Clemson Tigers to Play for National Championship

Clemson Tigers to Play for National Championship

By Jack Reece The 14-0 Clemson Tigers, in front of a large percentage of the population of South Carolina, defeated Oklahoma 37 to 17 in The Capital One Orange Bowl last New Year’s Eve. Clemson’s offense led by quarterback Deshaun Watson and running back Wayne Gallman rolled by 533 yards on Oklahoma’s defense. Watson, the […]

Remembering Vietnam

Remembering Vietnam

The following article is provided as the beginning of a series of articles as part of the USA Commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War. Bill Murrell was 19 years old when he received his draft notice in 1968. He said he was the only person from Saluda to get a draft notice […]

POLICE POSITION AVAILABLE

The Town of Edgefield is accepting applications for a police officer. Each applicant must hold a high school diploma, a valid SC driver’s license, be 21 years of age, and have no felony arrest. Salary is dependent on experience and ability. All interested persons may apply at the Edgefield Town Hall, 400 Main Street, Edgefield, […]

Drop-in and Christmas Dinner Given for Seniors

A Christmas drop-in from one o’clock to 3 o’clock was given by the Villages at Beaver Dam Creek for senior residents. This was on Sunday afternoon, December 20. Food was generously sponsored by Pitt Bulls MC (Motorcycle Club) and the 30 & Up Social Club.  Mike Walker is the President of the motorcycle club and […]

Bee Keeping Classes

The Lakelands Beekeepers Association serves the following counties: Abbeville, McCormick, Greenwood, Saluda and Edgefield. Members are from all of these Counties. The Association is offering beginning beekeeping classes for anyone in these areas interested in learning the art of beekeeping. Bees are such a vital part of food supply when considering that 1/3 of the […]

Here & There

Watch Night Service: The Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Watch Night Services on Thursday, December 31 at 10pm.   New Year’s Eve Service: Moores Church, 236 Moores Drive, Edgefield, Thursday, Dec. 31, at 7 p.m.; speaker, Rev. Luther Garrett of China Grove Baptist Church. For more info call 864-942-0970. Rev. Fred […]

Float Winners in Edgefield Parade of December 6, 2015

Float Winners in Edgefield Parade of December 6, 2015

The long parade, showing over 90 entries with many of those including several under one title, held the audience’s attention throughout the almost two hours. There were many great floats to enjoy, some resounding with Christmas music (and on two the dancing was obvious), and there were the quiet ones acknowledging the meaning of Christmas. […]

Businesswoman, but Always Artist

Businesswoman, but Always Artist

Pamela Moore’s purple fence around her house created a little stir years ago when she came to live in Edgefield. She knew she would be forgiven such an unusual “appointment” because she was and is an artist. That purple fence followed her as she moved from retail business, theatre promoter, then owner of an entertainment […]

Here and There – 12-10-15

Here and There – 12-10-15

Arts at the Academy: The Bettis Academy Heritage Preservation Team presents Arts at the Academy, “A Night of Culture” featuring, Miss Maykayla Dandy,( soprano) soloist, Graniteville, SC and Gentlemen of Distinction (Dancers), Columbia, SC Friday, Dec. 11, 6:00 pm at the Collins Building on Nicholson Road on the Bettis Academy campus. For ticket information, call […]

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