When I was growing up, my now 93-year-old grandfather would hold the paper – just right, in plain view – at the breakfast table every day. He looked like an executive, or a doctor, or an attorney, hoping an impressionable young man would see the benefit of education. But my grandfather could not read. The […]
– By Tiffani Ireland – The annual Edgefield County Intergovernmental Meeting was held Thursday night, Jan. 30, at the Senior Citizen Center. The catered event was a chance for local governmental officials to meet as one to share updates and ideas from their different agencies. Speakers for the evening included Sen. Shane Massey, County Council […]
A three month old female infant was discovered dead Thursday night at a home on Ridge Road, North Augusta (Edgefield County). According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, one of the agencies that responded to the scene, the mother of the infant stated the child had been alert, happy, and playing […]
Soldier’s Belongings Stolen While She Was Deployed A Johnston woman serving in the military thought she had secured her belongings by placing them in a storage unit while she was deployed. However, when she returned to the storage unit Tuesday, Jan. 21, she found the unit completely empty. According to a report filed by the […]
Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce along with The Edgefield County Senior Citizens Council are putting together, again this year, “Bags of Love” for seniors. ECCC Director, Donna Livingston, stated: “There are plenty of seniors in our community living alone and dependent on community agencies for food, socialization, and basic human contact. What this event brings […]
Four area churches joined together in a ski trip to West Virginia over the last weekend. The trip was organized by Eric and Helen Thompson. Those going: Harmony United Methodist, Johnston First Baptist, Providence Baptist, Little Stevens Creek Baptist. The travelers all joined together at the ski resort for the photo.
Fox Creek High School held an open house, in conjunction with report card night, the evening of Tuesday, January 21. Families in the community with current eighth grade students were encouraged to tour the school and attend an informational meeting. There were about 130 people in attendance, a majority of that number being prospective students. […]
Free Breast & Cervical Exams: You are eligible if you are 40-64 years old and have no insurance and meet the income guidelines. Call 1-800-227-2345 for more information. Sponsored by Best Chance Network, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 20210 and the American Cancer Society. Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Feb. […]
Here are a few pictures we captured around Edgefield on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. Send us your best snow day pictures and we will pick some to add here and publish in next week’s print edition. Please include your name so we can give your pictures proper credit.
HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Memorial services for Dr. James “Jim” Wayne Lemke, 67, will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, January 30, 2014 in Davidson Hall on the campus of Coker College. The service will be simulcast to Watson Theater in the Elizabeth Boatwright Coker Performing Arts Center. The Rev. Dr. Dan Sansbury and Dr. Deane […]