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Spillways Opened at Lake Thurmond Dam

Spillways Opened at Lake Thurmond Dam

The Corps of Engineers opened the spillways for testing at Lake Thurmond Dam Thursday afternoon, July, 11. A sizable crowd, estimated to be in the thousands, was on hand to…

Raymond Kiefer Wicker

NEWBERRY, S.C. – Raymond Kiefer Wicker, 83, of Newberry, formerly of Chappells, died July 9, 2013. Born June 27, 1930 in Newberry, South Carolina, Ray was the son of the…

Early Morning Accident on Martintown Road

Early Morning Accident on Martintown Road

 – By Anne Sawyer – The power went out for some on Martintown Road this morning, Thursday, July 11, before five a.m., which stirred one family in the Merriwether neighborhood…

Southern Studies Showcase Again This September

Southern Studies Showcase Again This September

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Old Edgefield District African American Genealogical Society are hosting a “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 20 and 21, 2013.  Genealogical and…

Here and There – 7-11-13

Here and There – 7-11-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street.  (Next week it will be open July 3, Wednesday). Edgefield Farmers…

Amanda G. Evins

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Amanda Aminee Garrett Evins departed this life on Monday, July 8, 2013 at University Hospital in Augusta, Ga. Aminee was the last surviving daughter of the late…

Two Local “Confederates” Join in at Gettysburg

Two Local “Confederates” Join in at Gettysburg

Two from Edgefield County participated in the much-written-about and much-talked-about reenactment of the Civil War Battle at Gettysburg which took place over a 3-day period, the weekend of June 27-30.…

Black and White and Read All Over; This Time in Texas

Black and White and Read All Over; This Time in Texas

Mike Harling and his father Jack Harling are pictured at Cut and Shoot City which is 20 miles north of Houston, Texas, where Mike lives and where Jack and Margaret…

Edgefield County Youths Attend State Leadership Conference

Edgefield County Youths Attend State Leadership Conference

Edgefield County residents, Nicole Jackson, Abbie Miller and Parker Wilkes,  were among a select group of high school juniors and seniors from around the state who recently participated in the…

A New Writer; Holmes will be Writing for Print Edition

A New Writer; Holmes will be Writing for Print Edition

Alas! Hattie Watson’s Columns have run their course and her books have been published, two of them for readers to keep in their libraries. We have spent the late spring…