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Sheriff Dobey Speaks With Edgefield Daily About Campaign
web posted October 31, 2016
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                                                          dobeyCOUNTY –  Edgefield Daily met with Sheriff Dobey for an interview on Friday, October 28th. 
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Sheriff Candidate Michael Raffield's Town Hall Re-Cap
web posted October 31 , 2016
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                                                          raffieldCOUNTY –  Edgefield Daily has attended 3 town hall meetings where Sheriff candidate Mike Raffield spoke with the pubic in Westside, Merriwether and Edgefield.  Below is a recap of items discussed with Mr. Raffield during the public meetings. 
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Obituary: Cory James Stone
web posted October 31, 2016
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Obituary: Mrs. Jean Wise Stogner
web posted October 31, 2016
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Obituary: Perry Napoleon Morris
web posted October 31, 2016
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Trenton Car Wash Burglary
web posted October 27, 2016
trenton
                                                          car wash
                                                          burglaryTRENTON –  The Edgefield County Sheriff's Office is looking for any information you may have about the man pictured above. 
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Edgefield Daily Poll: Sheriff's Election
web posted October 27, 2016
COUNTY –  Due to numerous harmful comments about both candidates being stated on the poll, Edgefield Daily will no longer be hosting a poll for the Sheriff's Election.
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J-E-T’s Miss Homecoming and Miss Football Results
web posted October 27, 2016
J.E.T
                                                          Miss
                                                          HomecomingJOHNSTON –  Last year, Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School decided to incorporate more of the high school experience into their homecoming games by adding a homecoming court and a Miss Football competition. 
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Obituary: Vera M. Sharpe Bell
web posted October 27, 2016
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Johnston Cracks Down on Drugs
web posted October 27 , 2016
JOHNSTON –  This past week, the Johnston Police Department has cracked down on drugs throughout the town.  Now multiply people are facing charges. 
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Missing Cat
web posted October 27, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  This cat belongs to a child, and is missing in the Merriwether area.  Rocky, the cat, is missing from Martintown Road, between Garrett and Highpoint Road.  If you have any information about Rocky's whereabouts, please call (803) 279-9229 or (706) 421- 9447. 

Public Notice: Bids for Heart Start MRX Monitor for Emergency Medical Service
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web posted October 27, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  The County of Edgefield is accepting sealed bids for a Heart start MRX Monitor (EMS model number M3536A) for the Emergency Medical Service.
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Release: Trunk or Treat on the Square
web posted October 25, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) and the Town of Edgefield announce Trunk or Treat on the Square Monday, October 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials Oct 25- Oct 31
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web posted October 25, 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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Obituary: Julian “Jule” Rearden
web posted October 25 , 2016
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Edgefield Daily Poll: Who Has Your Vote for Clerk of Court
web posted October 24, 2016
COUNTY –  Edgefield Daily has created a poll to give the county, and interested parties, an idea of the upcoming election.  Cast your vote now, and let's see who gets the most votes!
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Merriwether Middle School is “Electing” to Learn
web posted October 24, 2016
merriwether
                                                          electing to
                                                          learnMERRIWETHER –  Our country's election cycle always makes for an outstanding learning opportunity for students. During the last week, Mrs. Kimberly Ray’s class learned about speech writing, public speaking and voting. 
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Raffield's Last Town Hall This Tuesday Night In City of Edgefield 
web posted October 24, 2016
COUNTY –  The dates and times for the three town halls Mike Raffield will be speaking at have been announced. 
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America's Clogging Hall of Fame Honors Strom Thurmond Freshman: Abby Bowser
web posted October 24, 2016
abby
                                                          bowser
                                                          America's
                                                          clogging hall
                                                          of fameCOUNTY –  Abby Nicole Bowser has been named to the 2016 Junior All-American Clogging Team.  The announcements were made at the American Hall of Fame Clogging World Championship held in Spartanburg, South Carolina this weekend. 
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Fall Festival Fun!
web posted October 24, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Republican Baptist Church will be hosting their fall festival this Wednesday.
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Success with Single-Gender Classrooms at J-E-T
web posted October 21 , 2016
success
                                                          with single
                                                          gender
                                                          classrooms at
                                                          JETJOHNSTON –  In the 2015-2016 school year, the administration of Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School made the decision to offer single-gender classes in the sixth grade. 
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Letter: Why I Support Trump
web posted October 21 , 2016
Dear Editor,
I support Donald Trump because of his common sense position on how to fix our economy.  Illegal immigration is bad for jobs, higher taxes are bad for jobs, more regulation is bad for jobs.
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Stolen Car Pursuit Ends In Edgefield County
web posted October 21, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Monday afternoon, Aiken County officers contacted Edgefield County Law Enforcement about them being involved in a pursuit with a stolen vehicle, that was making it's way into the county lines.
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More Dogs Missing: Remi
web posted October 21, 2016
missing
                                                          dogEDGEFIELD –  Have you seen Remi? She's missing from the Edgefield area. 
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Family Friendly Event at Grace UMC
web posted October 21, 2016
COUNTY –  Grace UMC in North Augusta will be hosting  "Grace/Nights" fall event for the community on Saturday, October 22nd
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Merriwether Fire Department's Open House
web posted October 18, 2016
Merriwether
                                                          Fire
                                                          DepartmentMERRIWETHER –  The Merriwether Fire Department held their open house this past Saturday. 
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Trenton Flyers Annual Halloween Candy Drop
web posted October 18, 2016
TRENTON –  Time again when kids and the young at heart are invited to join the Trenton Flyers Association for their special annual Halloween treat.
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Mike Raffield to Speak In Merriwether Tonight
web posted October 18, 2016
COUNTY –  The dates and times for the three town halls Mike Raffield will be speaking at have been announced. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials Oct 18- Oct 24
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted October 18 , 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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Old Glory Waves over Johnston Elementary
web posted October 17, 2016
johnston
                                                          elementaryJOHNSTON –  The stars and stripes are proudly displayed each day at Johnston Elementary.  The flag has always flown but now the responsibility for it being displayed daily has been given to the 5th grade class.  The flag bearers, as they are called, are given the opportunity to build character and show responsibility. 
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Edgefield County 12U Win
By: Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted October 17, 2016
SPORTS –  Two nights and two come from behind wins have the Edgefield County 12U baseball team sitting at the top of the North Augusta Fall League standings going into the final week of regular season play.
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WEP’s Second Grade Meets Mayor Durham
web posted October 13 , 2016
W.E
                                                          Parker meets
                                                          the mayorEDGEFIELD –  W. E. Parker’s second grade students gathered in the school library Thursday, September 22 to meet Mayor Ken Durham. 
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Merriwether Fire Department's Open House
web posted October 13, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  The Merriwether Fire Department will be hosting their annual open house at Station 1.
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DECA helps Local Animals as Part of Community Service
web posted October 13, 2016
deca
                                                          helps local
                                                          animalsJOHNSTON –  On Tuesday, September 27, 2016, thirteen Distributive Education Club of America (DECA) Officers in the Professional Leadership Class under the guidance of Mrs. Lisa Skinner at Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC), toured the Aiken County Animal Shelter.
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STHS Rebel Regiment Wins Number One
web posted October 12, 2016
rebel
                                                          regiment wins
                                                          number 1JOHNSTON –  On Saturday, October 1, the Strom Thurmond Rebel Regiment Band won first place in its class at the Swamp Classic Band Competition. 
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Johnston Town Council October 2016 Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted October 12, 2016
COUNTY –  Johnston Town Council met Monday night, with several old items of business on the agenda and three new items as well.
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H&H Estate Sale
PAID ADVERTISEMENT
web posted October 12, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  H&H Estate Sale will be happening this Friday and Saturday, October 14-15.  The sale is located at 637 Addison Street in Edgefield.  Household items, furniture, collectibles, riding mower, lawn tools, hand tools,  too much to miss! For more information call 706-829-7444

Student Council…A First For MES
web posted October 12, 2016
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                                                          council MESMERRIWETHER –  Merriwether Elementary students are getting a taste of the democratic process this year, as the school institutes its first ever Student Council. 
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Update
: Fatal Structure Fire
web posted October 11 , 2016
EDGEFIELD –  A house fire has claimed the lives of two in Edgefield. The names of the victims has been released.
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Release: United Way of Edgefield County Supports Programs That Help Others
web posted October 11, 2016
COUNTY –  The United Way of Edgefield County understands how important it is to help those in need. And the organization needs your help to continue to assist others.
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Merriwether Fire Department Reports Stolen Trailer
web posted October 11, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  A trailer belonging to the Southeastern Firefighters Burn Foundation has been reported stolen from the Merriwether Fire Department.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials Oct 11- Oct 17
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted October 11, 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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Release: Cumbee Center Host Training
web posted October 11 , 2016
PRESS RELEASE –  Cumbee Center is hosting a Sexual Assault training November 4, 2016 at the National Wild Turkey Federation in Edgefield, SC. 
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The Edgefield County Full Cost Disclosure Report can be viewed below. 

web posted October 11, 2016
COUNTY –  The Edgefield County Full Cost Disclosure Report can be viewed below.
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J-E-T Students Show Their Artistic Side
web posted October 7 , 2016
JOHNSTON –  The seventh and eighth grade advanced art students at Johnston-Edgefield-Trenton (J-E-T) Middle School have taken on a project: painting a mural. The mural is located in the main hallway of the school and was designed by the students to represent the seventh grade. 
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SC Bar offers free legal clinic in Edgefield
web posted October 7, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  The SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor a free legal clinic in Edgefield on Thursday, Oct. 13. The topic will be End of Life Issues.
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Red Cross Supporting Evacuation Shelters in South Carolina
web posted October 7 , 2016
STATE –  The American Red Cross is working with local and state emergency management officials and partner agencies to support evacuation shelters in the Charleston area. The shelters give residents evacuated due to Hurricane Matthew a safe, dry place to stay until the storm passes.
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Updated Info: Two Dogs Missing In Merriwether Area
web posted October 7, 2016
missing
                                                          dogs in
                                                          merriwetherMERRIWETHER –  Have you seen this pup? She is one of two dogs that have recently been reported as missing in the Merriwether area. 
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Edgefield Town Council Meeting October 2016
By Anne Waits
web posted October 7, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield Town Council members came together Monday night at a brief October meeting to approve several items on the agenda and to give updates on several other matters.
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Obituary: Mrs. Ellen Rose Hazelton Prince
web posted October 7, 2016
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Release: Annual FFA FALL Plant Sale AT STCTC
web posted October 7 , 2016
PSA –  Join us for our annual Plant Sale at Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center! 
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MMS Starts a New Program to Enhance Student Learning
web posted October 5 , 2016
MERRIWETHER –  Project Lead the Way is a program designed to provide students with project and problem-based (APB) instructional design. The program centers on hands-on, real-world activities, projects, and problems that help students understand how the knowledge and skills they develop in the classroom may be applied in everyday life. 
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Clerk of Court Interview: Kevin Beck
web posted October 5, 2016
COUNTY –   Edgefield Daily interviewed Kevin Beck, with questions of why he is running as a nominee for the position of Clerk of Court.  Below is a recap of the conversation:
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Edgefield County Council October 2016 Meeting
web posted October 5, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield County Council help their monthly council meeting last evening at 6:00pm.  The meeting adjourned after close to an hour with Pastor Bruce Cooley leading the invocation.  There were no comments from the public.
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Park Row Market BBQ Buffet Thursday Night
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted October 5, 2016
COUNTY –  Park Row will be having their BBQ Buffet this Thursday night, October 6. The buffet will be an all you can eat BBQ buffet.  They will begin serving food at 6. Entertainment will also start at 6,  provided by the popular artist, Carey Murdock! Click on their banner above for daily specials and Like them on FaceBook.

Obituary: Nora R. Rackard
web posted October 5 , 2016
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Obituary: Marion R. “Ronnie” Timmerman
web posted October 5, 2016
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Release: SCE&G Monitoring Hurricane Matthew; Offers Safety and Preparedness Tips
web posted October 5, 2016
COUNTY –  SCE&G is monitoring the path of Hurricane Matthew and encouraging customers to prepare now for the potential impacts of severe weather, which could include power outages.
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Dogs Missing From Merriwether Area
web posted October 4 , 2016
MERRIWETHER –  Two dogs from the Merriwether area are missing from their families.  If you have seen these pups, please contact their owners immediately.  Contact information, and description of the dogs is listed below. 
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Press Release:Edgefield County Law Officers Association Endorses Sheriff Dobey
web posted October 4, 2016
RELEASE –  The Edgefield County Law Officer's Association would like to announce the endorsement of Sheriff Adell Dobey.
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Letter: Writer Discusses Media's Bias Against Donald Trump
web posted October 4, 2016
Dear Editor
The media bias against Trump is planned and coordinated at a national level with the Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democrat Party. It is evidenced in the similarity of phrases, allegations, accusations, characterizations. 
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials Oct 4- Oct 10
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted October 4, 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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Crime Blotter Update
web posted October 4, 2016
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Clerk of Court Interview: Charles "Sonny" Reel
web posted October 3, 2016
COUNTY –  Edgefield Daily interviewed present Clerk of Court, Sonny Reel with questions of why he is running as a nominee for the current position as Clerk of Court.  Below is a recap of the conversation:
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Edgefield County Hospital Jewelry Sale
web posted October 3, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  The Edgefield County Hospital will be having a $5 Jewelry and accessories sale October 17th and 18th.
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Mike Raffield to Speak at Three Town Halls
web posted October 1, 2016
COUNTY –  The dates and times for the three town halls Mike Raffield will be speaking at have been announced.
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