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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…

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…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…