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 […]

Pictures from Saturday’s Relay for Life

Pictures from Saturday’s Relay for Life

Five-year-old Corey Holmes led the Survivor’s Walk at this year’s Relay for Life event, Saturday. Corey, the son of Debbie and Wilbur Holmes of Johnston, is a leukemia survivor. While he is in remission, his stamina is still a little low, so he chose to drive his atv rather than walk the lap that kicked-off […]

Ernest Adams, Sr.

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Ernest Adams, Sr., of Youngblood Road, entered into rest April 28, 2012 at his residence.  Funeral arrangements will be announced later.  Mr. Adams, a native of Edgefield County was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Survivors include four daughters, Janette (Alvin) Nicholson, Edgefield; Dorothy Adams, Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Loretta […]

Remember All Mothers This Mother’s Day

By Tanya Robinson It was on November 12, 1992 that I signed the papers.  I asked myself for almost a year, would giving him up be the right thing to do? I had been hearing so many reasons as to why choosing adoption is right and best. I remember the smell of John’s skin. His […]