DeMarco Langford

AIKEN, S.C. – Funeral services for Mr. DeMarco Langford will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 12 noon, at the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church with the Rev. Ernest Gordon, Pastor. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8pm Tuesday at the Funeral Home. He is survived by mother, Dorothy Walker; step-father, Robert […]

Preserve Fall, Winter Habitat for Quail, Rabbits

Preserve Fall, Winter Habitat for Quail, Rabbits

Late fall and winter bring “hard times” for small game species like bobwhite quail and rabbits, according to the S.C. Department of Natural Resources. Natural food becomes scarce and resting and escape cover is thin in the fall and winter, according to Willie Simmons, Small Game Project Supervisor with the S.C. Department of Natural Resources […]

Joyce Hood Timmerman

EASLEY, S.C. – Ms. Joyce H. Timmerman, 83, of Carmen Lane, died Monday September 23, 2013. Graveside Services will be held Wednesday September 25, 2013 at 11 A.M. in Eastview Cemetery. Ms. Timmerman was a native of Edgefield County. She was retired from Kleinert’s as an Artist and attended Freedom Fellowship Ministries. Survivors include one son, […]

Annie Mae Dukes

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Funeral services for Mrs. Annie Mae Dukes was  held Saturday, September 21, 2013, at 1:00pm at the Pine Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerome Coleman pastor . Interment was in the church cemetery. She is survived by; her children, Phillis Dukes, Edgefield; SC, Joe Ben Dukes lll, Smithfield NC, Beatrice Drayton […]

Willie Cheatham

AIKEN, S.C. – Mr. Willie Cheatham, 55, of 3001 Mississippi Ave., entered into rest September 17, 2013 at his residence. Funeral services were held 2 p.m., Sept. 21 at Republican Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Willie Patten, Jr. officiating. Interment was at the church cemetery. Survivors include his parents, Johnnie and Catherine Cheatham, Aiken; sisters, […]

Edgefield Mayor Addresses Recent Concerns

Letter to the Editor September 20, 2013 Dear Edgefield, Recently, a couple of Town issues (TIF and Bow Hunting) have drawn comments in different media outlets from concerned citizens, unfortunately mostly anonymous. I very much appreciate the public concern, as each member of the Edgefield Town Council and myself need to be held accountable for […]

Ernest Lee Chrisco

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Ernest Lee Chrisco, 82, of Meeting Street Rd., husband of Kathaleen Harris Chrisco died Saturday, September 21 at his residence. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 23, 2013 at11:00 A.M. at Little Stevens Creek Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Chrisco was a native of Edgefield and member […]

Mamie J. Rearden Highway Dedication Ceremony

Mamie J. Rearden Highway Dedication Ceremony

 – By Ethel Butler – On Friday, September 6, 2013, at 3 p.m., a beautiful dedication ceremony was held for the Mamie J. Rearden Highway at the Joanne T. Rainsford Discovery Center in Edgefield. After a concurrent resolution – It was a request that the Department of Transportation name the portion of Pleasant Lane Road […]

Soldier Thanks Wardlaw Class for Their Kindness

Soldier Thanks Wardlaw Class for Their Kindness

Specialist Elizabeth (“Liz”) Stone, US Army visited the 4th grade of Wardlaw Academy on Friday, August 30. Liz graduated from Wardlaw in 2008 and from Clemson in 2012. Shortly after graduation from Clemson, she was deported to bases in Kuwait, Afghanistan, Jordan on the Syrian border and Kyrgyzstan (of the former Soviet Republic). She served […]

Congressman Duncan to Speak to Edgefield GOP

Congressman Duncan to Speak to Edgefield GOP

Congressman Jeff Duncan will meet with the Edgefield GOP at Piedmont Technical College on Tuesday Sept 24th in Edgefield, S.C. at 6:30 pm for a meet and greet and 7:00 pm meeting. The public is invited for an update on the latest issues being addressed by him and his fellow Congressmen and Senators in Washington, D.C.