Pearson Places at S.C. Duck Calling Competition

Pearson Places at S.C. Duck Calling Competition

Submitted article. Dusty Pearson, from Trenton, is an avid outdoorsman to say the least but absolutely crazy about all-things duck hunting especially calling! He got “the fever” last duck season (2010-2011) piddling with Cheatham’s boys, Alex and Will, on several hunts. He saved his money and bought a couple calls last February. In March at the […]

Katelyn Rearden SCISA All-Star

Katelyn Rearden SCISA All-Star

Katelyn Rearden, Wardlaw Academy’s 1000-point contributor, has added another honor to her resume.  The Wardlaw Homecoming Queen was selected to play in the 2012 SCISA vs GISA All Star Basketball Game last weekend at Augusta Christian.  Katelyn started for the South Carolina team and scored eight points in the SCISA 83-67 victory.  She is one […]

Karen H. Davis

EDGEFIELD – Karen Holmes Davis, 42, of Jeter St., died March 7, 2012 at GHSU. Funeral Services will be held Friday March 9, 2012 at 11 A.M. at Antioch Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Karen was the daughter of Ward and Arnette Bledsoe Holmes and was a member of Antioch Baptist Church. […]

STHS Competing at State Mock Trial Competition

STHS Competing at State Mock Trial Competition

These young people will be competing this weekend at the state Mock Trial Competition.  Watch for the results.  Participating students include Ashley Bodiford, John Gillespie, Jacob Harding, Jamarr McCain, Melanie McKinney, Arturo Pineda, Kaitlyn Pugh, Megan Rudd, Erin Sweeney, Miller Thompson and Keyson Whiteside. The teacher coaches are Denise Jackson, Jeffrey Bryan and Steven McKinney. […]

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 […]