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 […]

Alliance to Hear EMA Officials

The next meeting of the Edgefield County Alliance will be Tuesday, December 17, 8:00 a.m. in the County Council building. The invitation is open to all those interested, whether this may be the first time or not.  The lack of knowledge regarding what resources are available in the community is why the Alliance is partnering with the Edgefield […]

Merriwether Visits the Ruth Patrick Science Center

Merriwether Visits the Ruth Patrick Science Center

First graders at Merriwether Elementary enjoyed a field trip to the Ruth Patrick Science Center at USC-Aiken in November.  Students participated in a workshop that let them manipulate toys to show forces.  The students also went to the planetarium to see a show on examples of things in their environment.  It was an exciting day […]

7th Annual Christmas Toy Drive

7th Annual Christmas Toy Drive

Southern Eagles Motorcycle Club will make holiday wishes come true for local children and families. There will be donation boxes and monetary jars at the following locations until December 9 : in Johnston:Jim Satcher Ford, First Citizens Bank, Herlong Chevrolet, and Regions Bank; and in Edgefield, Callihams’s, Tompkins Library, Sumner Law Firm, Herlong Ford, NAPA, […]

Happy 100th Birthday

Happy 100th Birthday

Happy Birthday to a very special lady, Mrs. Mattie S. Williams of the Bettis Academy community and a member of Mount Canaan Baptist Church. Mrs. Williams is the most recent centenarian. She celebrated her 100th Birthday on November 29, 2013, at a wonderful, spirit-filled happy birthday party at Misty Lake, North Augusta, surrounded by her […]

Here and There – 12-5-13

Here and There – 12-5-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street. Cancelled: Edgefield County Transportation meeting for Dec.5 has been cancelled due to their being no business on our CTC agenda. Cancelled: The Edgefield County Planning Commission meeting for December 12, at 6pm has been cancelled. Johnston […]

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