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.

Fox Creek High School Holds Open House

Fox Creek High School Holds Open House

Fox Creek High School held an open house, in conjunction with report card night, the evening of Tuesday, January 21.  Families in the community with current eighth grade students were encouraged to tour the school and attend an informational meeting. There were about 130 people in attendance, a majority of that number being prospective students. […]

Here and There – 1-30-14

Here and There – 1-30-14

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. Free Workshops: Edgefield/SC Works Center, 400 Church St, Rm. 306, Tuesday, Feb. […]

Edgefield Camellia Club Tea

Edgefield Camellia Club Tea

The Camellia Club Tea, sponsored by the Edgefield Camellia Club, will be held on Thursday, February 13, 2014 at Magnolia Dale in downtown Edgefield from 3:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. This event is open to the public; admission is free. Magnolia Dale is located at the intersection of Norris and Bacon Streets, across the street […]

Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected

Outstanding Career and Technology Students Selected

The teachers of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center (STCTC) selected students for each program who excelled during the second nine weeks. The students were chosen by their teachers based on their academic performance, work ethic and attitudes. “It is great to be recognized for my hard work,” said Gabriela Waldo, Business Management Administration […]

Here and There – 1-22-14

Here and There – 1-22-14

Parent-Child Workshop: Women’s Mission Ministry of Bethlehem Church is sponsoring a Parent-Child Workshop on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. Topic: Preparing Our Youth for College Success. Denise C. Gartrell, M.Ed., Ed.S will be the presenter. The public is invited. Call 803-637-5367 for more information. Free Breast & Cervical Exams: You are eligible if you […]

Merriwether Elementary’s Own News Show

Merriwether Elementary’s Own News Show

At 7:50 each morning, the students at Merriwether Elementary are greeted on the air by a fifth grade “WMES” news team. The fifth graders on the news team demonstrate awesome leadership skills as they plan and broadcast the school news each day. They announce the school lunch, birthdays, pledges, weather, and important information for the […]

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