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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.
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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.
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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.
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STHS Weekend Softball Scores
web posted February 27, 2017
SPORTS – STHS Girls Softball falls to Midland Valley and Barnwell in weekend games.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
web posted February 20, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  As nighttime falls, a father calls law enforcement desperate to find his son on the trails. 
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Merriwether Clean Up Day
web posted February 20, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  Mark your calendars for the Merriwether cleanup day!
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Edgefield County Hospital Welcomes Dr. Robert Brightharp
web posted February 17, 2017
dr.
                                                          Robert
                                                          BrightharpEDGEFIELD –  Edgefield County Hospital invites you to a meet and greet for Edgefield County native, Dr. Brightharp. 
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Press Release: Audit Shows Strong Financial Gains in Edgefield County
web posted February 17, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  Edgefield County’s most recent independent audit showed that Edgefield County operates well within its budget and has the second highest amount of money in its reserve fund in at least 10 years.
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Release: 4-H Poultry and Garden Projects to Be Offered
web posted February 17, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  It’s that time of year again, time to sign up for our 2017 Spring 4-H Projects. It may be cool now but Spring will be here before you know it and the days will be getting warmer. With that in mind, you know you want to join the fun of raising chickens, planting a small garden, or both!!
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Tractor Stolen from Work site in Edgefield
web posted February 16, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  A skid steer valued at $60,000, and other attachments worth $900, were last seen at a job site on Moore's Road in Edgefield.
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Johnston Town Council February 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
By Anne Waits
web posted February 16, 2017
Johnston
                                                          town council
                                                          february 2017JOHNSTON –  New street signs was the topic of discussion getting the most attention at Monday night’s Town Council meeting. 
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Trailers Stolen in Edgefield and Trenton
web posted February 16, 2017
COUNTY –  A trailer valued over $3,000 went missing from the Trenton area. Two days later, another trailer was reported missing in Edgefield.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Feb 7- Feb 13
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web posted February 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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5th Annual STCTC Ag Dept. Silent Auction to Benefit Ag. Scholarships
web posted February 13, 2017
JOHNSTON –  On Saturday March 11, 2017 join the local community for an amazing day of fun, food, and friends – all to support student scholarships. 
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Cardiovascular Technology Program Sponsors Community Heart Health Event
web posted February 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  Piedmont Technical College's cardiovascular technology program is joining with Self Regional Healthcare to sponsor a community heart health event.
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball Falls to Brookland-Cayce 61-49
web posted February 13, 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys played Brookland Cayce on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at STHS.
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Edgefield Town Council February 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted February 10, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield Town Council met Monday night for its regularly scheduled meeting, with a long list of items on the agenda.
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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 February 10, 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 March 7, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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The Carlstar Group invests significantly in Aiken County facility
web posted February 10, 2017
AIKEN –   The Carlstar Group LLC, a global manufacturer of specialty wheels and tires, is investing in its existing facility to expand process and production capacity, which will accommodate the company's continued growth. Carlstar is investing $6.9 million in the project and plans to create 43 new jobs.
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Release: SCE&G Warns Customers of Potential Phone Scams
web posted February 10, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  South Carolina Electric & Gas is urging customers to be aware of the latest phone scams targeting small businesses and residential customers.
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball Beat Pelion 64-57
web posted February 10, 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys traveled to Pelion on Tuesday, February 7.
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Johnston Police Find Stolen Firearm During Traffic Stop
web posted February 8, 2017
JOHNSTON –  While conducting a safety checkpoint, Johnston Police discovered a stolen firearm under the driver's seat of a vehicle.
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Obituary: Janice Padgett Whatley
web posted February 8, 2017
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New Restaurant Starts Construction in Edgefield
web posted February 7, 2017
Nonna's
                                                          Italian
                                                          KitchenEDGEFIELD –  A new Italian restaurant is making its way to Main Street. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Feb 7- Feb 13
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted February 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.
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Man Runs From Police After Traffic Stop
web posted February 7, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  After patrolling near Highway 25, an officer observed a car driving extremely slow, and plates that belonged to another vehicle. 
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball beat Gilbert 60-57
web posted February 7, 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys headed to Gilbert last Friday Friday,
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STHS AOK Club Distributes Care Packages
web posted February 6, 2017
sths acts
                                                          of kindness
                                                          clubJOHNSTON –  The AOK Club, or Acts of Kindness Club, worked diligently to gather donations of money and supplies to provide care packages for the homeless and people in need in Edgefield County. 
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Release: Parade Entries, Entertainers Wanted for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted February 6, 2017
JOHNSTON –  The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival wants you!
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$5,000 Worth of Items Stolen from Johnston Home
web posted February 6, 2017
JOHNSTON –  Tires and rims were reported stolen from a home on Long Cane Road.
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J-E-T Fellowship of Christian Athletes Makes “Bags of Love” for Seniors
web posted February 3, 2017
Jet makes
                                                          bags of loveJOHNSTON –  Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes  (FCA) is helping out the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce and the Edgefield County Senior Citizens Council by putting together “Bags of Love” for senior citizens in the community. 
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Edgefield County Hospital Board of Trustees Meeting January 2017
By April Tomkinson
web posted February 3, 2017
COUNTY –  Monday evening the Edgefield County Hospital (ECH) Board of Trustees (BOT) met at the hospital for the January 2017 BOT meeting.  There were a couple new faces among an otherwise familiar group.
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Golf Cart and More Stolen on Long Cane Road
web posted February 3, 2017
JOHNSTON –  A Johnston man told officers someone came on his property, and took several items.
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STHS Boys Varsity Basketball beat Swansea High School 61-38
web posted February 3, 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys played Swansea High School on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at Strom Thurmond High School.
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Top Strom Thurmond Career and Technology (STCTC) Students Inducted to NTHS
web posted February 1, 2017
stctcJOHNSTON –  STCTC’s top students were inducted in the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). “The induction ceremony was perfect,” said Shari Huiet, parent of Ivy Claire Huiet. Seventy students attended the ceremony and received their certificate, tassel, ID card and pin.  The purpose of the NTHS is to ensure technical students are recognized and their community is aware of their talents and abilities.
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Obituary: Carl Emil Merbach Jr.
web posted February 1, 2017
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Strom Thurmond High School Boys Varsity Basketball beat Edisto High School 54-50
web posted February 1, 2017
SPORTS –  The Strom Thurmond Varsity Rebel Boys played Edisto High School on Friday, January 27, 2017 at Strom Thurmond High School.
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Edgefield Dixie Youth
web posted February 1, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield Dixie Youth will have open registration February 4th & 11th, 10:00 - Noon at the County Council Chambers, located at 225 Jeter Street in Edgefield. This registration is for children ages 6 - 12 years of age. The cost of registration is $45 per child which includes a cap and jersey. Registrations taken after February 11th will cost $60.00.



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