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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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