Dukes Inducted into Academy of Trial Lawyers

Dukes Inducted into Academy of Trial Lawyers

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The International Academy of Trial Lawyers has inducted David E. Dukes, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, as a Fellow. David is the son of Anne and Sonny Dukes of Johnston. The International Academy is comprised of lawyers representing both sides of the Bar: prosecutors and defense […]

SC FFA Well Represented at National FFA Leadership Conference

SC FFA Well Represented at National FFA Leadership Conference

 – By Morgan Havird, Ridge Spring-Monetta FFA Vice President – Six FFA members from South Carolina recently attended the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference.  Morgan Havird and Reno Davis of the Ridge Spring-Monetta Chapter, Brandon Doolittle and Blake Spa of the Aiken High Chapter, and Darren Ashley and Caleb Brock of the Calhoun Falls High […]

“Chicks that Click” Photography Club Invades Trenton

“Chicks that Click” Photography Club Invades Trenton

The Chicks that Click Photography Club met in Trenton on Saturday, July 27, for an HDR (High Dynamic Range) Workshop.  The instructors were Steve Rich and Jimmy Batte from Aiken HDR.  After several hours of classroom instruction, the photographers loaded into golf carts and Gators and enjoyed a photo shoot in downtown Trenton which included […]

Native of Edgefield Wins Music Awards

Native of Edgefield Wins Music Awards

Miles D. Mealing, an Edgefield County native, was nominated for 4 awards in the country’s largest independent gospel awards show. It was announced this week that Mr. Mealing received the 2013 Rhythm of Gospel Award “Best Performance by Praise & Worship Artist.” Miles was born and raised in Edgefield, South Carolina, and is a 1997 graduate of Strom […]

Here and There – 8-1-13

Here and There – 8-1-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street. Edgefield Farmers Arts and Crafts Market:  On the Town Square every Sat. through first Sat. in Sept.  9:00 a.m.-1:00.For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278. Community Back-To-School Extravaganza:  Sat., August 3, 10 a.m. […]

Caught in Conversation at the Purple Fence

Caught in Conversation at the Purple Fence

These two guys, one known well locally and the other not-so-well, were caught in conversation outside the Purple Fence on Saturday afternoon.  What were they discussing?  The press was not privy to what they said, but we know that Tony Baughman (left) is a former journalist and now a radio personality with a bent for […]

Virtual Reality School Applies for Charter

Virtual Reality School Applies for Charter

Can you imagine a school where students visit the Sistine Chapel and are back home by the bell? Or a school where students learn to operate lasers on the moon or explore sea life on the bottom of the ocean floor? Or a school where students travel back in time to meet Beethoven, Davy Crockett […]

“Fill-a-Bus” School Supply Campaign

“Fill-a-Bus” School Supply Campaign

On behalf of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce we are gearing up for our “Fill-A-Bus” school supply campaign, this year in memory of Mrs. Sandra Friar.  Sandra was a long time employee of the Edgefield County School District, and a vital part of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. So this year we dedicate this campaign to her memory. We have […]

Here and There – 7-24-13

Here and There – 7-24-13

Johnston Farmer’s & Artist’s Market every Thursday, from 4 – 6 p.m. in front of the Library/Warehouse on Calhoun Street. Live Music @ The Purple Fence: The Purple Fence, a new visual and performing arts venue located on the historic Edgefield Town Square, will host musician Joe Summers for a live music performance Friday, July 26th. Showtime […]

Edgefield County Mass Choir Performs

Edgefield County Mass Choir Performs

The singing of praise and singing of the gospel were resounding at the Strom Thurmond High School gym on Saturday, July 20. The Edgefield County Mass Choir put on an outstanding performance. They sang gospel songs such as “Stand By Me,” “Rise Above It All,” and “Tell Me Who Built the Arc.” One of the […]

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