Here and There – 7-23-15

Here and There – 7-23-15

Farmer’s Market: Edgefield Farmers Market is open on the square on Saturdays from 9 to 1. For more info call Carolyn at 803-507-00278. Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market : Thursdays from 4 – 6 p.m. on Calhoun Street,  with fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, artwork, locally made crafts, and plants.  For more information contact […]

Julia (Judy) Wright

WARD S.C. – Graveside Funeral Services for Mrs. Julia Anne (Judy) Wright, age 93, will be held Friday, July 24, 2015 in Oconee Memorial Park, Seneca, SC at 11 o’clock. The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home, Johnston, Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 5-7 pm. Mrs. Wright passed away Tuesday, July 21, 2015.   She […]

Edgefield County Delegation and the Flag Vote

Edgefield County Delegation and the Flag Vote

– By Tiffani Ireland – Only one of the three legislative delegation members from Edgefield County actually cast a vote on the historical decision to remove the Confederate Flag from the State House grounds, July 9, 2015. Representative Bill Clyburn was that one as Rep. Bill Hixon and Senator Shane Massey were not in attendance […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Burglary at Murder Site The former home of murder victim Johnnie Hydrick was the site of a burglary last week according to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office. The property, located at 103 Windy Ridge Road, is being cared for by a family member. That family member stated to law enforcement that […]

Helen Johnson Derrick

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Funeral Services for Mrs. Helen Johnson Derrick, age 92, will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at Mt Calvary Lutheran Church at 5 pm with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 6-8 pm. Mrs. Derrick passed away Monday, July 20, […]

Viola Harris Coleman

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Viola Harris Coleman, 90, of Edgefield, SC, wife of the late Thomas L. Coleman died Monday July 20, 2015. Graveside services will be held Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 11 AM at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. The family will receive friends from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Edgefield Mercantile Funeral […]

William H. (Bill) Gilliland

MODOC, S.C. – William H. (Bill) Gilliland, 89, of Modoc, SC husband of Eunice McDaniel Gilliland died Sunday July 19, 2015 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday July 22, 2015 at 11 AM with full Military Honors at Modoc Baptist Church. Mr. Gilliland was born in Estherville, Iowa. He retired from the […]

Yolanda Michelle Alexis

CONYERS, Ga. – Funeral services for Mrs. Yolanda Michelle Alexis will be held 2:00 pm Sunday at the Rosa Spring Baptist Church, Johnston, with the Rev. Winston G. Oliphant, Pastor. There will also be a memorial service held Monday at 11:00 am at the Kingdom Builders Ministries. Interment will be in the Hillandale Memorial Park […]

Regina Breeden

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Funeral services for Ms. Regina Breeden will be held 11am Tuesday at the Amos & Sons Funeral Home Chapel – Johnston. Reverend Lonnie Jones will officiate. She passed July 14, 2015 at the JW Dorn Veteran Hospital, Columbia, SC. She is survived by a son, Rufus Breeden, Mccomb , MS, daughter, Aretha […]