Never too Young: Making a Difference in the Community

Never too Young: Making a Difference in the Community

Instead of playing video games or hanging out with friends every day, Jamal & Keyshawn Stevens chose to spend time twice a week volunteering at Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center’ s After School “Matters” Program.  “We are captivated and inspired by these young men outstanding and selfless acts of kindness, says, Marcella Edwards, CEO of […]

Aiken Extends Welcome During Masters Week

Aiken Extends Welcome During Masters Week

AIKEN, S.C. – The City of Aiken’s Historic Tour program will extend its normal Saturday morning tours for Masters Week.  Two additional tours are planned for Wednesday, April 10th and Friday, April 12th from 10 a.m. – noon.  The regular Saturday morning tour on April 13th will also still be held. This two hour historic tour offers visitors […]

Abbeville French Heritage Festival, April 19-21

Abbeville French Heritage Festival, April 19-21

Opera; Lectures; Church, Cemetery, Garden Tours –  ABBEVILLE, S.C. – Abbeville will celebrate its French heritage April 19-21 with the first Abbeville French Heritage Festival, featuring a piano concert in Abbeville’s historic Trinity Episcopal Church, an original opera at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and an antique and art show at the historic Livery Stable. Friends of […]

Barry Naylor ‘Stands Up’ and Makes them Laugh

Barry Naylor ‘Stands Up’ and Makes them Laugh

Barry Naylor is a name that many communities of our county will remember.  He was the president of the Strom Thurmond High School 2003 graduating class (also an Honor Graduate), and attended Edgefield County schools from seventh grade up, having attended Mead Hall School in Aiken prior to that. Some of us knew his grandparents […]

Patriotic Group Requests Coast Guard Speaker

Patriotic Group Requests Coast Guard Speaker

When Allen Cantrell, Boatswains Mate Third Class of Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet heard that a local group asked for a guest speaker to tell of Coast Guard life, there was no hesitation. His reaction was,” I’ve never done this before, but I love Coast Guard life, and the sea, and I really enjoy […]

Beth Robertson Clark Exhibits at Hire Grounds

Beth Robertson Clark Exhibits at Hire Grounds

Beth is an artist, illustrator, muralist, as well as a teacher in her native town of Edgefield, South Carolina. Beth has created and painted murals from Tennessee to Alabama, illustrated poetry and children’s books, and designed and painted horses for the “Horseplay Project” in Aiken. Beth has received numerous awards for her logo designs, paintings, […]

Miss Galaxy Travels Abroad

Miss Galaxy Travels Abroad

Mae-Ann Webb, Miss Galaxy International 2013, made appearances in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland over the past week. She was invited to attend and judge the prestigious United Kingdom Galaxy Pageant which was held in the Park Hall Hotel in Manchester, England. In this pageant young women were chosen to represent […]