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Press Release: Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
web posted July 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Edgefield County Council invites the public to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony recognizing the completion of the second phase of the Kneece Building.
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SPECIAL REPORT: Oh my aching feet
web posted July 31, 2017
WJBF – Do you suffer from foot pain? If so, you are not alone. One type of foot problem can knock you off your feet. But thanks to a new procedure, some patients are up and running in half the time. “This is the only place in the CSRA where this procedure is being done.”
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ECSO and JPD Work Together to Lock Up Wanted Fugitive for Attempted Murder
web posted July 27, 2017
JOHNSTON – After Johnston Police Department began chasing the fugitive on foot, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Officer was called in to help Johnston gain custody of the fugitive.
Edgefield Daily

Police Chase Crosses Into Several Counties
web posted July 27, 2017
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                                                          lester cowartEDGEFIELD –  A deputy found a man sleeping in a car, and knocked on the window to check on him.  When the man realized law enforcement was at his window, he backed up, and sped off, leading several law enforcement agencies on a police chase.
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Edgefield is the Place to be for Total Solar Eclipse
web posted July 26, 2017
PRESS RELEASE –  On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will cross the continental United States from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. 
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Press Release: Repeat Sex Offender Sentenced to 25 Years in Edgefield County
web posted July 25, 2017
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                                                          heardEDGEFIELD – Jerry Dean Heard, age 65, has pled guilty in Edgefield County to criminal sexual conduct with a minor - 1st degree. Heard was sentenced to 25 years by Circuit Court Judge R. Scott Sprouse.
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Johnston Listening Tour Tonight
web posted July 25, 2017
JOHNSTON/ TRENTON – Tonight is the Trenton and Johnston Listening Tour.  The Listening Tours are meetings where council members go into communities to listen to citizens and answer questions.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 25- July 31
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web posted July 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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Obituary: Mark Steven Brodie
web posted July 25, 2017
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Ford Taurus Stolen Out of Merriwether
web posted July 19, 2017
MERRIWETHER –  A man called police early Sunday morning, after leaving work and discovering his car missing.
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School Supplies List for Edgefield County Schools
web posted July 20, 2017
COUNTY – As summer is coming to a close, it's almost time for the back to school shopping to commence.  We have a list of school supplies your child will need for the new school year.  
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Vandalism at Riverside Church of Christ
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – Officers responded to an alarm at Riverside Church of Christ, when they noticed damages to the window caused by a firearm.
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Drop Those Buns!
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – A Merriwether woman calls police after her niece and nephew steal her honey buns.
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Fox Creek Cheerleading Cheer Camp
web posted July 18, 2017
MERRIWETHER – The Fox Creek Cheerleading Team presents Mini cheer camp for ages K5-6th.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 18- July 24
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web posted July 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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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 18, 2017
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Girls’ Power Summer Camp 2017
web posted July 14, 2017
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                                                          2017EDGEFIELD – Cumbee Center hosts first annual Girls’ Power Summer Camp. Six young women from Edgefield County were invited to attend the week-long camp, July 10th -July 14th.
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Johnston Town Council July Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted July 14, 2017
JOHNSTON – At Monday night’s Johnston Town Council meeting, Council upped the Boot/Shoe stipend for the Police and Public Works Departments and approved the new Town Employee Handbook.
Edgefield Daily

Revolutionary War musket ball discovered by South Carolina students
web posted July 14, 2017
STATE – First-of-its-kind archeological evidence of the Revolutionary War has been uncovered by a team of students in a major South Carolina city.
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Palmetto Predators Competing for National Title in Cooperstown, NY:  Edgefield Youth to Play
web posted July 13, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The Palmetto Predators from North Augusta have been selected to play in the Cooperstown Dreams Park and American Youth Baseball Hall of Fame Invitational Tournament during the week of July 29, 2017  in the Magical and Mythical Home of Baseball ... Cooperstown, NY.
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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
PAID PUBLIC NOTICE
web posted July 13, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Notice is hereby given by the County Council of Edgefield County (the "County Council") that a public hearing for the below-referenced Ordinances will be held at the Council Chambers of the County Council, 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield, SC 29824, at 6:00 p.m. on August 3, 2017 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Hunter education class set Aug. 2 at NWTF Hunting Heritage Center in Edgefield
web posted July 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A hunter education class taught by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) Hunting Heritage Center at 770 Augusta Road in Edgefield.
Edgefield Daily

2017 Cruise In Downtown Edgefield This Saturday
By Anne Waits
web posted July 13, 2017
EDGEFIELD – If you’re an antique/classic car enthusiast, get ready to cruise in to downtown Edgefield this Saturday, July 15,  for fun, food and fellowship. The Fourth Annual Cruise-in will be held on the Town Square and down Main Street from 4 to 7 p.m.
Edgefield Daily

Woman Threatens and Attacks Family
web posted July 11, 2017
TRENTON – A woman went to visit her father, but after breaking windows, and threatening family, she left in the back of a police car.
Edgefield Daily

CBDG Streetscape Project Main Topic of Edgefield Town Council Meeting 
By Anne Waits
web posted July 11, 2017
EDGEFIELD – Mayor Ken Durham laid out the proposed plans for the CDBG Streetscape Project at Monday night’s Edgefield Town Council meeting.
Edgefield Daily


Public Notice: Bids for Two Marked Ford Explorer Patrol Vehicles
web posted July 11, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE – Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy two marked 2017-2018 Ford Explorer 4 Door Patrol Vehicles.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 11- July 17
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web posted July 11, 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: Mrs. Joanne Stone Dowd
web posted July 11 , 2017
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 11, 2017
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Turkey Shoppe on Main Closes it's Doors, Thirteen Pistols Reported Stolen Two Days Later
web posted July 7, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Turkey Shoppe on Main has closed its doors effective immediately.
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Edgefield County Council July Meeting 2017 Edgefield County Council July Meeting 2017
web posted July 7, 2017
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Council held their meeting on July 6th this month.  Council started by approving the minutes for the June 6th regularly scheduled meeting and the June 13th Listening Tour meeting.
Edgefield Daily 


Urgent Need for Blood/ Local Blood Drive
web posted July 7, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – There is less than a 1day supply of O+, O-, B+ and B- blood types on the shelves for local patients in need.
Edgefield Daily

Public Notice: Bids for Ford Explorer Patrol Vehicle
web posted July 7, 2017
PUBLIC NOTICE– Edgefield County is requesting bids to buy one unmarked 2017 - 2018 Ford Explorer 4 Door Patrol Vehicle.
Edgefield Daily

Judge Robert "Bobby" Peeler To Retire
web posted July 6, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County Probate Judge Robert "Bobby" Peeler will be stepping down from his position after 26 years of service.
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Burglar Takes $8,000 Worth of Items from Merriwether Home
web posted July 6, 2017
MERRIWETHER – After being away for over a month, a Merriwether resident noticed his residence had been broken into.
Edgefield Daily

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 6- July 8
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted July 6, 2017
EDGEFIELD – he Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop's weekly specials have been released below. Click on their banner above and "Like" them on FaceBook.  All meats are Fresh - Never Frozen! We are Edgefield’s only Certified Angus Beef retailer.
Edgefield Daily

Crime Blotter Update
web posted July 6, 2017
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Safety Tips from American Red Cross
web posted July 4, 2017
COUNTY – This summer, many people will be enjoying the summer weather, firing up the backyard grill, or enjoying fireworks, and the American Red Cross offers a series of steps everyone can follow to safely enjoy the summer.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield Home Affected from Storm Damage
web posted July 4, 2017
EDGEFIELD – A single family home was damaged by storms this past weekend, leaving one person in need.
Edgefield Daily

Edgefield County Office Closings
web posted July 3, 2017
COUNTY – The following Edgefield County offices will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.
Edgefield Daily

Press Release: SCDOT Embarks on a 10-Year Plan to Rebuild South Carolina’s Highway System
web posted July 3, 2017
STATE – SCDOT has mapped out a decade-long plan designed to rebuild decayed roads and replace structurally deficient bridges all across the state. The foundation of this mission begins on Saturday, July 1. The Roads Bill passed by the General Assembly will become law on that day.
Edgefield Daily

Obituary: Linda G. Willis
web posted July 3 , 2017
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