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Herrin Joins STCTC Team
web posted August 30, 2017
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                                                          teamJOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) is excited to welcome former Health Science Instructor back to the STCTC staff to teach Sports Medicine.
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Social Media Exposes Local Students Running Amok
web posted August 30, 2017
JOHNSTON – On August 21st, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Department was notified of an Instagram video of individuals running across the rooftop of school buses.  The deputy was advised of another video showing unknown persons driving the green STHS golf cart on the football field.
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Car Break-Ins On the Rise in Merriwether Area
web posted August 30, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Seven different individuals have made contact with the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office after their vehicles were broken into.
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Edgefield County Labor Day Office Closings
web posted August 30, 2017
COUNTY – The following is a list of offices in Edgefield County that will be closed Monday, September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day.
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JES Treated to the Sun and Moon
web posted August 29, 2017
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                                                          and moonJOHNSTON – In preparation for the solar eclipse on August 21, every student at Johnston Elementary was taught a lesson about the eclipse. The lessons included the reasons the eclipse would occur, the safe way to view the eclipse, and some of the possible results of the eclipse.  To make the lessons even more fun, the students were given MoonPies and Sunny Delight, perfect snacks for a solar eclipse.
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Soda Cans Left Behind at Crime Scenes
web posted August 29, 2017
EDGEFIELD – In two separate crime scenes, both involving tractors, a soda can was left behind at both incident locations.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Aug 29- Sep 4
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web posted August 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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Obituary: Frankie Allen
web posted August 29, 2017
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Week 2;  Aiken Hornets vs.  Strom Thurmond Rebels
web posted August 28, 2017
SPORTS – The Rebels solidly defeated the Aiken Hornets 37-6 on Friday night in Johnston. 
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September is National Recovery Month, and Cornerstone invites you to celebrate With Them
web posted August 28, 2017
EDGEFIELD – This annual celebration began as a way to shine a light on substance use and mental health disorders and to honor individuals and families who are in long-term recovery while spreading the message to those still struggling with substance use disorders that recovery is possible!!!
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ECSD Free Parent Workshop; Managing Behavior at Home
web posted August 28, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE –  FREE Parent Workshop
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Strom Thurmond Vs. Aiken High School
web posted August 25, 2017
SPORTS– The Strom Thurmond Rebels will take on Aiken High School this afternoon.  The game begins at 7:30 pm, and will be played at Strom Thurmond. Come out and support your Rebels! 

Liens and Lawsuits Filed Against Local Church
web posted August 25, 2017
TRENTON – Public documents obtained by the Edgefield Daily reveal that a local Church has a mechanic's lien, and a lawsuit placed against them.
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Obituary: Eunice McDaniel Gilliland
web posted August 25, 2017
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Obituary: W. Hammond West
web posted August 25, 2017
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Social Security Card Uploaded to Social Media
web posted August 24, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A Merriwether man had his PlayStation stolen and his social security number compromised.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Aug 22- Aug 28
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web posted August 24, 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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Bids to Upgrade Fleet Fuel Management System.
web posted August 24, 2017
NOTICE – The Edgefield County Government is soliciting bids to Upgrade our Fleet Fuel Management System.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Football beat Saluda High School 35-6
web posted August 24, 2017
SPORTS – Strom Thurmond Rebels opened the 2017 season with a big win over rival Saluda 35-6.
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Watch the Eclipse Live With NASA
web posted August 21, 2017
NASA – On August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Viewers around the world will be provided a wealth of images captured before, during, and after the eclipse by 11 spacecraft, at least three NASA aircraft, more than 50 high-altitude balloons, and the astronauts aboard the International Space Station – each offering a unique vantage point for the celestial event.Watch live beginning at 12.
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Today Is the Big Day: The Great American Eclipse
web posted August 21, 2017
COUNTY – By now, most of you are prepared, and excited for what will take place this afternoon when the moon blocks out the sun, and an eclipse captivates the county.
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16th Annual Aiken Coin & Currency Show
web posted August 21, 2017
AIKEN – On Saturday, September 9, 2017 the Aiken Coin Club will host its 16th annual show at the Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, in Aiken, SC.
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UPDATE: Caitlin Van Zant Made Contact With Family
web posted August 18, 2017
COUNTY – After seeing her story on Facebook, Caitlin Van Zant made contact with her family.
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MISSING PERSON:
Caitlin Van Zant
web posted August 17, 2017
COUNTY – The family of Caitlin Van Zant has reported their daughter missing, after being unable to contact her for several weeks.
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Edgefield County Solar Eclipse Information
web posted August 17, 2017
COUNTY – As the search for glasses to view the eclipse becomes harder every day, we asked the Town Hall of Edgefield for some information on the solar eclipse glasses, and the event they will be hosting August 21.
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Obituary: Mrs. Mary McCullough Moseley
web posted August 17, 2017
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Broken Hearts and Broken Windows
web posted August 16, 2017
TRENTON – A Trenton man called law enforcement after an argument escalated between him, and his girlfriend.
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Two Handguns Stolen from Vehicle 
web posted August 16, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Two handguns were reported stolen out of a white Ford Taurus.
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Press Release: a2b Fulfillment Adds Third Facility in Trenton, South Carolina
web posted August 16, 2017
TRENTON – a2b Fulfillment has announced that the company has added an additional 170,000 square foot facility in Trenton, S.C.   
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:Aug 15- Aug 21
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web posted August 15, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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NASA Recommends Safety Tips to View the August Solar Eclipse
web posted August 15, 2017
STATE – More than 300 million people in the United States potentially could directly view the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, and NASA wants everyone who will witness this celestial phenomenon to do so safely.
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Edgefield County Listening Tour
web posted August 14, 2017
EDGEFIELD – This week is the Listening Tour, which will be held in Edgefield.  The Listening Tours are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions. The meeting is for the entire county.
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Obituaries:
P. Marion Quarles Jr.
J. "Becky" Parkman Allen
Jerry Leon Gambrell Jr.
James B. Ryder
Jean Bonnette Holston
web posted August 14, 2017
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Engagement Announcement: Bowser - Thompson
web posted August 11, 2017
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                                                          engagementANNOUNCEMENT –  Mr. and Mrs. Scott Bowser of North Augusta announce the engagement of their daughter, Miss Kalei Mariah Bowser, to Mr. George Miller Thompson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clay Thompson of Edgefield, South Carolina.
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Notice Of A Public Hearing Prior to Final Action By The County Council Of Edgefield County to Enter Into An Ordinance
web posted August 11, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by Edgefield County, South Carolina that a Public Hearing will be held relating to an ordinance authorizing the execution and delivery of a fee in lieu of tax agreement between the County and Project Satyr.
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Daughter Strikes Father Several Times With Hammer
web posted August 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – After discussing school issues with his daughter, an Edgefield father was struck in the back several times with a hammer.
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Mother In Violation of Child Restraints & Simple Possession 
web posted August 9, 2017
EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield mother was issued a ticket for violating child restraints, and simple possession of marijuana after a traffic stop.
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Obituary: V. Dennis McDaniel
web posted August 9, 2017
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:Aug 8- Aug 14
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web posted August 8, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Greg Anderson Named Edgefield County Probate Judge
web posted August 7, 2017
COUNTY – Senator Shane Massey has informed Edgefield Daily that Mr. Greg Anderson has been appointed Edgefield County Probate Judge.
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Obituary: John Dennis Culbertson
web posted August 7, 2017
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Obituary: George Owen Fulmer
web posted August 7, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Joseph Emmet King
web posted August 7, 2017
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Fox Creek High School Registration
web posted August 4, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Fox Creek High School registration will be held August 8 and 9 in the Commons.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials:August 1- August 7
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted August 4, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
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Obituary: Steven Barry Blizard
web posted August 4, 2017
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Kids Korner Childcare Center Now Enrolling 
web posted August 2, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Kids Korner Afterschool and Homework Center program will begin on August 17, 2017.
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American Red Cross Assisting Family in Edgefield after Severe Weather
web posted August 2, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers are assisting a family whose home, located on Buncome Street in Edgefield, was damaged by severe weather. The Red Cross is helping five adults by providing financial assistance for food, clothing, lodging and other essentials, and comfort kits containing personal hygiene items.
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