Here and There – 2-13-14

Here and There – 2-13-14

The Edgefield County Planning Commission meeting for February 13, 2014 at 6pm has been cancelled. The Camellia Tea scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13 at Magnolia Dale in Edgefield from 3 – 5:30 p.m. has been cancelled. Soup, Sandwich, & Smiles has been Canceled for this Thursday, February 13th due to weather conditions. Free Breast & […]

Here and There – 2-7-14

Here and There – 2-7-14

Free Breast & Cervical Exams: You are eligible if you are 40-64 years old and have no insurance and meet the income guidelines. Call 1-800-227-2345 for more information. Sponsored by Best Chance Network, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 20210 and the American Cancer Society. Soup, Sandwich and Smiles: Edgefield United Methodist Church invites everyone to […]

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

PTC Academic Honor Students Recognized for 2013 Fall Semester

Piedmont Technical College students who had outstanding academic accomplishments during the 2013 fall semester have earned inclusion on the President’s List. To be named to the list, students must be full time and earn a term GPA of 4.00. Students will receive a certificate of achievement signed by the college president. President’s List students from […]

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman Poetry Out Loud Regional Finalist

Eden Weidman, a junior at Fox Creek High School, competed Saturday, January 25, in Blythwood in the Poetry Out Loud regionals.  Eden recited “Shall Earth No More Inspire Thee“ by Emily Bronte and Dudley Randall’s “Ballad of Birmingham.”  Because of her outstanding performance, she will move on to state competition on March 15 in Columbia. […]

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

Second Grade at Merriwether Elementary Attend Storyland Theatre

The second graders at Merriwether Elementary visited Storyland Theatre at the Imperial on Friday, January 31st.  After being delayed due to weather, the second graders enjoyed their 2nd play, “The Courtship of Senorita Florabella,” of the season through Storyland. Janice Bass, teacher, says, “It’s exciting to see the kids enthusiasm as they watch the characters […]

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Adams Wins State Scholarship Contest

Congratulations go to Antonia Adams of Strom Thurmond High School who won 1st place at the state level for the Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Scholarship contest.  She will be competing at the national level for a chance to win a $30,000 scholarship award.  The 2013-2014 essay theme was “Why I’m Optimistic About […]

ECCC Calls for “Bags of Love”

ECCC Calls for “Bags of Love”

Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce along with The Edgefield County Senior Citizens Council are putting together, again this year, “Bags of Love” for seniors. ECCC Director, Donna Livingston, stated: “There are plenty of seniors in our community living alone and dependent on community agencies for food, socialization, and basic human contact.  What this event brings […]

Ski Trip Taken by Four Area Churches

Ski Trip Taken by Four Area Churches

Four area churches joined together in a ski trip to West Virginia over the last weekend. The trip was organized by Eric and Helen Thompson. Those going: Harmony United Methodist, Johnston First Baptist, Providence Baptist, Little Stevens Creek Baptist.  The travelers all joined together at the ski resort for the photo.

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