The Edgefield County Alliance will hold its next meeting – Tuesday September 16, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. in the County Council Building (behind the Courthouse) 225 Jeter Street, Edgefield. Light refreshments will be served. Realizing that communication across the County is very diverse, the major focus for this meeting is to begin the process of establishing a network for communicating and connecting citizens in all 5 […]
The AmeriCorps program at Strom Thurmond High School invites all law enforcement, firefighters and first responders to a breakfast commemorating the 9/11 attacks – to thank them for their service to the community. This will be Saturday, September 13, at STHS cafetorium from 8:00 to 9:30 in the morning. There will be a guest speaker. […]
For all those theatre-going folks in the area, there is news at the Edgefield County Theatre: The Edgefield County Players are busy with a mystery play, the first of its kind to be produced at the William M. Bouknight Theatre. This is a “first” and promises to be a real thriller. All guilty parties are […]
Ridge Spring Monetta Elementary school was thrilled to have author, M. H. Herlong visit their school and share with the 3rd – 5th graders. Mrs. Herlong is a native of Saluda and is the daughter of Mrs. Bela Herlong. She now resides in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mrs. Herlong shared with the students some of her […]
Family Friendly 88.3 WAFJ is again joining hands with the Shepeard Community Blood Center for the Celebration of Life Blood Drive, This Thursday , September 11th, 2014. Summer activities are now a fond memory and most of us are looking forward to the many exciting activities of Fall. One thing stays the same no matter […]
Back to School Youth Forum 2014 was held at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church Gymnasium Saturday August 23, 2014. Featured Presenter was Pastor Tony Miller, Sr., of Hepzibah, Ga. M/C Brandon Williams & Alexis Williams, Purpose-Josh Gordon, Prayer-Amaryn Smith,Scripture-Tia Gordon.
Strom Thurmond High School alumni classes’ 79-90 School Supplies Give-Away was a great success. They gave away over 100 school supplies to grades K-12.
For those who may have missed Ethel Butler’s column on Revivals in the print edition (correspondent for pages 2-3 in section 2), it was a special retrospective on the revival preparations of her youth – and well worth going back to that edition. Revivals are a part of church life in this area, and two […]
The festival T-shirts have come through, in Carolina blue, for everyone to purchase for advertising and supporting the Edgefield Heritage Jubilee Festival coming up the weekend of September 26-27. They can be purchased at Wells Fargo Bank, Town Hall, Park Row and Seawright Cleaners at $10.00, short sleeve; $15.00 for long sleeves.
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 […]