– By Leonard Todd – I was a guest speaker at the 48th annual NCECA Conference, held this year in Milwaukee. The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts is a dynamic and influential organization that celebrates the creative potential of clay. Almost 4,500 of its members were at the conference, nearly all of them potters. I spoke on […]
Although he is usually seen with the National Symphony Orchestra in white tie and tails, when he performs in the local area he is dressed more informally. This is Steven Hendrickson, principal trumpet for the National Symphony Orchestra which is based in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. Not only is Steven a musician, among […]
“Such a Fun Show” says Director Caroline Bland She says she started in the Edgefield County Players after Beth Worth, a board member and conscientious supporter of most things progressive in Edgefield County, encouraged her and Beth’s daughter Ashley to try out for Steel Magnolias (2011). She had studied under drama at STHS in her […]
The Old Ninety-Six District of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented five Good Citizens Awards to local students. The award is made to a student from each high school, chosen by the faculty and staff, who most represents the qualities of a good citizen. Among those qualities are dependability, service, patriotism, and leadership. […]
Happy Birthday to a very special lady, Mrs. Mattie S. Williams of the Bettis Academy community and a member of Mount Canaan Baptist Church. Mrs. Williams is the most recent centenarian. She celebrated her 100th Birthday on November 29, 2013, at a wonderful, spirit-filled happy birthday party at Misty Lake, North Augusta, surrounded by her […]
SALUDA, S.C. – The Saluda County Historical Society announced today that the Marsh-Johnson House Interior Restoration Project had been completed and that the Marsh-Johnson house will be available for tours. For a house built around the time of the American Revolution, it had problems which prevented it from being used a house museum. The fact […]
Michele Cummings made her stage debut in Sunny Day recently, and remarks about her performance and singing make it apparent that she should continue to express this talent of hers. She is well known for her vocal ability, having done a great deal of Gospel singing (where many fine singers begin).
Dale Cullum owner of Turkey Creek Christmas Tree Farm stands with a Virginia Pine and White Pine he entered in the SC State Fair, both received first place blue ribbons for their category. Also entered was a Leyland Cypress that won second place. turkeycreekchristmas.com
50 Years –Historical Overview of Beckman Now Under Leadership of Edgefield Native The Beckman Center for Mental Health Services opened its doors to serve the residents of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick counties on Jan. 7, 1963. The original clinic, named the Area Five Mental Health Center, was located in Greenwood and staffed with two […]
Mayor Paul Bartley installed the new police chief of Ridge Spring on September 9th. He is Jarrod Goldman form Wagner. Others in attendance were Capt. Mike Rushton and Sheriff Perry, both from Saluda County Sheriff’s Office.