Ida May Quarles Armstrong – Edgefield, SC

Ida May Quarles Armstrong, of Hwy 23 West, Edgefield, SC passed away at her home on March 22, 2017. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Red Hill Baptist Church Cemetery at a later date. Mrs. Armstrong was born July 13, 1931 in the Red Hill Community in Edgefield County. She was the daughter […]

Mr. Thomas “Reed” Scott – North Augusta, SC

NORTH AUGUSTA –  A Memorial service for Mr. Thomas “Reed” Scott will be held 12 p.m Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Walter R. Scott officiating. Mr. Scott, a native of Edgefield County was a graduate of Strom Thurmond High School. He worked many years with the Graniteville […]

Ms. Gwendolyn Harris Myers – Trenton, SC

TRENTON – Ms. Gwendolyn Harris Myers, entered into rest March 11, 2017. Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017 at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Willie Patten, Jr., officiating. Interment will be in Republican Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. Ms. Myers, a native of Edgefield County was […]

Betty Ann Butler – Trenton, SC

TRENTON – Mrs. Betty Ann Young Butler, of Edgefield Road, entered into rest March 12, 2017 at University Hospital .Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Gilbert Lambuth Memorial Chapel at Paine College, Augusta, GA with the Rev. G. L. Brightharp officiating. Interment will be in Mt. Canaan Baptist Church […]

Douglas K. Baqui – Modoc, SC

Douglas Kalanui Baqui, 91, of Reese Baqui Rd., husband of the late Mildred Broome Baqui, died Tuesday March 7, 2017 at his residence. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday March 18, 2017 at 2 PM at Willington Presbyterian Church in Mt. Carmel, SC. Mr. Baqui was born in Hawaii, and was retired from the […]

EFD Responds to Call at Nursing Home

EFD Responds to Call at Nursing Home

The Edgefield Fire Department responded to a fire call at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab of Edgefield, Tuesday, Mar. 7, a little before 4:30 in the afternoon.  According to Fire Chief Roger Ellis, it was determined that the motor on a heating and cooling unit shorted out causing smoke that triggered the facility’s alarms.  There […]

J-E-T Middle & STHS’s Accreditations are Not at Risk

J-E-T Middle & STHS’s Accreditations are Not at Risk

Channel 12, WRDW recently featured a story reporting that Strom Thurmond High School and J-E-T Middle School are on probation with the South Carolina Department of Education. South Carolina has two systems of Accreditation – South Carolina Department of Education and AdvancED. In February, Edgefield County School District received System Accreditation through AdvancED with a […]

Message From Edgefield County Republican Party

Message From Edgefield County Republican Party

We want to invite all members of the Edgefield County Republican Party to the precinct reorganization Wednesday March 22nd.  This is the meeting where every precinct will elect their own representatives to attend and vote at the County Convention on Thursday April 13th.  Those who are selected by their precinct will be casting a vote […]

God Still Works in The Affairs of Men

God Still Works in The Affairs of Men

Who says God doesn’t still work in the affairs of men? The powerful Nor’easter working its way through the Northeast has completely changed my travel plans this week. The rainstorms in the Southeast Sunday morning completely changed my plans for Sunday! Saturday afternoon as I re-worked this upcoming week, I was somewhat frustrated – but […]

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