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Kindred Hospice - Aiken Launches Food Drive to Benefit Golden Harvest and ACTS
web posted July 31, 2018
PRESS RELEASE - Team members from Kindred Hospice will be canvassing the Aiken area throughout August, distributing food collection bags and gathering donations for the Golden Harvest Food Bank and ACTS, two of many benefactors of Kindred’s 14th Annual Food Drive.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 31 - Aug 6
web posted July 31, 2018
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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Barricade Situation Resolved
web posted July 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The situation on Buncombe Street has been resolved.
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Edgefield Man Barricaded Inside Home
web posted July 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - An Edgefield man is barricaded inside his home.  Law enforcement is on scene.
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13th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo Coming August 24th & 25th
web posted July 30, 2018
COUNTY - The Helios Equine Rehabilitation Center presents the 13th Annual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo at the Lazy J Arena on August 24th and 25th.  The arena is located 10 miles west of Edgefield on Highway 23.  Gates will open at 5:30 PM and the performance is at 8:00 PM.
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Edgefield County 4-H Looking For Volunteers
web posted July 30, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Edgefield County 4-H is looking for dedicated volunteers who are willing to start and assist with 4-H clubs and projects. 4-H clubs can be general 4-H clubs or project specific clubs.
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Two Car Accident with Injuries
web posted July 28, 2018
JOHNSTON - We have learned there is a two vehicle crash on 121 just before Long Cane Road. 
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Pistol Stolen From Automobile
web posted July 27, 2018
NORTH AUGUSTA - A Casalina Drive man called the Edgefield County Sheriff's Department Wednesday morning, after noticing that a pistol was missing from his wife's car.
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Onstar Leads Police To Stolen Vehicle
web posted July 27, 2018
EDGEFIELD - On Wednesday, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Jeter Street in reference to a vehicle that was stolen from Clinton, S.C.  Onstar had tracked the vehicle through GPS.
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Mayor Culbreath Elected to the Municipal Association Board of Directors for Three Year Term
web posted July 26, 2018
072618culbreathJOHNSTON - Delegates at the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Annual Meeting elected officers and board members to the Association's board of directors.
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Obituary: Mr. Ronald Garrison Pardue
web posted July 26, 2018
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Johnston Councilman Awarded Certificate From Municipal Elected Officials Institute

web posted July 25, 2018
072518nicholsonJOHNSTON - Councilmember Frank Nicholson from the Town of Johnston has graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government.
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Birth: Lucas Wayne Mattson
web posted July 24, 2018
BIRTH - Welcome to the world Lucas Wayne Mattson, son of Joel and Leia Mattson.
Luke was born Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:57 am at University Hospital, Augusta, Ga.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 24 - July 30
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web posted July 24, 2018
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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Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Edgefield County

web posted July 24, 2018
EDGEFIELD - The Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program is coming to Edgefield County.  The goals of the program are to supplement the diets of low-income seniors with fresh, nutritious produce and to support South Carolina's small farmers.
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Concealed Weapons Permit - Is It Time To Get Yours?
web posted July 23, 2018
EDGEFIELD -  Have you given much thought to whether you should have a concealed weapons permit (CWP)?  It's a decision that shouldn't be taken lightly, and one that comes with a number of responsibilities.  It's a decision that many people in the CSRA, and a number of people in Edgefield County have made.
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NWTF To Hold Summer Clean-Out & Auction Sale
web posted July 23, 2018
EDGEFIELD -  The National Wild Turkey Federation located at 770 Augusta Road in Edgefield, wiil be holding a Summer Clean -Out & Auction Sale on August 3rd, 2018.  The event is scheduled from 8:00 AM - Noon.  The auction portion of the sale will take place at 11:00 AM.
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Obituary: Rosalie Kerr Hicks Eldridge
web posted July 23, 2018
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted July 23, 2018
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Grand Larceny At Trenton Jobsite
web posted July 21, 2018
TRENTON - A contractor contacted the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office after returning to work Tuesday and discovering tools missing.  The extensive list of tools totaled about $9,500.00.
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SCDOT Reminds Drivers About Bettis Academy Road Closure
web posted July 21, 2018
TRENTON - The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announces that Bettis Academy Road (S-19-37) in Edgefield County will be closed from the intersection of US 25 to 1,000 feet east of US 25.  The remainder of Bettis Academy Road will be open to traffic.
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Second Burglary This Week On Edgefield Road
web posted July 20, 2018
TRENTON - Another burglary took place Tuesday on Edgefield Road.  Two men who are business partners summoned police when they discovered that wire, and electrical boxes were stolen from a building that they were renovating.
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Mayor Urges Support For Businesses As Construction Gets Underway
web posted July 20, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Mayor Ken Durham sent a letter urging Edgefield neighbors and friends to support the businesses downtown that will be impacted by the construction that will begin the week of July 23rd.
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SCDOT Advisory: Bettis Academy Road To Be  Closed For a Month Beginning Monday
web posted July 19, 2018
TRENTON -  SCDOT and Satterfield Construction Company are working on the US 25 Widening Project in Edgefield County.
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Building and Planning Director Informs Public About Upcoming Meetings

web posted July 19, 2018
PSA - Mr. Hart “Doc” Clark, the Edgefield County Building and Planning Director notes that on Tuesday July 24, 2018, at 6:00pm, at the Edgefield County Council Chamber the Steering Committee will have it’s first meeting with Robert and Company to begin the process of updating the Edgefield County Comprehensive Plan.
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Obituary: Rev. Toney E. Jackson, Sr.
web posted July 19, 2018
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Wandering Minds: Advise About The Library
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Edgefield Road Man Reports Burglary
web posted July 19, 2018
TRENTON -  The Edgefield County Sheriff's Department was dispatched to the 1700 block of Edgefield Road to speak to a man regarding a burglary at his residence on Saturday, July 14th.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 17 - July 23
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web posted July 17, 2018
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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Classifieds; New Job Listing
web posted July 17, 2018
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Duncan Visited Yucca Mountain
web posted July 17, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC - Congressman Jeff Duncan (SC-03) visited Yucca Mountain, Nevada this past weekend to tour the long-term nuclear waste repository with several Members of Congress.
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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted July 16, 2018
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Author Tom Poland On Hand Saturday For Book Signing
web posted July 14, 2018

EDGEFIELD - The Tompkins Library website announced that a book signing will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at their location, 104 Courthouse Square, from 2:00 p. m. to 5:00 p. m. for Mr. Tom Poland.
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Local Woman's Grandson To Teach Music in Nepal
web posted July 14, 2018

JOHNSTON - Taylor James Ouzts, grandson of Crystal Stone of Johnston, S.C, has been selected by Radford University to participate in a research project in Kathmandu, Nepal.
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Morgan N. Reel of Edgefield named to Clemson University President's List

web posted July 13, 2018
071318ReelEDGEFIELD - Morgan N. Reel, of Edgefield, has been named to the President's List at Clemson University for the spring 2018 semester.   Edgefield Daily





New Fire Station Clears Edgefield County Planning Commission

web posted July 13, 2018
MERRIWETHER -The Merriwether Fire Department's newest proposed substation cleared it's final hurdle with a unanimous vote from the Edgefield County Planning Commission.
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ECSD Announces New J-E-T Middle School Assistant Principal

web posted July 13, 2018
JOHNSTON - The Edgefield County School District (ECSD) welcomes Jason Schumpert to Johnston – Edgefield – Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School as the new assistant principal.
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Aiken Electric Cooperative - Bustin' Clays For The United Way
web posted July 12, 2018
PSA - Aiken Electric Cooperative would like to cordially invite you to join them for their 2nd annual, Bustin’ Clays event.  Bustin’ Clays is an exciting new event for shooters of all levels, and offers a day full of competitive shooting, games and prizes.
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Obituary: Annabelle Griffis Nicholson
web posted July 12, 2018
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Wandering Minds: Poster Wants Better Traffic Law Enforcement
web posted July 12, 2018
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New STEM School Construction Complete - Bettis Prep in Need of Teachers
web posted July 11, 2018
TRENTON - The new science, technology, engineering and mathematics school, Bettis Preparatory Leadership Academy, will officially have a completed building on Friday, July 13. The school is set to open for the 2018 fall school semester with students in grades 5K to fifth grade.
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The Secret Weapon of the Carolinas
By Amanda Whatley Owen
web posted July 11, 2018
GARDENING -The Carolinas, especially South Carolina, has always been known for its beautiful, sandy beaches.  There are also numerous other things these coastal waters are known for, but many do not know the secret plant that lies in the marshes and wetlands of these coastal waters.  The Venus Fly Trap.
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Family Dentistry of Edgefield Announces Local Scholarship Winner
web posted July 10, 2018
071018scholarshipEDGEFIELD - Family Dentistry of Edgefield is pleased to announce the recipient of the Family Dentistry of Edgefield Academic Scholarship Program for $1,000 for the spring 2018 semester.
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Gun Play Involved in Road Rage Incident
web posted July 10, 2018
MERRIWETHER - A young woman found herself in a frightening situation on Martintown Road on Thursday night, when a man pointed a gun at her during a road rage incident.
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Driver With a Child Passenger Speeds Away From Checkpoint
web posted July 10, 2018
EDGEFIELD - Police from the S.C. Highway Patrol, the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office, and the Town of Edgefield were conducting a safety checkpoint Sunday night at Bauskett Street and Penn Street, when a car suddenly sped away from the checkpoint.
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Planning Commission Will Meet Thursday
web posted July 10, 2018
COUNTY - The Edgefield County Planning Commission will hold it's next meeting on Thursday, July 12th at the Edgefield County Council Chambers.  The agenda for the meeting is below.  There will also be a workshop meeting to continue discussions on the zoning of Sweetwater Rd. and Hwy. 25 corridors.
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Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: July 7 - July 11
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web posted July 9, 2018
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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Updated Crime Blotter
web posted July 9, 2018
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Mandy's Friendly Garden To Return This Week
web posted July 9, 2018
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Obituary: Dabney "Bubba" B. Timmerman, Sr.
web posted July 7, 2018
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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 July 6, 2018
PSA - Pursuant to South Carolina Code Section 4-9-140, 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.
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Classifieds: Auto For Sale
web posted July 6, 2018
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Obituary: Lori Hood Holmes
web posted July 5, 2018
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Happy Independence Day
web posted July 4, 2018
COUNTY - As we approach the celebration of our nation's independence this 4th of July, let us take a few moments to reflect on how blessed we are to live in this great country.
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Firework Safety
web posted July 2, 2018
NSC - As the Fourth approaches, we have some tips from the National Safety Council on how to keep you and your family safe while handling fireworks.
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