Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s new Project Lead the Way (PLTW – Engineering) teacher is Scott Johnson. Mr. Johnson attended the Intro to Engineering course training in July at the University of South Carolina. “The PLTW curriculum and training are great” said Johnson. PLTW is the nation’s leading provider of Pre-Engineering programs. PLTW’s world […]
The Building Construction students at Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) are building a home in front of the school. “I’ve wanted to build a house with my students for years because they will learn so much” said Lewis Burt, Building Construction teacher. Log Creek Timber Company is the project sponsor. “We now how […]
A member of the faculty at a South Carolina Independent School Association school has achieved the status of Master Teacher, assording to Larry Watt, SCISA executive director. Leslie Whitlock, of Francis Hugh Wardlaw Academy, began completing the requirements for the designation earlier this year. On November 6, the 11th Master Teacher Class will receive formal […]
Chris and Linda Clancy traveled to Maui, Hawaii, and are pictured on the road to Hana with friends Gerry and Jan Bonnette from West Columbia.
Edgefield Farmers and Artisans Market: Town Square, every Saturday until November from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Plants, vegetables, fresh eggs, crafts and more. Vendors welcome. Info: 706-631-5564. Johnston Farmers Market: with seasonal fruits & vegetables, baked goods, artist’s painting, etc. is held Thursday afternoons from 4 until 6 pm. 14th Annual Blessing of the Animals: […]
The Margaret Cox Circle of Johnston United Methodist Church will be selling their new cookbook at the Johnston Farmers’ Market this Thursday, Oct. 9. “Delightfully Divine” is the title of this special, local inspired book, ready just in time for your Christmas gift shopping! Besides the wonderful recipes, the cookbooks feature three pieces of artwork […]
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 […]
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 […]
Olyvia Wall, age 6, daughter of Richard and Ginny Wall, took the Advertiser to her pumpkin patch. She is sitting on her biggest and favorite pumpkin. Olyvia planted the pumpkins in early July and watered them for three months.
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 […]