Edgefield Poet Laureate Laurel Blossom (right) of 2015-2017 Crowns the Youth Poet Laureate of 2016. Edgefield lost its Poet Laureate when Laurel and Leonard Todd went West to Los Angeles where they make their home, now. However, Laurel is continuing to publish out in California. Recently, The Los Angeles Review included three of her poems […]
Strom Thurmond High School alumni Payton Smith has been drafted by professional baseball’s San Diego Padres. Smith graduated last Friday night and left Sunday for Peoria, Ariz. to begin his professional baseball career. Payton was a four year starter for the Rebel Baseball program and played an integral part in the Rebels recent success […]
Like most states, South Carolina has a “Get Out the Vote!” campaign each election. We can do better by not just talking about that but actually doing something about it. One disincentive to voting is holding elections on a work and school day, but there is only so much one state can do about […]
Part One I hope Robert Mitchell Scott’s editorial last week, suggesting that Political Party Primaries, where prior to the general election in November, individuals seek their affiliated political party’s “nomination,” by first going through the party primary process, is placed online. I believe it should be placed online, where all South Carolinian’s can comment, […]
Thurmond Burnett Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com June 11, 2018 James R. Sprouse Edgefield, SC James Robert Sprouse, 74, of Edgefield, SC entered […]
Thurmond Burnett Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com June 12, 2018 Betty Jane L. Dickert Edgefield, SC Betty Jane Lewis Dickert, 78, wife […]
Edgefield County Council issued a resolution June 7 recognizing the accomplishments and works of W. Thurmond Burnett. Burnett served Edgefield County for 47 years as Coroner. Pictured are Councilmen Albert Talbert and Art Biggs, Thurmond Burnett, Council Chairman Dean Campbell, and Councilmen James Bibbs and Scott Cooper.
Date: June 6, 2018 Clemson alumnus Kevin Yon has been named the South Carolina state winner of the Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. He joins nine other individual winners as finalists for the overall award that will be announced in October at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie, Georgia.
Recently the announcement was made that there would be Second Saturdays in store for citizens of Edgefield and the surround to enjoy. The first of these has been advertised. “All Around Good Time” they say about the first Second Saturday, to begin June 9, 4:00-10:30 p.m. Usually there is a Farmers Market lining the south […]
The Town of Trenton plans to unveil its new mural Wednesday, June 13, at 5:30, thirty minutes prior to the town’s monthly Council meeting. The public is invited to the square to see the unveiling of this 12×24 mural painted by Beth Clark. Light refreshments will be served.