Armed Robbery At County Fuel Station

Armed Robbery At County Fuel Station

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery call at Greg’s Gas Plus located at 1295 Martintown Road near I-20 in Edgefield County around 1 a.m. Friday, May 4.  According to a spokesperson with the ECSO, a white male entered the fuel station carrying a machete and demanded money.  The clerk deposited an […]

NFP Mother’s Day Letter

Dear Editor, This Mother’s Day, we celebrate the special women in our lives who give so much to ensure we have everything we need. Being a mom is hard work, even for women who have adequate resources and a strong family network. Imagine what it’s like for those who don’t, those who struggle to make […]

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

County Council Meets with Planning Commission

This report is from Chairman Dean Campbell, of the County Council, on the subject of a meeting of the Council with the Planning Commission to bring the two groups together on “Direction the County is going.”   On April 25, the County Council and the Planning Commission held a joint meeting to discuss an “action […]

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale

Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale

–  in Edgefield and Greenwood Counties. Local potters in the Greenwood and Edgefield area are collaborating to host the first Heritage Trail Pottery Tour & Sale, a series of events from Friday, May 4 through Sunday, May 6. The Pottery Tour & Sale kicks off with joint receptions at The Museum in Greenwood and the Discovery […]

Trinity Mission Has 8 CNA Graduates

Trinity Mission Has 8 CNA Graduates

Another graduation of CNAs (Certified Nursing Assistants) at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab called for a ceremony held in the dining room of the place where they trained.  Heading up their training was Barbara Seay. Nursing month is celebrated this month (May) as they begin their professional lives. When Ms. Seay delivered the certificates to […]

Rebels Making Deep Run In 2A State Playoffs

Rebels Making Deep Run In 2A State Playoffs

It took most of six and one half hours to decide but when the final strike was rung up on Emerald by the Rebel reliever, #7 Tannor Byrd, all was right with the world.  Strom Thurmond’s baseballers defeated Emerald at about 11:30 Wednesday night sending them into a game this Saturday at home against an […]

Gas Leak on Coronet Drive

Gas Leak on Coronet Drive

In the mid-morning hours of Wednesday, May 2, a gas leak occurred at a residence on Coronet Drive in Edgefield County. According to Mike Casey with Edgefield County Emergency Management, a company digging a trench for a sprinkler system hit the natural gas line.  No injuries occurred from this incident, but the area was blocked […]

American Life in Poetry

American Life in Poetry

By Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate E.B. White, one of my favorite writers, used to say, “Simplify, simplify, simplify,” but that doesn’t mean that writing has to be simple, which is a different matter. Here’s a fine poem by Laurel Blossom of Edgefield, South Carolina, that’s been simplified into a pure, clean beauty.   Red […]

Mary Adams

EDGEFIELD – Ms. Mary Adams, 62, of Moores Drive, entered into rest April 29, 2012 at her residence. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, May 3, 2012 at Mores AME Church with the Rev. Ronald McFadden officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mrs. Adams, a native of Edgefield County was a […]

Friday, a Big Day in Johnston

Friday, a Big Day in Johnston

The event in Johnston on Friday, the WJBF Hometown Tour, brought visitors and citizens out for the afternoon.  The day started with a luncheon, followed by tours that took WJBF out to the J. W. Yonce Peach Packing Shed.  Later, around 5:00, the TV crew gathered at the large parking lot next to the “Welcome […]