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Black History Series: Lectures will be held at Macedonia Community Center at 10 a.m. each Saturday in February. The program is free to the public.

The Odd Couple: The Edgefield County Theater will present the female version of The Odd Couple at the Discovery Center, 400 Main St., Edgefield, Feb. 8-10. Call 637-3833 for info or tickets.

Soup, Sandwich and Smiles: Edgefield United Methodist Church invites everyone to their church at the corner of Bacon and Norris Streets(across from the Post Office) to enjoy soup, sandwiches and smiles with them every Thursday at noon in February. Dates are February 7,14, 21 and 28.

Bags of Love: Bags are due at the Edgefield County Chamber office, 416 Calhoun St., Johnston by Friday, Feb. 8 at noon. These are for Senior citizens and will be delivered on Valentine’s Day. Call 275-0010 for more info, items to put in bags or for pick up if a group is participating. 

Little Jr. Miss: Edgefield County’s Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program will sponsor the Wee, Little and Young Junior Miss pageant to be held Feb. 9 at 10 a.m. Entry fee is $35.For more info call Stephanie Culver at 275-9349.

Scholarship Program: The Distinguished Young Woman Scholarship Program will be held at 6 p.m. at Strom Thurmond High School on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m.

Gospel Explosion: Antioch Baptist Church, 9609 Hwy. 178S(Saluda), Feb. 9, at 7 p.m. featuring Flying Clouds, Minister of Music Muncie McKie, Anointed Ones, House of Prayer, and Hopkins Brothers; Free Admittance, chance to win 42 in. TV, fish plates and hot dog plates will be sold.

Christian Ball: Moores AME Third Annual Christian Ball, Saturday, Feb. 9, at 6 p.m. at the Edgefield Gymnasium. Refreshments will be served and door prizes given away. For more info call Sis Barbara Bussey at 637-6520 or 637-6244.

Free Workshops: Edgefield Works Center, 400 Church St., Room 306, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 10 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “Interview Techniques”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab” Designed to give individualized help with job search and using the SCWOS system; 1:30 PM “Job Search 2013″ Examine the differences between yesterday’s and today’s job search techniques; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/WIN Lab” Bring a copy of your completed resume to be critiqued or bring a completed resume worksheet and get help in formatting your resume; For further info call 637-4029.

Annual Pancake Supper: The Episcopal Church of the Ridge will again host this event on February 12th from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church’s Parish Hall in Edgefield.  The admission is $3.00 per person and “carry-out” plates will be available.  The public is invited.

Camellia Tea: The Edgefield Camellia Club will sponsor the Camellia Tea, Thurs., Feb. 14, at Magnolia Dale in Edgefield form 3-5:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Call 637-2370 for more information.

Musical Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church Gospel Choir in Johnston is having their musical program Saturday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. The public is invited. Rev.Lewis Burt is pastor.

Pastoral Appreciation Sunday: Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Edgefield, will honor their pastor, Rev. Oscar W. Brown on his 4th Pastoral Appreciation, Sunday, Feb. 17,at 2:30 p.m. Rev. T.C. Edwards and Friendship Baptist Church of Aiken will be charge of the service.

Magnolia Gardens Tour: by camellia lovers, set for February 20, 2013.  A few seats still available.  The cost of the trip is $10. Lunch on your own or bring your lunch. Sponsored by the Camellia Club. If interested call Henrietta Humphreys 803-637-2370.

Hair and Fashion Show: STHS Cafeteria, Saturday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. ($5 advance, $7 at the door); sponsored by Career Center’s Cosmetology Dpt., Call Mrs. Jackie Kennion at 275-1767 for more info.

Black History Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church in Johnston is having their annual Black History Program Feb. 24, at 11 a.m. Rev. Inez Kemp of Bethlehem Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. The public is invited.

Yard Sale: Harmony United Methodist Church Mission Committee will hold a giant  yard sale, Sat., Mar 2, beginning at 6  a.m. at the Fellowship hall next to the church. If you have items to contribute call 275-4885 for pickup or delivery or more info. An EZ Go Golf Cart will be sold by sealed bids with minimum bid of $1,000.

Mass Choir Rehearsals: Edgefield County Mass Choir will practice every Monday at 7 p.m. at Macedonia Church, Macedonia St., Edgefield. Everyone is welcome. A performance will be held March 2 at 5 p.m. at Strom Thurmond High School to celebrate Black History. For more info call 803-439-0881.

Shamrock Run/Walk: Edgefield’s Annual Shamrock Run/Walk will be held Saturday March 16, in memory of Dr. Ned Nicholson and Dr. W.G.”Curly” Watson. Race forms are available at the Town of Edgefield, Escape Day Spa and the Town of Edgefield website.

Beauty Pageant:  Johnston Miss Peach Blossom Festival beauty pageant will be held on Saturday, April 6 at Johnston Elementary School at 10:00 and 3:00. Young ladies between the ages of birth-20 are invited to compete. The Miss (17-20) will be awarded a scholarship to the college of her choice. The deadline for applications is Wed., March 27. For an application or if you have any questions, please call 803-637-5383 or 803-275-3241.