T. Wallace Clark

PRATVILLE, AL. – Mr. Tolbert Wallace Clark, formerly of Ward, SC, died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 in Prattville, AL. Graveside services will be held Friday, September 28, 2012 at Ridge Spring Cemetery at 3 pm. The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home, Johnston, SC from 1:30 – 2:30 prior to the service in […]

Town Square Wecomes a New Business

Town Square Wecomes a New Business

There’s a new shop on Edgefield’s Courthouse Square located in one of the town’s historic old buildings a few doors down from the Town Hall and across the parking lot from the Old Edgefield Grill. The Edgefield Trading Company opens on Friday, September 28, offering patrons a wide selection of antiques, home décor, gifts, and […]

Wardlaw Homecoming

Wardlaw Homecoming

Wardlaw Academy’s 2012 Homecoming Queen will be crowned Friday night. This year’s court includes Marisa McKnight, Megan Padgett, Laura James, Madlyn Medlock, Kathryn Ginn, and Lilli Pendarvis.

Here & There – 9/27/12

Farmers’ and Artists’ Market: Johnston Farmers’ and Artists’ Market is held from 4-6 p.m. each Thursday. If interested in being a vendor call 275-4097. Yard Sale: Trinity Community Church, 403 Mims St., Edgefield, Saturday, Sept. 29, 7 a.m. until… Fish, Hot Dogs, and French Fries will be sold Youth Sunday:  Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church […]

Jeanette B. Stone

TRENTON, S.C. – Mrs. Jeanette Boatwright Stone, 72, of Briarwood Drive, wife of James Stone, died Tuesday September 25, 2102 at University Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Friday September 28, 2012 at 11 A.M. at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home with burial in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. Mrs. Stone was born in Ridge Spring, […]

Prevo “Pete” Rodgers

SALUDA, S.C. – Prevo Bunyon “Pete” Rodgers, 68, of 169 Wightman Rd., died Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at Hospice Care of the Piedmont. Born in Aiken County and a son of the late Prevo Bunyon Rodgers and Ethyleene Polatty  Sharpton , he was the husband of Betty June Green Rodgers. He was a retired heavy equipment […]

Bondex Inc. Expanding Operations in Edgefield County

Bondex Inc. Expanding Operations in Edgefield County

$6.4 million investment expected to create 13 new jobs COLUMBIA, S.C. – September 26, 2012 – Bondex Inc., a maker of thermally bonded nonwoven materials, today announced that it will expand its existing operations in Edgefield County. The $6.4 million investment is expected to generate 13 new jobs. “We are excited about moving forward with our […]

“Early” Announcement from Energy Group

Will Bring Jobs to Edgefield County The announcement of the Atlanta-based Enova Energy Group with plans to open a $110 million wood pellet-processing plant near Trenton, for the manufacture of fuel for export overseas, came, not from Edgefield County Government (the usual source), but from the Company itself. According to Will Williams, Director of The […]

Shocked at Slap on the Wrist

Dear Editor: What a shock to learn that the magistrate had only given Callie Abel a slap on the wrist for  “running” a sickening, horrible puppy mill! She was forced to LEAVE Aiken County for having the same kind of operation so she just moved from one county to another.  After the raid & hours of […]