Here and There – 8-1-13

Here and There – 8-1-13

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. Community Back-To-School Extravaganza:  Sat., August 3, 10 a.m. […]

Caught in Conversation at the Purple Fence

Caught in Conversation at the Purple Fence

These two guys, one known well locally and the other not-so-well, were caught in conversation outside the Purple Fence on Saturday afternoon.  What were they discussing?  The press was not privy to what they said, but we know that Tony Baughman (left) is a former journalist and now a radio personality with a bent for […]

“Fill-a-Bus” School Supply Campaign

“Fill-a-Bus” School Supply Campaign

On behalf of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce we are gearing up for our “Fill-A-Bus” school supply campaign, this year in memory of Mrs. Sandra Friar.  Sandra was a long time employee of the Edgefield County School District, and a vital part of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. So this year we dedicate this campaign to her memory. We have […]

Here and There – 7-24-13

Here and There – 7-24-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street. Live Music @ The Purple Fence: The Purple Fence, a new visual and performing arts venue located on the historic Edgefield Town Square, will host musician Joe Summers for a live music performance Friday, July 26th. Showtime […]

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 […]

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