Deaths – 2/22/12

Donald Cassels, Sr. – Johnston Joan B. Morgan – Edgefield Lena W. Wiggins – Johnston   Don Cassels JOHNSTON – Mr. Donald Goodwin Cassels, Sr., 83, died Tuesday February 14, 2012. He was born February 4, 1929 in Johnston, the son of the late William P. Cassels and Anna B. Cassels. He was predeceased by […]

2/27/12

2/27/12

Advertiser Photo Gallery for 2/27/12       Intimation of Spring is found in the early peach blossoms photographed February 23, in our area. “No season seems more anticipated than Spring./ No other time does life seem more appreciated, than Spring.” L. Pertillar

Culbreath Announces Candidacy

Culbreath Announces Candidacy

Terrance Culbreath, age 29, is running for Johnston Town Council, Ward I, the seat vacated by Buddy Smith, a longtime member of the Council. Culbreath has lived all his life in Johnston. A graduate of Strom Thurmond High School, he trained at Fullsail University for his certification in audio engineering, a career that has put […]

Invention Gains County An Award

Invention Gains County An Award

May Spur Further Business Opportunities John Henderson with the South Carolina Association of Counties presented an Outstanding Achievement Award to Edgefield County at the February monthly meeting of the Edgefield County Council.  While the award was given to the county, it is due to local inventor, Shane Emmons, and his contribution to the field of […]

Letter to the Editor – Camellia Tea Recreates Another Century

We have been driving up from Aiken to Edgefield for the annual Camellia Tea at Magnolia Dale every year since we moved to South Carolina from Virginia 9 years ago.  The Edgefield Camellia Tea is an absolutely charming event that recreates for us the ambiance of another century and a sense of a more civilized […]

Fox Creek Varsity Baseball Schedule

Fox Creek High School 2012 Varsity Baseball Schedule Date Opponent Location Time Feb 25 McCormick Midland Valley 11:00 Feb 27 Ninety-Six Midland Valley  5:00 Feb 28 Silver Bluff Silver Bluff 6:00 March 1 Barnwell Midland Valley  5:00 March 3 Finals Midland Valley TBA March 6 Calhoun County Calhoun County  5:00 March 7 Silver Bluff Greenjacket […]

Dr. W. G. Watson

Dr. W. G. Watson is shown ushering on a recent Sunday in February, as he does every Sunday, at his home church, Grace United Methodist, North Augusta. He will celebrate his 102nd birthday on February 25th. The W.G. Watson Women’s Center at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. is named for him. (Photos by Heather Gjesvold) […]

Wardlaw Academy 2012 Baseball Schedule

Wardlaw Academy Varsity & Middle School Baseball Schedule   Date Opponent MS/V Time Home/Away March 1 Augusta Christian 5:00 H March 6 Greenwood Christian MS/V 5:00 H March 16 Richard Winn MS/V 5:00 A March 22 Newberry MS/V 5:00 H March 23 King MS/V 5:00 A March 27 Laurens MS/V 5:00 H March 29 Anderson […]

STHS Varsity Baseball Schedule

Strom Thurmond Rebels Baseball 2012 Varsity Schedule   Date Opponent Location Time 3/2 Bishop England Gilbert 12:15 3/2 West Ashley Gilbert 4:45 3/3 Ashley Ridge Pelion 10:00 3/3 James Island Gilbert 2:30 3/4 Bracket Games Gilbert TBD 3/6 Silver Bluff Thurmond  7:00 3/7 Barnwell Barnwell  7:00 3/12 Silver Bluff Silver Bluff  7:00 3/16 W.J. Keenan […]

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Historical Society Makes Annual Report

Editor’s Note: As submitted by the ECHS. Annual Report of the Edgefield County Historical Society January, 2012 The Edgefield County Historical Society is pleased to publish this Annual Report of its 2011 activities and its 2012 goals and objectives.  The Society is open to all who have an interest in Edgefield County’s past and/or future.  […]