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Former Principal Arrested With Child Sex Charges
web posted March 31, 2016
christopher
                                                          clancyJOHNSTON-- Former Strom Thurmond High School principal Christopher Clancy has been arrested with charges of sexual offense with a child by an adult. 
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Johnston Family In Need Of Items After Home Fire
web posted March 31, 2016
JOHNSTON-- Friday night a fire was reported in Johnston off Ouzts road.  Firefighters fought the flames, but the home and everything in it was destroyed.  The family is now in need of any items the Edgefield community can provide.
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Pettigrew Announces Candidacy For Senate District 25
web posted March 31, 2016
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                                                          pettigrewPRESS RELEASE-- John W. Pettigrew, Jr. of Edgefield announces his candidacy for the Republican nomination for the SC Senate District 25 seat which includes all of Edgefield County and portions of Aiken, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda Counties. 
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Dr. T.C McCain Announces Candidacy for Dist. 3 Council Seat
web posted March 31, 2016
COUNTY- Dr. Thomas C. McCain announced that he will be running as a candidate for the Edgefield County Council District 3 seat.
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Birth Announcement: Talen James Brazell
web posted March 31, 2016
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                                                          james brazellEDGEFIELD-- Congratulations to Cole and Michelle Brazell on the birth of their first child, Talen James Brazell.  He was born Monday night at University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. 
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Kinder Morgan suspends work on Palmetto Pipeline
web posted March 31, 2016
STATE (WRDW)-- Kinder Morgan announces it has suspended work on the Palmetto Pipeline project after Georgia lawmakers pass a bill involving eminent domain and restrictions placed on petroleum pipelines.
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STHS Varsity Baseball beat Batesburg-Leesville High School 8-5
web posted March 31, 2016
SPORTS-- Rebels pick up another Region II AA victory in a close one at Batesburg-Leesville.
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Community Job Fair To Be Held At Aiken Tech
web posted March 31, 2016
AIKEN-- Aiken Technical College will host its annual Community Job Fair on Wednesday, April 13 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the gymnasium (900 building). This event is open to the public.
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STCTC’s HOSA Chapter Competes at HOSA State Leadership Conference
web posted March 31, 2016
Strom
                                                          thurmond HOSAJOHNSTON-- Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) organization sent four students to Charleston, SC for the HOSA State Leadership Conference. 
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Edgefield County Hospital BOT Meeting March 28, 2016
By April Tomkinson
web posted March 30, 2016
COUNTY- The Edgefield County Hospital (ECH) Board of Trustees meeting Monday night went well.  Progress is being made towards a more solid financial standing for the hospital.
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Fox Creek Students Win Essay Contest
web posted March 30, 2016
fox creek
                                                          optimist clubMERRIWETHER-- The North Augusta Optimist Club held its annual Essay Contest awards dinner Tuesday night March 22, 2016. 
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County General Operating Budget Meeting
web posted March 30, 2016
COUNTY- Edgefield County Council will hold first reading of the FY 2016-2017 General Operating Budget at its regular meeting Tuesday, April 5, 2016.  The meeting will be held at 6:00 P.M. in the County Council Chambers at 225 Jeter Street.

STCTC’s FBLA Chapter Competes at State
web posted March 30, 2016
STHS
                                                          FBLAJOHNSTON-- Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s FBLA Chapter competed in the FBLA State Leadership Conference held on March 11-13, 2016 in Charleston, SC.  Five students competed and four of the students are first year members of FBLA. 
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 30, 2016
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Burglary On Mt. Zion Road
web posted March 29, 2016
TRENTON-- After his realtor noticed his front door had been kicked in, a Trenton man called the Sheriff's office about a burglary that has taken place at his home.
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Suspicious Activity On Big Oak Drive
web posted March 29, 2016
MERRIWETHER-- After receiving a call from her friend, a woman who lives off of Big Oak Drive contacted the Sheriff's department about a male subject laying in her backyard.
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Obituary: Mr. James Keller (Jack) Dowd
web posted March 29, 2016
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Great Sponsors Support the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted March 28, 2016
johnston
                                                          peach blossom
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON-- Festivals are fun for everyone, but great sponsors make it possible. The sponsors of the Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival, which will be held May 7, 2016, make it possible to keep the Festival free or low-cost for patrons. In addition, it helps raise additional money that can be used to reinvest in the Johnston area. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: March 29th- April 4
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 28, 2016
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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The 2016 Jo-Nathan Foundation’s Fundraising Weekend
web posted March 28, 2016
COUNTY-- The Jo-Nathan Foundation is preparing for its annual fundraising weekend April 30-May 2nd.
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Structure Fire on Ouzts Road
web posted March 26, 2016
structure
                                                          fireNORTHSIDE-- Late Friday evening, a fire broke out on the 400 block of Ouzts Road, just off long cane road. 
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Miss Peach Blossom Beauty Pageant Winners
web posted March 26, 2016
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                                                          peach blossom
                                                          2016JOHNSTON-- The Johnston Miss Peach Blossom Beauty Pageant was held on Saturday March 19.  The Winners of the Pageant are listed in the link below. 
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STHS Varsity Baseball beat Saluda
web posted March 26, 2016
SPORTS-- The Rebels defeated the Saluda Tigers 11-1 in 6 innings. The Rebels and the Tigers both came in 2-0 in Region.
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Spring Awakening
By Tom Poland
web posted March 26, 2016
spring
                                                          awakeningsLIFE DOWN SOUTH-- The buds on these trees slept all winter. Awake, they burst into solar collectors called leaves. That’s a far cry from autumn when darkening, colder days forced the trees into dormancy. Then the days lengthened and warmed, and now grass, greenery, and gray bark tint Earth’s breath as it suffuses a quiet copse. 
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Press Release: Scott Cooper Announces Candidacy for County Council
web posted March 24, 2016
scott
                                                          cooperMERRIWETHER-- Cooper released the following statement today about his candidacy. "I am pleased to announce that I am a candidate for County Council, to serve the Merriwether District 5 section of Edgefield County."
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Third Annual Agriculture Day Spreads Community Awareness For Agriculture
web posted March 24, 2016
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                                                          annual ag dayJOHNSTON-- The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center Agriculture Department along with the Edgefield County Young Farmer Association held the Fourth Annual Edgefield County Agriculture Day on Saturday March 12, 2016. 
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Softball falls to Crescent High School 8-2
web posted March 24, 2016
SPORTS-- The Lady Rebels faced off against a very tough Crescent team the other  night.
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Albert Talbert Seeks Re-election
web posted March 24, 2016
albert
                                                          talbertCOUNTY- "I am running for re-election to the Edgefield County Council District #1 position because I care about this county and believe I have the skills and temperament to provide healthy, collaborative leadership and policy for the benefit of all. I am honored to have served on the Council from 1985-1991.” declares Albert Talbert. 
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Strom Thurmond FFA Floriculture Team Places 2nd In State Competition
web posted March 24, 2016
STHSJOHNSTON-- The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center FFA Floriculture team took second place honors in the State Floriculture Career Development Event (CDE) held at Spartanburg Community College on Saturday, March 19, 2016. 
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STHS Varsity Baseball Beats Crescent High
web posted March 23, 2016
SPORTS-- Rebels win over Crescent 13-3 and move to 2-0 in Region II AA.
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S.C. House of Representatives Funds Roads
web posted March 23, 2016
STATE-- Today the State House of Representatives put an unprecedented $415 million in additional funding to SC roads.
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Merriwether Announces Fire Station Number 4
web posted March 22, 2016
station 4
                                                          merriwetherMERRIWETHER-- The Merriwether Fire Department is pleased to announce the expansion of it's fourth fire station in the Merriwether Community. 
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Edgefield County GOP Meeting
web posted March 22, 2016
PSA-- The Edgefield County GOP would like to invite its members to our meeting on the evening of Tuesday March 29th at the Edgefield County Council Chambers
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Boat Catches Fire In Westside
web posted March 22, 2016
boat fire
                                                          edgefieldWESTSIDE-- Shortly after 7 pm Monday evening, firefighters were called out to a residence off Garrett road in reference to a boat being on fire. 
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 22, 2016
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 21, 2016
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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County Closings
web posted March 21, 2016
COUNTY- The following Edgefield County Offices will be closed Friday March 25, 2016
In observance of Good Friday
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$1000 Scholarship Opportunity From Solar Action Alliance
web posted March 21, 2016
COUNTY-- Solar Action Alliance, is a group of environmentalists who want to spread the word about the most clean, reliable, and abundant source of renewable energy: the sun.
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Obituary: V. Howard Wates
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STHS Varsity Baseball beats Abbeville
web posted March 21, 2016
SPORTS-- The Rebels won their region opener against Abbeville High School 8-1.
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Johnston Town Council March Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted March 18, 2016
JOHNSTON-- The regular;y scheduled Johnston Town Council meeting Monday night opened with a number of public comments about issues concerning citizens.
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Golf Tournament May 7th To Benefit Children
web posted March 18, 2016
MCCORMICK--The Fourth Annual John de la Howe School Open Golf Tournament is scheduled Saturday, May 7 at Hickory Knob State Park Resort Golf Course.
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The Catbird Seat
By Tom Poland
web posted March 18, 2016
life down
                                                          southLIFE DOWN SOUTH-- Spring at Haygood Mill betwixt Sunset and Pickens. Who sits in windows anymore? Air conditioning shut out the world when it blew chilled air into our lives. Imagine the fragrance of sweet spring air mixing with fresh-ground cornmeal. That stout gentleman has it made. 
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Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class Offered March 19
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 18, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Would you like to carry your concealed weapon in Georgia? By obtaining the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class, individuals will substantially increase the number of states that they will be authorized to carry a concealed weapon. Individuals may obtain a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit whether they possess a South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit or not.
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Do-It-Yourself: Movers Can Find U-Haul at America Automotive
web posted March 17, 2016
JOHNSTON-- U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. is pleased to announce that America Automotive II has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Johnston community. 
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STHS Varsity Softball falls to Gray Collegiate Academy 1-8
web posted March 17, 2016
SPORTS-- The Strom Thurmond Lady Rebels faced off against a good hitting Gray Collegiate team on Wednesday in Columbia.
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Obituary: Blondelle Clegg Trotter
web posted March 17, 2016
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STHS/STCTC Class of ’11 Shares Stor
web posted March 17, 2016
JOHNSTON-- Amanda L. Whatley, Class of ’11, recently touched base with STCTC and shared her successes since graduation.
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Students Recognized at School Board Meeting
web posted March 16, 2016
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                                                          scholars
                                                          merriwether
                                                          JETEDGEFIELD-- Fifteen students chosen as the 2016 Junior Scholars were recognized at the Edgefield County School Board meeting on Tuesday, March 8, 2016, along with spelling bee winners from the schools.
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Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class Offered March 19
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 16, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Would you like to carry your concealed weapon in Georgia? By obtaining the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class, individuals will substantially increase the number of states that they will be authorized to carry a concealed weapon. Individuals may obtain a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit whether they possess a South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit or not.
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Singer- Songwriter Cody Webb to Perform in Johnston
web posted March 16, 2016
cody webb
                                                          johnstonJOHNSTON-- Country Singer-Songwriter Cody Webb will be in Johnston Saturday, March 19th at the Johnston Sports Club. Edgefield Daily 


Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 16, 2016
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STHS Varsity Softball beats Batesburg-Leesville 8-2
web posted March 16, 2016
SPORTS-- The Strom Thurmond Lady Rebels opened region play Tuesday night with an 8-2 win over Batesburg-Leesville.
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STCTC Students Tour BMW Plant
web posted March 16, 2016
STHSJOHNSTON-- Mrs. Lisa Skinner, teacher at Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center took thirty-two students to tour the BMW Plant in Greer on Wednesday, March 9. 
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Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class Offered March 19
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 15, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Would you like to carry your concealed weapon in Georgia? By obtaining the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class, individuals will substantially increase the number of states that they will be authorized to carry a concealed weapon. Individuals may obtain a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit whether they possess a South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit or not.
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Trailers And Golf Cart Stolen From Nearby Homes
web posted March 15, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Two neighboring homes called the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office within hours of each other to report stolen trailers. 
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Public Service Announcement: Edgefield County Republican Party
web posted March 15, 2016
PSA-- The Edgefield County Republican Party would like to invite its members to its first meeting of 2016.
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SC Bar Young Lawyers Division sponsors Instagram Scholarship Competition
web posted March 14, 2016
STATE-- The SC Bar Young Lawyers Division (YLD) is sponsoring an Instagram scholarship competition called “My Voice. My Vote.” for South Carolina high school seniors.
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DSS Spring 2016 Career Fair
web posted March 14, 2016
BATESBURG-- The DSS Spring Career Fair will be Wednesday March 30, and will be open to the public. The fair is Sponsored by The Lexington County Department of Social Services. 
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American Red Cross Assists Saluda County Family In Blaze
web posted March 14, 2016
SALUDA-- American Red Cross disaster-trained volunteers assisted seven individuals displaced following a residential fire in Saluda County.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 14, 2016
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.
Edgefield Daily

Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class Offered March 19
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 12, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Would you like to carry your concealed weapon in Georgia? By obtaining the Utah Concealed Firearm Permit Class, individuals will substantially increase the number of states that they will be authorized to carry a concealed weapon. Individuals may obtain a Utah Concealed Firearm Permit whether they possess a South Carolina Concealed Weapons Permit or not.
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Gunfire on Stephens Road
web posted March 11, 2016
MERRIWETHER-- A vehicle pulled up to a home on Stephens Road and began shooting at the resident.  The homeowner pulled out his own weapon and began firing back.
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Shots Fired in Johnston Home Invasion
web posted March 11, 2016
JOHNSTON-- A home invasion occurred Monday night near the May Street Apartments in Johnston.  During the incident several gunshots were heard both in and outside of the home.
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Lady Rebels Defeat Fox Creek 13-3
By: An STHS Sports Patron
web posted March 11, 2016
SPORTS-- Strom Thurmond would get a pitching "gem" from Madelyn Wise and Brice Brown would collect 4 hits on the night to help lead the Lady Rebels over Fox Creek 13-3.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 11, 2016
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Like White Apparitions
By Tom Poland
web posted March 11, 2016
Like
                                                          White
                                                          Apparitions
                                                          Tom PolandLIFE DOWN SOUTH-- Legend holds that the mythic white beast rises like a phantom and conquers all. The fabled white creature that lives in literature and imagination, could it ever be real?
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Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church Yard Sale
web posted March 11, 2016
JOHNSTON-- Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church is sponsoring a yard sale and bake sale on Saturday, April 2 from 8:00 am until 2:00 pm to benefit the outreach ministries of the Church. 
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SRS Radiological Assistance Program: Nuclear “First Responders” for the Department of Energy
web posted March 11, 2016
AIKEN-- Super Bowls, national political conventions, and the Pope’s recent visit to the U.S. are all events requiring experts, working as a team, to secure a public area in an effort to prevent the potential use of nuclear materials intended to cause harm and destruction. An organization often responding to such events is the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Radiological
Assistance Program (RAP). 
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Thurmond Graduate Gives Back to STCTC
web posted March 10, 2016
Thurmond
                                                          graduate gives
                                                          backJOHNSTON-- Dee Doolittle, owner of Augusta Powder Coat and Metal Restoration, powder coated a new sign for Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center. “Most of our students enter the back of the building. I thought it would be a great to have a sign with our school’s name and logo,” explained Dr. Darla Steele, Agricultural Education teacher.
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Tools and Dirt Bike Stolen From Trenton Home
web posted March 10, 2016
TRENTON-- After realizing the locks to his shed had been cut off, and several items had been taken, a Trenton man called officers out to his home.
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Cars Vandalized At Wardlaw Academy
web posted March 10, 2016
JOHNSTON-- A school employee at Wardlaw contacted law enforcement Tuesday afternoon after she was informed several cars in the parking lot had been damaged.
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Strom Thurmond High School Varsity Baseball beat Midland Valley High School 12-2
web posted March 10, 2016
SPORTS-- The Rebels of Strom Thurmond win their home opener Wednesday night as they defeat Midland Valley 12-2.
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Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center Hosts Financial Aid Night
web posted March 10, 2016
stom
                                                          thurmond
                                                          financial aid
                                                          nightJOHNSTON-- Strom Thurmond High School and Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center hosted a financial aid night in the STCTC PEN Lab on Tuesday, February 23, 2016. 
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Annual FFA Spring Plant Sale At Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center
web posted March 9, 2016
Strom
                                                          Thurmond FFAJOHNSTON-- Join The Strom Thurmond FFA for their annual Plant Sale at Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center! FFA students will be available to help you select spring plants now during school hours or at Ag Day - Saturday – March 12th from 12-4pm (@ the Greenhouses behind the ST football fieldhouse). 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 9, 2016
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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Edgefield Town Council March Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted March 9, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Edgefield Town Council heard from Suzy Spurgeon, director of Edgefield County Emergency Management, on Monday night, requesting the approval of a resolution adopting the Edgefield County Hazard Mitigation Plan.
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Fellowship of Christian Athletes sponsors 2nd Annual "Promise Me Your Heart Ball'
web posted March 9, 2016
FCA
                                                          promise me
                                                          your heart
                                                          ballCOUNTY- For the 2nd year our young ladies and their dads, granddads, and uncles have enjoyed a very special evening during the "Promise Me Your Heart Ball."
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Be An Example
By Pastor Phillip Howle
web posted March 9, 2016
RELIGION-- My oldest son loves politics and the news. I am ok with that. We talk about each political party and politician from a Christian Worldview and it gives us good discussion.
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4th Annual Agriculture Field Day This Saturday Rain or Shine
web posted March 9, 2016
JOHNSTON-- Join the Edgefield County Young Farmers and FFA at Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center this Saturday, March 12th, 2016 for the 4th Annual Edgefield County Agriculture Day.
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Public Notice: Bids For Re-roofing EMS Building & Health Department in Edgefield
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted March 8, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- The County of Edgefield is accepting bids for reroofing the EMS building located at 35 Star Road and the Health Department located at 21 Star Road.
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Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Beauty Pageant Application Deadline Approaching
web posted March 8, 2016
JOHNSTON-- The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Beauty Pageant will be held on Saturday, March 19 at the Johnston Elementary School Gymnasium. The deadline for applications is March 9.
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Bettis Academy Heritage Preservation Team's Earth Day Celebration
web posted March 8, 2016
TRENTON-- The Bettis Academy Heritage Preservation Team (BAHPT) will be celebrating Earth Day on Saturday April 16, 2016.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted March 8, 2016
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Betty Butler Will Seek Re-Election to Edgefield County Council
web posted March 7, 2016
Mrs.
                                                          betty ButlerCOUNTY-  Betty Butler will seek re-election to the seat she presently holds for Edgefield County Council, District #4.  She would like to continue to serve the citizens of Edgefield County, listening to their needs and concerns to help solve the issues they face or those that impact us all.
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Military Career and Resource Fair
web posted March 7, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- Tuesday, March 8th, the SC National Guard Edgefield Armory will be hosting a Military Career and Resource Fair.
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STHS Varsity Baseball beats Mauldin High School
web posted March 7, 2016
SPORTS-- The Rebels knocked off Mauldin 7-1 in the Red Bank Invitational at White Knoll High School.
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GreenJackets Host Local High School Teams STHS and FCHS on Display at Lake Olmstead Stadium
web posted March 7, 2016
SPORTS-- The Augusta GreenJackets have released the 2016 Amateur Baseball series presented by Augusta University Health. Both Strom Thurmond High School, and Fox Creek High School will be playing.
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10th Annual Shamrock Run
web posted March 7, 2016
EDGEFIELD-- The 10th annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held Saturday March 12 at 11 am. Money raised from the event will benefit the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation.
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Cub Scouts Derby Race
web posted March 7, 2016
edgefield
                                                          cub scouts
                                                          derby raceEDGEFIELD-- Edgefield Pack 30 Cub Scouts had their Pinewood Derby race March 1 at the scout hut.  The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners from each den will go on to race in the Yamassee  District race on March 12. 
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Obituary: Joan Marbert Hammond
web posted March 7, 2016
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Obituary: Mary Lou Seigler McDaniel
web posted March 7, 2016
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Police Need Your Help Identifying Burglary Suspect
web posted March 4, 2016
BP
                                                          Burglary
                                                          suspect in
                                                          edgefieldEDGEFIELD-- Edgefield Police are searching for a man who burglarized the Northside BP located on Hwy 25 N in Edgefield. They are asking for your help in identifying the suspect.  The robbery happened on March 1st around 10 pm. 
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Judge denies Kinder Morgan’s appeal In Georgia
web posted March 4, 2016
AUGUSTA-- Kinder Morgan’s efforts to build the Palmetto Pipeline through Georgia has failed.
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Specialty License Plate Released in Celebration of Red Cross Month
web posted March 4, 2016
sc red
                                                          cross license
                                                          plateSTATE-- In celebration of the everyday heroes of the American Red Cross, a new specialty license plate is available from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). 
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Morris Island Moonscape
By Tom Poland
web posted March 4, 2016
Morris
                                                          Island
                                                          MoonscapeLIFE DOWN SOUTH-- Winter solstice. Moon in December. For one flawless moment, Morris Island Lighthouse cradles the moon. Stand in the exact same spot in June, summer solstice, and the lighthouse platform will prop up the sun just as perfectly. 
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Bergen Place Spring Yard Sale
web posted March 4, 2016
PRESS RELEASE-- The Bergen Place Homeowner’s Association is pleased to announce that its annual neighborhood Spring Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, April 23rd at 7:00am.
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Edgefield County Council March Meeting