Here and There – 10-17-13

Here and There – 10-17-13

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. 9:00 a.m.-1:00.For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278. Science Hill Missionary Baptist Church: sponsoring Day of Recognition for Senior Citizens service […]

Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals

The Episcopal Church of the Ridge held its 13th annual Blessing of the Animals at Our Savior Church in Trenton on Sunday, December 13, 2013. Father Tom DiMarco blessed dogs, cats, and a even honey bee. Photos by Robert Norris Click on a thumbnail image below to view full size then scroll through the gallery. […]

United Way of Edgefield County Supports Programs That Help Local Citizens

United Way of Edgefield County Supports Programs That Help Local Citizens

The United Way supports many endeavors in the county, and tries to assist those programs that help citizens with many special needs. The local United Way contributes money to MEG’s Shelter for Abused Women, Cumbee Center for Abused Persons, Edgefield County Churches Helping Others (ECCHO) and Helping Hands.  In addition, contributions also support Women in […]

Melanie Gambrell, Daughter of Rose and Sonny Erwin, is Beckman Executive Director

Melanie Gambrell, Daughter of Rose and Sonny Erwin, is Beckman Executive Director

50 Years –Historical Overview of Beckman Now Under Leadership of Edgefield Native The Beckman Center for Mental Health Services opened its doors to serve the residents of Abbeville, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens and McCormick counties on Jan. 7, 1963. The original clinic, named the Area Five Mental Health Center, was located in Greenwood and staffed with two […]

J.E.T. Hosts S.C. Governor Nikki Haley

J.E.T. Hosts S.C. Governor Nikki Haley

Governor Nikki Haley was at Johnston–Edgefield–Trenton Middle School. on Wednesday, October 2, at the invitation of Sen. Shane Massey. She came with a message for the students, who had prepared for her coming with a large poster, made by the art department, full of colorful images showing the excitement they felt around her visit. And […]

Sunny Day Vocalist Nabbed for Purple Fence Show

Sunny Day Vocalist Nabbed for Purple Fence Show

“Betty Ann Butler,” one of the stars of SUNNY DAY, the new musical by Leonard Todd, appeared at The Purple Fence in Edgefield, S. C., this past Saturday night, October 5, while the Mike Frost Band was taking a break. She sang “Sexy Southern Lady,” her big number from the show. A production of the […]

Winner of Piper Tales Birthday Cake Coloring Contest!

Winner of Piper Tales Birthday Cake Coloring Contest!

Congratulations Destiny Simpson! 3rd Grade – Pleasant Hill Elementary Destiny is the grand prize winner in the Edgefield Advertiser’s Piper Tales Birthday Cake Coloring Contest!  Her creative and imaginative use of vivid colors embellished with sparkling jewels and sequins won the hearts of the judges! Piper and Miss Penny appreciate all the efforts of all the […]

Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Oct. 24-26

Ridge Spring Harvest Festival Oct. 24-26

The 32nd Ridge Spring Harvest Festival is during this month, October 24-26 with the Community Service on the 12th and the Beauty Pageant on the 19th.  The promoters of the festival went down memory lane to give insight into the first Harvest Festival, especially finding the photo of  Sen. Thurmond who came and hung around […]

Here and There – 10-10-13

Here and There – 10-10-13

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. 9:00 a.m.-1:00.For more info call Carolyn Piekielniak @ 637-6861 or 803-507-0278. St. Mary’s Annual Day of Prayer and Song: St. Mary’s Catholic Church will […]

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