“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 […]

Edgefield County Youths Attend State Leadership Conference

Edgefield County Youths Attend State Leadership Conference

Edgefield County residents, Nicole Jackson, Abbie Miller and Parker Wilkes,  were among a select group of high school juniors and seniors from around the state who recently participated in the 2013 South Carolina Farm Bureau (SCFB) Youth Leadership Conference. The annual conference was held on the campus of Newberry College and featured a number of […]

First Aid for All Grades

First Aid for All Grades

Edgefield County EMS provides First Aid Training for a group of small children at Edgefield County Youth Empowerment Center’s After School “Matters” Program. “The majority of the children we serve spend a few hours home alone before or after school due to the work schedule or other commitments of their caregiver, says, Edgefield County Youth […]

Providence Baptist Church Recognizes Graduates

Providence Baptist Church Recognizes Graduates

Providence Baptist Church, Johnston, recently recognized the 2013 high school and kindergarten graduates. Pictured are: Strom Thurmond High School graduate Austin Swiger, son of Brad and Melissa Swiger; RSM Kindergarten graduate Peyton and Parker Holsomback, sons of Jason and Kim Holsomback; and Collin Holsomback; RSM Kindergarten graduate Collin Holsomback, son of James and Casey Holsomback. […]

Nontraditional Students of the Month at STHS

Nontraditional Students of the Month at STHS

A nontraditional student is one who is a part of a nontraditional course. A nontraditional course is any career in which males or females comprise 25 percent or less of its total enrollment. For females, many non-traditional careers are: automotive technology, building construction, emergency medical services, horticulture, accounting and management, engineering and welding. While fewer […]

Certified Nursing Assistant Recipients Recognized

Certified Nursing Assistant Recipients Recognized

Eighteen Health Science students at Strom Thurmond Career Center have received their CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant) completer certificates following a year long intense training program. With their certificate in hand, these students are eligible to sit for the certification exam. For students who are planning on immediate entrance into the workforce, their CNA certificate allows […]

W. E. Parker Class of 1958 Holds Reunion

W. E. Parker Class of 1958 Holds Reunion

The Graduation Class of 1958 from W.E. Parker School celebrate their 55th Class Reunion at Savannah, Georgia.  Those classmates attending were: Catherine M. Butler, Camilla Hooper, Mildred Glover, Arlene Thomas, Barbara Durham, Ella Williams, Hattie McCain, Reba Dixon, Inez Smith, Janice Jones, John Collins, John Thomas, John Ryans, Hazel Smith, Cleo Dandy, and other friends. […]

Stacie Morgan Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Stacie Morgan Awarded Honeycutt Scholarship

Piedmont Technical College student and Edgefield resident Stacie Morgan (right) was recently awarded the Honeycutt Scholarship. Morgan, an associate degree nursing student, is congratulated by Brenda Brooks, scholarship committee member. The scholarship is awarded annually to an Edgefield County student and is based on academic achievement and financial need.

PTC Summer Camps Provide Options for All Ages

PTC Summer Camps Provide Options for All Ages

Young people looking for something different, fun and exciting to do this summer will find several options available on Piedmont Technical College’s Greenwood campus. Two special career-oriented camps in automotive and engineering technology will be offered as well as a variety of interest-based camps. The Automotive Technology Camp will be returning for its eighth year […]

Strom Thurmond Licensed Cosmetologists

Strom Thurmond Licensed Cosmetologists

Eleven seniors traveled to Columbia, SC., on Tuesday March 19, 2013 to take their 4 ½ hour Practical Exam for their Cosmetology License; their Practical Exam consisted of 8 parts. Client Protection & Disinfectants, Thermal Curling Demonstration, Haircutting Demonstration of Haircutting and Safety and Infection Control of haircutting, Chemical Waving Demonstration, Virgin Hair Lightening Application […]

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