Lifelong Learning Program to Begin Offering Courses

GREENWOOD, S.C. – A new educational program is about to make its debut in the Greenwood area, one that its creators say is designed for adults who are interested in opportunities to continue learning, to improve their personal growth and life skills and to share interests and experiences with other members. The Lakelands Lifelong Learning […]

“Caught” Giving Back to the Community

“Caught” Giving Back to the Community

Members of the Mt. Canaan’s Young Women Association identified 2 organizations that will receive the educational packages for the Christmas Holiday Season.  Women In Unity, Edgefield, and MEG’s House in Greenwood. Bags will also be provided to youth at various churches in the Association where YWA members currently attend. Also, baskets will be provided to children of […]

Here and There – 12-24-13

Here and There – 12-24-13

Pecan Sales:  The American Legion Post #30 Pecan Sale has gone well this year with only a limited quantity of pecans left for sale.  Please contact Bill or Jane Doolittle at 637-3722 or see an American Legion Post member soon for your purchase of these festively wrapped ready to give gifts.  $8.00 a bag. Christmas […]

Cowboy Church at Sandy Oaks Farm

Cowboy Church at Sandy Oaks Farm

Come As You Are – All Welcome – By Tiffani Ireland – “Home grown and old fashioned.”  That is how Sandy Quarles, co-owner with her husband, Wesley, of Sandy Oaks Farm, home of the annual Sandy Oaks Rodeo, describes the church services that occur every Thursday night at the farm.  Known as cowboy church, theses […]

Here and There – 12-19-13

Here and There – 12-19-13

Turkey Drive: Rosa Hill Missionary Baptist Church will sponsor a turkey drive for Senior Citizens only at noon at the church on Thursday, Dec. 19. For more info call Norman Dorn at 803-480-3190. Mass Choir Concert: The Edgefield County Mass Choir will have their 2013 Christmas Concert on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 4 p.m. at […]

2013 Miss Wardlaw Pageant Saturday, Dec. 7

2013 Miss Wardlaw Pageant Saturday, Dec. 7

Capturing the Little Miss title was Anna Lisenby with Hannah Frelin, first runner-up and Jane Walker Yonce, second runner-up. In the Young Miss category, Allison Burnett took the crown; Jordan Williams took first runner-up, and Ashland Yonce placed second runner-up. Rebekah Knowles won the Junior Miss division with Reagan Creasy as first runner-up. Receiving the […]

Good Citizens Awards Given by DAR

Good Citizens Awards Given by DAR

The Old Ninety-Six District of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently presented five Good Citizens Awards to local students.  The award is made to a student from each high school, chosen by the faculty and staff, who most represents the qualities of a good citizen.  Among those qualities are dependability, service, patriotism, and leadership. […]

Here and There – 12-12-13

Here and There – 12-12-13

Cancelled: The Edgefield County Planning Commission meeting for December 12, at 6 p.m. has been cancelled. Class Dance: STHS Class of 77 presents Flashback to the 70’s, Friday, Dec. 13 at 9 p.m. Cost is $10, no money taken at the door. Prize for best 70’s outfit.To purchase tickets call 275-6167 or 275-7862. Christmas Cantata: […]

Northrop Takes of Helm of Career and Technology Center

Northrop Takes of Helm of Career and Technology Center

Arthur Northrop, a familiar face in the School District of Edgefield County is the new director of the Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center. Northrop has served the district as the assistant principal of W. E. Parker Elementary, director of the district’s Intervention Program and most recently as an eighth grade social studies teacher at […]

Christmas Play to Run One Week Only

Christmas Play to Run One Week Only

Running only one weekend, an original play by Susie O’Neal who is also the director, The Magical Christmas Elf is a heartwarming story of a broken family coming together for Christmas. Seen in this photo are: young daughter and son (almost hidden), Caroline O’Neal (director’s daughter) and Christian Haskins; older daughter, Olivia Love; parents Bill […]

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