Youth Fundraiser: Ebenezer Baptist Church, Airport Rd., Trenton will have a yard sale, Saturday, Feb. 22 from 8 a.m. – noon. 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 […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – China Grove Baptist Church, located on North Martintown Road, sustained damage from the 4.1 earthquake that shook Edgefield County and beyond, Friday, February 16. The earthquake’s epicenter was actually about a quarter of a mile behind the church in a wooded area, but, as China Grove is the nearest structure […]
From the Editor: Just a forewarning of some changes in the newspaper. We will be announcing a new writer as an “old” favorite ends. The “old” favorite is the Piper Tales, written by Penny Hunt and edited by her husband Bill (keep “money” in mind and you will remember their names, first names that is). […]
Douglas Elementary Second Grade A Honor Roll: Khalil Rodriguez. Second Grade AB Honor Roll: Mark Bishop, Joey Brooks, Javon Chick, Katlyn Chinn, Mehki Coping, Logan Gill, Victoria Herron, Zariyah Holloway, Elijah McBride, Robert Murrell. Third Grade A Honor Roll: Zowie Gilchrist, Cara Williams, David Wise. Third Grade AB Honor Roll: Tino Brown, William Bush-Jackson, Jade […]
Letter to the Editor Dear Editor: Times like the recent ice storm show how neighbors and people come together to help each other. I have the world champion limb yard (I believe), and it lived up to this reputation during the ice storm. Among all the downed limbs, two large ones came down on my […]
Alumni and friends of the University of South Carolina are invited to an evening with University President Harris Pastides on February 24th. The reception, hosted by friends and alumni of the University from Edgefield, McCormick, and Saluda counties will be held at Pine Ridge Club in Edgefield. The event will begin at 6:30 and will […]
W. E. Parker Elementary hosted a History Celebration on Thursday, February 6, 2014. Students prepared research projects, writing pieces, and portrayed famous Americans to reflect the diversity of our nation’s history. All studies were connected to the Common Core Standards. Over one hundred parents attended the exciting family night event!
Aiken Peace hosts a Syrian Refugee Relief Benefit on Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 p.m., at the Aiken Unitarian Universalist Church located at 115 Gregg Ave (corner of Gregg & Derby Lane) featuring a photo presentation by Columbia, SC-based photojournalist Thomas Hammond who traveled to Syria, Turkey, and Lebanon last fall. Reception 6:30 p.m. Talk 7 p.m.. […]
James Courtney, Head of the Edgefield County School District’s Transportation Office, shares the following Earthquake Planning information. What to Tell Children Find safe places inevery room of your home and your classroom. Look for safe places inside and outside of other buildings where you spend time. The shorter the distance you have to travel when […]
All Edgefield County Schools will resume their regular schedules on Tuesday, February 18. Students at Strom Thurmond High School will follow the schedule for A Day.