Edgefield County Mass Choir Performs

Edgefield County Mass Choir Performs

The singing of praise and singing of the gospel were resounding at the Strom Thurmond High School gym on Saturday, July 20. The Edgefield County Mass Choir put on an outstanding performance. They sang gospel songs such as “Stand By Me,” “Rise Above It All,” and “Tell Me Who Built the Arc.” One of the […]

Here and There – 7-18-13

Here and There – 7-18-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street. Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  9:00 a.m.-1:00.For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278. Planning Commission Date Change:The July meeting for the […]

Aiken Electric Cooperative Sponsors Six Students for Trip to D.C.

Aiken Electric Cooperative Sponsors Six Students for Trip to D.C.

Six local students were among more than 1,500 high school seniors visiting Washington, D.C., June 15 – 20 for the Rural Electric Youth Tour, sponsored by Aiken Electric Cooperative and hundreds of other electric cooperatives across the country. Chelsea Argroe, Wagener-Salley High School; Ashley Axson, Orangeburg Preparatory School; Joshua Cady, South Aiken High School; Christian […]

VFW Post 6932 Holds Award Ceremony

VFW Post 6932 Holds Award Ceremony

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6932 held an awards ceremony on Thursday evening, July 11, 2013.  Post Commander Dwight Talbert began the service by inducting two new members, Renada Williams and Randy Wilson into the post. VFW District 9 Commander, Roger Warren presented white All State Team Caps to Dwight Talbert and Bennie Culbreath for […]

Southern Studies Showcase Again This September

Southern Studies Showcase Again This September

The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and Old Edgefield District African American Genealogical Society are hosting a “Southern Studies Showcase” in Edgefield on September 20 and 21, 2013.  Genealogical and historical societies from all over South Carolina and parts of Georgia are being invited to participate in this two-day event.  Last year the Showcase brought […]

Here and There – 7-11-13

Here and There – 7-11-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street.  (Next week it will be open July 3, Wednesday). Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  For more info call […]

Texas Historian to Speak at Saluda Theater

Texas Historian to Speak at Saluda Theater

– By Bela Herlong – Come to the Saluda Theater on Saturday afternoon, July 13, at two p.m. to hear Charlie Cantu, a fourth-generation Texan, give a program on the of importance of the Alamo and its defenders in Texas  history.  The event is free to the public, and everyone is invited to come. Charlie […]

Here and There – 7-3-13

Here and There – 7-3-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street.  (This week it will be open July 3, Wednesday). Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  $5 per day.  For more info call […]

American Legion Post Installs New Officers

American Legion Post Installs New Officers

– By Robert Loar – Kenneth Hartkopf, Post Adjutant for American Legion Post 30 officiated as new officers were sworn in.  At their monthly meeting on Thursday evening, outgoing Post Commander JoJo Doolittle passed the gavel to Robert Loar.   Other new officers were: Preston Creech-Post Chaplain, Lenny Joiner-Treasurer, Alan Perano-First Vice Commander, and Ann Doolittle-Second […]

Here and There – 6-27-13

Here and There – 6-27-13

“Soldier Benefit,” a fundraiser for the 122nd Engineer Battalion (HSC/FSC) who are now deployed, Saturday, June 29, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Themed baskets, raffle, silent auction, food – “a way to support our soldiers.” Edgefield Armory, 225 Augusta Rd. Dinner to Honor Laughlin McDonald: June 29, 4:00 p.m. Community Center on Macedonia St.: for […]

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