Town Council Elections, April 3

Town Council Elections, April 3

The Towns of Johnston and Edgefield will hold elections on Tuesday, April 3. In each of these Town Councils there is an incumbent. The following information may aid in getting voters to the precincts involved. In Johnston, Ward 1 has two candidates vying for that seat. It was vacated by Buddy Smith when he retired […]

William W. (Billy) Johnson

EDGEFIELD – Mr. William W. (Billy) Johnson, 74, of Red Hill Rd., husband of Marie Bryan Johnson, died Wednesday March 28, 2012 at his residence. Funeral Services will be held Saturday March 31, 2012 at 11 A.M. at Red Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Johnson was a native of Edgefield, […]

Edgefield Sheriff’s Office Solves 15 Area Burglaries

Edgefield Sheriff’s Office Solves 15 Area Burglaries

Investigators with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office have solved 15 area burglaries that occurred in Edgefield County between August and December of 2011. Two subjects have been identified as the perpetrators of these crimes and are currently being detained at a jail in Greenwood, SC.  The pair, whose names are not being released at this […]

Anderson Named School Superintendent

Anderson Named School Superintendent

  The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday, Mar. 27, to name Edgefield County School Board Attorney Greg Anderson as the new Superintendent for the county’s schools. While Mr. Anderson has been named Superintendent and does have authority at this time, he has not actually assumed the position yet. According to a source close […]

Conserving Wildlife Through Hunting

  By Brent Lawrence A person recently posed the question: “You’re with the National Wild Turkey Federation and I see your tagline of ‘Conserve. Hunt. Share.’ How do you conserve wildlife by hunting?” I love questions like this because they show an open mind and an interest to learn. Hunters are indeed the champions of […]

Barbara Dukes Self

PARKSVILLE – Mrs. Barbara Dukes Self, 71, wife of the late William M. (Mid) Self, Jr., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, March 24, 2012 while surrounded by family in her home. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 11 A.M. at Parksville Baptist Church with burial in the church […]

History on Stage at William Bouknight Theatre – Updated

History on Stage at William Bouknight Theatre – Updated

The Moral Compass, a one-act play that opens the new “Selective History Series,” produced by the Edgefield County Theatre under the sponsorship of The Edgefield County Historical Society, was a real success. This was on Friday evening at the Discovery Center. What felt like a perfect casting of three members of the Logue family, Clarence […]

SC Arts Commission to Honor Ferrell

SC Arts Commission to Honor Ferrell

COLUMBIA– The South Carolina Arts Commission and McKissick Museum at the University of South Carolina announce winners of the Folk Heritage Award. The S.C. State Legislature will present the awards upon adjournment in the House Chamber, midday on May 3 at the Statehouse. Fiddle player Carder, of Leesville, gained a good deal of his knowledge […]

Sandra Cato Sawyer

RIDGE SPRING – Graveside services for Sandra Cato Sawyer, 62, will be conducted at 3 o’clock PM Thursday at the Ridge Spring Cemetery with the Reverend Dow Welsh and Reverend Chris Yeargin officiating.  Visitation was Wednesday evening at Barr-Price Funeral Home, and the family will also receive friends following the service.  The family suggests that […]

Tilley Creek Flowers & Gifts Moves to Edisto Street

Tilley Creek Flowers & Gifts Moves to Edisto Street

Kim Tilley grew up in Cullowhee, North Carolina, near Tilley Creek, a creek named after her ancestors.  She loved that creek. As a child she played on that creek.  She loved her home in North Carolina, but when she was 13, she and her mom moved to Saluda, S.C., to be with her grandmother.  Kim […]