Will Williams, SCCED, Named to Southern Economic Development Council’s Board

Will Williams, SCCED, Named to Southern Economic Development Council’s Board

ATLANTA, Ga. – The Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC), the oldest and largest regional economic development association in North America, is pleased to announce Will Williams, SCCED, President and CEO of the Economic Development Partnership in Aiken, South Carolina, as the state director of South Carolina on the SEDC Board of Directors. The state director will […]

Michael F. “Monk” Coleman, Sr.

JOHNSTON, S.C. – Mr. Michael F. “Monk” Coleman, Sr., 68, of Weaver Road, husband of Marion Poston Coleman, died Sunday at his residence. Graveside services will be held Thursday Dec. 11, 2014 at 3 P.M. at Sunset Gardens Memorial Park in Edgefield. Mr. Coleman was a native of Edgefield, S.C. and was the son of […]

Deacon William Elbert Jackson

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Deacon William Elbert Jackson, 69, passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014. He was born to the late Mary Ella Prescott Jackson and the late Albert Jackson in Edgefield County. He was educated in the Edgefield County Public Schools. He was in the Army National Guard from 1977 to 1992. William was […]

Ricky Harris

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Mr. Ricky D. Harris, 53, of Morange Street, entered into rest December 3, 2014. Funerals services will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 7, at Republican Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Willie Patten, Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Mr. Harris was a member of Republican Grove Baptist […]

Edgefield County Council Chairman’s Update

– By Dean Campbell – December 5, 2014   Another Measure of Growth: Building Permits Last month, I discussed the millage rate as a measure of growth. This month, I want to take just a moment to discuss building permits as another measure on how well our local economy is doing.   From January-October this […]

Running to the Nationals

Running to the Nationals

Amelia Way Pettigrew (7) and Carolina Brooks Pettigrew (10) show their medals from the SC state cross country championship competition held on November 22 at Myrtle Beach. Carolina Brooks runs the 3K with the 9-10 year old girls and her team won first place at the state meet. Amelia Way runs the 2K with the […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Break-ins at Bantam and Pond Lanes in Johnston On Wednesday, Dec. 3, break-ins occurred at two separate residences in Johnston; one at a Bantam Lane home and the other at a home on Pond Lane. In the incident at the Bantam Lane residence, the home owner returned home to find the familiar entry mode of […]

Annual Walking Tour of Churches, December 14th

Annual Walking Tour of Churches, December 14th

The timeless story of the birth of Jesus Christ will be portrayed and celebrated by four of Edgefield’s down-town churches on Sunday 14th December at 3:00 pm.  The presentation is hosted by the Edgefield County Historical Society and is free to the public.  Each year the event draws a large following and has become one […]

Reba Hammond Quarles

MODOC, S.C. – Mrs. Reba Quarles, 89, of Modoc, wife of the late Lee W. Quarles, died Friday December 5, 2014. Funeral service will be held Monday December 8, 2014 at 2 PM at Peace Haven Baptist Church. Burial will follow in church cemetery. Mrs. Quarles was born and raised in Edgefield County. She was the daughter […]

DNR to Conduct Youth Duck Hunting Clinic Jan. 19

DNR to Conduct Youth Duck Hunting Clinic Jan. 19

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Take One Make One program will be hosting a free youth duck clinic on Jan. 19, 2015 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic will be held on Edisto Island. The duck clinic will introduce the students to duck identification, skeet shooting on the range, dog demonstrations and retrieving, waterfowl […]

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