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Obituary: Mrs. Sandra H. Landers
web posted October 1, 2016
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Update: Trenton Home Burglary
web posted September 30, 2016
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                                                          home burglaryTRENTON –  Law enforcement officials would like to thank the readers of Edgefield Daily for helping identify the young man in the photo.  After the young man was identified, the Sheriff's Office learned someone living off Girl Scout Camp Road allowed the person to use the jack that was taken from the residence, and the item has been returned to the owner. No charges were filed. Edgefield Daily

Herlong Donates Car to ECSD Teacher of the Year
web posted September 30, 2016
JOHNSTON –  Herlong Ford and Herlong Chevrolet value the job the teachers in Edgefield County School District perform each day. “We think we have a great school district with very talented and committed teachers. Donating a car to the best of the best gave us an opportunity to show our appreciation for the difference these teachers make in the lives of county’s children,” explained Ben Herlong.  Edgefield Daily
 

Edgefield County Council: Special Called Planning Meeting
web posted September 30, 2016
COUNTY –  Edgefield County Council held a planning session Tuesday evening, September 27th, where they discussed issues concerning Edgefield County and to develop priorities for the coming year.
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Hitt Brothers Pitch Edgefield County to Victory
By: Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted September 30, 2016
SPORTS –  It was the " Hitt Brothers Show" Wednesday night at Riverview Park in North Augusta as the brothers combined to pitch 5 innings and help the Edgefield County 12U team to another win.
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Release: AT&T Provides Support for Dual Enrollment Program
web posted September 30, 2016
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                                                          provides
                                                          support for
                                                          dual
                                                          enrollment
                                                          programPRESS RELEASE –  AT&T recently made a generous $5,000 donation to the Piedmont Technical College Foundation to help support the dual enrollment program at Strom Thurmond High School. 
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Trailers Stolen From Costa Farms
web posted September 30, 2016
TRENTON –  $40,000 worth of trailers have been reported stolen from Costa Farms.
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I Have a Very Special Gift
A Column by the Editor
web posted September 30, 2016
COLUMN –  As I sit here updating the news for today. I can't help but take a moment to reflect.
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Edgefield County 12U Win Again
By: Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted September 30, 2016
SPORTS –  The Edgefield County 12U baseball team outlasted the North Augusta Jackets, 6-4 Tuesday night, running their season record to 4-0 and taking over sole possession of first place in the North Augusta Fall League standings.
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted September 30, 2016
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ECSD’s Support Staff of the Year (SSOY) and Teachers of the Year (TOY) Recognized
web posted September 28, 2016
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                                                          County Teach
                                                          of the yearCOUNTY –  ECSD (Edgefield County School District) recognized each school’s top support staff and teacher during a dessert reception on Sunday, September 25th. 
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Man Resisting Arrest Injures Officer
web posted September 28, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  One man is now facing possibly three charges after resisting arrest, and leaving one  police officer injured.
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Merriwether Teen Threatened On Old Stage Road
web posted September 28, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  While riding his dirt bike on Old Stage Road, a Merriwether teen was thrown off his bike by a man with a pistol.
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Trenton Home Burglary
web posted September 27, 2016
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                                                          home burglaryTRENTON –  Edgefield County Sheriff's Office is asking for your help.  The person and the car in this photo are connected with a burglary that happened at a residence in Trenton on Girl Scout Camp Road.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials Sep 27-Oct 3
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web posted September 27, 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 September 27, 2016
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2016 Heritage Jubilee Festival
web posted September 26, 2016
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                                                          jubileeEDGEFIELD –  This past Saturday was a nice, sunny day to attend the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee.  There was an atmosphere of old friends spending time together as a country/rock band played on stage in the town square, in front of the library. 
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STCTC Sports Medicine Learn Anatomy With A Feet-On Activity
web posted September 26, 2016
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                                                          sports
                                                          scienceJOHNSTON –  STCTC (Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center) Sports Medicine II students recently learned the Latin terms “pes cavus” (high),” pes rectus” (normal), and “pes planus” (flat). The Sports Medicine II (Honors Level Course) students learned about foot injuries and how to access an athlete’s arch. 
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Landlord Shoots Tenant
web posted September 23, 2016
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                                                          blackMERRIWETHER –  A landlord in Merriwether showed up at one of his tenants houses, and is now facing charges of assault and battery with intent to kill. 
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Release: County Schools Join United Way of Edgefield County
web posted September 23, 2016
PRESS RELEASE –  The United Way of Edgefield County and the public schools in the Edgefield County School District are joining forces again this year to benefit all. Edgefield Daily

SCDOT Ranked Number 1 in Nation 
web posted September 23, 2016
STATE –  The South Carolina Department of Transportation has been rated as the top ranked overall state DOT in the nation by the Reason Foundation in Los Angeles.
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Release: School District and Chamber Celebrate Success
web posted September 22, 2016
PRESS RELEASE –  Edgefield County School District and the Chamber of Commerce will host a Celebration of Success reception at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2016. The celebration will be held in the Strom Thurmond High School Cafeteria and the general public is invited.
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Preview: Heritage Jubilee 2016
By Anne Waits
web posted September 22, 2016
COUNTY –  Fall is festival time, and the town of Edgefield is kicking off the fall season with the Annual Heritage Jubilee this Saturday in the downtown area and on Town Square, beginning at 9 a.m.
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Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market
web posted September 22, 2016
JOHNSTON –  Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market will be held today, in front of the library/ warehouse building on Calhoun Street, from 4-6 pm.
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Edgefield County 12U and 10U Win
By: Anonymous Sports Writer
web posted September 22, 2016
SPORTS –  On a night ripe for a letdown, the Edgefield County Xtreme 12U team played small ball and got some help from a 9 year old Ben Sauls to remain perfect in fall league play.
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Shooting at Edgefield Home
web posted September 20, 2016
COUNTY –  A shooting is under investigation, after a man was shot at his home off Bogus Hill Drive.
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Guns and More Stolen From Van
web posted September 20, 2016
TRENTON –  After observing the driver's side window of his van to be busted out, a Trenton man called law enforcement.
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Heritage Jubilee Festival
web posted September 20, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  The Heritage Jubilee Festival will take place this saturday, September 24, with festivities from Town Square to Piedmont Technical College.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Sep 20- Sep 26
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 19, 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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Gas Prices Rise After Oil Spill
web posted September 19, 2016
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                                                          prices riseCOUNTY –  After a pipeline spill in Alabama, spilling nearly 250,000 gallons of oil, some local gas stations are seeing the effects. 
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Attention REBEL FANS:

Announcement
web posted September 16, 2016
COUNTY –  REBEL FANS: Effective this week and each home game following...If you are NOT a Booster Club Member and have assigned seating passes, PLEASE sit in the regular fan stands. Quite Simply: If you are sitting in the stands with the backs on them and you do not have a Seating Pass, please sit in the regular stands.
This is not fair to our "paying" Booster Club members.

STCTC Health Science Students Develop Skills needed for CNA
web posted September 16, 2016
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                                                          health
                                                          scienceJOHNSTON –  Each year Health Science III students prepare for the CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) certification. A Certified Nursing Assistant is an entry level position in the medical field but STCTC’s (Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center) Health Science program provides students tremendous experiences. STCTC’s Heath Science students have clinicals ranging from geriatrics to labor and delivery..
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Crime Blotter Update
web posted September 16, 2016
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Trenton Community Yard Sale
web posted September 16, 2016
TRENTON –   The Trenton Community will be hosting a yard sale, Saturday Sept. 24, 2016
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Obituary: Elmer "Barney" Brogdon
web posted September 16, 2016
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CSRA College Night Welcomes over 130 Colleges and Universities to Benefit Area Students at James Brown Arena
web posted September 15, 2016
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                                                          nightRELEASE –  High school students will have an opportunity to meet over 300 recruiters from more than 130 colleges and universities and win scholarships totaling $16,000 at CSRA College Night, to be held Thursday, Sept. 15, 5-8:30 p.m., at the James Brown Arena, Augusta, Ga. Admission is free and open to the public.
Edgefield Daily

Release: Gov. Nikki Haley Announces BabyNet Transition To SCDHHS 
web posted September 15, 2016
PRESS RELEASE –  Governor Nikki Haley today announced the transition of BabyNet, currently managed by First Steps, to the Department of Health and Human Services (SCDHHS). A copy of the governor’s executive order, detailing the transition, is available here.
Edgefield Daily

Engagement Announcement
web posted September 15, 2016
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                                                          announcementANNOUNCEMENT –  Mr. and Mrs. David Tollison of Spartanburg, SC. are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Deborah Leigh to Brad Yarborough, son of Mike and the late Ramona Yarborough of Conway, SC.
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Edgefield Xtreme Down North Augusta Predators
By: Anonymous Sports Fan
web posted September 15, 2016
SPORTS –  Tuesday marked opening night of the fall season for Edgefield County, competing in the North Augusta League at Riverview Park.
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Home for Sale: STCTC's Building Construction Project is Available!
web posted September 15, 2016
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                                                          building
                                                          constructionJOHNSTON –  STCTC Building Construction program’s latest project is ready for a buyer. "If you figure a hundred dollars a square, the house is valued at $140,000," explained Lewis Burt, STCTC Building Construction teacher. "If someone has property, by the time the house is moved, a septic tank is put in, the foundation is set up and the person does some of the finish work, they can get in a new home for around $70,000. That's a deal," continued Burt.
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Blair Massey to Seek School Board Seat
web posted September 14, 2016
COUNTY –  Blair Massey of Edgefield has filed to run for an open seat on the Edgefield County School Board.  The district stretches from Edgefield into a large section of Merriwether and includes parts of the Bettis Academy area and Mt. Vintage.
Edgefield Daily
 

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month
web posted September 14, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield County Hospital will be offering FREE PSA Screening Tests for the month of September to all men age 50 and older.  Men age 40 – 50 that have a family history of prostate cancer will also qualify for this free screening.
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STCTC Sports Turf Students Maintain Athletic Fields
web posted September 14, 2016
JOHNSTON –  With a new school year comes new athletic seasons.  During each season, thousands of athletes and fans frequent the various sports facilities at Strom Thurmond High School.  Our community is very fortunate to have such nice athletic facilities and is even known by others as having some of the best athletic fields in the state. 
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Johnston Town Council September Meeting
By Anne Waits
web posted September 14, 2016
JOHNSTON –  Johnston Town Council came together briefly Monday night for their regularly scheduled meeting. There were no public comments.
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Lady Rebels Volleyball Plays Augusta Prep Fall Classic
web posted September 12, 2016
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                                                          rebels
                                                          volleyballSPORTS –  The Lady Rebels Volleyball Team played in the Augusta Prep Fall Classic Tournament this weekend.  The tournament began Friday afternoon with pool play.  The Lady Rebels went undefeated on Friday, beating Curtis Baptist, Alleluia Community School and Evans. 
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Release: Jeff Duncan Issues Statement on 15th Anniversary of 9/11
web posted September 12, 2016
RELEASE –  Congressman Jeff Duncan issued the following statement regarding the 15th Anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks:
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Edgefield Town Council September Meeting 
By Anne Waits
web posted September 12, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Due to the fact that Labor Day was Monday, Edgefield Town Council met Wednesday night, Sept. 7, with items on the agenda ranging from a fundraiser dog walk to an easement agreement between the Town and SCE&G.
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Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Sep 13- Sep 19
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 12, 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: John Carson Banner
web posted September 12, 2016
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Obituary: Frances Adelle Bush
web posted September 12, 2016
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STCTC Agricultural Student Attends SC Commissioner’s School of Agriculture
web posted September 9, 2016
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                                                          herrinJOHNSTON –  Gracie Herrin, junior at Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Center, was recently selected by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture and Clemson University to attend the 2016 South Carolina Commissioner’s School for Agriculture. 
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SCDOT Reports Theft
web posted September 9, 2016
MERRIWETHER –  After an SCDOT crew returned to the office after working on the road, several items were reported stolen from the crew's truck.
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More Campaign Signs Being Stolen
web posted September 9, 2016
COUNTY –  Elections season is upon us, and reports of campaign signs being stolen is increasing.
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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 September 8, 2016
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 October 4, 2016 in conjunction with a regularly scheduled meeting of the County Council.
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Strom Thurmond Career & Technology Students Attend FFA Leadership Camp

web posted September 8, 2016
sths ffaJOHNSTON –  The Strom Thurmond FFA traveled to Cherry Grove FFA Leadership Camp August 2-5, 2016. The group participated in both leadership and physical activities with FFA members from across South Carolina.  Edgefield Daily



UPDATE
: Body Found On Weaver Road Identified
web posted August 17, 2016
JOHNSTON- New information about the body found on Weaver Road has been released
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Preview For Southern Studies Showcase 2016
By Anne Waits
web posted September 6, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield will celebrate the roots of South Carolina history and heritage during the Fifth Annual Southern Studies Showcase, to be held Friday and Saturday, Sept. 16 and 17. The event is hosted by the Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Edgefield Civic League
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Park Row Market BBQ Buffet Thursday Night
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 6, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Park Row will be having their BBQ Buffet this Thursday night, September 8.The buffet will be an all you can eat BBQ buffet.  They will begin serving food at 6. Entertainment will start at 7 and will be provided by the popular artist, Carey Murdock! Click on their banner above for daily specials and Like them on FaceBook.

Ole Edgefield Butcher Shop Weekly Specials: Sep 6- Sep 12
ADVERTISEMENT
web posted September 6, 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 County Sheriff Debate
web posted September 3, 2016
COUNTY –  For those of you who are interested in our candidates for Sheriff, we have new information concerning debates.
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Public Notice:  Bids for Renovation of Kneece Building
web posted September 3, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  Edgefield County requests sealed bids from General Contractors for the renovation of the existing Kneece Building (~9,000sf) located at 206 Penn Street, in Edgefield, SC.
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Our Trip to Edgefield
By Pat Roche
web posted September 3, 2016
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                                                          to edgefieldGUEST COLUMN –  Last weekend, 20 members of the Photography Club of Sun City, Bluffton, SC, visited Edgefield.
We came to see the Rodeo on Friday night. It was a first for many of us and we got some outstanding photos.
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Release: SC Bar offers free legal clinic in Saluda
web posted September 3, 2016
PSA –  The SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor a free legal clinic in Saluda on Tuesday, Sept. 13. The topic will be End of Life Issues, including healthcare power of attorney, living wills, DNR orders, power of attorney, funeral planning and cremation.
Edgefield Daily

Release: Edgefield School District Early Release Notification
web posted September 1, 2016
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                                                          school
                                                          districtPSA –  The National Weather Service issued the following expected impact from Tropical Storm Hermine for Friday, September 2, 2016. Due to the notification of severe weather conditions, the School District of Edgefield County will release schools at the following times on Friday, September 2, 2016:
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Edgefield County Hospital Book Fair
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web posted September 1, 2016
EDGEFIELD –   The Edgefield County Hospital will be hosting a book and gift fair Monday, September 19th.  Click here to see the flyer for more information 
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Runaway Car
web posted September 1, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  During a quick trip to the store, a man left his vehicle running, and when he got out of the store,  he discovered it was no longer there.
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Campaign Signs Stolen
web posted September 1, 2016
COUNTY –  One local candidate has had enough after thieves have taken a substantial amount of campaign signs.
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Wrecked Car Discovered To Be Stolen
web posted September 1, 2016
EDGEFIELD –  An Edgefield resident discovered their car was stolen, after it was involved in a collision.
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