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 […]

A Mother’s Day Gift – and Surprise

A Mother’s Day Gift – and Surprise

“Vickie Robertson, our daughter, gave me the bird house; Steve my husband (in photo above) built the frame; Larry Lang brought loads of dirt to fill my flower bed and Le-Roy Smith got it ready and set out the flowers and put the pretty red mulch in the bed. He put my birdhouse on top […]

4th Grade Wardlaw Goes to Barrier Island Camp

4th Grade Wardlaw Goes to Barrier Island Camp

The fourth grade class of Wardlaw Academy ventured to Barrier Island Environmental Camp for 3 days and 2 nights on April 14 – 16.  It was a spectacular trip, even if the weather was a bit windy, rainy, and chilly!  The class did not miss a beat, for they eagerly ran from one class to […]

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 […]

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