Lander Univ. to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Lander Univ. to Offer Equine Therapy to Veterans with PTSD

Veterans in SC Committing Suicide 50% Higher Rate GREENWOOD, S.C. – Lander University will soon offer an equine therapy program for U.S. military veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The horse-based therapy initiative, which will begin in the spring of 2018 at Lander’s Equestrian Center on Hwy. 72-221 in Greenwood, is made possible by […]

Four School Buses Destroyed in Fire

Four School Buses Destroyed in Fire

Four Edgefield County School buses were destroyed in a fire, Apr. 7, at JET Middle School.  A report from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, which assisted the Edgefield Fire Department with this fire, details that a man was headed to work around 4:00 in the morning when he noticed fire coming from behind a home […]

State Winners — Smokey Bear poster contest

State Winners — Smokey Bear poster contest

Ben Collar (3rd grade) and Grace Viseth (4th grade) each won first place in the state (for their grade levels) in the Garden Club of South Carolina Youth Symposium, Smokey Bear poster contest. Students across the state were asked to draw and accurately color a poster of Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl. Ben and Grace […]

State Championship Win by STHS Mock Trial Team

State Championship Win by STHS Mock Trial Team

The final state championship round was close, but the Strom Thurmond High School (STHS) Mock Trial team defeated Socastee High School, an institution with a history of national champions. STHS clenched the 2017 Mock Trial State Championship, while competing against schools with resources and numbers beyond its own, earning accolades from judges and observers, and […]

Teacher Shortage Concerns Continue To Grow

Teacher Shortage Concerns Continue To Grow

Rock Hill – According to results from the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement’s (CERRA’s) Fall 2016 Supply and Demand Survey, more teachers are leaving their classrooms each year. Nearly 6,500 public school teachers did not return to their teaching positions for the 2016-17 school year. More than 1,640 of these teachers took a […]

Douglas Elementary Hosts Secret Santa Appreciation Breakfast

Douglas Elementary Hosts Secret Santa Appreciation Breakfast

Douglas Elementary School hosted a Secret Santa Appreciation Breakfast, Dec. 15, for members of the community that sponsored their initiative to provide families in need with additional help this holiday season.  A total of 19 families were served this year, and out of those families, fifty-five children received items off their wish lists.  “The community […]

King Academy Uses Old Advertisers To Create

King Academy Uses Old Advertisers To Create

        King Academy, through Helen Mims of Edgefield (a teacher at the Academy), requested some of the old Edgefield Advertiser copies available to the public for various needs.  With the request, the staff learned that something artistic would be happening with the papers.  And it did.  Below one reads in the “Knight […]

Edgefield County Championship at Fox Creek High School

Edgefield County Championship at Fox Creek High School

Fox Creek Boys Win the Ten Governors Cup Wardlaw’s Hammond Manly & Strom Thurmond’s Niah Allen Are Individual Champions On Tuesday, the first Edgefield County Cross Country Championships were held at Fox Creek High School.  Up for grabs was the Ten Governor’s Cup and bragging rights for the next year.  Fox Creek placed five runners […]

In Memory of the Late Joe Duprey

In Memory of the Late Joe Duprey

The family of Joe Duprey cordially invites you to join in celebrating his life on Tuesday, October 4, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at W. E. Parker Elementary School located at 41 Crest Road in Edgefield, S.C. We request you bring your thoughts, prayers and fond memories of Joe Duprey. In lieu of […]

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