Mrs. Barbara Rook Pulliam – Johnston, SC

Bland Funeral Home P O Box 425 Johnston, SC 29832 803-275-2509   Augusta Chronicle  – Paid Greenville News – Paid Gazette-Virginian – Paid Edgefield Daily Edgefield Advertiser Sarah Cleveland Web                 Birth Date: June 27, 1929                Death Date: August 30, 2018 Born in: Lowell, NC                           Resided in:  Johnston, SC   Mrs. Barbara Rook Pulliam   Johnston, […]

John S. McCain, III

John S. McCain, III

  Much has been written about the late Senator John S. McCain, the son and grandson of U.S. Navy Admirals of the same name, and much more will be written. He was a hero in life, an impetuous man whose life story was so unlikely as to be more fittingly a work of fiction, perhaps […]

Marijuana Found Growing in Garden

Marijuana Found Growing in Garden

Marijuana was found growing in a garden at a home on Aviary Lane in Johnston by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Aug. 16.  According to an ECSO report, law enforcement received information of the drug crop being grown at the site by a concerned citizen.  When law enforcement rode by the home, the report states […]

RECENT NEW OWNERSHIP BRINGS CHANGE

RECENT NEW OWNERSHIP BRINGS CHANGE

 This is the first in a three-part series on new ownerships of buildings/businesses that are impacting the community. Jake Jacobsen is a personality with talent, and his knowledge is available if one asks. Keeping the Blacksmith Shop a Working Shop A Blacksmith Shop that is open on a regular basis – Edgefield has that now.  […]

Diana L. Kogon – Edgefield, SC

Thurmond Burnett          Phone: (803)637-6536 David T. Burnett                Fax: (803)637-6006 Edgefield Mercantile Funeral Home, Inc. Established 1902 801 Columbia Road Post Office Box 389 Edgefield, South Carolina 29824 www.edgefieldmercantilefh.com   August 28, 2018         Diana L. Kogon Edgefield, SC   Diana Kanzilli Kogon, 71, wife of […]

Felicia Carson-Wallace, New York Bound

Felicia Carson-Wallace, New York Bound

September 5-9, Hairstylist Ted Gibson and Colorist Jason Backe, of celebrity status, will host Felicia Carson-Wallace of Johnston on their Artistic Team as they participate in this season’s Spring/Summer 2019 New York Fashion Week.  She will join the team in contributing hairstyling talents. “Fashion and hair dictate each other and it’s so great to have […]

13thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo This Weekend

13thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo This Weekend

Pictured is 2017 World Champion Bull Rider, Rowdy Rice, riding 2017 World Champion Bucking Bull, Jose Cuervo.  Both will be participating in the 13thAnnual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo this weekend   The 13thannual Sandy Oaks Pro Rodeo will be this weekend, Aug. 24-25, at the Lazy J Arena off Hwy 23 West in Edgefield.  Gates […]

“A New School Year!”

“A New School Year!”

This week I am thankful for all the school teachers and administrators who work diligently to raise up the next generation of students in our state and republic – many who are returning to school this week!  This is for those who teach and administer the homeschoolers, the charter schoolers, the private schoolers and the […]

Federal Tariffs and Local Effects

Federal Tariffs and Local Effects

  Tariffs have been in the news quite a bit lately, so here is a short tutorial about what they are and how they affect all of us across the country and particularly here in South Carolina. What is a tariff? The web site reference.com defines a tariff as “a tax imposed on goods and […]

Drowning at Rock Quarry on Lewis Rd.

A Cherokee, North Carolina, man was discovered drowned at a rock quarry off Lewis Road in Edgefield County, Saturday morning August 18.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson, Jess McCoy, 39, who was originally from Cherokee but had been living most recently in Bradley, SC, had arrived at the site earlier on Friday […]