Tonya Browder Receives Special State Award

An award, presented to a person working in the field of history and has done outstanding work to promote and preserve history of South Carolina, came to Tonya Browder recently, the Director of the Tompkins Library here in Edgefield.  Tonya brings acclaim to our area through this award. Among those who have received this distinguished […]

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

Fireworks, entertainment coming to Edgefield June 30

The first ever Edgefield Turkey Palooza will take place June 30 at the National Wild Turkey Federation’s campus just south of Edgefield. The event will include a large fireworks display, entertainment by several live bands, food, games for adults and youth, fishing, prize raffles and silent auctions. The Town of Edgefield, the NWTF, WJBF Channel […]

Betty Quarles Padgett

JOHNSTON – Betty Quarles Padgett, 54, of Long Cane Rd., wife of C.D. Padgett, went to be with the lord Tuesday April 17, 2012 at her residence. Funeral Services will be held Thursday April 19, 2012 at 2 P.M. at Bethlehem United Methodist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Mrs. Padgett was a native […]

Lucille Goldman Brown

NORTH AUGUSTA – Mrs.  Lucille Goldman Brown, 93, wife of the late Larkin Brown, died Tuesday April 17, 2012 at University Hospital. A Memorial Service will be held Monday April 23, 2012 at 1:00 P.M. at Bible Baptist Church on Sweetwater Road in Edgefield, S.C. A Private Burial will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Langley. […]

Alvin Rhett Quarles, Sr.

JOHNSTON – Funeral Services for Mr. Alvin Rhett Quarles, Sr, 89, will be held Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at 11 o’clock at Johnston United Methodist Church with burial to follow in Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Tuesday evening from 6- 8 pm. Mr. Quarles, a native […]

Winnie Mae Clark

JOHNSTON – Funeral Services for Mrs. Winnie Mae Denny Clark, age 90, will be held Monday, April 23, 2012 at Philippi Baptist Church at 2 pm with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at Bland Funeral Home Sunday afternoon from 3-5 pm. Mrs. Clark, a native of Ward, SC, […]

Looking Toward the June 12 Primary

Looking Toward the June 12 Primary

What to Expect on a “Short Ballot” There is not a great deal of stirring among the candidates running in the June 12 Primary – but the expectation is to hear, soon, from them in some kind of public forum. William Smith, running against the incumbent Norman Dorn for his Dist. 1 seat in the […]

Glitter and Glamour at the Theatre Gala

Glitter and Glamour at the Theatre Gala

It was a glittering night at the William Bouknight Theatre as theatre board members treated the contributors who have given great support to the theatre. This was Wednesday evening, April 18. These steady supporters were given an invitation to a special showing of Always, Patsy Cline, a musical written by Ted Swindley and directed here […]

Recognition Day at The Citadel

Recognition Day at The Citadel

Solemn ceremonies are conducted at the end of each plebe year at The Citadel to reclassify freshmen cadets, fondly known as knobs, as exceptional human beings. Pictured, left to right, are Stephen Balentine, Noland Seigler and Harrison Courtney. Not pictured is Garrett Dorn another Edgefield Countian completing his Knob Year. Sophomores Balentine and Courtney were […]

Emmett Quarles

EDGEFIELD, S. C. – Mr. Emmett Quarles, 87,  of  Columbia  Road, entered into rest April 16, 2012. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, 2012 at Springfield Baptist Church with the Rev. Craig Myers officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Quarles a native of Edgefield County was a member […]