Here and There – 6-12-14

Here and There – 6-12-14

Junior Volunteers; Edgefield County Hospital is seeking young men or women ages 14-17 to volunteer at the hospital 8-10 hours per week beginning June 23. For more info contact Kristi Tucker at 803-384-4003. Cancelled: The Edgefield County Planning Commission meeting scheduled for June 12, 2014 at 6pm has been cancelled due to there being no business […]

Rare Part-Albino Bird Sited and Photographed in Area

Rare Part-Albino Bird Sited and Photographed in Area

Gene Smith, once again, brings a wonder of nature to our attention, and this time it is a bird: “I could see that the bird had black eyes, so it isn’t a true albino; it’s a partial albino. In my experience, albinism (the absence of normal pigmentation) is more common in mammals than birds—so this […]

Alliance to Host Forest Service Biologist

Alliance to Host Forest Service Biologist

The Edgefield County Alliance will hold its next meeting – Tuesday, June 17th at 8:00 am on the Edgefield County Council Building which is located at 225 Jeter Street (behind the court house, on the corner of Jeter and Railroad).  Our speaker will be Jeff Magniez with the US Forest Service. Edgefield County is privileged […]

Palmetto Dance Academy Brought TV Alive

Palmetto Dance Academy Brought TV Alive

Featured in the accompanying photo area few of the 150+ members of Palmetto Dance Academy who took to the stage Sunday, June 8, to bring television alive. As Seen on TV was presented at Batesburg High’s Fine Arts Center. Left to right- Front row: Sara Frances Wates, Ryleigh West, Karileigh Miller, Reaghan Turner, Kaylynn Knight, […]

Parker Elementary Receives 8 Books for Each Student

Parker Elementary Receives 8 Books for Each Student

W.E. Parker Elementary was the recipient of over 4,000 books, 8 for each child. The books were donated by the State Department of South Carolina and the Reading Warehouse. Each child at Parker Elementary received 8 free books to read over summer vacation. W.E. Parker Elementary would like to thank those who donated the books […]

Entertainment is Big at Trenton Peach Festival

Entertainment is Big at Trenton Peach Festival

Excellent live entertainment is coming to the 44th Trenton Ridge Peach Festival.  John Olsen (SuperProSound), and Billy Williams (Billy’s Superstore) have arranged some outstanding bands, singers, dancers, and musicians for the weekend of the festival, Friday evening and Saturday all day, June 20-21. WJBF will be welcomed to start things off on Friday evening, at […]

4th Pastoral Anniversary at the Trinity Community Church

4th Pastoral Anniversary at the Trinity Community Church

Pastor Eddie L. Woods and his wife celebrated his 4th Pastoral Anniversary at the Trinity Community Church located at 403 Mims Street in Edgefield. The speaker for the occasion was Rev. G.L. Brightharp from Mt. Canaan Baptist Church in Trenton. His subject was “God’s Cleansing Prescription.” The text was taken from James 4:6-10. Congratulations to […]

Payne The Futuristic Barber Takes 1st Place at BASE Awards

Payne The Futuristic Barber Takes 1st Place at BASE Awards

Johnston’s own Toriono Payne received first place honors at the All Star Barber Battle on May 17th in Augusta, Georgia.  Pictured with his father is Reagwon Payne who served as his model for the Battle.  The 38 year old “Futuristic Barber” is the son of Jeff Brunson and Agnes Payne.  He operates his business, Futuristic […]

Forestry Commission’s Taylor Nursery under New Management

Forestry Commission’s Taylor Nursery under New Management

Hamp Holmes III is the new manager of the SC Forestry Commission’s Taylor Nursery near Trenton, SC.  Hamp is a lifelong resident of Trenton and he came to Taylor Nursery after 14 years of working in commercial nursery production, most recently with Costa Farms.  Hamp began his career in the nursery industry at Taylor Nursery […]

Lauren Liles Named Senior Project Manager for Sagacious Partners

Lauren Liles Named Senior Project Manager for Sagacious Partners

Johnston Roots Sagacious Partners, a Columbia based economic development firm, has named Lauren Liles as the New Senior Project Manager.  Lauren is the daughter of Forrest M. Edwards and Carolyn Nicholson Edwards of Mt. Pleasant.  She is the granddaughter of Jewell Edwards of Johnston. Some background on Liles speaks to her capabilities in her new […]

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