Santi’s Dollar Store Holds Grand Opening

Santi’s Dollar Store Holds Grand Opening

McKie’s Pavillion is a Family Affair The Grand Opening of Santi’s Dollar Store (short for Santiago) was held Saturday, July 14, at 9 a.m. Summer hours will be Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday from 1-6 p.m. If the community shows a need, the fall/winter hours will be from 8 […]

Dorothy Lee Perry

EDGEFIELD – Ms. Dorothy Lee Perry, 71, of Brooks Street, entered into rest July 11, 2012. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Monday, July 16, 2012 at Pleasant Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Oscar Brown officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Ms. Perry, a native of Edgefield County was a member […]

Isaac T. Robinson

NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. – Mr. Isaac T. “Tom” Robinson, 85, of Madison Road, entered into rest July 8, 2012. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14, 2012 at Old Macedonia Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Patten officiating. Interment will be in Poplar Spring Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Robinson a native of […]

John Newsome

AUGUSTA, Ga. –  Mr. John (Sullivan) Newsome, 90, of North View Avenue, entered into rest July 7, 2012. Funeral services will be held 12 noon Saturday, July 14, 2012 at G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary Chapel. Interment will be in Walker Memorial Park. Mr. Newsome, a native of Edgefield County was a member of […]

Rosalee Meriwether

TRENTON – Mrs. Rosalee Boyd Meriwether, 83, of Courtney Road, entered into rest July 15, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Meriwether, a native of McCormick County was a member of Poplar Spring Baptist Church. Survivors include three daughters, Dianna Negron, Doris Meriwether, Trenton, SC and Connie Meriwether, Brooklyn, NY; six sons, William […]

Donaleen M. Price Gardner

GRANITEVILLE – Mrs. Donaleen M. Price Gardner, 86, of Graniteville, wife of the late Ralph Gardner, went to be with her lord Saturday July 14, 2012 at University Hospital. Funeral Service will be held Wednesday July 18, 2012 at 11 A.M. at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Bath, S.C. with burial in the church cemetery. […]

Public Hearing for Proposed Improvements to US 25

Public Hearing for Proposed Improvements to US 25

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has scheduled a public hearing Tuesday, July 17, in Edgefield County concerning the proposed improvements to US 25 from Secondary Road 429 (Barton Road) to SC 19 (Augusta Road). The hearing will be between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Fellowship Hall located […]

Lou Lewis

JOHNSTON – Graveside services for Mrs. Lou Carter Lewis, age 83, will be held Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 4 pm at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends after the service at the gravesite. Mrs. Lewis died Wednesday, July 11, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Issac and Julia Bishop […]

Witnesses to History

Witnesses to History

BY KAY CAMPBELL When our trip to Washington, DC, was planned 6 months ago, we had no idea of the history we were about to witness. We knew we’d visit the Capitol, the Library of Congress, all the war memorials and many other historic landmarks. But who knew we would see the Chief Justice of […]

Here and There – 7/11/12

Here and There Movie Night: 5th Annual Downtown Drive-In, sponsored by The Edgefield Community Development Association, Friday, July 13, Movie (“Jaws”) at dark: Movie sponsor, Kristi Poss Atkins of RE/MAX; Checkers Van will offer Burgers, Fries, and Colas. Spaghetti Supper: A spaghetti supper, for Bill and Angie Shepherd, will be held on Saturday, July 14, […]