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 […]

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 […]

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