Erudite Rebels

Erudite Rebels

By Jack Reece The best thing about this business is getting to meet really special people.  As is the case throughout our society some of the really special people represent the best attributes of mankind and others the worse.  Last week I had the opportunity to visit with some of the best and now look […]

Patriots Do It Again!

Patriots Do It Again!

The Wardlaw Academy Golf Team won a second State Championship in as many years this week at Myrtle Beach.  The Patriots led the first day with a 24 stroke lead and never looked back as they completed the tournament 53 strokes ahead of the number two team Laurens.  Wardlaw individual scores for the tournament were:  […]

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

Spring Sports Report 4/24/12

  A roundup of last week’s results from area schools’ spring sporting events. —  Baseball RS-M 16,  H-K-T 0 Ridge Spring-Monetta’s Sam Bedenbaugh took the mound against Hunter-Kinard-Tyler last week and flung a no-hitter.  Sam struck out 11 HKTers and added to the team effort by going two fro three from the plate and scoring […]

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

Local Hunter Harvests Four Turkeys at NWTF Event

The NWTF Wheelin’ Sportsmen program’s SRS “Ultimate Turkey Hunt” proved to be aptly named. Twenty-nine hunters with disabilities, aided by guides and local volunteers, harvested 28 wild turkeys during morning hunts Friday and Saturday at the Savannah River Site. Each hunter was limited to two gobblers each day. “I’m happy. I think everything went well […]

Here and There 4/24/12

Always Patsy Cline: Edgefield Theatre Company will present Always Patsy Cline, a musical play, April 27, 28, May 4 & May 5 at 8 p.m. and April  29 and May 6 at 3 p.m. at The William Miller Bouknight Theatre. For more information call 637-3833. Auxiliary Jewelry Sale: The Edgefield County Hospital Auxiliary will hold […]

Tonya Browder Receives Special State Award

An award, presented to a person working in the field of history and has done outstanding work to promote and preserve history of South Carolina, came to Tonya Browder recently, the Director of the Tompkins Library here in Edgefield.  Tonya brings acclaim to our area through this award. Among those who have received this distinguished […]

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

The first ever Edgefield Turkey Palooza will take place June 30 at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s campus just south of Edgefield. The event will include a large fireworks display, entertainment by several live bands, food, games for adults and youth, fishing, prize raffles and silent auctions. The Town of Edgefield, the NWTF, WJBF Channel […]

Betty Quarles Padgett

JOHNSTON – Betty Quarles Padgett, 54, of Long Cane Rd., wife of C.D. Padgett, went to be with the lord Tuesday April 17, 2012 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held Thursday April 19, 2012 at 2 P.M. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Padgett was a native […]

Lucille Goldman Brown

NORTH AUGUSTA – Mrs.  Lucille Goldman Brown, 93, wife of the late Larkin Brown, died Tuesday April 17, 2012 at University Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held Monday April 23, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at Bible Baptist Church on Sweetwater Road in Edgefield, S.C. A Private Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Langley. […]

Alvin Rhett Quarles, Sr.

JOHNSTON – Funeral Services for Mr. Alvin Rhett Quarles, Sr, 89, will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 11 o’clock at Johnston United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 6- 8 pm. Mr. Quarles, a native […]