Prescribed Burns Restore Habitat, Improve Safety on Heritage Preserves

Prescribed Burns Restore Habitat, Improve Safety on Heritage Preserves

Many species and ecosystems require fire periodically to ensure their survival, and that’s why prescribed burns are conducted on many of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources’ heritage preserves. “The objective of prescribed burns is to maintain the ecological integrity of these lands,” said Johnny Stowe, S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) wildlife biologist and heritage […]

Thank You for Response to Fire

Letter to the Editor: I wish to express my sincere appreciation to the firemen, the policemen, my neighbors, the ambulance staff, and the Edgefield Hospital for helping me contain the fire in my home.  You are true servants of the community. May God bless you, and continue to use you in His service. Patsy Walton

Douglas Elementary Celebrates Christmas Polar Express Style

Douglas Elementary Celebrates Christmas Polar Express Style

In the words of one teacher at Douglas Elementary, the school’s last day before the Christmas holiday break, Friday, Dec. 21, was “just phenomenal.”  A themed celebration based on the popular children’s book and movie The Polar Express, the day included classroom viewings of movie as well as a ride on The Polar Express Train!  […]

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