DYW Pageant Produces Winners

DYW Pageant Produces Winners

Distinguished Young Women Pageant was held recently. Pictured left to right, above, are winners from 2015 (last year) and 2016 (this year): Nicole Jackson, Distinguished Young Woman of North Edgefield County for 2015; Bailey Pedersen,  Distinguished Young Woman of North Edgefield County for 2016; Morgan Swearingen, Distinguished Young Woman of South Edgefield County for 2016, & Morgan […]

David Fallaw Named New Assistant Superintendent

David Fallaw Named New Assistant Superintendent

The Edgefield County School District has announced that current Chief Financial Officer for the school district, David Fallaw, has been appointed to serve as assistant superintendent effective July 1, 2015. Mr. Fallaw will take the place of Donna Strom who notified the school board of her desire to retire at the end of this fiscal […]

Here and There – 3-19-15

Here and There – 3-19-15

Church Sale: Piney Grove Holiness Church $1.00 Sale at 114 Bouknight Ferry. Rd., Saluda; March 19-21 after 12 o’clock. Bingo Night: Johnston Elementary PTO will have a Family Bingo Night on Thursday, March 19. Hot Dog Supper begins at 5:30 and Bingo starts at 6 p.m.($3 for bingo cards and $1.00 for hot dogs and […]

2015 Journey To Easter at EUMC

2015 Journey To Easter at EUMC

The traditional Journey to Easter, produced by the Edgefield Methodist Church in conjunction with the Methodist community and the citizenry of the area, will be held again this year on the weekend of Palm Sunday: on Saturday March 28, at 3:00 p.m.; on Palm Sunday, March 29, at 3 p.m. The location is at Kendall […]

Spring Fashion Show in Johnston

Spring Fashion Show in Johnston

March 15, 2015 – The Woman’s Club of Johnston is preparing for their eighth annual spring fashion show. This year’s theme is “A Burst of Spring in Johnston”. It will be held at Johnston United Methodist Church on Lee Street. Festivities begin at 10:30 Saturday morning on April 4. Fashions will be furnished by Mae’s of […]

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 […]

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