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 […]

Anne Sawyer Receives “Giving Your Best” Award

Anne Sawyer Receives “Giving Your Best” Award

Anne Sawyer of the Merriwether Community was surprised by the presentation of the Channel 6 “Giving Your Best” award by Jennie Montgomery. The presentation was shown at 5 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 2, on Channel 6. Anne recently finished chemo for colon cancer and has not missed any of the Adopt-a-Pet Segments at Channel 6. […]

DAR Gives Good Citizens Awards

DAR Gives Good Citizens Awards

The Old 96 Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its Christmas tea at the lovely home of Kelly Hagens Swart in Vaucluse. Kelly’s home was decorated from top to bottom with lovely Christmas decorations.  The group had a delightful time enjoying one another’s company and the many delectable […]

Here and There – 1-29-15

Here and There – 1-29-15

Children’s Books Wanted: Edgefield County Public Library is collecting old/used children’s books for a book sale to benefit the Friends of the Library.  If cleaning out closets and shelves is on anyone’s New Year’s Resolution list, now is the time to bring book donations – especially children’s books – to the library. Mau Hiring Event: […]

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