In Memory of DeShawn Surry

In Memory of DeShawn Surry

Friends, family and neighbors gathered, a large number, on Saturday afternoon, on Gary Street, to celebrate the life of DeShawn Surry, son of Danny Robinson and Gloria Surry and who was killed in an automobile accident in 2012. The Surry and Robinson families cooked a wonderful spread of food for all the invited guests, and […]

Thurmond FFA Takes First Place in Turf Grass Competition

Thurmond FFA Takes First Place in Turf Grass Competition

The Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center FFA Turfgrass team took first place honors in the State Turfgrass Career Development Event (CDE) held at Piedmont Technical College in Saluda South Carolina on Saturday, May 17, 2014. Team members Lucky Bailey, High Individual Scorer in the state event; Karson Barrett, Third High Individual Scorer; Jonathan McCreery, […]

Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s Business Management Program

Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s Business Department offers courses designed to teach students software applications that are necessary to live and work in a technological society. For the first time in the history of our country, the educational skills of one generation will not surpass, will not equal, and will not even approach those […]

Strom Thurmond Band Director Headed to the Beach

Strom Thurmond Band Director Headed to the Beach

Van Clark will take over North Myrtle Beach High School’s band program in mid June following a nineteen-year stint at Strom Thurmond High in Edgefield County. “Edgefield County is my home, always has been and always will be,” stated the affable director of the Rebel Regiment. “I was given the opportunity to fulfill one of […]

Hear and There – 5-29-14

Hear and There – 5-29-14

Storytime: The Edgefield County Library announces that Storytime will be held Tuesday mornings at 10:30 a.m in Edgefield.  Each Tuesday morning, Miranda the story lady, will have stories to present to all interested children. Children must be accompanied by an adult or guardian. Storytime will be approximately a half hour in length.  See you all there […]

Continuous Laughter in this Play

Continuous Laughter in this Play

The laughter is continuous: if it is not from what the audience is hearing (the lines of the play) it is from what the audience is seeing (exaggerated costuming pushed to the limit)!  Two actors changing costumes so quickly, and characters as quickly, keeps the play moving at a steady pace, and a riotous pace […]

Here and There – 5-22-14

Here and There – 5-22-14

Memorial Day Service: A Memorial Day Service will be held on the Edgefield Town Square, Monday, May 26, at 10 a.m. Penny Hunt will be the guest speaker. Make plans to attend to remember our deceased members of the military. Storytime: The Edgefield County Library announces that Storytime will be held Tuesday mornings at 10:30 […]

Clemson University Cited as National Leader in Economic Development

Clemson University Cited as National Leader in Economic Development

CLEMSON – Clemson University is among 12 universities nationwide that have been cited for helping drive economic growth at a time when more states are looking to their higher-education institutions to create jobs and investment. The university has expanded research and development, enhanced instructional programs and adopted a “daring and novel” mission in a “relatively […]

Here and There – 5-15-14

Here and There – 5-15-14

Low Cost Spay/Neuter:  The SPCA is offering a low cost spay/neuter program to Edgefield County residents.  Fees as low as $15 for those who qualify.  Call 803-648-6863 ext.1 or visit www.LetLoveLive.org for more information. Friends of the Edgefield County Library: invite you to join us in support of library needs. Meetings every third Thursday of […]

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