Lue Helen Posey

AIKEN, S.C. – Funeral services for Ms. Lue Helen Posey will be held 2:00pm Thursday at the Pine Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerome Coleman, Pastor and the Bishop Alfred Williams, Eulogist. Interment will be in the Bacon Chapel Church Cemetery. She is survived by a faithful mother, Ruby A. Posey, Saluda, SC; a […]

Antwaun Hillary Named Rebel Head Football Coach

Antwaun Hillary Named Rebel Head Football Coach

The Edgefield County School District has selected Coach Antwaun Hillary as Head Football Coach of the Strom Thurmond High School Rebel Football Program.  Head Coach Hillary is filling the position recently vacated by the retiring head coach Lee Sawyer.  His most recent coaching assignment has been as Offensive Coordinator for the highly regarded Rebel Football […]

Youth Enjoy Weekend of Turkey Hunting and Education

Youth Enjoy Weekend of Turkey Hunting and Education

David Wamer, NWTF Georgia save the hunt coordinator, worked with refuge staff and volunteers from eight chapters in Georgia and South Carolina, to create a weekend of wildlife and conservation education, paired with firearm safety and hunting. The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge recently hosted youth hunters for the first […]

Profiles in Politics: Attorney General Eric Holder, Part II

OPINION  – By G. Miller Thompson – Last week I wrote about Attorney General Eric Holder’s involvement in American voting rights and in Operation Fast and Furious. Additionally, we took a brief look at the contempt of Congress charge levied against Mr. Holder. This week we will look at one more issue our bold and […]

Willie David (WD) Butler, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Deacon Willie David (WD) Butler, Sr. of 510 Pleasant Lane Road, the husband of Martha Higgins Butler, died on Saturday, April 19, 2014, Azaleawoods Rehab and Nursing Center, Aiken, SC. He was born in Edgefield, SC on February 11, 1928 to the now late David and Elizabeth Holloway Butler. He was a […]

James Allen Waldo

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Funeral services for Mr. James Allen Waldo, 68, of Edgefield, South Carolina , who was born on June 18, 1945 in Johnston, South Carolina will be held April 21, 2014 at 1 p.m., at Amos & Sons Funeral Home. He perished on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at Aiken Regional Medical Center in […]

Jose Manuel Esparza

TRENTON, S.C. – Mr. Jose Manuel Esparza, 47, of Trenton, husband of Angelica D. Esparza, died April 16, 2014 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Monday April 21, 2014 at 3 P.M. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Aiken, S.C. Mr. Esparza was a native of Mexico and a member of St. […]

Marion Elizabeth Turner

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Graveside Memorial Services for Miss Marion Elizabeth Turner, age 51, will be held Monday, April 21, 2014 at 11 o’clock at Mt of Olives Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the gravesite following the service. Marion died Friday, April 18, 2014. She was the daughter of Nancy Corley Turner and the late […]