Couplets Contest Deadline This Friday, Feb. 12

$100 First Prize to be Awarded the Winning Couplet The Fist Annual Couplets Contest, part of the POETRY MEETS POTTERY event to be held at the end of the month, closes this Friday, February 12, when all couplets must be delivered to The Clay Studio on Buncombe St. in Edgefield by the end of the […]


PUBLIC MEETING The Town of Edgefield and Edgefield County will be holding a Public Meeting at Edgefield Town Hall on February 17, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. to receive public input on the possibility of extending the Ten Governor’s Trail. If you have any questions or concerns about this project please contact Charlotte Cheatham at 803-637-4014.

Book Signing At Carolina Distillery Feb. 20

Book Signing At Carolina Distillery Feb. 20

Tom Poland will sign Georgialina, A Southland As We Knew It at Carolina Moon Distillery February 20, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Poland has been writing about the disappearing rural South for nearly four decades. His new book brings to life the character of the South as he takes readers down back roads to […]


The Edgefield community is cordially invited to attend a historical drama titled “Black Wall Street: The American Dream Turned Nightmare” scheduled for March 20, 4:00 PM at the Etherredge Center, University of South Carolina-Aiken located at 471 University Parkway, Aiken South Carolina. At the heart of the play is the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma […]

Poetry Meets Pottery COUPLETS CONTEST

Submit a couplet to the Poetry Meets Pottery COUPLETS CONTEST! $100 First Prize! Come to the Edgefield County Public Library this Saturday, 10 AM-Noon, for a workshop on the rhymed couplet. There you can pick up the necessary supplies and information concerning how to submit your couplet. Contestants must be residents of Edgefield County. Couplets […]

Pastor Sloan Gordon to be Installed

Pastor Sloan Gordon to be Installed

Cedar Spring Baptist Church, 1836 Hwy 283, Plum Branch, SC, is having an Installation Service for Pastor Sloan Gordon on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 2:30PM. Installation Sermon Speaker is Rev. Michael Butler, Pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, McCormick, SC. Pastor Gordon was born in Edgefield, South Carolina. He was educated through the […]


The Johnston Police Department is accepting applications for a Police Officer. Each applicant must hold a high school diploma or equivalency, a valid SC Driver’s License, be at least 21 years of age, and have no felony record. Experienced, certified officers are encouraged to apply, but all interested persons should also apply. All applicants must […]

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

Johnston Peach Blossom Festival Accepting Applications

The Johnston Peach Blossom Festival is now taking applications for individuals, organizations and businesses interested in being a part of the historic 33rd annual event. The Festival will be held May 7, 2016, in Johnston, known as the Peach Capital of the World. Last year, thousands of patrons descended on Johnston to enjoy the day […]

Edgefield County Council

Campbell Again Chairman of Council   Hospital Asks for Gen. Obligation Bond Dean Campbell was again elected to fill the Chairman position of Edgefield County Council at the group’s regular monthly meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 5. Genia Blackwell, who served as Chairwoman this past year but had previously served under Campbell as Vice-Chair, was again voted to […]

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