Sheppard Mason Lodge Merges with Kadosh of Johnston

Sheppard Mason Lodge Merges with Kadosh of Johnston

Time Capsule Found Under Cornerstone   The Sheppard Masonic Lodge 320 of Trenton merged on January 1, 2018, with the Kadosh Lodge, No. 181 AFM of Johnston.  This was made official through the approval of the Grand Lodge of Masons of South Carolina AFM (Ancient Free Masons). The sale of the Trenton Mason’s building came […]

Make a Wish for Cashous Gantt

Make a Wish for Cashous Gantt

  PHOTO- Cashous in car seat with his mother, grandmother and big brother.   On March 19, 2018, at 9 a.m. a long black limousine came to Johnson Street in Johnston, S.C., to pick up Amber, Teresa, Cashous and Gregory and carried them to Columbia, S.C., to shop. The limousine was stocked with sparkling cider, […]

Johnston Community Park Selected by Leadership S.C.

Leadership South Carolina believes the best way to positively impact the state is through education and awareness of the most pressing challenges facing the state. The Leadership South Carolina Class of 2018 selected the Johnston Park Partnership as their community investment project. The groundbreaking ceremony for the Johnston Park Partnership will be Sunday, April 15th at […]

  PTC New Apprenticeship Program with BMW  

   PTC New Apprenticeship Program with BMW   

  Did you know that it takes 12 hours for a series of robots to apply five coats of paint to a BMW vehicle and that, when completed, these layers add about 25 pounds to the vehicle? Folks who attended a special apprenticeship information session at Piedmont Technical College (PTC) on Feb. 22 learned this […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Sponsored by the Johnston, S.C., Development Corporation   Growing and Promoting the Johnston Area   For Immediate Release Contact: Dean Campbell, Festival Publicity Chairman, (803) 275-3635   Entries Being Accepted for Arts and Crafts Vendors, Food Vendors for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival is now […]

School District and Community Benefits from Solar Projects

School District and Community Benefits from Solar Projects

  Edgefield County School District is reaping benefits from a federal law requiring power companies to invest in green energy. “Because we are a public institution,tax credits were of no use to school districts, so the SCE&G developed a program that would make solar energy an option for us,” explained James Courtney, ECSD Director of […]

   Cumbee Center Announces 2018 Writing Contest

   Cumbee Center Announces 2018 Writing Contest

Due to the recent attention brought to sexual assault and harassment issues, our goal is to present students with the opportunity to use their voices to empower survivors. Cumbee Center to Assist Abused Persons therefore is pleased to announce the 2018 writing contest beginning March 1, 2018.  Entrants may submit an original short story or […]

 Nat’l Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018

 Nat’l Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018

Girl Scouts sold cookies, Saturday morning, assisted by their Troop Leader (center) Beverly Griffith.   Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands joined other Girl Scout councils across the United States February 23–25 to participate in National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2018.   Local Girls Scouts participating in the cookie sales on Saturday morning in […]

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