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July 2010 Archive


Johnston man identified in shooting death

web posted July 31, 2010
EDGEFIELD – Edgefield County Deputy Coroner David Burnett has released the identity of the man killed after an apparent home invasion Friday night. Theodore Campbell, 27, of Johnston, was killed in the incident and his family has been notified, Mr. Burnett said. Though he suffered three wounds, the fatal blow was a gunshot to the upper chest.
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Dead man is suspect in home invasion, investigation continues 
web posted July 31, 2010 1:15 pm
EDGEFIELD – Sheriff’s Investigators have been working around the clock chasing leads in the death of a man found shot on Hayes Drive Friday night. Sheriff’s spokesman Cpl. Robbie Harter said, “at this time we still have not identified him.” An autopsy was performed Saturday morning in Newberry and the man’s fingerprints were being used in an effort to identify him.
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Second shooting in three weeks leaves one dead Friday night
web posted July 31, 2010 UPDATED 11:30 am
COUNTY – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating its second shooting death of the year, less than three weeks after 28-year-old Larry D. Sanders Jr. was gunned down at his home on Eagle Road, not more than a mile away from the most recent killing. Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the scene just before midnight
Friday and arrived to find a man dead in the yard of a neighboring Hayes Drive home.
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Merriwether area hit second time in one week by rash of thefts from vehicles
web posted July 30, 2010
MERRIWETHER – Another rash of thefts from vehicles parked at Merriwether homes was reported on Wednesday with at least nine vehicles being targeted. The majority of the thefts were on Laurel Oaks Drive and others reported on Timothy Crossing and Sweetwater Court. Over $700 in property was taken from the vehicles.
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Standoff ends in arrest of Aiken man accused in Edgefield burglary
web posted July 30, 2010
EDGEFIELD – A man wanted in connection to an Edgefield burglary in now in custody following a three hour standoff with Aiken County Deputies on Tuesday afternoon. Joseph William Shaffer, 39, of Raintree Ct. in Aiken, surrendered after the SWAT Team used teargas to bring Shaffer out of his home to face warrants for second degree burglary and petit larceny brought by the Edgefield Police Department. 
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Trenton couple arrested for aggravated assault and drug charges
web posted July 30, 2010
TRENTON – a Trenton couple, both in their 60’s, have been arrested and charged for aggravated assault charges after threatening the father of their grandchild with a knife and a shotgun and for manufacturing marijuana. The events played out in the early morning hours Thursday leading to the arrests of Alberta and Johnny Wimberly, aged 61 and 60 respectively, of Hammond Drive, Trenton.
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Local Fast-Pitch Softball team World Series Bound
web posted July 30, 2010
COUNTY – The Regulators, a local area 12U Fast-pitch softball team, took first place in the 5th Annual Hot Tamale AAU Top Gun Tournament in Myrtle Beach, SC on July 18th. This win brings an opportunity for these girls to participate in the upcoming World Series being hosted in Concord, NC on Nov. 6th & 7th.
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Legislative Leaders Will Push Arizona Immigration Plan in South Carolina
web posted July 29, 2010
CHARLESTON – South Carolina Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn McConnell vowed Wednesday to push Arizona style immigration reform in the palmetto state, despite today's judicial action by a federal judge.
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Storms create problems again for emergency crews on Wednesday evening
web posted July 29, 2010
COUNTY – Strong storms moved across the Edgefield County area Wednesday afternoon and into the evening with heavy rains, high winds and numerous lightening strikes. Some power outages were reported around the Merriwether area as well as a home struck by lightening that caused a fire in an interior wall in the County Line Fire District.
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Hospice Care of South Carolina Seeks Volunteers in Edgefield County
web posted July 29, 2010
COUNTY – Have 1 extra hour a week? Love to bake, take care of pets, or spend time talking with someone? Become a volunteer and make a difference in the life of hospice patient and family!  
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Lost Dogs: Photos included
web posted July 29, 2010
JOHNSTON – Two dogs have been reported lost in the Old Chappell Ferry Rd, Country Club Rd, Par Dr., and Long Cane Rd area. The dogs are a 4-year-old female German Sheppard mix that answers to the name Candy and a 3-year-old female Rottweiler that answers to the name Bella. Both dogs are family pets and are described as “gentle and loving”. The dogs are micro chipped for identification purposes by scanners. If found please call 1-888-466-3242.

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Piedmont Tech Welcomes Students with Enhanced Orientation Program
web posted July 29, 2010
GREENWOOD – Entering college can be intimidating. Piedmont Technical College is working to make that transition a little easier with an improved and expanded orientation program. New student orientation is not a new concept at Piedmont Tech, according to Cindy Klauck, director of counseling. But following a recent conference, members of the counseling team came back with ideas for enhancing the current format.
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Investigators continue to follow leads in murder case
web posted July 28, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Investigative Division is making progress on the July 10 murder of 28-year-old Larry D. Sanders Jr. at his Eagle Road home in Merriwether. Though investigators have not named a suspect in the case, they are continuing to follow leads developed during the investigation.
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18-year-old mother killed as child and passengers survive deadly crash
web posted July 28, 2010
AIKEN – An 18-year-old Monetta woman was pronounced dead at the scene of a single vehicle crash on Old Shoals Road just after 7 pm Tuesday night. Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said Tiffany Furtick was partially ejected in the crash and died from multiple body trauma when the Ford Escort rolled and landed on the driver’s side, killing Furtick.
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Storms wreak havoc Tuesday afternoon
web posted July 28, 2010
COUNTY – As the intense heat continues and a frontal boundary lingers over the area, afternoon storms popping up have cause headaches for emergency personnel and residents alike. At least two brush fires were reported due to lightening strikes in the Northside and Trenton. The Northside fire resulted in the Forestry Service being called out to cut fire breaks to contain the wildfire.
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Merriwether family thankful for outpouring of support after house fire
web posted July 28, 2010
MERRIWETHER – The Stanley family, who were burned out of their home on Springlake Court this weekend, relayed through a family friend they wished to thank everyone who responded in their time of need. Those mentioned included the Merriwether Fire Department, EMS, friends, neighbors, and volunteers. Additional gratitude was expressed to the “Wardlaw Academy” families who have taken the two children shopping for clothing since the fire.
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Pastor Howle: I Hate Hummingbirds
By Pastor Phillip Howle
web posted July 28, 2010

RELIGION – I really hate birds. I mean they are my kryptonite. Humming birds are the worst! I hate hummingbird feeders. I don’t know why people fill up glass tubes with red Kool-Aid to invite these monsters to come to their house and stick their long sharp beaks in their eyes! This may seem like a strange phobia to some, but I am not alone. After scouring the internet, I found others who agreed with me.
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ATC Graduates Large Nursing Class (Photo included)
web posted July 28, 2010
AIKEN – Twenty-two graduates of Aiken Technical College’s nursing program will earn their pins in the ATC Amphitheater July 29 at 3 p.m., many of them from Edgefield County. The pinning ceremony will feature speeches from Valedictorian Danielle Meador and Salutatorian Inmaculada Davis.
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Independent Pipe Products Opens New Facility in Abbeville County
COLUMBIA – Gov. Mark Sanford, Abbeville County Council Chairman Claude Thomas and Ron Hopton- Jones, president of Independent Pipe Products, gathered in Abbeville County to celebrate the opening of Independent Pipe Products on Monday.
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Investigation launched in death of 26-year-old Johnston woman
web posted July 27, 2010
JOHNSTON – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 26-year-old Johnston woman after her children went to a neighbor’s apartment saying something was wrong with their mother early Saturday morning. After the neighbors checked on the woman they called 911. When deputies arrived on the scene they found the woman laying face up on the floor of a bedroom with a bed spread partially covering her body. 

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Teen arrested in armed robbery identified
web posted July 27, 2010
EDGEFIELD – A teen arrested in the May 30 armed robbery of Dodges Store in Edgefield was returned to Edgefield County and booked into custody on Saturday. Cody Joseph Cales, 17, of Jackson, has been charged as an adult with armed robbery. Cales was the only remaining suspect left unnamed after he, John Fitzgerald Jr., 21, of Augusta, Georgia, and 20-year-old Corderral Stallings, also of Jackson SC, led police on a two state high speed chase following the robbery.
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33rd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull
web posted July 27, 2010
SALUDA – The Saluda Young Farmers 33rd Annual Truck and Tractor Pull, “Hottest Pull in the South” will be held August 13th - 15th at the Young Farmer Stadium at the County Recreation Complex.  The NTPA professional pull will be held on Friday 13th and Saturday 14th and will begin at 7:30 pm. 
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Car break-ins reported in Merriwether-County Line area
web posted July 27, 2010
COUNTY – A number of car break-ins were reported Friday with over $500 in goods taken from unlocked cars along the southern Highway 25 area and one locked vehicle was damaged while trying to be entered. The person or persons responsible stole cash, CD’s, and a pocketbook containing charge cards, a checkbook, and personal identification.
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Stolen pontoon boat found stripped in Columbia County
web posted July 27, 2010
EDGEFIELD – A pontoon boat stolen from a County Line business Thursday afternoon was located by Columbia County Sheriff’s Deputies Sunday morning. “It was stripped down to the pontoons and the floor,” Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Randy Doran said Monday.
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Fire destroys Merriwether home Saturday
web posted July 24, 2010  UPDATED Sunday July 25, 6 pm
MERRIWETHER – A late afternoon fire destroyed a Merriwether home Saturday that brought firefighters from at least three departments to battle the blaze. The home was fully engulfed in flames when Merriwether Firefighters arrived on the scene on Springlake Court around 6:30 pm. The homeowner said he left a little over thirty minutes before the fire broke out. “All I know is a got a call from my wife telling me the house was on fire,” he said.
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Concealed Weapons Class to be held August 14
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web posted July 26, 2010

EDGEFIELD – The Palmetto State Training LLC is offering a Concealed Weapon Permit class on Saturday, August 14, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm in Edgefield, S.C. Cost of the class is $100.00 per person. Classroom material, fingerprint cards, fingerprinting, target and CWP training certificate will be provided.
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“Robotic Carnival Exhibition” Runs July-October 15, 2010
web posted July 26, 2010
GREENWOOD – The Robots Have Taken Over the Museum. Technology is all around us including the innovative use of robots.  We picture robots in science fiction films but we already use some form of robotic technology in our lives such as automobile manufacturing or surgery or even space exploration.  It is an exciting age that we live in and one that The Museum chose as a focus for the current exhibit.
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What’s new this week? Goods for sale and goodies to eat
web posted July 26, 2010
WEBNEWS – What is new in other sections of Edgefield Daily this weekend? Several items in the Classifieds have sold and several new ones have been added including a Tool sale this coming weekend, cars, campers, and more. Place your personal items for sale for free. The Country Cooking Section has seen several new recipes added. Send in your favorite entrée, desert, sauce, or cooking tips to share with other readers. Edgefield Daily maintains the largest online “cook book” of local recipes available in the county, and we do it all for free.

Sam Dack to speak at Edgefield Alliance next Monday
web posted July 26, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Alliance will hold its next meeting on Monday August 2, 2010 at Piedmont Technical College Edgefield Campus.  Speaker for the event will be Sam Dack.  Sam and his wife Leslie are the proprietors of Eco Design Homes, LLC: a residential construction and remodeling firm which they started in 2005.  In 2007, Sam supervised the construction of the HGTV "green" giveaway home near Hilton Head.
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Pontoon boat stolen from local business
web posted July 24, 2010
COUNTY LINE – Boating may be a great way to cool off during the 100 degree days we are experiencing, however; a local man will be staying on shore after arriving at his cabinet shop Thursday afternoon and finding his 20-foot pontoon boat stolen.
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NOTICE: County Council meeting date changed again
web posted July 24, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Council meeting rescheduled for Thursday, August 5, has now been rescheduled a second time. The date provided on Friday stated the meeting will now be held on Tuesday, August 10, at 6 pm.

Edgefield man being treated after contact with rabid raccoon
Residents alerted about danger of rabies; advised to vaccinate pets
web posted July 23, 2010
EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield man is under the care of a physician after being exposed to a rabid raccoon, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control said Thursday afternoon. “The incident happened July 16th when two dogs got into a fight with a raccoon,” said Sue Ferguson of DHEC's Bureau of Environmental Health. “Tests found the raccoon was positive for rabies.
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Counterfeit $20 bills circulating in Johnston
web posted July 23, 2010
JOHNSTON – Counterfeit twenty dollar bills have been turning up at local businesses since the middle of last week and continued through the weekend. Johnston Police have been seizing the bills as evidence and so far seven bills have been discovered. According to three incident reports, all the bills look the same and are smaller than a normal bill.
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Sports: Wolves lead league with 10 preseason all-SAC picks, chosen fourth in coaches' poll
web posted July 23, 2010
ROCK HILL – Newberry College leads the way on the 2010 Preseason All-South Atlantic Conference football team, which was released by the league office today. The Wolves have a conference-best 10 selections, with three players on the first team and seven on the second team. The Wolves are predicted to finish fourth in conference play according to the annual coaches' poll, which was also released on Thursday. Among the 10 standouts is Johnston resident Matt Holmes.
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Three Edgefield residents summoned in scrap metal theft
web posted July 23, 2010
JOHNSTON – A Johnston man called police to report seeing scrap metal being taken from his property on Rabbit Road Tuesday afternoon and provided a description and tag number of the SUV towing a trailer. After alerting other local agencies, the Ford Explorer was spotted and a traffic stop was initiated to identify the occupants and the material in the trailer.
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County Council member reported behind bars
web posted July 23, 2010
PSA - AUGUSTA, GA – Edgefield County Council woman Genia Blackwell has been reportedly placed behind bars and is seeking donations in order to gain her release. A dispatch from a purported news media said the report of the incarceration late Thursday, “sent shockwaves through Wall Street” and sent stock prices tumbling. Video footage of the report is included below.  
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Estate Auction Saturday, July 24
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web posted July 23, 2010

AIKEN – We are selling the living personal property estate of Mr. Herman Staubes of Aiken, S. C. The sale will be held at Mr. Staubes’ former residence in Aiken, S. C. The sale will offer many, many quality pieces of furniture, art glass, china, crystal, porcelain, sterling, antique tools, old toys, linens, pottery, and collectibles. Viewing available the day of sale from 8:00 am until sale time. Please visit our website www.murrellsauctioncompany.com for pictures, terms, and other details. Jerry O. Murrell. SCAL 2747; 803-480-0801.

Gov. Sanford and ZF Group Announce New Manufacturing Operations in South Carolina
web posted July 23, 2010
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY – Gov. Mark Sanford joined ZF Group in Friedrichshafen, Germany on Thursday to announce the company’s decision to expand its operations in South Carolina.  ZF Group plans to invest approximately $350 million in a new manufacturing facility in Laurens County to produce fuel-efficient automatic transmissions for the passenger car and light truck market.
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Trenton woman targeted for theft second time in seven days
web posted July 22, 2010
TRENTON – A Waters Edge Drive woman who reported a burglary last Wednesday, and solved the crime before calling the Sheriff’s Office, was targeted again Wednesday of this week. The woman called the Sheriff’s Office at 3:23 am Wednesday to report someone trying to break into her cars.
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County Council Meeting Rescheduled for August 5
web posted July 22, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The regular meeting of the Edgefield County Council scheduled for Tuesday, August 3, 2010, at 6:00 PM, has been rescheduled for Thursday, August 5.

Opinion: Something is afoot
A Column by the Editor
web posted July 22, 2010

COLUMN – I get the feeling that something is afoot. Call it a hunch, or my “county council intuition” which rarely fails me. Let me make it clear, I do not have any information to back up my beliefs and I could be mistaken. But I could also be right, and if I am it spells bad news.
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Edgefield teen charged after attack of neighbor
web posted July 21, 2010
EDGEFIELD – An Edgefield teen has been arrested after allegedly attacking a 40-year-old woman with a “large rock” at her home on Eastview Road Monday night. Jessica Renee Broadwater, 18, later surrendered to the Sheriff’s Office and was booked into custody on a hold until a warrant could be obtained.
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Local softball tourney raises around $1,700 for Candice Cordale
web posted July 21, 2010
TRENTON – Softball players from all across the CSRA gathered at the Trenton Softball Field to raise money to support local teenager Candice Cordale’s as she continues to recover from a serious car crash some two months ago.Paul Grandy, who helped organize the tournament, said the tournament was a big success. “I think we raised between $1,600 or 1,700 and everything went great,” he said. “We want to thank all the sponsors and everyone who helped out.”
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New Salon opens in Edgefield
web posted July 21, 2010
EDGEFIELD – Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce director Donna Livingston is shown with (from left) Daniel Adam Mason, Ada Duncan, Cora Griffin, Gladys Mason, David Mason, David Mason Jr., Mattie Sanches and Frank Oliphant Jr. during the ribbon cutting portion of the grand opening of Gabriel Adam Hair on Saturday.
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Monnie Romines of Saluda awarded Red Cross Elizabeth Poat Award
web posted July 21, 2010
SALUDA – Monnie Romines of Saluda, SC was awarded the Elizabeth Poat Award, the highest local award given to a volunteer at the chapter level. It is awarded to a long-term volunteer for creativity and service in a number of capacities in the chapter. Monnie Romines spends almost every day living the mission of the American Red Cross and telling the great story of our organization.
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Religion: Wild Obedience
By Pastor Phillip Howle
web posted July 21, 2010

RELIGION – Ezekiel was a wild dude, read his book. God called him to be a prophet when he was a young man. Ezekiel was to speak the necessary, however unpopular truth of God’s coming judgment to the Israelites. Repentance was essential for the people. Ezekiel’s message was that they must turn to God and stop living like the rest of the pagan nations around them.
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Estate Auction Saturday, July 24
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web posted July 21, 2010

AIKEN – We are selling the living personal property estate of Mr. Herman Staubes of Aiken, S. C. The sale will be held at Mr. Staubes’ former residence in Aiken, S. C. The sale will offer many, many quality pieces of furniture, art glass, china, crystal, porcelain, sterling, antique tools, old toys, linens, pottery, and collectibles. Viewing available the day of sale from 8:00 am until sale time. Please visit our website www.murrellsauctioncompany.com for pictures, terms, and other details. Jerry O. Murrell. SCAL 2747; 803-480-0801.

Sheriff Sues Former Police Chief, Police Organization
web posted July 20, 2010
EDGEFIELD – Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey has filed a civil lawsuit naming former Johnston Police Chief Lelex “Butch” Easler and the Palmetto Police Benevolent Association, Inc. (PBA), as co-defendants. The suit, filed on July 14, levels seven causes of action against both defendants including abuse of process, civil conspiracy, defamation, and fraud among other actions.
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Sheriff’s Investigators continue to seek suspect in Eagle Road murder
web posted July 20, 2010
MERRIWETHER – Just over a week since the murder of 28-year-old Larry D. Sanders Jr. early Saturday morning at his Eagle Road home on July 10, Edgefield County Sheriff’s Investigators are still chasing possible leads in the case, but have nothing new to report. Sheriff’s Chief Investigator Randy Doran said that no new information is available for release at this time and the investigation continues in earnest.
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Back To School: School District Ready for Registration
web posted July 20, 2010
COUNTY – The Edgefield County School District has released the requirements for registration for the 2010-2011 School Year and documents parents will be required to provide in order for students to be enrolled in classes this year. Registration begins in just two weeks.
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Pit bulls kill 14 chickens on neighbor’s property
web posted July 20, 2010
EDGEFIELD – A Cleveland Road woman called the Sheriff’s Office to report a neighbor’s pit bulls attacking and killing 14 of her chickens in an attack Saturday evening. The woman told the responding Sheriff’s Deputy that she recognized the dogs as belonging to her neighbor. He was not at home at the time his dogs were said to be seen killing the woman’s chickens.
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Friend alerts owner of stolen motorcycle
web posted July 20, 2010
MERRIWETHER – A Mill Creek Drive resident called the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office to report his 2002 Yamaha R6 motorcycle stolen Sunday afternoon. The owner did not know the motorcycle was missing until a friend called him from Augusta to say that they saw someone riding the bike on the corner of Deans Bridge Road and the Gordon Highway. That is when the owner went out and discovered the bike missing.
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Recent thefts range from stolen wallet, stolen gun, to burglary this weekend
web posted July 20, 2010
COUNTY – Among the thefts reported over the weekend were reports of a wide range of thefts across the county including a stolen wallet at a Johnston bar, to a handgun stolen from someone out of the country, to a burglary to a home in Johnston.
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Turkey Federation counter sues former executives
web posted July 19, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The National Wild Turkey Federation has announced to its members that it has filed lawsuits against former employees and national board members who are suing the NWTF. In a letter to all state chapter presidents from CEO George Thornton dated July 6, “After very thoughtful deliberation based on information we now have in hand and with advice of legal counsel, the NWTF has filed suit against Dick Rosenlieb, Carl Brown, CJ Brown and former national Board of Directors members Michael Tull and Earl Groves.”
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Hiker rescued from trails due to heat
web posted July 19, 2010
MERRIWETHER – Merriwether Firefighters, First Responders, and Edgefield County EMS were called to the Forks Area Trails on Woodlawn Road Saturday afternoon after a woman reportedly collapsed from heat exposure deep inside the trails. Rescuers arrived at the trial shortly after 2 pm and began making their way to the woman who was being aided by other hikers.
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Singletary drug investigation months in the making
web posted July 19, 2010
EDGEFIELD – According to information obtained from the Edgefield Police Department, the investigation that led to the arrest of William Singletary has been ongoing for several months. At least four times Singletary sold pills or marijuana to individuals, three times at a park or in the proximity of a school, according to Edgefield Police.
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South Carolina Remains National Leader in Engineering Workforce
web posted July 19, 2010
COLUMBIA – Numbers from the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that South Carolina continues to rank among the top states in the nation for employment in several important engineering occupations. The Palmetto State ranks second in the nation in employment concentration of industrial engineers.
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Estate Auction Saturday, July 24
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web posted July 19, 2010

AIKEN – We are selling the living personal property estate of Mr. Herman Staubes of Aiken, S. C. The sale will be held at Mr. Staubes’ former residence in Aiken, S. C. The sale will offer many, many quality pieces of furniture, art glass, china, crystal, porcelain, sterling, antique tools, old toys, linens, pottery, and collectibles. Viewing available the day of sale from 8:00 am until sale time. Please visit our website www.murrellsauctioncompany.com for pictures, terms, and other details. Jerry O. Murrell. SCAL 2747; 803-480-0801.

Johnston Police Chief advises town residents to be vigilant
web posted July 17, 2010
JOHNSTON – Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston is asking town residents to “be aware” of suspicious persons as a rash of larcenies have been reported, including a stolen car on Friday morning. Chief Aston said there is not a crime wave taking place, but is asking for residents to help curb the crimes. “If you see something suspicious or someone that looks out of place, pick up the phone and call 911,” Aston said.
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Edgefield Daily brings new system online this weekend
web posted July 17, 2010
WEBNEWS – Edgefield Daily will be closed from 6 pm Friday until 11 pm Sunday as we launch our new systems in the network. Any breaking news story over the weekend will be published during testing times of the new network and computers. We apologize for any delays this may cause and assure readers that the new state of the art system we are brining online will provide even greater enhancements to Edgefield Daily and the services we provide.

Singletary held on $45,000 in bonds after drug arrest
web posted July 16, 2010
EDGEFIELD – William Singletary, also commonly referred to as the “Billion Dollar man” due to his federal lawsuit against the Sheriff’s Office and the Edgefield Police Department, is being held at the Edgefield County Detention Center on over $45,000 in bonds stemming from his arrest Wednesday night on seven drug charges.
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Victim solves her own burglary then calls police
web posted July 16, 2010
TRENTON – A Waters Edge Drive home was the scene of the most recent burglary on Wednesday after the homeowner arrived and found a window air conditioner removed and an interior locked door pried open. Stolen from the home were jewelry, cash, and coins.
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Estate Auction Saturday, July 24
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web posted July 16, 2010

AIKEN – We are selling the living personal property estate of Mr. Herman Staubes of Aiken, S. C. The sale will be held at Mr. Staubes’ former residence in Aiken, S. C. The sale will offer many, many quality pieces of furniture, art glass, china, crystal, porcelain, sterling, antique tools, old toys, linens, pottery, and collectibles. Viewing available the day of sale from 8:00 am until sale time. Please visit our website www.murrellsauctioncompany.com for pictures, terms, and other details. Jerry O. Murrell. SCAL 2747; 803-480-0801.

ATV reported stolen located in wooded area
web posted July 16, 2010
WESTSIDE – A report of a stolen ATV came in to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday around 4 pm after the homeowner’s grand daughter called and told him it was missing. An Investigator arrived on the scene and was shown where tracks led to the wooded area behind the home located on the 2800 block of Highway 23 west.
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“Billion Dollar man” arrested in Edgefield on Drug Charges
web posted July 15, 2010
EDGEFIELD – William Singletary, who has filed a $1 billion lawsuit against the Town of Edgefield, police officers, elected officials, and Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey, was arrested Wednesday night in Edgefield around 11 pm on seven outstanding warrants relating to drugs and distribution charges.
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Broken water main closes Martintown Road Wednesday
web posted July 15, 2010
MERRIWETHER – A water main break around 1 am led to a portion of Martintown Road being closed all day Wednesday. Edgefield County Sheriff’s Dispatchers were notified just before 1 am that there was a large amount of water and debris in the roadway. A short time later a deputy arrived and reported that a portion of the roadway was collapsing due to the water coming from the water main and the Edgefield County Water Authority was called to the scene.
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Johnston man confronted by armed assailant
web posted July 15, 2010
JOHNSTON – A Johnston man escaped being shot by an armed assailant early Sunday morning on Lakeview Road after pushing the assailant to the ground and running away. The man ran from the assailant who pursued him until the man reached the home of a relative and notified police.
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Editor's column: Drama designed to cover lack of answers?
A Column by the Editor
web posted July 15, 2010

COLUMN – Having followed Edgefield County politics and the county council for over a decade, it is clear that the long-term members do not like answering questions. This is true be it questions from a voter, resident, member of the press, and most recently those from a fellow council member. Despite all of the recent drama, the fact remains that the two main questions posed by Edgefield Daily that preceded the recent attacks remain, to this day, unanswered.
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Burglaries continue over the weekend: Two arrested in Monday burglary
web posted July 14, 2010
COUNTY – Burglaries and thefts continued throughout the weekend. Between Friday and Monday an estimated $10,000 in property has been stolen across the county. Edgefield County Deputies arrested two people on Monday afternoon after the property owner found them at a vacant property. Though the man and woman left the scene, a Sheriff’s deputy stopped the truck and detained them until their arrests.
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Griffith Announces Retirement from Senior Citizens Council
web posted July 14, 2010
EDGEFIELD – James R. Griffith has announced his retirement as Executive Director of the Edgefield County Senior Citizens Council.  Griffith has held this position for the last 21 years. During his tenure, Griffith has seen the agency grow and prosper providing valuable services for the senior citizens of our county.  This is especially impressive because it has been done during a period of time in which many consider it to be extremely difficult financial times. 
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Gov. Sanford Signs Bill Lifting Restrictions on Breweries
web posted July 14, 2010
COLUMBIA – Gov. Mark Sanford today joined state legislators and industry representatives to sign H.4572, a bill allowing breweries and specialty beverage retailers to sell their products directly to customers. The new law also allows breweries to offer tastings of their products to consumers in conjunction with customer tours of the breweries' facilities.
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Religion: Fighting A Frog
By Pastor Phillip Howle
web posted July 14, 2010

RELIGION – Here is a little secret, if I could be anything other than a pastor, it would be the Heavy Weight Champion of the World! Honestly. I grew up watching professional wrestling, boxing and wrestled some in high school. I would love to have the swagger, charisma, looks and athletic prowess of the Nature Boy Ric Flair. Then I would take a dose of 80’s Mike Tyson, when the whole world feared his strength and power (minus the ear biting and face tattoo).
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Estate Auction Saturday, July 24
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web posted July 14, 2010

AIKEN – We are selling the living personal property estate of Mr. Herman Staubes of Aiken, S. C. The sale will be held at Mr. Staubes’ former residence in Aiken, S. C. The sale will offer many, many quality pieces of furniture, art glass, china, crystal, porcelain, sterling, antique tools, old toys, linens, pottery, and collectibles. Viewing available the day of sale from 8:00 am until sale time. Please visit our website www.murrellsauctioncompany.com for pictures, terms, and other details. Jerry O. Murrell. SCAL 2747; 803-480-0801.

God's Little Angels Preschool - Parent's Day Out open for registration
web posted July 14, 2010
PSA - EDGEFIELD – God's Little Angels Preschool at Edgefield First Baptist Church has openings in the 3K - Tuesday/Thursday, 8:00 -12:00 class as well as the 2K - Wednesday/Friday, 8:00 - 12:00 class. There are also openings in the Parent's Day Out class. This is a great service for moms or dads who need a few hours to run errands while your child is in a Christ centered environment. The class is once a week, Monday from 8:00 - 12:00, for ages 12 months - 24 months, beginning September 13th.  Please call church office at 637-6139 to register or for more information.

Investigators following possible leads in murder case
web posted July 13, 2010
EDGEFIELD – Edgefield County Sheriff Adell Dobey said investigators were following up on possible leads they were developing in the Saturday murder on Eagle Road but would not elaborate on what type of leads. Sheriff Dobey said it was early in the investigation and no information could be released that would hinder their attempts to identify the suspect. Public Information Officer Cpl. Robbie Harter echoed the same information.
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Letter to the Editor: County Councilman derides coverage by print media of meeting and accusations made
web posted July 13, 2010
Dear Editor,
I would like to clear up a misunderstanding that has occurred regarding the Edgefield County Council Meeting on July 6, 2010.  First of all, the way that the article in last week's papers were composed one can easily assume that I apologized to Mike Reed for accusing him of getting “kickbacks” for his involvement in the Calliham Project.  This was was not the case as I was the one being accused of claiming that he was getting “kickbacks.” 
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Short agenda at Johnston Town Council leads to much discussion
web posted July 13, 2010
JOHNSTON – The Johnston Town Council July meeting Monday night was a very cordial and lighthearted with no business listed on the agenda and the town council quickly made its was through approval of minutes and reports. Mayor Andy Livingston made a comment about the financial reports advising the monies from the Special Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOT) had not been received to date, but were expected soon.
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Women escape injury in roller crash on Woodlawn Road
web posted July 13, 2010
MERRIWETHER – Two women escaped serious injuries after the car they were in slid out of control on Woodlawn Road around 5 pm Monday sending them down a 15 to 20-foot ravine and miraculously missing a half dozen trees in their path. One of the women in the Saturn Coupe was transported to MCG for evaluation of possible injuries; the other remained on the scene and as family and friends began to arrive.
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Rosa Hill Street raid finds illegal alcohol
web posted July 13, 2010
EDGEFIELD – Edgefield Police Officers arrested a Rosa Hill Street man after a raid on his home on the 400 block and charged him with several warrants ranging from illegal sale of alcohol, Sunday sale of alcohol, and illegal manufacture of alcohol.
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Traffic stop leads to drug arrests
web posted July 13, 2010
COUNTY LINE – An Edgefield County Sheriff’s Deputy on routing patrol had to drive to the shoulder of the road to avoid hitting a van turning onto Casalina Drive on Highway 25 early Sunday morning. After the incident the deputy conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and found the driver, 20-year-old Nathan Rolland, to be in violation of his beginners permit license. A further investigation led to the discovery of crack cocaine.
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Merriwether Murder Investigation Continues
web posted July 12, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was working diligently over the weekend to collect evidence and follow the few clues they have in the murder of 28-year-old Larry D. Sanders Jr. early Saturday morning at his Eagle Road home. The Sheriff’s Crime Scene Unit was back out at the scene again on Sunday looking for more clues and gathering evidence.
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Estate Auction Saturday, July 24
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web posted July 12, 2010

AIKEN – We are selling the living personal property estate of Mr. Herman Staubes of Aiken, S. C. The sale will be held at Mr. Staubes’ former residence in Aiken, S. C. The sale will offer many, many quality pieces of furniture, art glass, china, crystal, porcelain, sterling, antique tools, old toys, linens, pottery, and collectibles. Viewing available the day of sale from 8:00 am until sale time. Please visit our website www.murrellsauctioncompany.com for pictures, terms, and other details. Jerry O. Murrell. SCAL 2747; 803-480-0801.

Concealed Weapons Class to be held July 17
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 12, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Palmetto State Training LLC is offering a Concealed Weapon Permit class on Saturday, July 17, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm in Edgefield, S.C. Cost of the class is $100.00 per person. Classroom material, fingerprint cards, fingerprinting, target and CWP training certificate will be provided.
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Murder victim identified
web posted July 10, 2010
EDGEFIELD – Deputy Coroner David Burnett identified the Merriwether man murdered at his Eagle Street home early Saturday morning as 28-year-old Larry D. Sanders Jr. According to an autopsy performed Saturday, Sanders died from a gunshot wound to the left side of his chest. Investigators worked through the night processing the home for evidence and interviewing Mr. Sander’s girlfriend who witnessed the murder. Cpl. Robbie Harter said the only description available is a black male with a blue bandana over his face.
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Merriwether man murdered during home invasion
web posted July 10, 2010
MERRIWETHER – A 28-year-old Merriwether man is dead following a home invasion around midnight Friday on Eagle Road. According to a family member, the couple heard someone breaking into the home and when the man opened the bedroom door he was shot. Sheriff’s Cpl. Robbie Harter said multiple gunshots were fired, although it is unknown how many times the victim was struck.
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County Business License ordinance now available for review
web posted July 10, 2010
COUNTY – The proposed ordinance by Edgefield County Administrator Alton Brown to institute business licenses county-wide in is now available for download and review. The ordinance was taken in as “information” at the July 6 County Council meeting and will most likely return for a first reading in a future meeting.
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Westside man charged after shooting incident
web posted July 10, 2010
WESTSIDE – Edgefield County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a shooting incident just before 11 pm Thursday night, and while in route dispatchers notified responding officers that a man with a gun had shot the window out of a car and was still on the scene. An Edgefield Police officer was called to provide back up for one deputy until additional units could respond.
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Protect yourself and others from heat related problems
web posted July 9, 2010
COUNTY – Temperatures will reach 100 degrees or better again today, and protecting yourself from heat related medical situations are important to everyone from workers to someone simply working in their yard during extreme heat periods. The first line of defense is drinking plenty of water, taking breaks in cool or shaded area, and maintaining salt content in your body. Ignoring early warning signs of heat related illness can lead to death in a short period of time.
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Edgefield County School Board meeting cancelled for July
web posted July 9, 2010
JOHNSTON – The Edgefield County School District has announced that their regular scheduled meeting on July 13, at 7 pm has been canceled in a statement released on Thursday. The next meeting of the School Board will be August 10, 2010, at 7 pm.

Murder-Suicide leaves 23-year-old woman dead
web posted July 8, 2010
BATESBURG – A murder-suicide has left two people dead Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said Wednesday night. 23-year-old Brandi Nicole Jordan was pronounced dead at the scene after she was discovered
having been killed killed by a single gunshot wound to her chest.
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Merriwether student to receive national award Friday
web posted July 8, 2010
MERRIWETHER – Merriwether student Kristen Nicole Moore, a rising senior at Strom Thurmond High School, is scheduled to appear this Friday to receive a national award from the Autism Society 2010 National Awards on July 9 in Dallas, Texas. “I was shocked when I was notified that I had won, because I was told that I had been nominated, but that was several months before,” Ms. Moore said.
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Burglary prevented by alarm system
web posted July 8, 2010
BETTIS ACADEMY – An Edgefield County Deputy was dispatched to an alarm call Wednesday morning and discovered the home on the 1500 block of Bettis Academy Road had indications of pry marks on the back door and other outbuildings and a camper being forcefully entered.
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Concealed Weapons Class to be held July 17
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web posted July 8, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Palmetto State Training LLC is offering a Concealed Weapon Permit class on Saturday, July 17, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm in Edgefield, S.C. Cost of the class is $100.00 per person. Classroom material, fingerprint cards, fingerprinting, target and CWP training certificate will be provided.
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Opinion - Forest Gump: “Stupid is as stupid does”
web posted July 8, 2010
COLUMN – Edgefield County Administrator Alton Brown has opened a Pandora’s Box after his show at Tuesday night’s County Council meeting when he launched into personal attacks of two sitting county council members, a current candidate for county council, and the editor of Edgefield Daily. As his conspiracy theory fell apart before he finished, he just could not resist going further. He also made claims of a “hostile work environment” due to his invented conspiracy theory.
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Ever Dream of Being a Hot Dog Champion? Here’s Your Chance
web posted July 8, 2010
GREENWOOD – Can you eat 16 hot dogs in 12 minutes?  That’s all it will take to become the South Carolina Festival of Discovery Hot Dog Eating Contest all-time champion in Greenwood, SC.
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County Administrator claims “hostile work environment”: threatens lawsuit
web posted July 7, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Council meeting Tuesday night was full of surprises over the entire two hours the meeting drug onward. Though much of the business was simple reading on ordinances drawing unanimous votes, a third reading on the Planned Development ordinance failed for a lack of motion and the proposed ordinance to create business licenses for all business in Edgefield County was accepted only as information. However, the real fireworks did not start to go off until late in the meeting with County Administrator Alton Brown making accusations of a “hostile work environment” and announcing plans to seek other avenues of employment for his future.
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Planned Development ordinance fails to pass, sent back to planning commission
web posted July 7, 2010
COUNTY – The Edgefield County Council saw the passage of a final reading of a “Planned Development” ordinance fall to the wayside Tuesday night when a final reading was presented for a vote. The ordinance that passed twice on majority votes, at least one unanimously, failed to garner any support in its final passage.
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Burglaries continue to mount, 14-year-old arrested in isolated incident
web posted July 7, 2010
COUNTY – Burglaries continue to be reported over the holiday weekend with three incidents reported and a 14-year-old arrested in connection to one. The first report came in on Friday reporting that the back door to a home on the 200 block of Murrah Road was found forced open although nothing was reported stolen.
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Slade Lake paddle boats open for business
web posted July 7, 2010
EDGEFIELD – If you happened to drive by Slade Lake on Friday and see Edgefield mayor Ken Durham and state senator Shane Massey being ferried across the water on the back of a huge, white swan your eyes were not playing tricks on you.
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Pastor Howle: Rebecca's Potato Soup Recipe
By Pastor Philip Howle
web posted July 7, 2010

RELIGION – Today you get a two for one deal: a recipe and devotion. Be excited and let’s get going. My wife is a really good cook. Ask around Antioch. Some folks get sick or have babies just to get some of her cooking. One of my favorite things she makes is potato soup. Now on the whole, potato soup sounds kind of ho-hum. But this recipe is great, or as I like to say “old-lady good.” Her recipe consists of a few parts.
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24-year-old man killed in head-on collision
web posted July 6, 2010
AIKEN – A 24-year-old Waynesboro Ga. Man has been killed in a two car collision Tuesday morning, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said. The head on collision took place around 7:42 am on SRS Road 1 about a mile off Highway 125 near the Savannah Rive Site. Lester Walker was killed when his 2003 Chevrolet Malibu was struck by an oncoming 2001 Chevrolet Suburban driven by an Augusta man.
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County seeks to impose largest tax increase in history
web posted July 6, 2010
COUNTY – The Edgefield County Council will be holding their July monthly meeting tonight with the longest agenda in years, including what will no doubt be a very controversial ordinance that is aimed at imposing business licensees for all business owners in the unincorporated areas of the county – creating the largest tax increase in Edgefield County history. Where the ordinance originated is unknown, as it has never been discussed at any county council meeting.
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Edgefield Billiard Parlor gets face-lift
web posted July 6, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield Billiard Parlor began a project to update the exterior of the building over the July 4 holiday weekend which will see the façade being replaced by stucco and the familiar sign removed and lettering put in its place. Workers were hard at work on Monday removing signage and laying the base coat for the stucco to be applied within the next few days.
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Edgefield All Stars eliminated from post season play
web posted July 6, 2010
COUNTY – After playing seven nights in a row, the Edgefield Minor League All-Stars were eliminated from District play here Saturday night, thus ending the teams season.  "I've been playing and coaching Dixie Youth Baseball since 1975 and I've never heard of one team having to play seven nights straight." remarked Coach John Brown Jr.  "It's simply too much to ask of 9 and 10 year olds.  But know this, the boys played their hearts out and never quit, they just simply ran out of gas."  After finishing Second in the Sub-District Tournament earlier in the week, the team faced off against Clinton on Friday night. 
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Self Regional First in Southeast to Use New OR Technology for Spine Surgery
web posted July 6, 2010
GREENWOOD – The top-ranked spine surgery program in South Carolina later this month will become the first in the Southeast to utilize the most advanced surgical imaging technology available. Surgeons at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood are scheduled to begin treating patients with a variety of spinal problems in the medical center’s new advanced surgical operating room---BrainSUITE iCT—on July 19.
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Aiken man killed in motorcycle crash near Trenton
web posted July 4, 2010
AIKEN – An Aiken County man was killed following a single vehicle crash on Highway 19 near the Aiken and Edgefield County line Saturday. 43-year-old Eugene Weeks of Aiken was pronounced dead at the scene on Highway 19 near Highway 191, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said Sunday. After the initial crash, Mr. Weeks was struck by an Edgefield woman “some time later”, Carlton said.
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Headline reports will return Tuesday
web posted July 5, 2010
WEBNEWS – Full reports will return on Tuesday, July 6.

Network problems cause loss of emails
web posted July 3, 2010
WEBNEWS – Due to serious issues with our computer network our email systems had to be reformatted causing the loss of all recent emails. Please help us restore our information by resending any emails, Wandering Minds comments, or other correspondence sent in the past few days. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Edgefield man leads Police on two car chases before arrest
web posted July 3, 2010
COUNTY – The Johnston Sports Club was the scene of a driver striking at least two pedestrians, damaging the building, hitting another vehicle and then leading Sheriff’s Deputies and Edgefield Police on a chase. After crashing the brown truck, 23-year-old Jason Booth, of Edgefield, was able to escape capture early Friday morning police say. After making contact with the family, Sheriff’s Investigators said Booth agreed to turn himself in by 4 pm Friday. Instead, Booth allegedly used his father’s car and fled leading to another chase across the county that ended in North Augusta.
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No further updates due to Network problems
web posted July 3, 2010
WEBNEWS – We are currently experiencing network issues. Updates will be made as soon as these difficulties are resolved. We apologize for the delay. Please check back over the weekend for further updates.

Local Student to be honored at Autism Society Conference in Dallas
web posted July 2, 2010
Bethesda, MD – The Autism Society has announced its 2010 National Award Winners. The winners have shown an exceptional commitment to the autism community – harnessing the power of words to open doors, fostering effective inclusive education, explaining the complexities of everyday social situations, and more. The Autism Society will proudly recognize these individuals at the 2010 Autism Society National Conference in Dallas at the Dallas Hyatt on July 9, 2010. One of those to be recognized is an Edgefield County student.
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Edgefield All Stars advance in spite of loss
By: John Brown
web posted July 2, 2010
RIDGE SPRING – For 5 innings of baseball Friday night, the Edgefield Minor League All-Stars made it look easy. Matched against Batesburg in the Championship game of the Sub-District Tournament, Edgefield starting pitcher Britt Gossett handcuffed Batesburg batters, facing only 10 through the first 3 innings of play.
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Concealed Weapons Class to be held July 17
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 2, 2010
EDGEFIELD – The Palmetto State Training LLC is offering a Concealed Weapon Permit class on Saturday, July 17, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm in Edgefield, S.C. Cost of the class is $100.00 per person. Classroom material, fingerprint cards, fingerprinting, target and CWP training certificate will be provided.
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Electric Car Company locates in Spartanburg
web posted July 2, 2010
COLUMBIA – CT&T and 2AM Group officials joined Governor Sanford with officials from Spartanburg County at the State House on Thursday to announce the company’s plans to establish an electric vehicle production facility in Spartanburg County. CT&T, a Korean-based world leader in manufacturing electric vehicles, in a joint venture with 2AM Group of Spartanburg, South Carolina, under the name CT&T Southeast LLC, will invest $21 million and create 370 new jobs to support its production over the next five years.  Company officials project the Spartanburg County facility to be fully operational by the fourth quarter of this year.
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Governor Sanford Celebrates USC Gamecocks' National Championship
USC Flag to fly at Statehouse
web posted July 1, 2010
COLUMBIA – Governor Mark Sanford applauded the University of South Carolina baseball team for its inspiring national championship run, culminating in the Gamecocks' World Series victory over UCLA last night in Omaha.
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Edgefield All Stars take win over Saluda in two game series and advance in play-offs
By John Brown
web posted July 1, 2010
RIDGE SPRING – Action continued Tuesday night as the Edgefield Minor League All-Stars faced off against Saluda in a contest to determine seeding for the upcoming District Tournament. Saluda entered the contest undefeated in tournament play, while Edgefield boasted a record of one loss and one win. 
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Traffic stops leads to arrests of wanted suspects
web posted July 1, 2010
COUNTY – An Edgefield County Sheriff’s Deputy traveling on Martintown Road Tuesday morning spotted a white Chevrolet Trailblazer driving around 40 mph and slowing down as it passed mostly rural homes’ driveways. The deputy ran the Georgia license plate which came back expired leading to a traffic stop and one man being arrested.
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PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized
web posted July 1, 2010
GREENWOOD – Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2010 spring semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full-time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president. Seven Edgefield County students are among those being recognized.
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