“It was God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels”

“It was God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels”

Patsy Cline is a Convincing Angel in the Show The first musical is coming to the William Bouknight Theatre at the Discovery Center in Edgefield next weekend, April 20, and it will rock the theatre as it has during rehearsals.  Always, Patsy Cline will be a show to remember. And here is why. Debbie Fryer […]

Mt. Canaan’s Children Learn From Their Elders

Mt. Canaan’s Children Learn From Their Elders

Senior Gardener Willie Leaverette Jr. and his young gardeners remove the remains of the fall garden Tuesday morning.  Mr. Leaverette is sharing 77 years of experience and wisdom with the youth of his church. “Give a man a basket of corn and feed him for a day, teach a man to grow corn and feed […]

Hospitality Abounds at the Senior Center

Hospitality Abounds at the Senior Center

Multigenerational Activities Under one Roof –  Thursday afternoon the Edgefield County Senior Center on Center Springs Rd. was bustling with activity.  For those who have not returned to this building since its opening in June of 2008, each should find a way to visit it to see what has been done to change it from […]

Good Friday Service at Spann UMC

Good Friday Service at Spann UMC

Spann United Methodist Church in Ward will have its annual Good Friday service at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 6. The service will include hymns about the Cross and a meditation by Pastor John Kneece. On Easter morning, Spann will have a service at 9:45.  Spann’s membership has increased recently, with typical attendance of more […]

Kelley & Jodi: Ambassadors for Foster Care

Kelley & Jodi: Ambassadors for Foster Care

Kelley and Jodi Robinson are unofficial ambassadors for Foster Care. They live in the beautiful old Mobley home, built in 1888, on Edisto Street in Johnston.  That home is what brought them to Johnston, and here is their story. Jodi and Kelley were living in Virginia where houses are expensive and they were making plans […]

Hear & There 3/30/12

Blood Drive: Shepeard Community Blood Center will hold their April Blood Drive, Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Edgefield County Hospital and from 1:30-6 p.m. at Bi-Lo Shopping Center in Edgefield County and on Wednesday,  April 25 from 1-5 p.m. at National Wild Turkey Federation, 770 Augusta Road, Edgefield.   Sunrise […]

Anderson Named School Superintendent

Anderson Named School Superintendent

  The Edgefield County School Board voted unanimously Tuesday, Mar. 27, to name Edgefield County School Board Attorney Greg Anderson as the new Superintendent for the county’s schools. While Mr. Anderson has been named Superintendent and does have authority at this time, he has not actually assumed the position yet. According to a source close […]

History on Stage at William Bouknight Theatre – Updated

History on Stage at William Bouknight Theatre – Updated

The Moral Compass, a one-act play that opens the new “Selective History Series,” produced by the Edgefield County Theatre under the sponsorship of The Edgefield County Historical Society, was a real success. This was on Friday evening at the Discovery Center. What felt like a perfect casting of three members of the Logue family, Clarence […]

Tilley Creek Flowers & Gifts Moves to Edisto Street

Tilley Creek Flowers & Gifts Moves to Edisto Street

Kim Tilley grew up in Cullowhee, North Carolina, near Tilley Creek, a creek named after her ancestors.  She loved that creek. As a child she played on that creek.  She loved her home in North Carolina, but when she was 13, she and her mom moved to Saluda, S.C., to be with her grandmother.  Kim […]

Shamrock Run Day Schedule

Shamrock Run Day Schedule

Saturday, March 17 – On the Square in Edgefield 10:30 a.m. The Leprechaun Parade with the Irish Duck will be entering Main Street from Piedmont Tech.  Dancing leprechauns will dance around the duck giving out goodies. Sitting in the duck will be the Queen of the Leprechauns, Eileen Klein (100 % Irish). Her throne will […]