WAFJ to Sponsor Blood Drive with Shepeard Blood Center

Family Friendly 88.3 WAFJ  is again joining hands with the Shepeard Community Blood Center for the Celebration of Life Blood Drive, This Thursday ,  September  11th,  2014. Summer activities are now a fond memory and most of us are looking forward to the many exciting activities of Fall. One thing stays the same no matter […]

Back to School Youth Forum

Back to School Youth Forum

Back to School Youth Forum 2014 was held at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Gymnasium Saturday August 23, 2014. Featured Presenter was Pastor Tony Miller, Sr., of Hepzibah, Ga. M/C Brandon Williams & Alexis Williams, Purpose-Josh Gordon, Prayer-Amaryn Smith,Scripture-Tia Gordon.

Revivals Mark the End of Summer

Revivals Mark the End of Summer

For those who may have missed Ethel Butler’s column on Revivals in the print edition (correspondent for pages 2-3 in section 2), it was a special retrospective on the revival preparations of her youth – and well worth going back to that edition. Revivals are a part of church life in this area, and two […]

Carolina Blue for the Edgefield Festival

Carolina Blue for the Edgefield Festival

The festival T-shirts have come through, in Carolina blue, for everyone to purchase for advertising and supporting the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival coming up the weekend of September 26-27. They can be purchased at Wells Fargo Bank, Town Hall, Park Row and Seawright Cleaners at $10.00, short sleeve; $15.00 for long sleeves.  

2014 Celebration of Success

2014 Celebration of Success

It’s that time of the year again when we acknowledge our Citizen of the Year and Teachers of the Year, Support Staff of the Year, and our District Teacher of the Year, as well as District Support Staff of the Year.  Celebration of Success 2014 will be held, Tuesday evening, September 2nd, beginning at 6:30 […]

Here and There – 8-21-14

Here and There – 8-21-14

Heritage Jubilee: Edgefield’s Heritage Jubilee will be held Saturday, September 27. For more information call or email: (803)637-6687 or (803)637-1800 (swseawright@yahoo.com.) 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 […]

The Paw Paw Season is Here!

The Paw Paw Season is Here!

“Way Down Yonder in the Paw Paw Patch” is the song most folks around here grew up with: “Pickiin’ up paw paws, puttin’ ‘em in the basket” as the song continues.  And Bill Moody, whose paw paws are the inspiration for this story, says: ”Listen to the words. You pick up the paw paws after […]

Blacksmith Shop is Busy with Projects

Blacksmith Shop is Busy with Projects

The Old Edgefield Blacksmith Shop is beginning to bustle again. Jamie Von Stevens, the Edgefield Blacksmith, is making way for teaching folks interested in learning the art of blacksmithing.  This is happening because she bought an old blacksmith shop in Georgetown and moved it here, which gives her several stations to work in – with […]

A Story of Faith and Pansies

A Story of Faith and Pansies

– By Sara and Karyn Sealy (mother and daughter) – This summer story began last November when my daughter and I planted pansies at our church, Mt. Calvary Lutheran, in Johnston. After church, one Sunday, we changed clothes and unloaded the truck with two flats of pansies that we grew in a horticulture class in […]

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