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  Ecclesiastes 7:1  "A good name is better than fine perfume."


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Merriwether Students are Running with the Wind
web posted May 22, 2017
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                                                          students
                                                          running with
                                                          the windMERRIWETHER – Each spring, Merriwether Elementary students in first through fifth grades are invited to join the Charging Colts Running Club.
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Alumni Basketball Tournament
web posted May 22, 2017
JOHNSTON – FORMAT  A Strom Thurmond alumni basketball tournament will be held next month, as a fundraiser for back to school items for Edgefield County.
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Act Now to Recognize Loved Ones in the 2018 Johnston Community Calendar
web posted May 22, 2017
JOHNSTON – What’s more important than recognizing a loved one’s birthday or anniversary or to memorialize a family member who has passed?
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Strom Thurmond DECA Attends International Competition in California
web posted May 19, 2017
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                                                          decaJOHNSTON – Four DECA members from Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center had the privilege of traveling to Anaheim, California April 25-30, 2017 to compete on the International level.
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Public Notice: Bid for Storm Water Planning
web posted May 19, 2017
COUNTY – he County of Edgefield is seeking the services of a qualified consulting engineering firm to prepare a study of funding sources to develop and implement a comprehensive Storm Water Master Plan.
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Press Release: Cumbee Center Hosts Training
web posted May 19, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Cumbee Center is hosting a series of free trainings this summer at the Aiken Technical College Amphitheater. 
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Obituary: Adam Wesley Crow
web posted May 19, 2017
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STHS Hosts Awards Night, and College and Military Signing Day
web posted May 17, 2017
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                                                          awards nightJOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond High School held Awards Night May 8th.  College and military signing day were held the following day.  Numerous students were recognized during these special events.
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Mount Vintage Ranked One of Three Top Courses
web posted May 17, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel has ranked Mount Vintage Golf Club as one of three top courses in the "Best You Can Play" for the Midland's region.
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WEP’s Kristi Palma Honored at Golden Apple Ceremony
web posted May 16, 2017
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                                                          palma golden
                                                          apple awardEDGEFIELD – W. E. Parker’s fourth grade teacher, Kristi Palma, was honored at the Golden Apple Black Tie Ceremony on Friday, May 5 at six in the evening.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 16- May 22
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 16 , 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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Press Release: Petroleum Pipeline Study Committee
web posted May 16 , 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The General Assembly's Petroleum Pipeline Study Committee is considering matters concerning private petroleum pipeline companies and the authorization of eminent domain in South Carolina under limited circumstances.
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Obituary: Mr. James Fann
web posted May 16, 2017
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Winners announced for Johnston Peach Blossom Festival’s Bass Fishing Tournament
web posted May 15, 2017
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                                                          blossom
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON – The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival announced today the winners of the 4th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, held as part of the Festival.
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STHS/STCTC Student Selected for Boeing’s STEM Signing Day
web posted May 15, 2017
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                                                          bellJOHNSTON – Dalton Bell is representing Strom Thurmond High School and Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) as a top STEM student.
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Exploring the West: My Graduation Trip
web posted May 15, 2017
COLUMN – After completing my graduation from the University of South Carolina- Aiken, I had the opportunity to travel through the Western part of the United States.
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Edgefield Town Council May 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted May 15 , 2017
EDGEFIELD – First Reading of the Budget Ordinance and requests for use of Town property took up much of the agenda at Monday night’s meeting of the Edgefield Town Council.
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Johnston Town Council May 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted May 15, 2017
JOHNSTON – In spite of clean-up efforts from within and help from without, the Town of Johnston is still very much recovering from the ill weather and tornado that rolled through Johnston on April 5. Citizen clean-up is on-going and neighboring towns have pitched in to help.
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Parents Save Time Using On-line Registration
web posted May 15, 2017
COUNTY – Almost ten percent of the district’s currently enrolled students have registered for the ’17-’18 academic year using the new on-line registration software, InfoSnap.
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Obituary: Betty Ann Sharpe
web posted May 15, 2017
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Obituary: Clifford Williamson
web posted May 15, 2017
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Obituary: Frank Boyce Boatwright, Jr
web posted May 15, 2017
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For the Next Week....
web posted May 4, 2017
COUNTY – Some of you may know, my graduation was held last night.  For the completion of my degree, I have the opportunity to travel cross country from May 4- May 12.  Access to a computer during the travel will be rare.  Therefore, we have decided that any breaking info will be posted on our Facebook page, until I return.  Remember, even if you do not have a Facebook account, you can still see what we are posting by following this link. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

J-E-T Boys to Men Mentoring Club Holds Fifth Annual Mother and Son Banquet
web posted May 4, 2017
JOHNSTON – Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School established a club four years ago for eighth grade boys in the school who seemed to be having a difficult time, especially those who kept getting sent to in-school suspension (ISS).
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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 May 4, 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,
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Singers, Dancers and More Headline the Entertainment at This Year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted May 4, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 6 event.
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Edgefield County Council May 2017 Meeting
web posted May 4, 2017
COUNTY – There was a small crowd at the County Council meeting in early May.  Council started off by approving minutes from the Budget Work Session and the April 4th regular meeting. 
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Edgefield County Sheriff's Office Makes 39 Drug Arrests
web posted May 2, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The following is a press release from the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office in reference to the drug arrests they have made during the first quarter of the year.
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STHS Track Teams Prepare for Lower State Competition
web posted May 2, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School Boys, and Girls Track Team will be headed to Bishop England High School on May 6 to compete in the lower state competition.
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STHS H.O.S.A to Host Spaghetti Dinner
web posted May 2, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond High School HOSA club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on May 4th. Plates must be picked up between 5:30 and 7:30 in the Career Center lobby. This will benefit the trip to international competition in June. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time.

Obituary: Henry Tillman Snead
web posted May 2, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Lewis Maxwell Rutland
web posted May 2, 2017
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Fatal Accident on Columbia Road
web posted May 1, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  A tragic accident yesterday afternoon claimed the life of an elderly Edgefield man.
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STCTC FBLA Chapter Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
web posted May 1, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center FBLA Chapter is now taking orders for chicken dinner plates to support their National Trip this summer.
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Obituary: Walter Hugh Clark
web posted May 1, 2017
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Johnston Peach Blossom Festival On Tap for May 6
web posted April 28, 2017
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                                                          petersonJOHNSTON – 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 34th year.
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More Reports of Cars Being Shot On Martintown Road
web posted April 28, 2017
MERRIWETHER – We first reported several weeks ago about 5 cars reported being shot at on Martintown Road.  We have now learned of 2 more vehicles being shot at.
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J-E-T FCA Gives Back at Easter
web posted April 28, 2017
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                                                          easter
                                                          basketsJOHNSTON – Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) students donated items and made Easter baskets for patients at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.
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Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected for Third Nine Weeks
web posted April 26, 2017
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                                                          outstanding
                                                          studentsJOHNSTON – The teachers of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) selected students for each program who excelled during the third nine weeks.
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Notice to the Public – Request for Community Input
web posted April 26, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – The followingnotice to the public has been issued by the Edgefield County School District.
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STHS Varsity Baseball falls to Wade Hampton High School 6-5
web posted April 26, 2017
SPORTS – The Rebels dropped a heart breaker on the road at Wade Hampton 6-5 to open the district playoffs.
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Obituary: Mrs. Joan Boatwright
web posted April 26, 2017
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Press Release: Community Storm Clean Up Day Announced For Johnston, SC
web posted April 25, 2017
JOHNSTON – As Johnston continues to recover from the storm that swept through the town earlier this month, April 29 has been designated as the day for the community to come together to help clean up debris from yards and the side of the road.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: April 25- May 1
web posted April 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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STHS Baseball and Softball Beat Fox Creek,  Brookland- Cayce
web posted April 25, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School varsity baseball team played Fox Creek Friday night.  The girls varsity softball team played Brookland-Cayce Friday night.
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Chamber Sponsors Bingo as lead-in events to the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 21, 2017
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                                                          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
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                                                          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
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                                                          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
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                                                          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
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                                                          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.
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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
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                                                          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.
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Release: Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted April 3, 2017
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                                                          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.
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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.
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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.
Edgefield Daily

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
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                                                          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
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                                                          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.
Edgefield Daily

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
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                                                          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
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                                                          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.
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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
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                                                          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
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                                                          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.
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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.
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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. 
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2nd Annual Cosmic Fun- Night Golf Tournament
web posted March 14, 2017
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                                                          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