Kennion Recognized as South Carolina Cosmetology Teacher of the Year

Kennion Recognized as South Carolina Cosmetology Teacher of the Year

Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s (STCTC) Cosmetology teacher, Jackie Kennion was selected South Carolina’s Cosmetology Teacher of the Year. “Getting
an award for teacher of the year really shocked me. Mere words cannot
express how it made me feel to receive such an honor,” said Kennion. Kennion was recognized by the Association of Cosmetology Teachers in […]

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

The 14th annual Blessing of the Animals, hosted by the Episcopal  Church of the Ridge, will be Sunday afternoon, October 12th at 3 p.m. at Our Savior Episcopal Church, Trenton, S.C.  The blessing gives us a chance to celebrate the feast of St. Francis of Assisi and to express our gratitude both to the animals […]

An Invitation to Hear Congressman Duncan

An Invitation to Hear Congressman Duncan

Please join the Edgefield County Republican Party when we welcome Congressman Jeff Duncan to Edgefield County.  Congressman Duncan currently sits on three House committees including the Natural Resources Committee, the Homeland Security Committee, and the Foreign Affairs Committee.  Congressman Duncan is passionate about American Energy Independence and supports expedited permitting of energy projects and the […]

DSS Names New Edgefield Co.Director

DSS Names New Edgefield Co.Director

The South Carolina Department of Social Services has promoted Moronda Talley to the position of Director of Edgefield County Department of Social Services. Originally from Saluda County, Talley graduated from Saluda High School and from the University of South Carolina with a degree in Humanities and Social Sciences.  She has been employed with the agency […]

FFA Fall Plant Sale

FFA Fall Plant Sale

Strom Thurmond FFA Mums on sale now! During school hours at the greenhouses behind ST Football field! Call 803.275.1767 ext 526 or email: dssteele@edgefield.k12.sc.us for more info!  Yellow Orange Purple White Red Small $4 Medium $6 Large $8 X-Large $10 Decorative Pots Medium $5 Large $10 Hanging Baskets $8  

Alliance to Meet September 16

The Edgefield County Alliance will hold its next meeting – Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the County Council Building (behind the Courthouse) 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield. Light refreshments will be served.  Realizing that communication across the County is very diverse, the major focus for this meeting is to begin the process of establishing a network for communicating and connecting citizens in all 5 […]

A “Who Dun’it” – First at Theatre

A “Who Dun’it” – First at Theatre

For all those theatre-going folks in the area, there is news at the Edgefield County Theatre: The Edgefield County Players are busy with a mystery play, the first of its kind to be produced at the William M. Bouknight Theatre.  This is a “first” and promises to be a real thriller. All guilty parties are […]

Author M. H. Herlong Visits RSM Elementary

Author M. H. Herlong Visits RSM Elementary

Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary school was thrilled to have author, M. H. Herlong visit their school and share with the 3rd – 5th graders.  Mrs. Herlong is a native of Saluda and is the daughter of Mrs. Bela Herlong.  She now resides in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mrs. Herlong shared with the students some of her […]

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