Ace Holed at Pine Ridge

Ace Holed at Pine Ridge

Cullen Rhoden, former all-state football player for the Strom Thurmond Rebels, makes a hole-in-one on the 16th hole at Pine Ridge Club. He hit a 7 iron 162 yards, landed just short of the green, and went in the cup. Possibly the only person to make a hole-in-one wearing camouflage Crocs, and a camouflage bucket […]

Ruth S. Williams

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Ruth Stephenson Williams, 92, of Edgefield, wife of the late Gerald Williams, died Tuesday June 19, 2012 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral Services will be held Thursday June 21, 2012 at 2 P.M. at Red Hill Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Williams was a native of Guilford County, […]

Solstice Sunrise

Solstice Sunrise

The Summer Solstice occurs this evening (Wed. 6/20/12) at approximately 7:10 PM EDT.   As we were delivering the papers this morning, we caught this beautiful solstice sunrise on Highway 39 in Ridge Spring at 6:29 AM EDT.   Happy First Day of Summer!    

Suggested Resolution to the Ballot Snafu

Dear Editor: As I have been following the snafu that has engulfed the SC 2012 elections, I believe that a fundamental change should be made in the election process.  It is unrealistic and unreasonable to expect party officials in our 46 counties to be well-versed in all the laws that govern our election process – […]

Edgefield All-Stars, Ready For Saturday

Edgefield All-Stars, Ready For Saturday

By Kaeli Wates They say that practice makes perfect, and these boys from Edgefield are about to find out! The Major League Edgefield All-Stars have had morning practices, evening practices, batting practice, loads of scrimmages, and lots of fun. These hardworking boys consist of Peyton Smith, Tybo Williams, Jordan Hill, Jud Childress, Britt Gossett, Turner […]

Hospice Program at Lions Meeting

By Arlene Traxler The Edgefield Lion’s Club had its monthly meeting on Monday, June 11, 2012, in the Edgefield United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.   Lion members enjoyed a wide variety of food prepared by the members. Lion Vice-President Roger Timpson welcomed members and recognized the guest speaker, Ms. Courtney Hall, ARK Hospice Community Liaison and […]

Red Hill Baptist Vacation Bible School

Red Hill Baptist Vacation Bible School

By Kaeli Wates Red Hill Baptist Church hosted a Vacation Bible School June 11-15 that was full of music, missions, recreation, snacks, bible studies, and fun for all.  Amazing Wonders Aviation took the children on a wild ride to show them that God has power over all thinks, God can be trusted no matter what, […]

Sheriff’s Office Confiscates More Poker Machines

Sheriff’s Office Confiscates More Poker Machines

An investigator with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office made a fortunate discovery Friday afternoon while on routine patrol on the south side of Highway 25. As he patrolled the area, the investigator noticed a trailer outside of B&M Carpets being loaded with poker machines.  The trailer was already quite full and two men were preparing […]

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

A Mere 1% Vote in Primary

Doyle Gets 167; Gaither, 69 If we consider the total number of registered voters– the possible number (15,863) coming to vote (never happened) in any election – and the number of voters who actually voted in the June 12 Primary (236) here in Edgefield County, the total in the Primary was one percent of  those […]

Jeffrey Gibson

HEPHZIBAH, GA – Funeral Services for William Jeffrey Gibson, age 46, will be held Saturday, June 16, 2012 at 11 am at Bland Funeral Home, Johnston, SC with burial to follow in Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10- 11 prior to the service at 11. Jeffrey, a native of Johnston, […]