“With clay in my veins…”

“With clay in my veins…”

– By Leonard Todd – I was a guest speaker at the 48th annual NCECA Conference, held this year in Milwaukee. The National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts is a dynamic and influential organization that celebrates the creative potential of clay. Almost 4,500 of its members were at the conference, nearly all of them potters. I spoke on […]

Rev. Ernest M. Gordon 50 Years in the Pulpit

Rev. Ernest M. Gordon 50 Years in the Pulpit

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church is announcing the retirement of Rev. Ernest M. Gordon. Rev. Gordon has been a pastor for 50 years. He has led Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church for 46 years. Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church will be helping Rev. Gordon celebrate his 50 years of leading the lost to Christ with a retirement ceremony […]

Sylvia, a Play at the Bouknight Theatre

Sylvia, a Play at the Bouknight Theatre

Sylvia, a name meaning “of the woods,” in this case refers to a dog who radically interrupts the life of a New York couple looking for an awakening. The play opened this weekend to the delight of those looking for a laugh. An unusual role, Sylvia (the dog) is played by a fabulous talent, Korilyn […]

Here and There – 3-27-14

Here and There – 3-27-14

Revival: Mount Canaan Baptist Church, 2451 Edgefield Rd., Trenton, will have revival services March 26, 27 & 28 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Fred Coit revival pastor. In preparation for the revival the sanctuary will be open from noon to 7 p.m. March 24 & 25 for meditation and prayer. Everyone is invited. GED Classes: The […]

Local Teachers Selected to Attend Sciene Institute

Local Teachers Selected to Attend Sciene Institute

Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, is pleased to announce that teachers Jessica Quarles, Douglas Elementary School, Jody Swanson, Merriwether Elementary School and Jennifer Rice, W.E. Parker Elementary School have been selected to attend the Science P.L.U.S. Institute during the summer of 2014.   The Institute, 100% funded by a South Carolina […]

STHS FFA Tool ID Team Takes 2nd at State

STHS FFA Tool ID Team Takes 2nd at State

Students of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center FFA Association spent their Thursday evening on March 06, 2014 on the campus of the Lexington Richland 5 Center for Advanced Technical Studies in Chapin South Carolina participating in the South Carolina FFA State Tool Identification Career Development Competition.  Students in the Tool Identification Career Development […]

Cinderella, a Hit at W. E. Parker

Cinderella, a Hit at W. E. Parker

Cinderella took the County as seen by all the players spilling over into the “nightlife” (called restaurants) in this area following that grand production, March 7, 2014.  Hooped skirts were bulging under one restaurant table and a mouse was sitting at another in one popular eating place. It was truly a success, and the story […]

Steven Hendrickson, NSO’s Principal Trumpet to Perform at Spann UMC in Ward

Steven Hendrickson, NSO’s Principal Trumpet to Perform at Spann UMC in Ward

Although he is usually seen with the National Symphony Orchestra in white tie and tails, when he performs in the local area he is dressed more informally.  This is Steven Hendrickson, principal trumpet for the National Symphony Orchestra which is based in the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.  Not only is Steven a musician, among […]

Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Pass-in-Review

Strom Thurmond High School NJROTC Pass-in-Review

Historically the boatswain’s call was used to pass commands to the crew when the voice could not be heard over the sounds of the sea. Because of its high pitch, it could be heard over the activities of the crew and bad weather. Pipe aboard: Flag-rank officers or an important guest is boarding a Navy […]

Here and There – 3-20-14

Here and There – 3-20-14

GED Classes: The Edgefield County Adult Education Program is offering Evening GED Classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Johnston Learning Center,located at 117 Cardinal Drive, Johnston, SC 29832. if interested, please call (803) 275-4158 to register. Free Seminar: Hitchcock Healthcare of Edgefield will host a free seminar on back safety and physical therapy on […]

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