STHS Advances to S.C. Bar State Mock Trial Competition

STHS Advances to S.C. Bar State Mock Trial Competition

Last Year STHS Was First Runner-up COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 11, 2015)— Strom Thurmond High School will join 11 other schools to compete in the SC Bar State High School Mock Trial Competition March 13-14 at the Matthew J. Perry Jr. Federal Courthouse in Columbia. Participating students from Strom Thurmond High School include Antonia Adams, Delshawn […]

Here and There – 3-12-15

Here and There – 3-12-15

Friends of the Library Sale: Seeking children’s books through the next three weeks for an April sale. Free Legal Clinics: SC Bar Pro Bono Program will sponsor on March 12 Wills, Estate and Probate Issues from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Edgefield County Hospital led by Jennifer P. Sumner. On April 16, the topic […]

Reggie Simpkins Becomes A Georgia Southern Eagle

Reggie Simpkins Becomes A Georgia Southern Eagle

Mr. Reggie Simpkins, Strom Thurmond High School graduate and son of Jackie Simpkins and Walter Simpkins of Edgefield County has been selected to fill the position of Director of the Student Athletic Services Department at Georgia Southern University. Reggie will oversee all academic services pertaining to the Eagle athletic programs for 400 student athletes. Prior […]

Three “Good Citizens” in One Family

Three “Good Citizens” in One Family

It is amazing and noteworthy when a senior in high school is voted as the Good Citizen by the faculty of that school.  Parents, friends, and fellow students readily congratulate the honoree and willingly tell why that person should indeed be considered the Good Citizen.  What can be said, however, when three generations are recognized […]

Emily Cleveland is Miss Statesman

Emily Cleveland is Miss Statesman

The Miss Statesman Pageant at Strom Thurmond High School was held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the high school. It was a majestic event with many in attendance. The contestants began the show with a choreographed opener, gave speeches in their casual wear about events that had affected their lives as young women, and […]

Here and There – 2-26-15

Here and There – 2-26-15

Soup, Sandwich & Smiles: Edgefield United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them at noon, Thursday, February 26, for lunch and fellowship. Republican Women: of Edgefield County will meet Thursday, Feb. 26th, at Edgefield Town Hall   at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. Speaker – George Thornton, CEO National Wild Turkey Federation  The […]

Husband and Wife and “Baby” Makes Three

Husband and Wife and “Baby” Makes Three

Enjoying a New Marriage and Retirement After a number of marriages each, this couple has found a life together that keeps them busy and learning. They travel a great deal. They are Tony and Shirley Kripps and they were married in October 2013. A notice was published in this newspaper. Two hobbies keep them moving: […]

Entries Being Accepted for Arts and Crafts, and Food Vendors for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Entries Being Accepted for Arts and Crafts, and Food Vendors for the Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

February 20, 2015 – The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival is now accepting applications for those who sell arts and crafts and for food vendors for the 32nd Festival, which will be held May 2, 2015. Those interested in having a crafter’s space at this year’s Festival should contact Missy Cleveland, (803) 480-7286; 501 Weaver […]

Marriage is Murder – a Play

Marriage is Murder – a Play

Edgefield County Theatre Company presents Marriage is Murder, opening Feb. 20 for six shows. Two actors carry the story and in this photo are Dave Engelman and Helene Fitch working on a murder plot. Theatre goers have seen both actors in a number of the plays at William Miller Bouknight Theatre. Check the ad for […]

Here and There – 2-5-15

Here and There – 2-5-15

Soup, Sandwich & Smiles: Edgefield United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them at noon each Thursday in February(5, 12, 19 and 26) for lunch and fellowship.The membership says, “We welcome one and all! Bags of Love: The Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce and Senior Citizens Council will sponsor Bags of Love for Seniors. Bring […]

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