Outdoor burning discouraged because of weather conditions, elevated fire risk
web posted March 10, 2017
STATE –   The South Carolina Forestry Commission is issuing a statewide Red Flag Fire Alert, effective at 7 a.m. Friday.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County Veterans Affairs Office Seeing More Veterans
web posted March 10, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  Last year the Edgefield County Veterans Affairs Office provided assistance to Veterans and their families that resulted in 1500 encounters by way of claims, interviews, consultations, special inquiries, education, training, and other constituent contacts. This is a 49% increase from the previous year.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Town Council March 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted March 10, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Town Council met Monday might, March 6, for the regularly scheduled meeting, with a number of items on the agenda. Mayor Pro Tem Robert Rodgers presided in the absence if Mayor Ken Durham.
Edgefield Daily

Release: Strom Thurmond High School to host March for Babies event on March 31st
web posted March 10, 2017
JOHNSTON –  On March 31st at Strom Thurmond High school, students, teachers, and administration from Strom Thurmond High School CTC-FBLA will join together in their annual March for Babies walk—a fundraising event to help give more babies a fighting chance.
Edgefield Daily

STHS Varsity Baseball Beats Saluda
web posted March 10, 2017
SPORTS –  Wednesday night, the Rebels took on Saluda High School, where they picked up a win 11-0.
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Another Scam Hits Merriwether Elderly
web posted March 8, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  In what seems to be a trend, another elderly Merriwether woman was scammed $4,000.
Edgefield Daily

Man Reports Burglary, Gets Arrested
web posted March 8, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  After reporting a burglary at his home, officers arrive to the scene, and end up arresting the man.
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Attention All Strom Thurmond Alumni!
web posted March 8, 2017
PSA –  If you are a graduate of Strom Thurmond High School, there is a travel opportunity available for you!
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Merriwether Woman Scammed, and Burglarized
web posted March 7, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  A 62 year old Merriwether Woman was robbed by a young woman who knocked on her door asking for help. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Mar 7- Mar 13
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 7, 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

Stolen Trailer Recovered in Edgefield
web posted March 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  After receiving a call from the Saluda Sheriff's Department, the Edgefield County Sheriff's department helped in recovering a stolen trailer.
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Edgefield County Hospital Jewelry Sale Rescheduled
web posted March 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Edgefield County Hospital has rescheduled their $5 jewelry sale to March 23rd and 24th.  The sale will be hosted in the lobby of the Edgefield County Hospital.
Edgefield Daily

The North Augusta Camellia Show
web posted March 6, 2017
NORTH AUGUSTA –  The 12th annual North Augusta Camellia Show will be held on March 11, 2017 at the Riverview Park Activities Center in North Augusta.
Edgefield Daily


Guns and Ammunition Stolen From Camper
web posted March 3, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  After spray painting cameras, an unknown person went inside a home camper on Mill Creek Drive, where they stole over $4,000 worth of items.
Edgefield Daily

Community Yard Sale Fundraiser at Merriwether Middle
web posted March 3, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  Merriwether Middle School will be hosting a community yard sale next week.  Come shop, sell or do both. 
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STHS Varsity Baseball Beat South Aiken
web posted March 3, 2017
SPORTS –  The Rebels varsity baseball team started the 2017 season with a win over South Aiken High School.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Peach Blossom Pageant
web posted March 1, 2017
JOHNSTON –  The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Beauty Pageant will be held on Saturday, April 15 at 10:00 and 2:00 at the Johnston Elementary Gym.
Edgefield Daily

Rebels Softball Beats South Aiken
web posted March 1, 2017
SPORTS –  Strom Thurmond got timely hitting and clutch pitching, helping the Rebels defeat South Aiken 6-5 on Tuesday.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Feb 28- Mar 6
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 1 , 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

Congressman Jeff Duncan Responds to President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress
web posted March 1 , 2017
RELEASE –  Congressman Jeff Duncan released the following statement in response to President Trump’s Joint Address to Congress:
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 1 , 2017
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Johnston Man "Strikes" Child Multiple Times
web posted February 28, 2017
tyler
                                                          jermaine
                                                          stevensJOHNSTON –  A Johnston man is facing charges for assault and battery after becoming aggressive and striking a child multiple times.
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Edgefield County Hospital Board of Trustees Meeting February 2017 Meeting
By April Tomkinson
web posted February 28, 2017
COUNTY –  Monday evening, February 27, 2017, the Edgefield County Hospital Board of Trustees met in the conference room of the hospital.  Shortly after Connie Sutton, Board Chair, called the meeting to order, there was a presentation by the South Carolina Office of Rural Health.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Paul Ronnie Baughcome
web posted February 28, 2017
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Woman Finds Burglar in Her Home
web posted February 28, 2017
TRENTON –  After returning home, a Trenton woman walks inside and discovers an unknown person with a weapon.
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State-Level Award Named For Edgefield County Native
By David Whatley
web posted February 28, 2017
MOUNT PLEASANT –  Lefan Xuan of D.W. Daniel High School in Central, S.C. beamed when presented the South Carolina Chess Association's, Hannah "Tori" Whatley G.R.I.T. Award, at the S. C. Scholastic Chess Championships that were held Saturday, February 25th, in Mount Pleasant, S.C. 
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Fake Money Used to Purchase Phone
web posted February 28, 2017
JOHNSTON –  After making plans to meet in Johnston, a couple from Anderson sold their I-phone to a man who paid them with counterfeit money.
Edgefield Daily

Weekend Fatal Accident
web posted February 27, 2017
WEST SIDE –  A traffic accident over the weekend has claimed the life of a 61 year old man.
Edgefield Daily

STHS Weekend Softball Scores
web posted February 27, 2017
SPORTS – STHS Girls Softball falls to Midland Valley and Barnwell in weekend games.
Edgefield Daily

Johnston Man Fires Weapon at Burglar
web posted February 23, 2017
JOHNSTON –  Upon noticing an intruder breaking into a building, a Johnston man fires his weapon as the burglar attempts to speed off.
Edgefield Daily

Enclosed Trailer Reported Stolen
web posted February 23, 2017
TRENTON –  An enclosed trailer containing several items inside of it has been reported stolen out of Trenton.
Edgefield Daily

Entries Being Accepted for Arts and Crafts Vendors, Food Vendors for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted February 21, 2017
johnston
                                                          peach blossom
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON –  The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival is now accepting applications for those who sell arts and crafts and for food vendors for the 34th Festival, which will be held May 6, 2017.
Edgefield Daily



Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Feb 21- Feb 27
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web posted February 21, 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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Truck Stolen at Convenient Store
web posted February 21, 2017
TRENTON –  While at a store in Trenton, a man finds his pick up truck no longer in the parking lot.
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Edgefield County Hospital Jewelry Sale
web posted February 21, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield County Hospital will be hosting a $5 jewelry sale on March 8th and 9th in the lobby of the Edgefield County Hospital.
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Edgefield County Hospital Welcomes Dr. George Sich III DPM
web posted February 20, 2017
Dr. SichEDGEFIELD –  Dr. Sich specializes in surgical and nonsurgical treatment of foot disorders and is bringing his surgical expertise to Edgefield County Hospital. 
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Father and Son Go Missing on FATS Trail as Night Falls