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 […]

Bagwell Named VP for Academic Affairs at PTC

Bagwell Named VP for Academic Affairs at PTC

Piedmont Technical College President Dr. Ray Brooks has announced that Dr. Jack Bagwell has joined the college as the vice president for academic affairs. Bagwell is a graduate of Winthrop University, where he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in biology. He earned his doctorate in educational studies from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2010. […]

Ashley Byrd Promoted to Chief of News, Learfield News

Ashley Byrd Promoted to Chief of News, Learfield News

Ashley Byrd has been promoted to Chief of News Services for Learfield News, Inc., a national news and sports broadcasting company headquartered in Jefferson City, Missouri. She and her family have moved to nearby Columbia, Missouri, and are learning every day how the Midwest is connected to South Carolina. Ashley now oversees all of the […]

Teenagers, Philanthropy, and Historic Preservation – WHAT?!

The Watson-Brown Foundation is looking for high school students interested in preserving history and helping the communities of the CSRA for their Junior Board.   The Junior Board is all about historic preservation and philanthropy.  The students spend one evening a month learning about historic preservation, grants, and philanthropy.  In the spring, they award funds to […]

Edgefield County Alliance Meeting

The Edgefield County Alliance will hold its next meeting – Tuesday August 19th 8:00 a.m. in the County Council Building. Realizing Tuesday is the first day of school for some students, please join us when the the kids are settled in school. Everyone is invited to share a light refreshment and conversation.   Across Edgefield County we find a  mixture of […]

Here and There – 8-14-14

Here and There – 8-14-14

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 […]

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