Sen. Massey – “More Opportunities for Students” By Tiffani Ireland – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed into effect the Equal Access to Interscholastic Activities Act on June 7, 2012. The law, better known as the Tim Tebow Law, is so called because it is modeled after legislation in Florida that allowed the now NFL player, […]
The Continuing Adventures of a Very Lucky Black and White Dog By Penny L. Hunt Chapter 3 – And Now There Are Two Last week: The sixth grade class at Whitman Academy began plotting ways to catch three puppies living in a pipe… The plan was brilliant! A can of the smelliest cat food anyone […]
The month long investigation by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office that resulted in the rescue of numerous animals from a residence on Holmes Pond Road has ended in a guilty plea of ill treatment of animals. Callie Abel, owner of the seized animals, entered her plea last week and officially brought this chapter in the […]
BELVEDERE, S. C . – Mrs. Minnie Thomas D’Antignac, 90, of Johnson Road, entered into rest September 21, 2012. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, September 27, 2012 at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Arthur L. Kemp officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. D’Antignac, a native of Edgefield […]
Merriwether Middle is excited to announce the 2012 PASS Scholars. These students scored EXEMPLARY on every part of the Palmetto Assessment of State Standards (PASS) test. The South Carolina PASS tests measure how well students have mastered the South Carolina state standards, and report student performance in each subject. PASS includes tests in five subject […]
Burton Center for Disabilities and Special Needs is a non-profit, multi-county agency, providing services for over 1,000 people with disabilities and special needs (autism, intellectual disabilities, head injuries, spinal cord injuries and related disabilities) in Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Lexington, McCormick and Saluda counties. Burton Center is a United Way agency.
The Strom Thurmond High School FFA has announced their Fall Plant Sale, to be Saturday, September 29, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pansies, snapdragons, ornamental kale, herb baskets and more will be on show for sale at the greenhouses behind the Strom Thurmond football field.
The heavily populated deer woods surrounding Edgefield and Saluda Counties in South Carolina will be filled with approximately 40 disabled hunters October 26th and 27th 2012. Many of these hunters will be anxiously waiting to fill their tags while others are hoping to get a glimpse of their first whitetail. This group of hunters will […]
EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Richard Hugh “Rick” Burton, 55, of Burton Dr., died Thursday at his residence. Graveside Services will be held Sunday September 23, 2012 at 2 P.M. at Gilgal Baptist Church Cemetery in Edgefield. Mr. Burton was born in Greenwood, S.C. and was a member of Gilgal Baptist Church. He was a former […]
Citizens who want to help their neighbors still have time to participate in the Give Food Project. The Project, sponsored by Edgefield County Council Chairman Dean Campbell, is scheduled to end in September. Proceeds from the Give Food Project will be given to the Johnston Food Bank, which services many citizens in Edgefield County. The […]