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Local DSS Provides Thanksgiving Dinner to Edgefield Families

Edgefield County Department of Social Services will continue a Thanksgiving tradition by providing the holiday meal to about 75 families beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday at Edgefield County DSS office, 120 W.A. Reel Drive, Edgefield. Each family will receive a turkey or hen and ingredients for all the

INDEX-JOURNAL - 2017-11-15 08:00:00

Coffee with your Congressman taking place today

NewsCoffee with your Congressman taking place todayCoffee with your Congressman taking place today Updated: Friday, November 17 2017 6:03 AM EST2017-11-17 11:03:20 GMT Friday, November 17th, Congressman Jody Hice will host a " Coffee with your Congressman" at the McDuffie County Farm Bureau. It will

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-17 11:03:20

Police ask for assistance in burglary case

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a suspect in a burglary at a North Augusta car dealership earlier this month. On Nov. 1, Aiken County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a burglary at Barrett Auto Sales at 228 Edgefield Road, according to a r

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-15 20:30:00

School district's third town hall meeting is Thursday

Residents can express their opinions about a recommendation to reconfigure Area 1 middle schools in Aiken at the Aiken County Public School District's third town hall meeting Thursday in the new cafeteria at Aiken High. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. District representatives have made a recomme

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-16 00:30:00

Breezy Hill Water & Sewer receives $500,000 grant

The Breezy Hill Water & Sewer Co., Inc., of Graniteville has received a $500,000 grant for fiscal year 2018 from the S.C. Rural Infrastructure Authority, or RIA. According to an RIA press release issued Monday, Breezy Hill will use the money for water and sewer improvements. In addition, the City of

AIKEN STANDARD - 2017-11-15 15:15:00

Fatal accident near Candle Crossing Road on Charleston Highway

South Carolina Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal accident in Aiken County. The accident happened near Candle Crossing Road on Charleston Highway. FOX 54 has learned one person has died in the accident. We will update you when we learn more information. South Carolina Highway Patrol is investig

WFXG.COM - 2017-11-17 14:42:40

The Latest: Louisiana man freed after rape conviction tossed

Plem Jones, center, brother of Wilbert Jones, reacts with his wife Wilda Jones, right, and Wajeedah Jones, left, niece of Wilbert, on the steps of state district court in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. The Louisiana man who has spent nearly 50 years in prison will be freed after a judge

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-15 18:38:14

The Palmetto State has its first flu related death of the season, says DHEC

(WJBF) - The Department of Health and Environmental Control, (DHEC) says the Palmetto State has had its first flu-related death of the season. State officials say the person lived in the upstate. Health officials are now reminding everyone to get their flu shots especially people at high risk of com

WJBF.COM - 2017-11-15 14:38:47

U.S. 40 closed after pedestrian hit

Pulaski Highway (U.S. 40) westbound near Wilton Boulevard is completely shut down after a pedestrian was struck. State Police said travelers should expect prolonged delays and seek alternative routes. Master Cpl. Michael Austin said rescue workers are performing CPR on the victim. This story will b

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-17 00:00:21

Newark to celebrate Thanksgiving with Turkey Trot, interfaith service, community meals

Newarkers will celebrate Thanksgiving with several events over the next week. The festivities will begin Saturday with the Newark Parks and Recreation Department's Turkey Trot 5K and 10K races. A tradition for more than 40 years, the event will be held rain or shine at Handloff Park on Barksdale Roa

NEWARK POST - 2017-11-17 05:30:00

The week ahead: Thanksgiving events, craft fairs, Newark Symphony Orchestra concert

Turkey Trot:Saturday, at Handloff Park, 1000 Barksdale Road. Newark Parks and Recreation will hold the traditional pre-Thanksgiving 5K and 10K. Registration begins at 8 a.m, with the 10K starting at 9 and the 5K starting at 10:30. Day-of registration is $30. Coats will be collected for the needy. Cr

NEWARK POST - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Newark family shares story of daughter's hearing loss in video series

The Symons family - Mia, Zoe, 11, Ella, 9, and Morel - pose for a photo in their Newark home.NEWARK POST PHOTO BY DARA MCBRIDE If you ask 11-year-old Zoe Symons how her cochlear implants feel, she'll say "natural." Symons, a sixth-grader at Newark Charter School, is profoundly and severely deaf. Sh

NEWARK POST - 2017-11-16 05:30:00

Police seek men who stole from Newark GameStop

Police are searching for two men who stole items from a video game store in Suburban Plaza last week. A customer at GameStop reported seeing a man take a game controller off the shelf at around noon on Nov. 7, and employees confirmed that report by looking at surveillance footage, according to Lt. F

NEWARK POST - 2017-11-16 00:54:00

Newark man charged with burglary in Stafford - again

For the second time in three months, a Newark man has been charged with breaking into a home in the Stafford neighborhood. Police arrested Jesse Siemienski, 36, on Wednesday in connection to an Oct. 12 burglary in the 400 block of Stafford Avenue in which he allegedly stole video game equipment, a k

NEWARK POST - 2017-11-16 01:05:00

City of Newark collecting holiday food donations

The city of Newark will serve as a collection site for the Food Bank of Delaware this holiday season. Through Wednesday, residents are encouraged to support the Food Bank's "Thanksgiving for All" campaign by donating items that will help more Delaware families have an opportunity to gather around th

NEWARK POST - 2017-11-15 20:00:00

Newark style: He goes for colorful; she goes for fun

WHO: Linda Tacey, 59, of Newark, director of Capability Delivery, and her husband Ted Waugh, 57, recently retired after 35 years with Delmarva Power Gas Division. WHY: They were nominated by Roi Barnard, who says, "What a great couple! They love fashion and they love each other, which is why it is

DELAWARE ONLINE - 2017-11-15 11:37:04

Water, sewer rates increase

Special to the Free Press WESTFIELD - The Westfield Borough Council met Wednesday, Nov. 8 and voted to advertise the proposed 2018 budget for adoption in December. The budget proposes no tax increase but a 25 percent increase in sewer rates and a 15 percent increase in water rates. The monthly minim

WELLSBORO GAZETTE - 2017-11-16 22:00:00

Allegany County Jail inmate charged after incident

BELMONT - An Allegany County Jail inmate, arrested on stolen property and marijuana charges less than two weeks ago, has been arraigned on more charges for an incident that occurred shortly after his arrival at the jail. Christopher E. Herron, 36, of New Hudson, allegedly damaged property valued at

TIMES-HERALD - 2017-11-15 04:16:00

Celebrate the season with a Victorian Christmas at the Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site

One of the area's most unique and popular holiday traditions is fast approaching at the TR Site. The historic landmark home on Delaware Avenue kicks off its Victorian Christmas (Dec. 1-9) with a special Nov. 30 gala evening with premium wines, craft beer, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment by The Hot

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-17 16:08:53

At Almaza Grill, Peruvian chicken and Lebanese food join forces

Pity the rotisserie chicken. Once the centerpiece of restaurant chains like Swiss Chalet, the thrill of chickens roasted on a rotating spit, basting in their own juices, has faded from the daily glare of supermarket bargain-seeking. Even from my allegedly lofty perch, I must confess to feeling the s

BUFFALO NEWS - 2017-11-16 12:00:05