NFL Players’ Mothers Team Up with Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center

NFL Players’ Mothers Team Up with Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center

JOHNSTON, S.C., December 15, 2014 – “Holidays such as Christmas hit financially challenged families the hardest,” says Marcella Edwards, CEO of Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center (ECYEC). “When you are unable to feed and clothe your family, putting toys under the Christmas tree isn’t a priority. Over the past 3 years, we have been attempting […]

Isabell Lybrand Riley

TRENTON, S.C. – Mrs. Isabell Lybrand Riley, 88, of Trenton, S.C., wife of the late Lawrence Riley, died Sunday December 14, 2014. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday December 17, 2014 at 2 P.M. at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home with Rev. Philip Howle officiating. Mrs. Riley was born in Saluda County and was the […]

Tommy Johnson

TRENTON, S.C. – Funeral services for Mr. Tommy L. Johnson will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 14, 2014, at Simmon Ridge Baptist Church with the Rev. Lonnie Jones officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. He is survived by two sons, Kelvin Johnson (Dawnchelle) and Tommy Johnson, Jr. both of North Augusta; a […]

Wayne Warren Meyer

MONETTA, S.C. –  Funeral Services for Wayne Warren Meyer, age 79, will be held Tuesday, December 16, 2014 in Mt Calvary Lutheran Church at 1 o’clock with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends in the church social hall from 12 – 1 prior to the service. Mr. Meyer died […]

NWTF Partners Get Palmetto Shooting Complex Sneak Peak

NWTF Partners Get Palmetto Shooting Complex Sneak Peak

EDGEFIELD, S.C., Dec 12  — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) welcomed over 150 individuals to the Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF for a tour and an exclusive first run of the facility’s world-class sporting clays courses. The Palmetto Shooting Complex at the NWTF is a destination where like-minded people will flock to enjoy the […]

Substitute Teacher Brings Gun to MES, Fired and Arrested

A substitute teacher at Merriwether Elementary School was terminated from her position with the Edgefield County School District, Tuesday, Dec. 9, after she brought a gun onto school property. According to published reports, the gun was found in a faculty bathroom by another teacher. The gun was loaded with four rounds. The substitute teacher, who […]

Patricia Minnick

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Funeral services for Ms. Patricia Minnick will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, December 12, 2014, at the Carey Hill Resource Center in North Augusta, S.C. with the Rev. Alfred Williams officiating. Interment will be in the Sunset Memorial Gardens, Johnston, S.C. She is survived by a son, Jamie Padgett; a daughter, Lisa […]

Here and There – 12-11-14

Here and There – 12-11-14

Senior Citizen Program: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church is having their annual Senior Citizen Dec. 13, at 1:30 p.m. All Senior Citizens are invited. Rev. Lewis Burt is pastor. The United Mass Choir (Bethlehem Gospel Choir, Bacon Chapel Choir and MSY Mass Choir) will present 1st Christmas Outpour featuring Elder David Smith and Min. Calvin Turner […]

Leland Cale Quarles

TRENTON, S.C. – Leland Cale Quarles, 4 months old, of Allie Lane, son of Robert and Tanya Jasmin Quarles, Jr., passed away Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Friday December 12, 2014 at 11 A.M. at Ebenezer Baptist Church with burial in Ebenezer Cemetery. Survivors include Leland’s Parents, […]

Infant Dies After Being Found Unresponsive

Leland Quarles, the 4 month old son of Robert, Jr. and Tanya Quarles of Trenton, was pronounced dead at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 9, at Edgefield County Hospital after being found unresponsive at a local in-home child care center. The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home at which the daycare is located after […]