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Parker Elementary Receives 8 Books for Each Student

Parker Elementary Receives 8 Books for Each Student

W.E. Parker Elementary was the recipient of over 4,000 books, 8 for each child. The books were donated by the State Department of South Carolina and the Reading Warehouse. Each…

Entertainment is Big at Trenton Peach Festival

Entertainment is Big at Trenton Peach Festival

Excellent live entertainment is coming to the 44th Trenton Ridge Peach Festival.  John Olsen (SuperProSound), and Billy Williams (Billy’s Superstore) have arranged some outstanding bands, singers, dancers, and musicians for…

4th Pastoral Anniversary at the Trinity Community Church

4th Pastoral Anniversary at the Trinity Community Church

Pastor Eddie L. Woods and his wife celebrated his 4th Pastoral Anniversary at the Trinity Community Church located at 403 Mims Street in Edgefield. The speaker for the occasion was…

Payne The Futuristic Barber Takes 1st Place at BASE Awards

Payne The Futuristic Barber Takes 1st Place at BASE Awards

Johnston’s own Toriono Payne received first place honors at the All Star Barber Battle on May 17th in Augusta, Georgia.  Pictured with his father is Reagwon Payne who served as…

Forestry Commission’s Taylor Nursery under New Management

Forestry Commission’s Taylor Nursery under New Management

Hamp Holmes III is the new manager of the SC Forestry Commission’s Taylor Nursery near Trenton, SC.  Hamp is a lifelong resident of Trenton and he came to Taylor Nursery…

Lauren Liles Named Senior Project Manager for Sagacious Partners

Lauren Liles Named Senior Project Manager for Sagacious Partners

Johnston Roots Sagacious Partners, a Columbia based economic development firm, has named Lauren Liles as the New Senior Project Manager.  Lauren is the daughter of Forrest M. Edwards and Carolyn…

In Memory of DeShawn Surry

In Memory of DeShawn Surry

Friends, family and neighbors gathered, a large number, on Saturday afternoon, on Gary Street, to celebrate the life of DeShawn Surry, son of Danny Robinson and Gloria Surry and who…

Thurmond FFA Takes First Place in Turf Grass Competition

Thurmond FFA Takes First Place in Turf Grass Competition

The Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center FFA Turfgrass team took first place honors in the State Turfgrass Career Development Event (CDE) held at Piedmont Technical College in Saluda South…

Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s Business Management Program

Strom Thurmond Career and Technology Center’s Business Department offers courses designed to teach students software applications that are necessary to live and work in a technological society. For the first…

Strom Thurmond Band Director Headed to the Beach

Strom Thurmond Band Director Headed to the Beach

Van Clark will take over North Myrtle Beach High School’s band program in mid June following a nineteen-year stint at Strom Thurmond High in Edgefield County. “Edgefield County is my…