Visitor at Biddle Hall Museum

Visitor at Biddle Hall Museum

Little Ms. Ayrianna Weaver was a recent visitor at the Biddle Hall Museum on the historical Bettis Academy campus. This was not her first visit, but she wanted to come in for a quick glimpse and to visit the gift shop. Her grandmother, Mrs. Barbara Peterson, a member of Bettis Academy Heritage preservation Team brought […]

Here and There – 5-8-14

Here and There – 5-8-14

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. Friends of the Edgefield County Library: invite you to join us in support of library needs. Meetings every third Thursday of the month at 5PM in the […]

500-700 Participated in Relay For Life 2014

500-700 Participated in Relay For Life 2014

Over 60 survivors of cancer registered for the Relay For Life fundraising event of Saturday, April 26, with 500-700 attending, a large number and such a beautiful day. There were 18 teams participating, according to one of the chiefs of this event, Lynn Rearden, Ms. Rearden and her co-hort in leading this 11th year of […]

Here and There – 5-1-14

Here and There – 5-1-14

Theater: The STHS Rebel Zone Theatre and GT Drama is presenting ”The Princess Who Had No Name,” May 2 and 3 at 7 p.m at Strom Thurmond High. Tickets are $7. For more info or tickets call Mrs. Lanham at 803-275-1768. Humor in Poetry: Seminar, in memory of Starkey Flythe, Jr., and featuring his work; […]

Thurmond Lake Day Use Parks Open May 1

Thurmond Lake Day Use Parks Open May 1

CLARKS HILL, S.C. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers J. Strom Thurmond Lake Office will open five day use areas for the 2014 recreation season on May 1: GEORGIA – Big Hart: Open May 1 – Sept. 1, boat ramp open year-round. – Amity: Open May 1 – Sept. 1, boat ramp open year-round. – Lake Springs: Centre Point and Pine Point loops are open […]

Russ Wilkes Accepts Call to Summer Missions in Kenya

Russ Wilkes Accepts Call to Summer Missions in Kenya

Russ Wilkes, an 18-year-old member of Edgefield United Methodist Church, has accepted an opportunity to serve with Love Africa Missions this May as a Summer Missions aid.  Russ is the son of Russell and Julie Wilkes of Columbia Road, Edgefield, and the brother of Parker Wilkes.  He is the grandson of Jack and Martha Wilkes […]

Peach Blossom Stroll for Relay For Life

Peach Blossom Stroll for Relay For Life

Wow!! What an awesome day, Saturday April 26th, 2014 was!!!  Relay For Life – Edgefield County – beautiful weather, great participation, delicious food, awesome prizes, and wonderful memories were made. Let’s continue the celebration this weekend (May 3rd) and raise a few more dollars to beat this disease – CANCER!!!!!!!!! Come out and join us […]

Merriwether Elementary Celebrates Earth Day

Merriwether Elementary Celebrates Earth Day

Merriwether Elementary School’s 4th grade students honored Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22. Students began by using their artistic skills to make paintings of the Earth. Students also wrote promises to the Earth. Some examples of student promises were to reduce, reuse, and recycle and others promised not to litter. Students all came to the […]

Alice Denham to Read from Newest Book

Alice Denham to Read from Newest Book

Secrets of San Miguel Published in 2013 Alice Denham is making a journey to Edgefield on May 10 – it is not her first, and we hope not her last!  On her first visit to here, probably in the 50s as she was going off to college (UNC), her father brought her “home” to the […]

Entertainment at Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

Entertainment at Johnston Peach Blossom Festival

The Johnston, S.C., Peach Blossom Festival entertainment for the day is now set, with a variety of performers headlining the May 3 event. The day’s entertainment begins at 10 a.m. with a performance by the Johnston Elementary School Chorus. At 10:30 a.m. the traditional parade begins. Once the parade ends, Johnston Mayor Terrence Culbreath will […]

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