David Fallaw Named New Assistant Superintendent

David Fallaw Named New Assistant Superintendent

The Edgefield County School District has announced that current Chief Financial Officer for the school district, David Fallaw, has been appointed to serve as assistant superintendent effective July 1, 2015. Mr. Fallaw will take the place of Donna Strom who notified the school board of her desire to retire at the end of this fiscal […]

STHS Advances to S.C. Bar State Mock Trial Competition

STHS Advances to S.C. Bar State Mock Trial Competition

Last Year STHS Was First Runner-up COLUMBIA, S.C. (March 11, 2015)— Strom Thurmond High School will join 11 other schools to compete in the SC Bar State High School Mock Trial Competition March 13-14 at the Matthew J. Perry Jr. Federal Courthouse in Columbia. Participating students from Strom Thurmond High School include Antonia Adams, Delshawn […]

Reggie Simpkins Becomes A Georgia Southern Eagle

Reggie Simpkins Becomes A Georgia Southern Eagle

Mr. Reggie Simpkins, Strom Thurmond High School graduate and son of Jackie Simpkins and Walter Simpkins of Edgefield County has been selected to fill the position of Director of the Student Athletic Services Department at Georgia Southern University. Reggie will oversee all academic services pertaining to the Eagle athletic programs for 400 student athletes. Prior […]

Three “Good Citizens” in One Family

Three “Good Citizens” in One Family

It is amazing and noteworthy when a senior in high school is voted as the Good Citizen by the faculty of that school.  Parents, friends, and fellow students readily congratulate the honoree and willingly tell why that person should indeed be considered the Good Citizen.  What can be said, however, when three generations are recognized […]

Emily Cleveland is Miss Statesman

Emily Cleveland is Miss Statesman

The Miss Statesman Pageant at Strom Thurmond High School was held on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the high school. It was a majestic event with many in attendance. The contestants began the show with a choreographed opener, gave speeches in their casual wear about events that had affected their lives as young women, and […]

Boys to Men Club Visits Edgefield County Seniors

Boys to Men Club Visits Edgefield County Seniors

The Greatest Time Ever The J.E.T. Boys to Men Club visited the Edgefield County Senior Citizens Council Inc. in Edgefield. The club gave gift bags to the seniors and staff members who were present. The club members spent time fellowshipping, asking the seniors questions about their past and listening to their stories as they reminisced […]

Antioch Baptist Church Gives Away 209 Dozen Donuts

Antioch Baptist Church Gives Away 209 Dozen Donuts

Antioch Baptist Church gave away 209 dozen donuts to the five middle and high schools in Edgefield County last week as part of an outreach ministry. Throughout the week long ministry effort, there were donuts left over – unbelievable, huh? Those donuts were given to the faculty and staff of Parker and Meriwether Elementary Schools […]

PTC, Lander University Create a New Gateway into Nursing

PTC, Lander University Create a New Gateway into Nursing

As the need for more highly skilled nurses continues to rise, Piedmont Technical College and Lander University are joining together to help meet the demand for this profession in South Carolina. The two institutions recently signed an articulation agreement that will provide a new gateway for students with an associate degree who would like to […]