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Wardlaw Alumnus Earns Ph.D.

Wardlaw Alumnus Earns Ph.D.

David C. Adams Jr. of Nashua, New Hampshire, received his doctorate in physics on May 26, 2012, from the University of Massachusetts. David graduated form Wardlaw Academy in Johnston and…

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

Agriculture and Horticulture Programs Receive Honors

The diversified agriculture and horticulture programs at Piedmont Technical College continue to garner accolades from across the State. At the recent South Carolina Association of Agriculture Educators conference, diversified agriculture…

Edgefield High School, Class of 1957, 55th Reunion

Edgefield High School, Class of 1957, 55th Reunion

August 17, 2012 This class originally had 48 members. As of the reunion, there are nine deceased: Jimmy Ouzts, Frances Byrd Smith, Albert Eubanks, Darwin Cook, Raymond Quarles, Stokes Rucker,…

Area College Students Head Back to Class

Area College Students Head Back to Class

Students at Piedmont Technical College recently headed back to class. Patricia Gilchrist, a radiologic technology student from Edgefield, left, receives information on scholarships from administrative specialist Tanasha Amaker. Interested students…

Area Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Area Associate Degree Nursing Students Honored

Recent graduates of Piedmont Technical College’s associate degree nursing program at the Greenwood campus were recognized in a pinning ceremony in August. The students and their hometowns are, front from…

STHS FFA Assoc. Receives Top Nat’l Rank

STHS FFA Assoc. Receives Top Nat’l Rank

The Strom Thurmond FFA Association is no stranger in the FFA world. The student organization is known across South Carolina for their achievements both inside and outside of the classroom…

STHS Open House

Strom Thurmond High School will be having Open House on Thursday, August 16th, from 6:00 pm-8:30 pm. Parents will meet in the gymnasium at 6:00 pm.  …

“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…

PTC Honors Graduates

PTC Honors Graduates

The Finis Horne Arena at Lander University was the setting for the culmination of many dreams for the more than 500 Piedmont Technical College graduates who took center stage. Dr.…

First STHS Licensed Cosmetologists

First STHS Licensed Cosmetologists

Four Strom Thurmond High School seniors traveled to Columbia, SC, on Monday, March 16, to take their Practical Exam for their Cosmetology License. The practical exam consists of eight core…