Merriwether Community Coalition

Merriwether Community Coalition

By Linda Anderson, Chairman of Merriwether Coalition. Almost one hundred people attended the first organizational meeting of the Merriwether Community Coalition meeting on March 5, 2012, at the Merriwether Middle School.  The enthusiastic crowd voiced their concern for the future of the Merriwether Community.  Fifty percent of the growth of Edgefield County is in the Merriwether Community […]

Sophie H. Mayson

EDGEFIELD – Sophie Harrison Mayson, 90, of 1368 Long Cane Road, the widow of Charlie Mayson, Sr. died on February 27, 2012 at her home. She was a member of Springfield Baptist Church. Survivors are three sons, Burnell Mayson and Nelson O. Mayson of Greenwood and Lonnie Mayson of Batesburg; two daughters, Ribbie Adams and […]

Here & There 3/6/12

Planning Commission: The Planning Commission meeting for Mar. 8 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, March 13. BBQ Chicken Sale: Johnston Pentecostal Holiness Church will have a BBQ Chicken Plate Sale on Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m. $6.50 will include ½ chicken, potato salad, slaw and bread. Community Yard Sale /Cook-out:  March 10, 8 a.m. […]

Thomas Atkinson

EDGEFIELD – Funeral Services for Mr. Thomas M. “Tommy” Atkinson, 54, of Turkey Creek Road, who entered into rest February 27, 2012, were conducted Thursday, March 1, at 10 a.m. from the Posey Funeral Chapel. Rev. Bobby Atkinson officiated. Interment was at Sunset Hill Cemetery. Mr. Atkinson was a native of North Carolina. He was […]

Irene Gordon

EDGEFIELD – Mrs. Irene Peterson Gordon, 71, of Moores Drive, entered into rest Sunday, March 4, 2012 at Edgefield County Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Mrs. Gordon, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Pleasant Lane Baptist Church. Survivors include her husband, Raymond E. Gordon; three daughters, Tracey (Sammy) Mathis of […]

Lorene E. Johnson

AIKEN -Laura Lorene Edmunds Johnson, 91, formerly of Bradley, widow of Harold B. Johnson died February 29, 2012 at Trinity Lutheran Home. Born in the Ridge Spring Community of Saluda County, April 5, 1920, she was a daughter of the late Robert J. and Thelma Winn Edmunds.  A graduate of Edgefield High School, Mrs. Johnson […]

Margaret Kenrick

NORTH AUGUSTA – Mrs. Margaret Belle Tankersley Kenrick, 75, wife of the late Warren E. Kenrick, entered into rest on Sunday, March 4, 2012 at National Healthcare. Her funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM on Wed., March 7,at First Baptist Church of North Augusta with Rev. Mark Owens and Rev. Roy Kiser officiating. […]

Jackson Rhoads

EDGEFIELD – Mr. Jackson Edward Rhoads, 76, of Edgefield, died February 29, 2012 at Trinity Mission Health and Rehab. Mr. Rhoads was born in Middletown, Ohio and was a member of The Episcopal Church of the Ridge.  He was a U. S. Army veteran and a retired lab administrator at the Medical College of Georgia. […]

Jessie Fay Sigers

EDGEFIELD – Jessie Fay Sigers, 82, beloved wife of EJ Sigers for 65 years went to be with her Father God, Wednesday, February 29, 2012. She was born in Banning, GA and was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Miller Stitcher and Zora Craft Stitcher and her sister Dorothy Morgan. Mrs. Sigers was a […]

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

Westside Honors Two Graduates at Fire Academy

February 24, 2012 –Family, friends and Fire Department members attended the graduation ceremony for Kristopher “Cole” Clark and Clint Holmes, members of Westside Fire Department and B.S.A. Fire Explorer Post 7. Each recruit successfully completed 8 weeks of resident training at the SC Firefighter Academy located in Columbia. Firefighters Clark and Holmes were part of […]