College Football, Tuition, and Taxpayer Dollars

Opinion  – By Robert Scott – I ran across an interesting article the other day about a retiring Congressman from Virginia – Rep. Jim Moran, Jr., D-Va. His father, Jim Moran, Sr., was a professional football player for Boston in the 1930s, and the congressman played at the college level in the 1960s. As his […]

Duck Hunt to Benefit Saluda Historical Society

Duck Hunt to Benefit Saluda Historical Society

A duck hunt to benefit the Saluda County Historical Society will be held Saturday, January 17, hosted by the Windy Hill Rod & Gun Club and the Randy Barnes Family at Padgett Pond, Saluda County. Interested hunters are invited to contact the address below. Guides and transportation will be provided to the beaver ponds and […]

Doubt on Stage in Edgefield

Doubt on Stage in Edgefield

This photo shows Father Flynn, played by Tony Baughman, speaking with Sister James played by Whitney McDonald in the upcoming play, Doubt, at Discovery Center. The play opens Friday, January 9 and runs for two weeks. Michelle Cummings of Edgefield plays the part of a mother, Mrs. Muller. The play is set in the 1960s. […]

Donald Swindler

TRENTON, S.C. – Donald H. Swindler, 81, entered into rest Sunday, January 4, 2015. Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, January 8, at Starling-Evans Funeral Home, Harlem, Ga. with the Chaplain Dexter Lambert officiating. Interment will follow in South Harlem Memorial Gardens. Mr. Don was born in Hampton, Va. and was the owner […]

Jean Oswald

RIDGE SPRING, S.C. – Jean Oswald, 84, passed away Saturday, January 03, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Monday, January 5, at Ridge Spring Baptist Church with interment in Ridge Crest Memorial Park. Active pallbearers will be Alan McDowell, Joshua McDowell, Richard Miller, David Sawyer, Billy Rodgers and Curtis Johnson. Mrs. Oswald […]

Antiques Roadshow to Visit Charleston in August

Antiques Roadshow to Visit Charleston in August

Apply for your chance to visit the Antiques Roadshow set and be considered for broadcast. January 5, 2015 — South Carolina ETV announces that ANTIQUES ROADSHOW, PBS’s most-watched ongoing series and a production of WGBH Boston, will visit Charleston, S.C. as part of a six-city summer tour. ANTIQUES ROADSHOW and ETV will host an all-day appraisal […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Two Area Churches Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Gilgal Baptist Church and Liberty Springs Church, Sunday, Jan. 4, after it was discovered the two had been burglarized sometime between Saturday, Jan. 3, and Sunday morning. An estimated $8,000 worth of sound equipment was stolen from Gilgal. Additionally, in trying to enter this […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s State of the County Report

January 2, 2015 This special edition of the Edgefield County Chairman’s Update is a State of the County report. I committed to you that I would continue to communicate the County’s activities. This report, just like my other monthly newsletters, is designed to bring information directly to you. First, nothing the County does is possible […]

Audrey Lee Quarles

AIKEN, S.C. – Funeral services for Audrey Lee Quarles, 86, of Aiken, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 4, 2015 at Memorial Baptist Church, under the care of George Funeral Homes.  Officiating will be Rev. Jimmy Sanders.  Burial will follow in Aiken Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. prior […]

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