Local Gymnast Wins State Championship in Four Categories

Local Gymnast Wins State Championship in Four Categories

Brantley Johnson, daughter of Spence and Lynn Johnson of Johnston and a second grader at Wardlaw, won State Champion in four categories of Level 3 at the South Carolina gymnastics event in Columbia, April 4-6. She is a member of Aiken Gymnastics. Her performance included five separate categories: Vault (scored 9.675), Bars (scored 9.675), Beam […]

Attending Washington Youth Tour

Attending Washington Youth Tour

Rachel Sanders, a junior at Wardlaw Academy, is one of 7 high school juniors chosen by Aiken Electric Cooperative to attend the 2014 Washington Youth Tour. This week long tour will give her a chance to learn more about our nations government, history, and electric cooperatives. All applicants were required to live on the Aiken Coop line. We […]

Chess Players at Wardlaw

Chess Players at Wardlaw

The Wardlaw Academy Chess team traveled to Sumter on April 1st to compete in the 2014 SCISA Chess Tournament. This year’s team included Vernon Reynolds, Chuck Hammond, Baylor Geer, Bryce Turner, Tres Yonce, and Kyle Vega. Leading this year’s team were Bryce Turner who finished 10th in the Lower School division and Tres Yonce who […]

Here and There – 4-10-14

Here and There – 4-10-14

Steven Hendrickson, Principal Trumpet of the National Symphony Orchestra of D.C., will provide accompaniment for a hymn sing at Spann United Methodist Church, Ward, S.C., on Wednesday , April 9, at 7 p.m.  He will also play two separate numbers accompanied by the piano. The public is invited.  Cancelled: Planning Commission meeting for April 10 […]

Crystal Mayson and Jimmie Carroll Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Crystal Mayson and Jimmie Carroll Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Two Piedmont Technical College students were recently awarded the Honeycutt Scholarship. Pictured are, from left, Crystal Mayson, a criminal justice student from Edgefield, and Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. Not pictured is Jimmie Carroll, a criminal justice student from Trenton. The scholarship is awarded annually to Edgefield County students and is based on academic achievement […]

Edgefield UMC Produces ‘Journey to Easter’

Edgefield UMC Produces ‘Journey to Easter’

11th Annual Event to be at Kendall Building Coming earlier this year than ever before, the Journey to Easter, produced by the Edgefield United Methodist Church, will be a one-time showing at the Kendall Mill Building on Sunday, April 6.  It will be held at 3:00. Always a popular and inspirational event, it will include […]

7th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon

7th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon

The Woman’s Club of Johnston will be hosting their 7th Annual Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon this year on Saturday, April 5, at 10:30 at Johnston United Methodist Church. This year’s theme will be “Southern Belles.” Robin Hagaman and Bobbie Pullon, club members, will be sharing the job of directing. The woman’s club awards a scholarship to […]

Green Power Solar School Dedicated at Merriwether Middle School

Green Power Solar School Dedicated at Merriwether Middle School

Aiken Electric Cooperative, Santee Cooper and the Edgefield County School District dedicated today a Green Power Solar School at Merriwether Middle School. The school has been equipped with a solar cell array which is already producing electricity from the sun’s rays, providing students with a firsthand look at the opportunities and challenges of solar power. […]

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