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 Donna Livingston at 803-275-0010 or Anne Smith at 803-275-4097.
Library News: Every Saturday in August the Library will be having a “Bring Your Own Bag (Recyclable or Plastic) & Fill It Up with our Friends of the Library Book Sale Books(paperback or hardback) for Just $5.00.
Foster Parent Information Session will be held on August 8th, 12:30 -2:30 PM at SC Mentor 5140 Woodside Executive Court. Lunch, door prizes, and a chance to learn more about becoming a foster parent in Edgefield & Aiken counties. Free session, but must register to attend. Call (803) 649-3220.
Seminar: Ryans Dream Center, at 3397 Hwy. 19 in Trenton is hosting a FREE Financial Opportunity/Education Seminar on Saturday, August 8, from 4:30-7:00 p.m. Also, Corporate training will be provided on-the-spot for qualified candidates interested in P/T, F/T or Entrepreneurial opportunities. Registration is from 4:30 – 4:59 p.m. and the seminar will start at 5:00 p.m. sharp. Please dress for success. Call the Ryans Dream Center/Financial Opp. Seminar Dept. at 803-624-0921 for more information.
Family Reunion: The McKie, Butler and Johnson Family Reunion Extravaganza 2015 will be held on August 8, (Saturday) at Riverview Park Pavilion in North Augusta. For more info contact Mr. and Mrs .Willie J. Johnson at 1-619-301-8990; email – firstname.lastname@example.org ; Darryl Butler at 706-828-8091.
Revival: Mt. Calvary Baptist Church of Johnston is having revival services Aug. 9, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Lonnie Jones of Millway Baptist Church guest speaker; weekly services will be Aug. 10-13 at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Michael Butler, pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in McCormick.
God’s Little Angels Preschool has open registration for the 2K, 3K and 4K classes being held at Edgefield First Baptist Church for the 2015/2016 school year. Please call 637.6139 for more information.
Homecoming & Revival: Moores Church Homecoming will be Sunday, Aug. 9, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Fred Armfield,pastor,delivering the sermon; Revival August 10-13 at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 – Rev. Lionel Sapp, Aug. 11 – Rev. David Smith, Aug. 12 – Rev. Ray Sanders, Aug. 13 – Rev. Howard Harmon; everyone is welcome.
Amateur Radio Training & Testing in Edgefield County:sponsored by Edgefield County EMA; Sweetwater Community Center, 296 Sweetwater Rd., North Augusta; Aug. 8, Saturday from 8-5 p.m. Bring your own snacks and drinks. There will be a lunch break. Aug. 9, review from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and testing starts at 2 p.m.(Bring 2 forms of ID, S.S. number, and $10 fee.) If you plan to attend notify Don at W3MIF@YAHOO.COM. For more info call Suzy Spurgeon at 637-2123.
Homecoming & Revival: Antioch Baptist Church, Rev. R.C. Oglesby, Pastor, Hwy 178 Saluda – Homecoming Service will be held August 9, at 11:30am. Guest Speaker will be Pastor Billy Smith of Building the Kingdom Ministries, Johnston. Revival Nightly Services will be held August 10-13 at 7pm.
Freeland-Crawford Reunion: The annual reunion of the Freeland-Crawford family descendants of James Manning Corey Freeland and Caroline Augusta Butler Freeland will be held on Sunday, August 9, at Plum Branch Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, Plum Branch, S.C. at 12:45 p.m. Please bring a picnic lunch and tea.
Revival: Reedy Branch Baptist Church, 978 DuncanRoad, Ward Aug. 10-13. Guest revivalist will be Rev. Jasper Lloyd, Jr., pastor of St. Luke Baptist in Winnsboro. Rev. Dr. Jasper Lloyd, Sr. is pastor.
Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, August 11, 10:00 AM Networkers Group Session – topic – “What Employers Want”; 11:00 AM “Job Search Lab”; 1:30 PM “Resume Construction”; 3:00 PM “Resume Clinic/Career Ready 101 Lab”; Thursday, August 13th, 2:00 PM “Let WorkKeys Work for You” For further information telephone 637-4029.
Homecoming/Revival: Republican Grove Baptist Church will have Homecoming Service, Sunday, Aug. 16, at 11 a.m. with Rev. Winston Oliphant of Rosa Spring Baptist Church. Revival Services will be held Aug. 17-20, at 7 p.m. with revivalist Rev. Melvin Searles of Pleasant Lane Baptist Church. Everyone is welcome. Rev.Willie Patten is pastor.
Midlands Unity Fund: Send or take check or cash to First Citizens in Edgefield or Johnston for Dollars for Mother Emanuel or send to Emanuel A.M.E. Church, 110 Calhoun St., Charleston, SC 29401. This was begun by Women in Unity and First Citizens Bank.
Blood Drive: Carey Hill Baptist Church will be hosting a Community Blood Drive at the Carey Hill Resource and Conference Center, 1591 Edgefield Road, North Augusta, SC on Sunday, August 23rd from 11:30 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. on the Bloodmobile. All donors will receive a free Blood Donor T-Shirt, Mini Physical and Snacks. All donors must weigh at least 110 pounds and be 17 years or older and will receive a free Blood Donor T-Shirt, Mini Physical and Snacks. The need for blood in the CSRA is on the rise so CHBC has partnered with Shepeard Community Blood Bank to offset this summer’s blood shortage.