Poetry Meets Pottery COUPLETS CONTEST

Submit a couplet to the Poetry Meets Pottery COUPLETS CONTEST! $100 First Prize! Come to the Edgefield County Public Library this Saturday, 10 AM-Noon, for a workshop on the rhymed couplet. There you can pick up the necessary supplies and information concerning how to submit your couplet. Contestants must be residents of Edgefield County. Couplets […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 33rd annual event. The Festival will be held May 7, 2016, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World. Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day […]

BINGO! BINGO! BINGO!

Johnston Elementary School is having a Bingo night Thursday January 14 at 6:00 p.m. Hotdog supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. Come to the JES Cafeteria and play for some great prizes donated by our local businesses and support your local school.

Clemson Tigers to Play for National Championship

Clemson Tigers to Play for National Championship

By Jack Reece The 14-0 Clemson Tigers, in front of a large percentage of the population of South Carolina, defeated Oklahoma 37 to 17 in The Capital One Orange Bowl last New Year’s Eve. Clemson’s offense led by quarterback Deshaun Watson and running back Wayne Gallman rolled by 533 yards on Oklahoma’s defense. Watson, the […]

Bee Keeping Classes

The Lakelands Beekeepers Association serves the following counties: Abbeville, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda and Edgefield. Members are from all of these Counties. The Association is offering beginning beekeeping classes for anyone in these areas interested in learning the art of beekeeping. Bees are such a vital part of food supply when considering that 1/3 of the […]

Here & There

Watch Night Service: The Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Watch Night Services on Thursday, December 31 at 10pm.   New Year’s Eve Service: Moores Church, 236 Moores Drive, Edgefield, Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m.; speaker, Rev. Luther Garrett of China Grove Baptist Church. For more info call 864-942-0970. Rev. Fred […]

Here and There – 12-10-15

Here and There – 12-10-15

Arts at the Academy: The Bettis Academy Heritage Preservation Team presents Arts at the Academy, “A Night of Culture” featuring, Miss Maykayla Dandy,( soprano) soloist, Graniteville, SC and Gentlemen of Distinction (Dancers), Columbia, SC Friday, Dec. 11, 6:00 pm at the Collins Building on Nicholson Road on the Bettis Academy campus. For ticket information, call […]

ECDA Home for the Holidays – Christmas is for Kids

The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) invites everyone to Home for the Holidays by enjoying our “Christmas is for Kids” on the Square in Historic Edgefield on Saturday, December 12, 2015. Activities begin at 11:00 a.m. with Santa on the square for photo opportunities and to listen to wish-list from the kids. The W.E. Parker […]

Here and There – 12-3-15

Here and There – 12-3-15

Johnston Farmers & Artists Market: Annual Holiday Market on Thursday, Dec. 3, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.   In addition to our weekly offerings Johnston United Methodist Church will be selling BBQ Sandwiches and our cookbook, “Delightfully Divine”.  Darla Steele’s FFA class will have Christmas Wreaths made with fresh greens. This will end our market for the […]

Here and There – 11-12-15

Here and There – 11-12-15

JOHNSTON FARMER’S & ARTIST’S MARKET Thursdays 4 – 6 p.m. through November. Fruits and vegetables, fresh eggs, raw milk, baked goods, crocheted and knitted items, apothecary items, boiled peanuts, note cards and prints by local artist, quilts, and Lion’s Club brooms.   New vendors are welcome!  Contact Anne at 803-480-1093 or Donna at 803-275-0010 for more info. […]