Concern for Community Crosses Generations

Concern for Community Crosses Generations

Aiken Electric Cooperative (AEC) Area Director, Todd Scoggins has been volunteering with Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp for over 12 years with his dad, seventeen-year veteran Gene Scoggins. Now his son, Benji Scoggins is embracing the family tradition. Also volunteering, for a second year, was AEC Crew Chief Chris Turner.  Salkehatchie Summer Service Camp is a […]

Here and There – 7-9-15

Here and There – 7-9-15

Cancelled: July 9 Planning Commission Meeting has been cancelled. Farmer’s Market: Edgefield Farmers Market is open on the square on Saturdays from 9 to 1. For more info call Carolyn at 803-507-00278. Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market : Thursdays from 4 – 6 p.m. on Calhoun Street,  with fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, artwork, […]

Job Fair to be Held July 29

Edgefield County Council is sponsoring a Job Fair to be held Wednesday, July 29, from 10AM until 2PM. in the Strom Thurmond High School Cafeteria at 1131 Columbia Road. There is no cost for employers who are currently hiring or who plan to hire workers by October 2015.  For more information call 864-941-8050 or email work@uppersavannah.com. […]

Edgefield County Youth Learns Leadership and Agriculture at SC Farm Bureau Conference

Edgefield County Youth Learns Leadership and Agriculture at SC Farm Bureau Conference

Edgefield County student Virginia Brooks Bledsoe was among fifty-three high school rising high school juniors and seniors from across South Carolina who recently participated in the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s (SCFB) 2015 Youth Leadership Conference in Newberry, SC. The conference, held on the Campus of Newberry College June 14-17, allowed students to gain valuable […]

Davis Wash and her Princess

Davis Wash and her Princess

• Davis Wash Competes As Miss Lexington Teen Davis Wash, upcoming 9th grader, will be competing in the Miss South Carolina Scholarship Organization Teen competition as Miss Lexington Teen. This is this week, from June 22 to June 26. Upcoming Patriot 6th grader, Miss Ashland Yonce willl serve as Davis’s princess for the week. Davis is […]

Here and There – 6-25-15

Here and There – 6-25-15

Prayer Service: A community prayer service will be held for the families of the victims of the shootings at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church at Johnston United Methodist Church, 471 Lee St. in Johnston, SC on June 25 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Poetry Reading: The Discovery Center, Saturday, June 27 at 1PM. Remarkable […]

Full of Fun Like VBS – Antioch

Full of Fun Like VBS – Antioch

– By Alana Caddell, Advertiser Intern – If it so happened that someone driving through the backwoods of Edgefield this past week, somewhere between six and eight post meridiem, that someone might’ve seen a multitude of teenagers surrounding Antioch Baptist Church. Starting on Sunday and ending on Thursday, Antioch’s “Five Days O’ Fun” was what I […]

Social Worker at Peachtree Medical

Social Worker at Peachtree Medical

  Peachtree Medical Center, a subsidiary of Edgefield County Hospital, welcomes a new social worker Ashton Sullivan.  Sullivan received her undergraduate degree in psychology from CoastalCarolina University in Conway, S.C., and her master’s in social work from the University of South Carolina in 2010.  Sullivan is married to Josh Sullivan and they reside in Ridge […]

ECDA Annual June Movie on the Square

ECDA Annual June Movie on the Square

The Edgefield Community Development Association (ECDA) invites everyone to the Annual June Downtown Movie on the Square at in historic Edgefield on Friday, June 26, 2015. Bring family, neighbors, and friends to gather around the Edgefield Square for the Showing of “The Legos Movie.” The ECDA would like to pay special thanks to Antioch Baptist […]

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