A Bouquet of Cerebral Rebels

A Bouquet of Cerebral Rebels

By Jack Reece I have made peace with myself in regard to the matter of my being very much out of place in a rose garden.  But you need to know that I really enjoyed being the troll last Tuesday morning at a gathering of learned Rebel juniors especially since they were all beautiful young ladies.  […]

Thomesena Price

TRENTON – Funeral services for Ms. Thomesena Price, who died Thursday, May 10, 2012 will be held 2:00 pm Tuesday, May 14,  at Rosa Spring Baptist Church with the Rev. Winston Oliphant. Interment will be in the Shaws Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. She is survived by: her children Angela (Clarence) Weaver, Curtis (Sanita) Price, and […]

James M. Brown

EDGEFIELD – Funeral services for Mr. James M. Brown were held 12:00noon Saturday, May 12, 2012,at Cedar Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. David Colvin pastor and the Rev. Willie Patten, presiding. Interment was in the church cemetery. He leaves to cherish his memories, a son, Norris (Phyllis) Johnson, Charleston, SC, a daughter, Terry A. […]

Lady Patriots to Play for State Championship

Lady Patriots to Play for State Championship

The Wardlaw Academy Softball Team defeated Clarendon Hall and Jefferson Davis Academy over the weekend sending the Lady Patriots into the State Championship Series against Clarendon Hall starting Monday, May 14th at 6:00 p.m. The first of the three game series will be played at Wardlaw Academy followed by a trip to Clarendon Hall for […]

Fishing Rodeo

Fishing Rodeo

Lick Fork Lake in Edgefield County was alive with fish and anglers today.  Most of the folks fishing were young, as it was the Jimmy Shay Memorial Fishing Rodeo for young people.  The mission of the day is to give young people this treat as a deterrent to thinking of drugs, ever.  “Get Hooked on […]

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

Hospital Hosts Employee Appreciation Banquet

The Edgefield County Hospital Board and administrative staff were hosts for an appreciation dinner at Pine Ridge Club on Tuesday night, May 8. It was the 40th year of the hospitals existence. Pins were distributed to a number of employees for years-of-service. The real excitement came when one day of paid vacation was given to […]

Rebels End Season

Rebels End Season

On Wednesday, May 9, the Strom Thurmond High Rebels lost to Palmetto High for the second time in the Upper State Baseball  play-offs by a score of 3-2.  The Rebels scored in the first and third innings, with both runs by Zach Green, to lead 2-0, but Palmetto tied in the fifth inning and won […]

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens Ribbon Cutting

First Citizens in Edgefield held their ribbon cutting and formal opening between 11:00 a.m. and noon on Wednesday.  The lobby of the bank was filled with well wishers, including elected officials and leaders from over the county.  The staff of the new bank site were greeting guests and reminding them of lunch to follow out […]

State of the Smith Campaign

Dear Editor: As you know, there are questions in our state over who is considered a “certified” candidate for the upcoming primary and eventually the November General Election.  It is a state wide issue that also reaches deep into Edgefield County including my campaign.  I have been asked many questions about the future of my campaign […]

Here and There – 5/9/12

Bake Sale:  The American Legion Auxiliary will have a bake sale Fri., May 11, at the American Legion Hut on Penn Street from 8:30 – 12 noon for good food in time for Mother’s Day.There will be baked goods and some crafts. Women’s Conference: Springfield Missionary Baptist Church of Edgefield invite ladies ages 12 & […]