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Conservationists oppose Aiken County potato farm, question water law

...Protecting the cool blackwaters of the Edisto River from a mega-sized potato farm...weak water withdrawal law.On the Edisto River's south fork near Windsor, S...natural resource," he said.The Edisto River is the longest free-flowing blackwater...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-12/conservationists-oppose-aiken
Campaign calls potato farm critics 'extremists'

...that would draw billions of gallons of water from the Edisto River are feeling under attack as South Carolina's most...critics are conservative, lifelong residents of the Edisto River basin who contend they're just trying to protect the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-25/campaign-calls-potato-farm-cr
Joyce Kinder

...childhood home was in North Augusta, she grew up on, maintained a cabin on, and thrived on and within the banks of the Edisto River near Denmark, SC. She loved "Mother Edisto" in all her seasons. It was here that she dispensed the largest amount...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000173103694
Ramblin' Rhodes: Series bring pianists, singers, bluegrass artists to stage

...Lonesome River Band, Dirty Kitchen Band and local groups along with farm-fresh food and spectacular views of North Edisto River. Tickets are $40 in advance and $50 at the gate. For more information, visit edistoislandbluegrass.com.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-06/ramblin-rhodes-series
Missing SC boaters found; 1 dead, 1 hospitalized

...after a weekend fishing trip in Charleston County.The Coast Guard said the boaters were found on high ground near the Edisto River around 7 a.m. Monday after leaving on a fishing trip from Edisto Island on Saturday. The Coast Guard and other agencies...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-03-31/missing-boats-found-sc-coast
Friends of the Edisto reaches agreement on water withdrawal planned by potato farm

...settlement with a Michigan-based agribusiness over the company's plans to siphon water from the South Fork of the Edisto River.Friends of the Edisto and Walther Farms agreed to concessions offered by the company, including cutting water withdrawals...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-28/friends-edisto-reaches-agreem
Family takes its love of water to work at kayak business

...Florida's Gulf Coast and taken advantage of local resources, such as the canal, Savannah River, Brier Creek and South Edisto River, where they just purchased 35 acres of land."Everything is centered around water," Leslie said. "They've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-06-02/family-take
Floods, washed out roads in soggy S.C.

...County, where the Waccamaw River went over its banks, or in Bamberg, Dorchester and Colleton counties, where the Edisto River is reaching levels not seen in 40 years.The rains have washed out several roads and caused sinkholes to form on others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-07-21/floods-washed-out-roads-soggy
David Gould

...Grovetown. On Saturday, November 9th, David's family and friends will be taking his cremains to be scattered at the Edisto River sandbar in Edisto, SC. For more information please call 706.526.7258. David was employed as an electrician with...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000167892579
Across South Carolina

...authorities said. The Rev. Phillip McCreary Sr. was shot once in the back of the head Friday along the banks of the Edisto River near the state Highway 39 bridge, authorities said. The Rev. McCreary's pickup truck wasn't taken, and no motive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/12/met_135524.shtml
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