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STCTC Selects Outstanding Students for Fourth Nine Weeks
web posted May 31, 2017
JOHNSTON – Twelve Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center students were recognized for academic achievement and outstanding performance.
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Memorial Day
web posted May 30, 2017
COUNTY – ”Greater love hath no man than he give his life for another,” the Bible tells us and with yesterday being Memorial Day it is so befitting those who have given their life so that we may enjoy the freedom we take for granted
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Obituary: Wayne E. Langley
web posted May 30, 2017
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STHS Track Members Exceled In State Championship
web posted May 26, 2017
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                                                          trackSPORTS– The Strom Thurmond High School track members competed in the State Championship on May 13th, 2017 at Spring Valley High School.
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Memorial Day Closings
web posted May 26, 2017
COUNTY – The following is a list of all the county offices that will be closed Monday, May 29 in observance of Memorial Day.
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Vehicle Pursuit Leads to the Arrest of Man Facing Felony Charges
web posted May 24, 2017
COUNTY – A vehicle pursuit that started in Greenwood County made its way into Edgefield, where a man facing two counts of attempted murder was arrested.
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Sheriff's Office Arrests 6 for Drug Violation/Possession
web posted May 24, 2017
EDGEFIELD – The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office made at least 6 arrests last week for drug violation and possession.
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School District Participates in Summer Food Service Program
web posted May 24, 2017
COUNTY – Edgefield County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 23- May 27
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 24, 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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Merriwether Students are Running with the Wind
web posted May 22, 2017
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                                                          running with
                                                          the windMERRIWETHER – Each spring, Merriwether Elementary students in first through fifth grades are invited to join the Charging Colts Running Club.
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Alumni Basketball Tournament
web posted May 22, 2017
JOHNSTON – FORMAT  A Strom Thurmond alumni basketball tournament will be held next month, as a fundraiser for back to school items for Edgefield County.
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Act Now to Recognize Loved Ones in the 2018 Johnston Community Calendar
web posted May 22, 2017
JOHNSTON – What’s more important than recognizing a loved one’s birthday or anniversary or to memorialize a family member who has passed?
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Strom Thurmond DECA Attends International Competition in California
web posted May 19, 2017
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                                                          decaJOHNSTON – Four DECA members from Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center had the privilege of traveling to Anaheim, California April 25-30, 2017 to compete on the International level.
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Public Notice: Bid for Storm Water Planning
web posted May 19, 2017
COUNTY – he County of Edgefield is seeking the services of a qualified consulting engineering firm to prepare a study of funding sources to develop and implement a comprehensive Storm Water Master Plan.
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Press Release: Cumbee Center Hosts Training
web posted May 19, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – Cumbee Center is hosting a series of free trainings this summer at the Aiken Technical College Amphitheater. 
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Obituary: Adam Wesley Crow
web posted May 19, 2017
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STHS Hosts Awards Night, and College and Military Signing Day
web posted May 17, 2017
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                                                          awards nightJOHNSTON – Strom Thurmond High School held Awards Night May 8th.  College and military signing day were held the following day.  Numerous students were recognized during these special events.
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Mount Vintage Ranked One of Three Top Courses
web posted May 17, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  The South Carolina Golf Course Ratings Panel has ranked Mount Vintage Golf Club as one of three top courses in the "Best You Can Play" for the Midland's region.
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WEP’s Kristi Palma Honored at Golden Apple Ceremony
web posted May 16, 2017
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                                                          palma golden
                                                          apple awardEDGEFIELD – W. E. Parker’s fourth grade teacher, Kristi Palma, was honored at the Golden Apple Black Tie Ceremony on Friday, May 5 at six in the evening.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: May 16- May 22
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted May 16 , 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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Press Release: Petroleum Pipeline Study Committee
web posted May 16 , 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The General Assembly's Petroleum Pipeline Study Committee is considering matters concerning private petroleum pipeline companies and the authorization of eminent domain in South Carolina under limited circumstances.
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Obituary: Mr. James Fann
web posted May 16, 2017
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Winners announced for Johnston Peach Blossom Festival’s Bass Fishing Tournament
web posted May 15, 2017
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                                                          blossom
                                                          festivalJOHNSTON – The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival announced today the winners of the 4th Annual Bass Fishing Tournament, held as part of the Festival.
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STHS/STCTC Student Selected for Boeing’s STEM Signing Day
web posted May 15, 2017
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                                                          bellJOHNSTON – Dalton Bell is representing Strom Thurmond High School and Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) as a top STEM student.
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Exploring the West: My Graduation Trip
web posted May 15, 2017
COLUMN – After completing my graduation from the University of South Carolina- Aiken, I had the opportunity to travel through the Western part of the United States.
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Edgefield Town Council May 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted May 15 , 2017
EDGEFIELD – First Reading of the Budget Ordinance and requests for use of Town property took up much of the agenda at Monday night’s meeting of the Edgefield Town Council.
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Johnston Town Council May 2017 Meeting
By Anne Waits 
web posted May 15, 2017
JOHNSTON – In spite of clean-up efforts from within and help from without, the Town of Johnston is still very much recovering from the ill weather and tornado that rolled through Johnston on April 5. Citizen clean-up is on-going and neighboring towns have pitched in to help.
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Parents Save Time Using On-line Registration
web posted May 15, 2017
COUNTY – Almost ten percent of the district’s currently enrolled students have registered for the ’17-’18 academic year using the new on-line registration software, InfoSnap.
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Obituary: Betty Ann Sharpe
web posted May 15, 2017
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Obituary: Clifford Williamson
web posted May 15, 2017
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Obituary: Frank Boyce Boatwright, Jr
web posted May 15, 2017
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For the Next Week....
web posted May 4, 2017
COUNTY – Some of you may know, my graduation was held last night.  For the completion of my degree, I have the opportunity to travel cross country from May 4- May 12.  Access to a computer during the travel will be rare.  Therefore, we have decided that any breaking info will be posted on our Facebook page, until I return.  Remember, even if you do not have a Facebook account, you can still see what we are posting by following this link. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

J-E-T Boys to Men Mentoring Club Holds Fifth Annual Mother and Son Banquet
web posted May 4, 2017
JOHNSTON – Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School established a club four years ago for eighth grade boys in the school who seemed to be having a difficult time, especially those who kept getting sent to in-school suspension (ISS).
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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
web posted May 4, 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,
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Singers, Dancers and More Headline the Entertainment at This Year’s Johnston Peach Blossom Festival
web posted May 4, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 6 event.
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Edgefield County Council May 2017 Meeting
web posted May 4, 2017
COUNTY – There was a small crowd at the County Council meeting in early May.  Council started off by approving minutes from the Budget Work Session and the April 4th regular meeting. 
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Edgefield County Sheriff's Office Makes 39 Drug Arrests
web posted May 2, 2017
PRESS RELEASE – The following is a press release from the Edgefield County Sheriff's Office in reference to the drug arrests they have made during the first quarter of the year.
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STHS Track Teams Prepare for Lower State Competition
web posted May 2, 2017
SPORTS – The Strom Thurmond High School Boys, and Girls Track Team will be headed to Bishop England High School on May 6 to compete in the lower state competition.
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STHS H.O.S.A to Host Spaghetti Dinner
web posted May 2, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond High School HOSA club will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on May 4th. Plates must be picked up between 5:30 and 7:30 in the Career Center lobby. This will benefit the trip to international competition in June. Tickets must be purchased ahead of time.

Obituary: Henry Tillman Snead
web posted May 2, 2017
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Obituary: Mr. Lewis Maxwell Rutland
web posted May 2, 2017
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Fatal Accident on Columbia Road
web posted May 1, 2017
EDGEFIELD –  A tragic accident yesterday afternoon claimed the life of an elderly Edgefield man.
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STCTC FBLA Chapter Chicken Dinner Fundraiser
web posted May 1, 2017
JOHNSTON – The Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center FBLA Chapter is now taking orders for chicken dinner plates to support their National Trip this summer.
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Obituary: Walter Hugh Clark
web posted May 1, 2017
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