Edgefield School District Announces Online Payment System for School Meals

Edgefield School District Announces Online Payment System for School Meals

Edgefield County School District has gone to an online payment system for school meals. If you have a LunchPrepay.com account, simply login with your current username and password. If you are new, register today! Our online payment system is a secure, easy and convenient way to apply funds directly to your student’s account. Benefits of a Basic […]

Fox Creek Gets SRO

Fox Creek Gets SRO

Dep. Chuck Nail with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has been selected as Fox Creek High School’s new School Resource Officer (SRO).  Dep. Nail, a 2 year veteran of the sheriff’s office, previously served 31 years with the U.S. Park Police in Washington, D.C., where, he jokingly said, he spent his time “riding a horse […]

Cardiovascular Technology Program Receives Accreditation

Cardiovascular Technology Program Receives Accreditation

The Cardiovascular Technology program at Piedmont Technical College recently received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP), becoming the only associate degree cardiovascular technology program accredited in the state. “The accreditation is a testament to the quality of the Cardiovascular Technology program at Piedmont Technical College,” said Jerry Alewine, dean […]

Full Time SRO Named to Merriwether Middle School

Full Time SRO Named to Merriwether Middle School

After having had to share a School Resource Officer with JET Middle School this past school year, Merriwether Middle School will this term get their own SRO.  Edgefield County Sheriff’s Deputy Angela Cloyd has been chosen to fill this new position.  “I’m just excited,” Deputy Cloyd told The Advertiser regarding her new title.  Dep. Cloyd […]

Outstanding Students Honored at PTC Graduation

Outstanding Students Honored at PTC Graduation

At Piedmont Technical College’s recent summer commencement exercises, outstanding students from each of the college’s seven supporting counties were honored for academic achievement. Edgefield County student Henry J. Caines III was honored for maintaining the highest grade point average for his county. He is recognized by PTC area commission vice chair Jane Jenkins Herlong, right. […]

Antonia Adams Reports on Business Week

Antonia Adams Reports on Business Week

On July 14-19, 2013, Antonia Adams attended Business Week at Presbyterian College in Clinton, S.C., an annual event sponsored by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce.  The statewide event featured many academically engaged students who exhibited leadership skills due to their involvement in extracurricular activities and in their communities.  About 170 attendees were chosen from […]

Commencement at Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates

Commencement at Piedmont Technical College Honors Graduates

The James Medford Family Event Center at Piedmont Technical College welcomed more than 375 Piedmont Technical College graduates for two commencement ceremonies to celebrate their accomplishments. Dr. Ray Brooks, president, welcomed graduates, family and guests to celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates. “We are here to celebrate tonight the opportunity each of you represents,” Brooks […]

SC FFA Well Represented at National FFA Leadership Conference

SC FFA Well Represented at National FFA Leadership Conference

 – By Morgan Havird, Ridge Spring-Monetta FFA Vice President – Six FFA members from South Carolina recently attended the National FFA Washington Leadership Conference.  Morgan Havird and Reno Davis of the Ridge Spring-Monetta Chapter, Brandon Doolittle and Blake Spa of the Aiken High Chapter, and Darren Ashley and Caleb Brock of the Calhoun Falls High […]

Virtual Reality School Applies for Charter

Virtual Reality School Applies for Charter

Can you imagine a school where students visit the Sistine Chapel and are back home by the bell? Or a school where students learn to operate lasers on the moon or explore sea life on the bottom of the ocean floor? Or a school where students travel back in time to meet Beethoven, Davy Crockett […]

“Fill-a-Bus” School Supply Campaign

“Fill-a-Bus” School Supply Campaign

On behalf of the Edgefield County Chamber of Commerce we are gearing up for our “Fill-A-Bus” school supply campaign, this year in memory of Mrs. Sandra Friar.  Sandra was a long time employee of the Edgefield County School District, and a vital part of the Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. So this year we dedicate this campaign to her memory. We have […]

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